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Human factors in information systems: emerging theoretical bases

Author: Jane M Carey
Publisher: Exeter : Intellect Books, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Human factors in information systems (HIFS) is the scientific study of the interaction among, people, computers, and their work environment. The insights gained from such a study are used to create  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jane M Carey
ISBN: 1567500277 9781567500271 0893919403 9780893919405
OCLC Number: 60175865
Description: 384 pages : bibliography, indexes
Contents: Human factors information systems --
a position treatise; human factors in management information systems --
a taxonomy; transactional use interfaces; user interfaces design --
a methodology for the comparative study of spreadsheet and financial modelling programmes; an empirical evaluation of word processing task performance using different menu styles; the supplanting function of colour in human information processing; a cognitive approach to the influence of graphics on information presentation; programme structure vs. knowledge structure --
the impact of education on programme debugging skill; integrating human factors into the information systems curriculum; a user-based approach to online help for word processing; integrating related documentation manuals through hypertext; an evaluation of human factors research in decision support --
observations and recommendations; the evaluation of usability in interactive information systems; user satisfaction with information systems --
a research framework; user learning and decision making --
an evaluation of expert system explanation facilities; experimental analysis of database record formats --
some effects of format complexity and grouping on user performance; development of a tool for measuring the user friendliness of software --
the case of managers learning to use Lotus 123; flow in human-computer interactions --
test of a model; organizational implications of local area network systems --
a sociotechnical perspective; towards a social engineering of social technologies; human values and the future of technology.
Responsibility: Jane M. Carey (editor, Arizona State University West, USA).


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