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New and Published Books

  1. Cognitive Systems

    Human Cognitive Models in Systems Design

    Edited by Chris Forsythe, Michael L. Bernard, Timothy E. Goldsmith

    The leading thinkers from the cognitive science tradition participated in a workshop sponsored by Sandia National Laboratories in July of 2003 to discuss progress in building their models. The goal was to summarize the theoretical and empirical bases for cognitive systems and to present exemplary...

    Published December 18th 2014 by Psychology Press

  2. Biomechanics

    Principles and Practices

    Edited by Donald R. Peterson, Joseph D. Bronzino

    Presents Current Principles and Applications Biomedical engineering is considered to be the most expansive of all the engineering sciences. Its function involves the direct combination of core engineering sciences as well as knowledge of nonengineering disciplines such as biology and medicine....

    Published December 14th 2014 by CRC Press

  3. System Safety Engineering and Risk Assessment

    A Practical Approach, Second Edition

    By Nicholas J. Bahr

    We all know that safety should be an integral part of the systems that we build and operate. The public demands that they are protected from accidents, yet industry and government do not always know how to reach this common goal. This book gives engineers and managers working in companies and...

    Published December 14th 2014 by CRC Press

  4. Healthcare Safety for Nursing Personnel

    An Organizational Guide to Achieving Results

    By James T. Tweedy, MS, CHSP, CPSO, CHEP

    Nursing personnel play an integral role in healthcare and medical delivery organizations. Nurses not only work to keep patients safe, but must also contend with a number of safety and health risks. Illustrating the occupational risks nurses face, Healthcare Safety for Nursing Personnel: An...

    Published December 14th 2014 by Productivity Press

  5. Organizational Cognition

    Computation and Interpretation

    Edited by Theresa K. Lant, Zur Shapira

    Series: Series in Organization and Management

    Organizational Cognition is a collection of chapters written by scholars from around the world. The editors outline the history of two approaches to the study of cognition in organizations, the computational approach and the interpretive approach. The chapters represent some of the most...

    Published December 2nd 2014 by Psychology Press

  6. Intelligent Adaptive Systems

    An Interaction-Centered Design Perspective

    By Ming Hou, Simon Banbury, Catherine Burns

    As ubiquitous as the atmosphere, intelligent adaptive systems (IASs) surround us in our daily lives. When designed well, these systems sense users and their environments so that they can provide support in a manner that is not only responsive to the evolving situation, but unnoticed by the user. A...

    Published December 1st 2014 by CRC Press

  7. Cognitive Systems Engineering in Health Care

    Edited by Ann M. Bisantz, Catherine M. Burns, Rollin J. Fairbanks

    Cognitive systems engineering has been widely and successfully applied in the design of safety critical systems such as nuclear power, aviation, and military command-and-control. More recently, these methods are being applied to the design of health and medical systems in order to improve health...

    Published December 1st 2014 by CRC Press

  8. Visualization Analysis and Design

    By Tamara Munzner

    Series: AK Peters Visualization Series

    Learn How to Design Effective Visualization Systems Visualization Analysis and Design provides a systematic, comprehensive framework for thinking about visualization in terms of principles and design choices. The book features a unified approach encompassing information visualization techniques for...

    Published November 30th 2014 by A K Peters/CRC Press

  9. Lean Safety Gemba Walks

    A Methodology for Workforce Engagement and Culture Change

    By Robert B. Hafey

    A Lean Safety Gemba Walk is a walk through the work area (Gemba) that focuses on the continuous improvement of safety. When conducted in a respectful manner, by skilled facilitators, Safety Gemba Walks can have a dramatic long-lasting impact on the culture of a business. Lean Safety Gemba Walks: A...

    Published November 23rd 2014 by Productivity Press

  10. Bridging Research and Good Practices towards Patients Welfare

    Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Healthcare Ergonomics and Patient Safety (HEPS), Taipei, Taiwan, 23-26 June 2014

    Edited by Yuh-Chuan Shih, Sheau-Farn Max Liang

    Ergonomics is a human-centered discipline. This is particularly true for healthcare systems and patient safety where the human’s well-being will undergo critical impacts if solutions are not properly designed and practiced. Effective handling of these concerns involves knowledge from healthcare...

    Published November 20th 2014 by CRC Press