Methods of collecting, classifying and interpreting data on human performance lie at the very root of ergonomics, and these methods are collectively know as "task analysis". They mirror both our current understanding of human performance and the design of systems which best serve the needs of their...
Published April 21st 2014 by CRC Press
A Practical Guide
During the course of any sporting event, critical cognitive and physical tasks are performed within a dynamic, complex, collaborative system comprising multiple humans and artifacts, under pressurized, complex, and rapidly changing conditions. Highly skilled, well-trained individuals walk a fine...
Published December 9th 2009 by CRC Press
Research suggests that ergonomists tend to restrict themselves to two or three of their favorite methods in the design of systems, despite a multitude of variations in the problems that they face. Human Factors and Ergonomics Methods delivers an authoritative and practical account of methods that...
Published August 30th 2004 by CRC Press
Anytime, Anyplace, Anywhere?:a Special Issue of the international Journal of Human-computer Interaction
This special issue draws together some of the contemporary research and development of ubiquitous computing, most of which was foretold by Licklider (1960) and Weiser (1991). Computers are ubiquitous--in terms that they are everywhere--but does this mean the same as ubiquitous computing? The...
Published November 1st 2001 by CRC Press