Human Factors In Simple And Complex Systems Second Edition

Author: Robert W. Proctor
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9781420063608
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At the initial publication of this book, fourteen years ago, the web was in its infancy, DVDs did not exist, cell phones were few and far between, and the information superhighway was just a blip upon the horizon.

Behind Human Error

Author: Dr Leila Johannesen
Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.
ISBN: 1409486389
Size: 31.19 MB
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Solutions are thought to lie in changing the people or their role. The label 'human error', however, is prejudicial and hides more than it reveals about how a system malfunctions. This book takes you behind the label.

Designing Pleasurable Products

Author: Patrick W. Jordan
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 020330568X
Size: 66.84 MB
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In this book it is argued that in practice these approaches can be dehumanizing. People are more than merely physical and cognitive processors.

Skill Acquisition And Training

Author: Addie Johnson
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 9781138640160
Size: 29.39 MB
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A theme throughout this book is that much learning is implicit; the types of knowledge and relations that can profitably be learned implicitly and the conditions under which this learning benefits performance are discussed.

Mind Machine And Morality

Author: Peter A. Hancock
Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.
ISBN: 9780754673583
Size: 72.60 MB
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Historically, this work is a modern-day child of Bacon's hope for the 'Great Instauration.' However, unlike its forebear, the focus here is on human-machine systems.

Cultural Factors In Systems Design

Author: Robert W. Proctor
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1439846472
Size: 25.28 MB
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Presenting a range of current research and new ideas, this volume brings together previously scattered research and explores how to apply it when designing systems that will be used by individuals of varied backgrounds.

Complexity And Postmodernism

Author: Paul Cilliers
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 9780415152860
Size: 46.34 MB
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In Complexity and Postmodernism, Paul Cilliers offers us a unique approach to understanding complexity and computational theory by integrating postmodern theory (like that of Derrida and Lyotard) into his discussion.

The Field Guide To Understanding Human Error

Author: Sidney Dekker
Publisher: Ashgate Publishing, Ltd.
ISBN: 1472408411
Size: 40.92 MB
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It even helps you in getting your organization to adopt the new view and improve its learning from failure. So if you are faced by a human error problem, abandon the fallacy of a quick fix. Read this book.