With the rapid introduction of highly sophisticated computers, (tele) communication, service and manufacturing systems, a major shift has occurred in the way people use technology and work with it. The objective of this book series is to provide researchers and practitioners a platform where important issues related to these changes can be discussed and methods and recommendations can be presented for ensuring that emerging technologies provide increased productivity, quality, satisfaction, safety, and health in the new workplace and the information society.
Handbook of Human Factors in Web Design
Data Mining Theories, Algorithms, and Examples
The Science of Footwear
Variability in Human Performance
Modeling Sociocultural Influences on Decision Making Understanding Conflict, Enabling Stability
Human Computer Interaction Handbook Fundamentals, Evolving Technologies, and Emerging Applications, Third Edition
Practical Speech User Interface Design
By Kim-Phuong L. Vu, Robert W. Proctor
March 31, 2017
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 ...
By Pascale Carayon
March 30, 2017
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...
By Nong Ye
March 29, 2017
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 ...
By Ravindra S. Goonetilleke
March 29, 2017
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 ...
By Thomas J. Smith, Robert A. Henning, Michael G. Wade, Thomas Fisher
March 29, 2017
Understanding the conditions under which variability in performance may arise, and the processes related to its emergence, gives us insight into the development of techniques for improving the quality of performance. Variability in Human Performance details the scientific and the practical ...
By Hongwei Hsiao, PhD
October 20, 2016
This book covers a wealth of knowledge from experts and informed stakeholders on the best ways to understand, prevent, and control fall-related risk exposures. Featured are subjects on: (1) a public health view of fall problems and strategic goals; (2) the sciences behind human falls and injury ...
By Joseph V. Cohn, Sae Schatz, Hannah Freeman, David J. Y. Combs
September 27, 2016
In our increasingly globally interconnected world, understanding and appreciating the sociocultural context within which individuals make their decisions is critical to developing successful partnerships. The collection of chapters in this volume illustrates how advances in information and social ...
By Alan Hedge
July 14, 2016
Even with today’s mobile technology, most work is still undertaken in a physical workplace. Today’s workplaces need to be healthy environments that minimize the risks of illnesses or injuries to occupants to compete in the marketplace. This necessitates the application of good ergonomics design ...
By Yoel Donchin, Daniel Gopher
October 16, 2013
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 ...
By Mark R. Lehto, Steven J. Landry
October 26, 2012
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 ...
By Julie A. Jacko
May 04, 2012
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 ...
By James R. Lewis
December 10, 2010
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 ...