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Human factors methods for design : making systems human-centered

Author: Christopher P Nemeth
Publisher: Boca Raton : CRC Press, ©2004.
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Nemeth, Christopher P.
Human factors methods for design.
Boca Raton : CRC Press, ©2004
(DLC) 2002015349
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher P Nemeth
ISBN: 0203643666 9780203643662
OCLC Number: 60890972
Description: 1 online resource (xxiii, 392 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Human factors practice The Human-Made Environment The Systems Model Requirements Life Cycle The Development Process System Issues Human Factors Practice Summary Human Abilities and Limits Human Roles Input Mediation Output Response to Environment Motivation Adaptation Human Erroneous Actions or Error Group versus Individual Summary How We Think about Development Problems Reasoning Philosophical Thought Intelligence Problem Solving Behavior Impediments to Problem Solving Summary What Influences Development? Problems and Opportunities Influences on Research and Development Process Rapid Prototyping Personal conduct Summary Human Factors in Research and Development Applied Human Factors Research Observation Inferential Studies How to Choose Methods Summary Human factors methods Analysis Methods Pareto Analysis Operational Analysis (Mission Analysis) Analysis of Similar Systems Activity Analysis Verbal Protocol Analysis (Thinking Aloud, Directed Dialog) Critical Incident Study Management Oversight and Risk Tree Analysis (MORT) Error Analysis Root Cause Analysis Summary Design Guidance Methods Flow Analysis Time Line Analysis Link Analysis Function Allocation Task Description (task identification) Task Analysis Cognitive Task Analysis Technique for Human Error Rate Prediction (THERP) Work Design Decision Analysis Summary Evaluation Methods Simulation Fault Tree Analysis Failure Modes and Effects Analysis Operational Sequence Analysis Workload Assessment Summary Surveys: Interviews and Questionnaires Questionnaires Interviews Self-Administered Questionnaires Bias, Presumption and Non-Response Summary Usability Assessment Usability Usability Assessment Methods Usability Testing Usability Benefits and Issues Summary Controlled Studies Basic Controlled Studies Process Experimental Design Inferential Study Summary Application Cost-Effectiveness Value Cost-Benefit Analysis Cost-Effectiveness Determining Cost-Effectiveness Application to Practice Summary Effecting Change Research and Development is Change Working Relationships Traits for Change Change Management Change Evolution The Change Process Example Summary Communication Purpose Nature of Research and Development Communications Types of Human Factors Communications Summary Examples Bus Workstation International Currency Exchange Web Site Design Remote Site Collaborative Communications Tool Sharps Disposal Container Infusion Pump Reference Laboratory Assay System
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