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Analysis, Design and Evaluation of Man-Machine Systems 1988 - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780080362267, 9781483299044

Analysis, Design and Evaluation of Man-Machine Systems 1988

1st Edition

Selected Papers from the Third IFAC/IFIP/IEA/IFORS Conference, Oulu, Finland, 14-16 June 1988

Editor: J. Ranta
eBook ISBN: 9781483299044
Imprint: Pergamon
Published Date: 31st January 1989
Page Count: 449
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Table of Contents

(partial) Plenum papers: Factors governing the evolution and diffusion of CIM, R U Ayers & J Ranta. New generations of human-computer interaction, B R Gaines. Man-machine systems and plant performance, A Palmgren. Internal representation, internal model, human performance model and mental workload, H G Stassen et al. Process supervision and control: design of technical systems and organisation. Training of operators, A Wisner et al. Process control applications: impacts of industrial automation: importance of the design process, J Ranta & L Tuominen. Identification of potential operator burden through systematic assessment of actual plant transients, J R Fragola. User modelling: a new technique to support designers of graphical support systems in conventional power plants, G A Sundstrom. Do design procedures fit designers' behaviour?, T M J Lenior & J C M Mossink. TIME: the Cinderella of man-machine interaction, F Decortis & V De Keyser. The evaluation of VDU-based man-machine interfaces in process industry, H A C Swaanenburg et al. An implicit method for dynamic task allocation between man and computer in supervision posts of automated processes, P Millot & A Kamoun. Improvement of work and workers' qualifications in a highly automated paper mill, A Leppanen & E Auvinen. Developing a realtime expert system for monitoring main flow processes in the secondary circuit of power plants, A Kautto et al. Development of an early fault detection system for nuclear power plants, M Lilja et al. The safety design of process automation, experiences and methods, R Keranen et al. Development of an advanced man-machine system for BWR Nuclear power plants, K Monta et al.


This volume provides a state-of-the-art review of the development and future use of man-machine systems in all aspects of business and industry. The papers cover such topics as human-computer interaction, system design, and the impact of automation in general, and also by the use of case studies describe a wide range of applications in such areas as office automation, transportation, power plants, machinery and manufacturing processes and defence systems. Contains 73 papers.


For engineers and computer scientists working in the fields of automatic control and information processing.


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J. Ranta

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Technical Research Centre of Finland, Espoo, Finland