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- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 259.95
This Handbook serves as a single source for theories, models, and methods related to cognitive task design. It provides the scientific and theoretical basis required by industrial and academic researchers, as well as the practical and methodological guidance needed by practitioners who face problems of building safe and effective human-technology... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2009; US$ 39.95
Accident investigation and risk assessment have for decades focused on the human factor, most notably in the form of "human error". Countless books and papers have been written about how to identify, classify, eliminate, prevent and compensate for "human error". This preoccupation with failure is near universal and can be found... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 99.95
While a quick response can save you in a time of crisis, avoiding a crisis remains the best defense. When dealing with complex industrial systems, it has become increasingly obvious that preparedness requires a sophisticated understanding of human factors as they relate to the functional characteristics of socio-technology systems. Edited by industrial... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 39.95
There has not yet been a comprehensive method that goes behind 'human error' and beyond the failure concept, and various complicated accidents have accentuated the need for it. The Functional Resonance Analysis Method (FRAM) fulfils that need. This book presents a detailed and tested method that can be used to model how complex and dynamic... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 125.95
Nothing has been more prolific over the past century than human/machine interaction. Automobiles, telephones, computers, manufacturing machines, robots, office equipment, machines large and small; all affect the very essence of our daily lives. However, this interaction has not always been efficient or easy and has at times turned fairly hazardous.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 125.95
Our fascination with new technologies is based on the assumption that more powerful automation will overcome human limitations and make our systems 'faster, better, cheaper,' resulting in simple, easy tasks for people. But how does new technology and more powerful automation change our work? Research in Cognitive Systems Engineering (CSE) looks at... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2011; US$ 99.95
This book illustrates how the safety science of Resilience Engineering can help to gain a better understanding of what the financial services system is and how to improve governance and control of financial services systems by leveraging some of its key concepts. Resilience is the intrinsic ability of a system to adjust its functioning prior to, during,... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2007; US$ 49.95
For Resilience Engineering, "failure" is the result of the adaptations necessary to cope with the complexity of the real world, rather than a malfunction. Human performance must continually adjust to current conditions and, because resources and time are finite, such adjustments are always approximate. Featuring contributions from leading... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2011; US$ 44.95
Resilience engineering has since 2004 attracted widespread interest from industry as well as academia. Practitioners from various fields, such as aviation and air traffic management, patient safety, off-shore exploration and production, have quickly realised the potential of resilience engineering and have became early adopters.The continued development... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 104.95
Properly performing health care systems require concepts and methods that match their complexity. Resilience engineering provides that capability. It focuses on a systems overall ability to sustain required operations under both expected and unexpected conditions rather than on individual features or qualities. This book contains contributions... more...