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Human Factors and Ergonomics

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  1. Around the Patient Bed

    Human Factors and Safety in Health Care

    Edited by Yoel Donchin, Daniel Gopher

    Series: Human Factors and Ergonomics

    The occurrence of failures and mistakes in health care, from primary care procedures to the complexities of the operating room, has become a hot-button issue with the general public and within the medical community. Around the Patient Bed: Human Factors and Safety in Health Care examines the...

    Published October 15th 2013 by CRC Press

  2. Data Mining

    Theories, Algorithms, and Examples

    By Nong Ye

    Series: Human Factors and Ergonomics

    New technologies have enabled us to collect massive amounts of data in many fields. However, our pace of discovering useful information and knowledge from these data falls far behind our pace of collecting the data. Data Mining: Theories, Algorithms, and Examples introduces and explains a...

    Published July 25th 2013 by CRC Press

  3. Cross-Cultural Design for IT Products and Services

    By Pei-Luen Patrick Rau, Tom Plocher, Yee-Yin Choong

    Series: Human Factors and Ergonomics

    With the increase of globalization of business and industry, IT products and services are often produced and marketed across geographical cultural boundaries without adequate consideration of culture. There is a high probability that IT products and services developed in one country may not be...

    Published December 3rd 2012 by CRC Press

  4. The Science of Footwear

    Edited by Ravindra S. Goonetilleke

    Series: Human Factors and Ergonomics

    Although we now have sophisticated algorithms and techniques for determining the shapes and sizes and for matching the fit between shoes and feet, few, if any, of the books currently available cover these new technologies until now. Bringing together high-quality and state-of-the-art contributions...

    Published November 5th 2012 by CRC Press

  5. Introduction to Human Factors and Ergonomics for Engineers, Second Edition

    By Mark R. Lehto, Steven J. Landry

    Series: Human Factors and Ergonomics

    Supplying a breadth and depth of coverage beyond that found in most traditional texts, Introduction to Human Factors and Ergonomics for Engineers, Second Edition presents and integrates important methods and tools used in the fields of Industrial Engineering, Human Factors and Ergonomics to design...

    Published October 25th 2012 by CRC Press

  6. Skill Training in Multimodal Virtual Environments

    Edited by Massîmo Bergamasco, Benoit Bardy, Daniel Gopher

    Series: Human Factors and Ergonomics

    The advent of augmented reality technologies used to assist human operators in complex manipulative operations—has brought an urgency to research into the modeling and training of human skills in Virtual Environments. However, modeling a specific act still represents a challenge in cognitive...

    Published August 23rd 2012 by CRC Press

  7. Human–Computer Interaction Handbook

    Fundamentals, Evolving Technologies, and Emerging Applications, Third Edition

    Edited by Julie A. Jacko

    Series: Human Factors and Ergonomics

    Winner of a 2013 CHOICE Outstanding Academic Title Award The third edition of a groundbreaking reference, The Human–Computer Interaction Handbook: Fundamentals, Evolving Technologies, and Emerging Applications raises the bar for handbooks in this field. It is the largest, most complete...

    Published May 3rd 2012 by CRC Press

  8. Handbook of Human Factors and Ergonomics in Health Care and Patient Safety, Second Edition

    Edited by Pascale Carayon

    Series: Human Factors and Ergonomics

    The first edition of Handbook of Human Factors and Ergonomics in Health Care and Patient Safety took the medical and ergonomics communities by storm with in-depth coverage of human factors and ergonomics research, concepts, theories, models, methods, and interventions and how they can be applied in...

    Published November 8th 2011 by CRC Press

  9. Handbook of Human Factors in Web Design, Second Edition

    Edited by Kim-Phuong L. Vu, Robert W. Proctor

    Series: Human Factors and Ergonomics

    The Handbook of Human Factors in Web Design covers basic human factors issues relating to screen design, input devices, and information organization and processing, as well as addresses newer features which will become prominent in the next generation of Web technologies. These include...

    Published April 24th 2011 by CRC Press

  10. Practical Speech User Interface Design

    By James R. Lewis

    Series: Human Factors and Ergonomics

    Although speech is the most natural form of communication between humans, most people find using speech to communicate with machines anything but natural. Drawing from psychology, human-computer interaction, linguistics, and communication theory, Practical Speech User Interface Design provides a...

    Published December 9th 2010 by CRC Press