Synopses & Reviews
A general, introductory, up-to-date text on the interface between people and systems, geared for the advanced undergraduate or graduate major in psychology, industrial engineering, computer science, and business. Integrates theory and practical implications of human behavior in terms of theoretical models. Covers non-traditional contemporary topics and uses a detailed description of human capabilities as a necessary precursor to the study of human-machine systems. Emphasizes the cognitive aspects of the person-system relationship.
Table of Contents
Systems and People.
Error and Reliability.
Hearing and Signal Detection Theory.
Human Information Processing.
Auditory and Tactile Displays.
Controls and Tools.
HUMAN-MACHINE SYSTEM PROPERTIES.
Feedback and Control.
Human Factors in Computer Programming.
Decision Making with Applications to Inspection and Maintainability.
Legal Aspects of Human Factors.
Author and Subject Indexes.