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  1. Creation, Use, and Deployment of Digital Information

    Edited by Herre van Oostendorp, Leen Breure, Andrew Dillon

    The aim of this book is to present results of scientific research on how digital information should be designed and how artifacts or systems containing digital content should maximize usability, and to explain how context can influence the nature and effectiveness of digital communication. Using a...

    Published March 16th 2005 by Routledge

  2. Designing Usable Electronic Text

    Ergonomic Aspects Of Human Information Usage, 2nd Edition

    By Andrew Dillon

    Poor design and a failure to consider the user often act against the effectiveness in online communication. Designing Usable Electronic Text, Second Edition explores the human issues that underlie information usage and stresses that usability is the main barrier to the electronic medium's campaign...

    Published January 14th 2004 by CRC Press

  3. Hypertext and Cognition

    Edited by Jean-Francois Rouet, Jarmo J. Levonen, Andrew Dillon, Rand J. Spiro, Jarmo J. Levonen

    The recent evolution of western societies has been characterized by an increasing emphasis on information and communication. As the amount of available information increases, however, the user -- worker, student, citizen -- faces a new problem: selecting and accessing relevant information. More...

    Published April 1st 1996 by Routledge

  4. A Study of the Toyota Production System

    From an Industrial Engineering Viewpoint

    By Shigeo Shingo, Andrew P. Dillon

    This is the "green book" that started it all -- the first book in English on JIT, written from the engineer's viewpoint. When Omark Industries bought 500 copies and studied it companywide, Omark became the American pioneer in JIT.Here is Dr. Shingo's classic industrial engineering rationale for the...

    Published October 1st 1989 by Productivity Press

  5. A Revolution in Manufacturing

    The SMED System

    By Andrew P. Dillon, Shigeo Shingo

    Written by the industrial engineer who developed SMED (single-minute exchange of die) for Toyota, A Revolution in Manufacturing provides a full overview of this powerful just in time production tool. It offers the most complete and detailed instructions available anywhere for transforming a...

    Published April 1st 1985 by Productivity Press

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