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Human Factors and Ergonomics


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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.

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Handbook of Occupational Safety and Health

Handbook of Occupational Safety and Health

1st Edition

Edited By Danuta Koradecka
May 04, 2010

Occupational safety and health — safe work in a safe environment. The challenge, of course, is how to make this happen and make it happen economically. A comprehensive study presenting the state of the art in the field, Handbook of Occupational Safety and Health provides a wide range of methods ...

Smart Clothing Technology and Applications

Smart Clothing: Technology and Applications

1st Edition

Edited By Gilsoo Cho
December 23, 2009

GPS-embedded clothing for finding children or skiers when they are lost, bio-monitoring smart shirts, and vests that monitor a patient’s vital signs are no longer science fiction but science fact. It is quite likely that within 20 or 30 years, computers, telephones, and televisions will be a part ...

Content Preparation Guidelines for the Web and Information Appliances Cross-Cultural Comparisons

Content Preparation Guidelines for the Web and Information Appliances: Cross-Cultural Comparisons

1st Edition

By Huafei Liao, Yinni Guo, April Savoy, Gavriel Salvendy
November 11, 2009

Content preparation is an integral part of the usability equation: it answers the question of what information is needed for effective decision making. Once content preparation has been established, the question "how to present what" can be answered. Content Preparation Guidelines for the Web and ...

Human-Computer Interaction Development Process

Human-Computer Interaction: Development Process

1st Edition

Edited By Andrew Sears, Julie A. Jacko
March 02, 2009

Hailed on first publication as a compendium of foundational principles and cutting-edge research, The Human-Computer Interaction Handbook has become the gold standard reference in this field. Derived from select chapters of this groundbreaking resource, Human-Computer Interaction: The Development ...

Handbook of Digital Human Modeling Research for Applied Ergonomics and Human Factors Engineering

Handbook of Digital Human Modeling: Research for Applied Ergonomics and Human Factors Engineering

1st Edition

Edited By Vincent G. Duffy
November 20, 2008

The rapid introduction of sophisticated computers, services, telecommunications systems, and manufacturing systems has caused a major shift in the way people use and work with technology. It is not surprising that computer-aided modeling has emerged as a promising method for ensuring products meet ...

Designing for Accessibility A Business Guide to Countering Design Exclusion

Designing for Accessibility: A Business Guide to Countering Design Exclusion

1st Edition

By Simeon Keates
October 19, 2006

A step by step guide, this book covers how to design products that offer the right combination of functionality, usability, and accessibility for all consumers. The author articulates why these three elements can make the critical difference in remaining competitive and economically viable over the...

Handbook of Warnings

Handbook of Warnings

1st Edition

Edited By Michael S. Wogalter
January 20, 2006

A technical discussion that includes theory, research, and application, this book describes warning design standards and guidelines; aspects of law relevant to warnings such as government regulations, case/trial litigation, and the role of expert testimony in these cases; and international, health/...

Foundations of Augmented Cognition

Foundations of Augmented Cognition

1st Edition

Edited By Dylan D. Schmorrow
November 01, 2005

Bringing together a comprehensive and diverse collection of research, theory, and thought, this volume builds a foundation for the new field of Augmented Cognition research and development. The first section introduces general Augmented Cognition methods and techniques, including physiological and ...

The Handbook of Data Mining

The Handbook of Data Mining

1st Edition

Edited By Nong Ye
November 19, 2004

Created with the input of a distinguished International Board of the foremost authorities in data mining from academia and industry, The Handbook of Data Mining presents comprehensive coverage of data mining concepts and techniques. Algorithms, methodologies, management issues, and tools are all ...

Usability and Internationalization of Information Technology

Usability and Internationalization of Information Technology

1st Edition

Edited By Nuray Aykin
July 09, 2004

Today, more and more Web sites are providing content in multiple languages for targeted countries, and more and more products are being designed for cultural differences in mind. However, the concept of cross-cultural design has not yet become a strong force in the practitioners' and educators' ...

Conceptual Foundations of Human Factors Measurement

Conceptual Foundations of Human Factors Measurement

1st Edition

By David Meister
September 01, 2003

David Meister, in his latest volume, sets explores the uncharted depths behind the most common practices and most basic principles of Human Factors (HF) and its measurement process. Seeking to question the status quo, he asks what significant changes have occurred in the discipline since its ...

Human-Centered Computing Cognitive, Social, and Ergonomic Aspects, Volume 3

Human-Centered Computing: Cognitive, Social, and Ergonomic Aspects, Volume 3

1st Edition

Edited By Don Harris, Vincent Duffy, Michael Smith, Constantine Stephanidis
September 01, 2003

The 10th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction, HCI International 2003, is held in Crete, Greece, 22-27 June 2003, jointly with the Symposium on Human Interface (Japan) 2003, the 5th International Conference on Engineering Psychology and Cognitive Ergonomics, and the 2nd ...

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