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Global perspectives on the ecology of human-machine systems

Author: John Flach
Publisher: Hillsdale, N.J. : L. Erlbaum Associates, 1995-
Series: Resources for ecological psychology.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Includes papers which shows the conceptual impact that ecological psychology can have on HF/E, as well as presenting a number of specific examples illustrating the ecological approach to  Read more...

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Global perspectives on the ecology of human-machine systems.
Hillsdale, N.J. : L. Erlbaum Associates, 1995-
(OCoLC)607769779
Online version:
Global perspectives on the ecology of human-machine systems.
Hillsdale, N.J. : L. Erlbaum Associates, 1995-
(OCoLC)624384469
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Flach
ISBN: 0805813810 9780805813814 0805813829 9780805813821
OCLC Number: 32168349
Description: volumes <1> : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1. The Ecology of Human Machine Systems: A Personal History / John M. Flach --
2. On Human Factors / Peter A. Hancock and Mark H. Chignell --
3. A Few Implications of an Ecological Approach to Human Factors / Kim J. Vicente --
4. Requirements for Psychological Models to Support Design: Toward Ecological Task Analysis / Alex Kirlik --
5. Virtual Ecology of Work / Jens Rasmussen and Annelise Mark Pejtersen --
6. Toward a Theoretical Base for Representation Design in the Computer Medium: Ecological Perception and Aiding Human Cognition / David D. Woods --
7. Active Psychophysics: The Relation Between Mind and What Matters / John M. Flach and Rik Warren --
8. Constructing an Econiche / William H. Warren, Jr. --
9. Designing with Affordances in Mind / Brian S. Zaff --
10. Use of a Means-End Abstraction Hierarchy to Conceptualize the Ergonomic Design of Workplaces / Marvin J. Dainoff and Leonard S. Mark --
11. Dimensionless Invariants for Intentional Systems: Measuring the Fit of Vehicular Activities to Environmental Layout / Robert E. Shaw, Oded M. Flascher and Endre E. Kadar --
12. "Center of Mass Perception": Affordances as Dispositions by Dynamics / Geoffrey P. Bingham and Michael M. Muchisky.
Series Title: Resources for ecological psychology.
Responsibility: edited by John Flach [and others].
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