A Human Factors Approach
While a quick response can save you in a time of crisis, avoiding a crisis remains the best defense. When dealing with complex industrial systems, it has become increasingly obvious that preparedness requires a sophisticated understanding of human factors as they relate to the functional...
Published October 19th 2009 by CRC Press
Patterns in Cognitive Systems Engineering
Our fascination with new technologies is based on the assumption that more powerful automation will overcome human limitations and make our systems 'faster, better, cheaper,' resulting in simple, easy tasks for people. But how does new technology and more powerful automation change our work?...
Published March 26th 2006 by CRC Press
Foundations of Cognitive Systems Engineering
Nothing has been more prolific over the past century than human/machine interaction. Automobiles, telephones, computers, manufacturing machines, robots, office equipment, machines large and small; all affect the very essence of our daily lives. However, this interaction has not always been...
Published February 27th 2005 by CRC Press
Series: Human Factors and Ergonomics
This Handbook serves as a single source for theories, models, and methods related to cognitive task design. It provides the scientific and theoretical basis required by industrial and academic researchers, as well as the practical and methodological guidance needed by practitioners who face...
Published May 31st 2003 by CRC Press
Cognition & Human-computer Cooperation
Technological development has changed the nature of industrial production so that it is no longer a question of humans working with a machine, but rather that a joint human machine system is performing the task. This development, which started in the 1940s, has become even more pronounced with the...
Published November 30th 1994 by Psychology Press