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  • Resilience Engineering in Practiceby Erik Hollnagel; Jean Pariès; David D. Woods

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2011; US$ 54.95

    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...

  • Joint Cognitive Systemsby Erik Hollnagel; David D. Woods

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 129.95

    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...

  • Joint Cognitive Systemsby David D. Woods; Erik Hollnagel

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 129.95

    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...

  • Resilience Engineeringby Erik Hollnagel; David D. Woods; Nancy Leveson

    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...

  • Behind Human Errorby David D. Woods; Sidney Dekker; Richard Cook

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2010; US$ 39.95

    Human error is cited over and over as a cause of incidents and accidents. The result is a widespread perception of a "human error problem", and solutions are thought to lie in changing the people or their role in the system. For example, we should reduce the human role with more automation, or regiment human behavior by stricter monitoring,... more...

  • The Saddam Tapesby Kevin M. Woods; David D. Palkki; Mark E. Stout

    Cambridge University Press 2011; US$ 30.00

    This study presents the annotated transcripts of Iraqi audio recordings of meetings between Saddam Hussein and his inner circle. more...

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