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Advances in Ergonomics Modeling and Usability Evaluation

1st Edition

Edited by Halimahtun Khalid, Alan Hedge, Tareq Z. Ahram

CRC Press

658 pages | 50 B/W Illus.

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Taking the field of human factors and ergonomics beyond state of the art, this volume focuses on advances in the use of ergonomics modeling and on the evaluation of usability, which is a critical aspect of any human-technology system. The research described in the book's 70 chapters is an outcome of dedicated research by academics and practitioners from around the world, and across disciplines. The chapters are organized under five sections:

I. Models and Methods

II. Vision and Visual Displays ,

III. Product Design and User Interfaces

IV. Input Devices and Computer Based Systems

V. Individual and Environmental Technology Related Issues.

This work provides an invaluable resource for evaluating products and environments and designing future ones that are intuitive, safe, and easy to use. Seven other titles in the Advances in Human Factors and Ergonomics Series are:

Advances in Human Factors and Ergonomics in Healthcare

Advances in Applied Digital Human Modeling

Advances in Cross-Cultural Decision Making

Advances in Cognitive Ergonomics

Advances in Occupational, Social and Organizational Ergonomics

Advances in Human Factors, Ergonomics and Safety in Manufacturing and Service Industries

Advances in Neuroergonomics and Human Factors of Special Populations

Table of Contents

Models and Methods

Modeling Operator Performance Under Stress and Fatigue: What Can a Cognitive Architectural Model Tell Us? J.W. Kim and P. Hancock

Interactive-Consumer Design & Evaluation (I-CODE): A New Method to Investigate Cognitive Structures of User’s on Automotive Functionalities, K. Bengler, J. Coughlin, B. Reimer, and B. Niedermaier

Using TRIZ for Human Factors Design, M. Helander

Graphical User Interface Model Based on Human Error Using Analytic Hierarchy Process, S. Yamada, T. Nonaka, and T. Hase

Computerised Link Analysis, Y. Zhao, S. Hignett, and N. Mansfield

A Methodology for Evaluating Multiple Aspects of Learnability: Testing an Early Prototype of the New BMW iDrive, B. Reimer, B. Niedermaier, K. Bengler, B. Mehler, and J. Coughlin

The Method for Risk Assessment of Accident Caused by Technological Process, Human Factor and Environment, M. Grozdanovic, E. Stojiljkovic, and D. Grozdanovic

Methodology for Tests Execution in Usability Laboratory Considering Cross-Platform Devices, C. Tambascia and R. Duarte

The Study of Sizing System with 3D Measurement Data for Preschool Children in Central Taiwan, Y. C. Lin and J. S. Chen

Perception of Pressure on Foot, A. Rodrigo, R. Goonetilleke, and S. Xiong

Development of Methodology to Gather Seated Anthropometry Data in a Microgravity Environment, K. Young, M. Mesloh, and S. Rajulu

Human Factors Engineering Availability and Suitability Verification for Human-System Interface in Nuclear Power Plants, J. Ra

Using Performance Measures to Assess the Effect of Visual Aesthetic on Usability, A. Altaboli, Y. Lin, M. Ali, and Y. Alterhony

Development of an Objective Evaluation System for Advanced Driver Assistance Systems Based on Subjective Criteria - Demonstrated by the Example of ACC, B. Strasser, H. Bubb, K.-H. Siedersberger, and M. Maurer

Modeling of Environmental Factors towards Workers' Productivity for Automotive Assembly Line, A.R. Ismail, M.H.M. Haniff, B.M. Deros, N.K. Makhtar, and Z.K.M. Makhbul

Toward a Unified Social Robot Taxonomy Based on Human Perceptions, B. Tay and T. Park

Vision and Visual Displays

Automated Analysis of Eye-Tracking Data for the Evaluation of Driver Information Systems According to EN ISO 15007-and ISO/TS 15007-, R. Spies, W. Hamberger, A. Blattner, H. Bubb, and K. Bengler

Analysis of Glance Movements in Critical Intersection Scenarios, M. Plavsic, K. Bengler, and H. Bubb

Contact Analog Information in the Head-Up Display: How Much Information Supports the Driver? B. Israel, M. Seitz, H. Bubb, and B. Senner

Usability of Approximated 3D Target Objects for Mission Preparation, M. Kleiber and C. Winkelholz

Compensatory Tracking of a 3D Object Using 3D Technology, J. Gallimore, G. Reis, J. Warren, M. Fendley, and J. Naga

Design and Evaluation Approach for Increasing Compatibility and Performance of Digital Painter in Screen Drawing Tasks, F.-G. Wu, C.-H. Chen, and L.-R. Lai

Designing Small Touch-Screen Devices: The Impact of Display Size on Pointing Performance, M. Oehl and F. Siebert

Usability of Integrated Display Groupware in Collaborative Work, T.Y. Lim, H. Khalid, and A. Yeo

Beauty and the Beast: Predicting Web Page Visual Appeal, C. Dudek, G. Lindgaard, and S. Pineau

Testing Measures of Aviation Display Clutter for Predicting Pilot Perceptions and Flight Performance, K. Kaufmann, D. Kaber, A. Alexander, S.-H. Kim, and J.T. Naylor

Operator Display Issues: Examples from Hydrocracking, J. Gallimore, J. Shinkle, and S. Understood

Automatic Generation of Graphical User Interface Using Genetic Algorithm, T. Mori, T. Nonaka, and T. Hase

A First Step towards an Integrated Warning Approach, K. Maier, H. Sacher, and J. Hellbruck

Product Design and User Interfaces Citarasa Engineering for Modeling Affective Product Design, H. Khalid

Modeling Mobile Devices for the Elderly, M. Ziefle

Exploring What Young Consumers Want in Cell Phones, F. Calisir and C.A. Gumussoy

Tactile Buttons Used in Non-Visual Cell Phone, N.-F. Chen, F.-G. Wu, and C.-H. Ho

Ergonomic Evaluation of Brazilian Interfaces of Mobile Banking Sites Developed for iPhone, V. Kupczik and S. Padovani

Design comparison of commercial TV remote controls, H. Beauchamp and Y. S. Ryu, USA

Can "Tactile Kiosk" Attract Potential Users in Public? Y. Yasuma, M. Nakanishi and Y. Okada

The Improvement of Beijing Digital Information Booth Interface Design, P.-L. Rau and Y. Sun

Emotions Invoked by Overall Shape of Robot, J. Hwang, W. Hwang, and T. Park

User-Centered Smarter Robotic Medical Systems, T. Ahram, W. Karwowski, B. Amaba, and C. Andrzejczak

Development and Pilot Test of a Usability Evaluation Protocol for an Ergonomic Device in a Hospital, P.T.W. So, S.W.C. Cheng, H.P.So, and A.H.S. Chan

Design of Hand Operated Trowel: An Ergonomic Approach, M. Khidiya and A. Bhardwaj

Modeling Precision Agriculture Device for Palm Oil Industry, M.F. Yahaya and S.-L. Choong

An Expert System for Risk Assessment of Work-Related Musculo-Skeletal Disorders, S. Pavlovic-Veselinovic, A. Hedge, and M. Grozdanovic

Towards More Humane Calendar Applications, S. Engemand and S. Keates

User Interface with Bird’s Eye View Function, T. Nonaka, K. Oishi, and T. Hase

Input Devices and Computer Based Systems

Ergonomic Assessment of Pronating-Reducing Mouse Designs: Anatomical Compliance in Three-Dimensional Space, D. Feathers, A. Hedge, and K. Rollings

Ergonomic Comparison of Five Mouse Designs: Performance and Posture Differences, A. Hedge, D. Feathers, and K. Rollings

Five-Key Text Entry: An Empirical Comparison of Nnovice Performance with Three Keyboard Layouts, B. Millet, S. Asfour, J.R. Lewis, and A. Onar-Thomas

Adaptive Haptic Touchpad for Infotainment Interaction in Cars - How Many Information is the Driver Able to Feel?, R. Spies, W. Hamberger, A. Blattner, H. Bubb, and K. Bengler

Design Approach of a Direct-Touch Input for Navigation Techniques Interface of Web Map, H. Lin and F.-G. Wu

Study on a Haptic Interaction with Touch Panel, D. Kobayashi and S. Yamamoto

Universal Communication through Touch Panel, N. Hosono, H. Inoue, H. Miki, M. Suzuki, and Y. Tomita

AV Remote Controller with an Input Device to Recognize Handwritten Characters, M. Yonezawa, T. Nonaka, and T. Hase

AV Remote Controller Using Speech Recognition, S. Sugiyama, T. Nonaka, and T. Hase

Bridging the Disconnect between Back Injuries and Prevention Using Interactive Computer-Based Systems, R.J. Banks and J.A. Hay

Modeling of an Integrated Workstation Environment for Occupational Safety and Health Application, A.R. Omar and I. Halim

Individual and Environmental Technology Related Issues

Technology Acceptance and the Ageing Population: A Review, K. Chen and A.H.S. Chan

Evaluation of Dynamic Touch Using Moment of Joint Inertia, T. Asao, Y. Kumazaki, K. Kawanishi, K. Kotani, and K. Horii

Improvement in Touch Operations by Tactile Feedback, T. Fukui, M. Nakanishi, Y. Okada, and S. Yamamoto

Effective Presentation for Velocity and Direction Information Produced by Using Tactile Actuator, K. Kotani, T. Yu, T Asao, and K. Horii

Driver’s Natural Anticipation Horizon in Deceleration Situations, D. Popiv, K. Bengler, and M. Rakic

Haptic Gear Shifting Indication: Naturalistic Driving Study for Parametrization, Selection of Variants and to Determine the Potential for Fuel Consumption Reduction, C. Lange, A. Arcati, H. Bubb, and K. Bengler

Knowledge Based Shaping of Working Conditions in Industry and Health Care, T. Winkler

Innovation-Based Enhancing Work Conditions in Healthcare Organizations, J. Bartnicka and T. Winkler

Heat Transfer Dynamics in Clothing Exposed to Infrared Radiation, U. Reischl, B. Mijovic, Z. Skenderi, and I. S. Cubric

Innovative Solutions for Adjustment of City Area to Disabled Persons and the Aged with Using Computer Techniques, A.K. Styczeń, J. Bartnicka, and C. Bevilacqua

Ambient Intelligence in the Classroom: An Augmented School Desk, M. Antona, G. Margetis, S. Ntoa, A. Leonidis, M. Korozi, G. Paparoulis, and C. Stephanidis

Cultural Modelling of Remote Communities, A. Yeo, E. Mit, P.-C. Chiu, J. Labadin, and P.-P. Tan

Beyond Usability: Ordering e-Service Quality Factors, S. Prom Tep and A. Dufresne

A Curriculum for Usability Professionals (and Why We Need One), R. Bias

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