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Advances in Applied Human Modeling and Simulation

1st Edition

Edited by Vincent G. Duffy

CRC Press

578 pages | 246 B/W Illus.

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An examination of the various types of human-modeled technology, Advances in Applied Human Modeling and Simulation not only covers the type of models available, but how they can be applied to solve specific problems. These models provide a representation of some human aspects that can be inserted into simulations or virtual environments and facilitate prediction of safety, satisfaction, usability, performance, and sustainability.

Topics include:

  • Anthropometry and human functional data
  • Biomechanics, occupational safety, comfort and discomfort
  • Biometric authentications
  • Driving safety and human performance
  • Enhancing human capabilities through aids or training
  • Fuzzy systems and neural computing
  • Human behavior and risk assessment modeling
  • Integrating software with humans and systems
  • International cooperation in education and engineering research
  • Intelligent agents in decision training
  • Intelligent data and text mining
  • Machine learning and human factors
  • Modeling physical aspects of work
  • Monitoring systems and human decision
  • Psychophysiological indicators of emotion
  • Resilience engineering and human reliability
  • Scenario-based performance in distributed enterprises
  • Special populations
  • Sustainability, earth sciences and engineering
  • System-of-systems architecting and engineering
  • Verification and validation
  • Virtual interactive design and assessment

The math and science provides a foundation for visualizations that can facilitate decision making by technical experts, management or those responsible for public policy. In considering a systems perspective and decisions that affect performance, these models provide opportunities for an expanded role of engineers and HF/E specialists to meet technical challenges worldwide. They can also be used to improve time-to-market, increase safety and ultimately the effectiveness of an organization. The book focuses on applications of these newly developed models and predictive capabilities useful to human factors and ergonomics engineers, cognitive engineers, human computer interaction engineers, human performance modeling engineers, and students in related fields.

Table of Contents

Section I: Human Model Fidelity and Sensitivity

Human Modeling and Simulation with High Biofidelity, Z. Cheng, S. Mosher, J. Parakkat, and K. Robinette

Sensitivity Analysis of Achieving A Reach Task Considering Joint Angle and Link Length Variability, A. Cloutier, J. Gragg and J. Yang

Probabilistic and Simulation-Based Methods for Study Of Slips, Trips, and Falls - State of the Art, J. Gragg, J. Yang and D. Liang

Helmet Risk Assessment for Top and Side Impact in Construction Sectors, J. Long, Z. Lei, J. Yang and D. Liang

Stochastic optimization applications in robotics and human modeling - A literature survey, Q. Zou, J. Yang and D. Liang

Section II: Problem Solving Applications

Service Management System Based on Computational Customer Models Using Large-Scale Log Data of Chain Stores, H. Koshiba, T. Takenaka and Y. Motomura

Development of the Database on Daily Living Activities for the Realistic Biomechanical Simulation, H. Kakara, Y. Nishida, S. Yoon, Y. Miyazaki, H. Mizoguchi, and T. Yamanaka

Social System Design Using Models of Social And Human Mind Network - CVCA, WCA and Bayesian Network Modeling, T. Maeno, T. Yasui, S. Shirasaka, and O. Bosch

Promotion of Social Participation among the Elderly Based on Happiness Structure Analysis Using Extended ICF, M. Inoue, K. Kitamura, and Y. Nishida

Barcode Scanning Data Acquisition Systems in Temporary Housing Area to Support Victim Community, T. Nishimura, H. Koshiba, Y. Motomura and K. Ohba

Section III: Information Processing and Intelligent Agents

11 Analysis of the Effect of an Information Processing Task on Goal Directed Arm Movements, T. Alexander

Cognitive and Affective Modeling in Intelligent Virtual Humans For Training and Tutoring Applications, R. Sottilare and J. Hart

Intelligent Agents and Serious Games for the Development of Contextual Sensitivity, A. Tremori, C. Baisini, T. Enkvist, A. Bruzzone, and J. Nyce

Outdoor Augmented Reality for Adaptive Mental Model Support, J. Neuhöfer and T. Alexander

Section IV: Human Surface Scan, Data Processing and Shape Modeling

Topology Free Automated Landmark Detection, C. Chuang, J. Femiani, A. Razdan, and B. Corner

Geometric Analysis of 3D Torso Scans for Personal Protection Applications, J. Hudson, G. Zehner and B. Corner

Shape Description of the Human Body Based on Discrete Cosine Transformation, P Li, B. Corner and S. Paquette

Section V: Student Models in Adaptive Modern Instructional Settings

Personalized Refresher Training Based on a Model of Competency Acquisition and Decay, W. Johnson and A. Sagae

Modeling student arguments in research reports, C. Lynch and K. Ashley

Modeling Student Behaviors in an Open-Ended Environment for Learning Environment, G. Biswas, J. Kinnebrew and J. Segedy

Detailed Modeling of Student Knowledge in a Simulation Context, A. Munro, D. Surmon, A. Koenig, M. Iseli, J. Lee and W. Bewley

Framework for Instructional Technology, P. Durlach and R. Spain

Section VI: Advanced in Modeling for User Centered Design

Assessment Of Manikin Motions in IMMA, E. Bertilsson, A. Keyvani, D. Högberg, and L. Hanson

The Use of Volumetric Projection in Digital Human Modelling Software for the Identification of Category N3 Vehicle Blind Spots, S. Summerskill, R. Marshall and S. Cook

The Use of DHM Based Volumetric View Assessments in the Evaluation of Car A-Pillar Obscuration, R. Marshall, S. Summerskill and S. Cook

Using Ergonomic Criteria to Adaptively Define Test Manikins for Design Problems, P. Mårdberg, J. Carlson, R. Bohlin, L. Hanson and D. Högberg

Automatic Fitting of a 3D Character to a Computer Manikin, S. Gustafsson, S. Tafuri, N. Delfs, R. Bohlin and J. Carlson

Comparison of Algorithms for Automatic Creation of Virtual Manikin Motions, N. Delfs, R. Bohlin, P. Mårdberg, S. Gustafsson and J. Carlson

An Algorithm for Shoe-Last Bottom Flattening, X. Ma, Y. Zhang, M. Zhang and A. Luximon

Section VII: Validation for Human Interaction in Various Consumer, Ground Transport and Space Vehicle Applications

Occupant Calibration and Validation Methods, J. Pellettiere and D. Moorcroft

Model for Predicting the Performance of Planetary Suit Hip Bearing Designs, M. Cowley, S. Margerum, L. Harvill and S. Rajulu

Integration of Strength Models with Optimization-Based Posture Prediction, T. Marler, L. Frey-Law, A. Mathai, K. Spurrier, K. Avin and E. Cole

Effects of Changes in Waist of Last on the High-Heeled In-Shoe Plantar Pressure Distribution, J. Zhou, China/Czech Republic, W. Zhang, China, P. Hlaváček, B. Xu, L. Yang and W. Chen

Fingertips Deformation under Static Forces: Analysis and Experiments, E. Peña-Pitarch, N. Ticó-Falguera, A. Vinyes-Casasayas and D. Martinez-Carmona

The Arch Analysis with 3D Foot Model under Different Weight-Loading, Y.-C. Lin

Multi-Scale Human Modeling for Injury Prevention, S. Sultan and T. Marler

Comparative Ergonomic Evaluation of Spacesuit and Space Vehicle Design, S. England, E. Benson, M. Cowley, L. Harvill, C. Blackledge, E. Perez and S. Rajulu

Evaluation of the Enlarging Method with Haptic Using Multi-Touch Interface, K. Makabe, M. Sakurai and S. Yamamoto

Reconstruction of Skin Surface Models for Individual Subjects, Y. Endo, N. Miyata, M. Tada, M. Kouchi and M. Mochimaru

Effects of High Heel Shape on Gait Dynamics and Comfort Perception, M. Kouchi and M. Mochimaru

Section VIII: Cognitive and Social Aspects: Modeling, Monitoring, Decision and Response

Affective LED Lighting Color Schemes Based On Product Type, J. Park and J. Rhee

Human Activity and Social Simulation, Y. Haradji, G. Poizat and F. Sempé

Effects of the Order of Contents in the Voice Guidance When Operating Machine, S. Tahara, M. Sakurai, S. Fukano, M. Sakata and S. Yamamoto

Framing the Socio-Cultural Context to Aid Course of Action Generation for Counterinsurgency, M. Farry, B. Stark, S. Mahoney, E. Carlson and D. Koelle

The vmStrat Domain Specific Language, J. Ozik, N. Collier, M. North, W. Rivera, E. Palomaa and D. Sallach

Decision Support System for Generating Optimal Sized and Shaped Tool Handles, G. Harih, B. Dolšak and J. Kaljun

Ergonomic Work Analysis Applied to Chemical Laboratories on an Oil and Gas Research Center, C. Guimarães, G. Cid, A. Paranhos, F. Pastura, G. Franca, V. Santos, M. Zamberlan, P. Streit, J. Oliveira and G. Correa

Evaluation of the Map for the Evacuation in Disaster Using PDA Based on the Model of the Evacuation Behavior, Y. Asami, M. Sakurai, D. Kobayashi, K. Ishihara, N. Nojima and S. Yamamoto

Section IX: New Methods and Modeling in Future Applications

Diagrammatic User Interfaces, R. Nakatsu

A Study on Effect of Coloration Balance on Operation Efficiency and Accuracy, Based On Visual Attractiveness of Color, A. Yokomizo, T. Ikegami and S. Fukuzumi

The Integration of Ethnography and Movement Analysis in Disabled Workplace Development, G. Andreoni, F. Costa, C. Frigo, E. Gruppioni, E. Pavan, M. Romero, B. Saldutto, L. Scapini and G. Verni

Multi-Source Community Pulse Dashboard, T. Darr, S. Ramachandran, P. Benjamin, A. Winchell and B. Gopal

Development of a 3-D Kinematic Model for Analysis of Ergonomic Risk for Rotator Cuff Injury in Aircraft Mechanics, E. Irwin and K. Streilein

Analysis of a Procedural System for Automatic Scenario Generation, G. Martin, C. Hughes and J. Moshell

Motion Synthesizer Platform for Moving Manikins, A. Keyvani, H. Johansson and M. Ericsson

Human Engineering Modeling and Performance: Capturing humans and Opportunities, K. Stelges and B. Lawrence

Index of Authors

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
COMPUTERS / Social Aspects / Human-Computer Interaction
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Industrial Health & Safety