Nothing has been more prolific over the past century than human/machine interaction. Automobiles, telephones, computers, manufacturing machines, robots, office equipment, machines large and small; all affect the very essence of our daily lives. However, this interaction has not always been efficient or easy and has at times turned fairly hazardous.
Preface. The Driving Forces. The Evolution of Work. The Basics of a Science. Coping With Complexity. Use of Artifacts. Joint Cognitive Systems. Control and Cognition. Time and Control. CSE and Its Applications. Bibliography. Author Index. Subject Index.