(partial) 45 years of man-machine systems - review and projection, T B Sheridan. Flexible automation - new option for man, economy and society, F Margulies. An operator-oriented analysis of the process operator's job, J A Brinkman et al. Design requirements for a user-friendly computer-aided decision support system in laboratory medicine, D G Cramp & E R Carson. A task allocation approach for the man-machine intelligence synergetic system, S Shi-quan. Considerations on ergonomic deficiencies in human factors research from a psychological point of view, M Paeteau & M Pieper. Dynamic simulation of man-machine interaction in incident control, A Amendola et al. Human ability of control and its improvement by interface, T Terano et al.
Provides a valuable overview of human-machine interaction in technological systems, with particular emphasis on recent advances in theory, experimental and analytical research, and applications related to man-machine systems. Topics covered include: Automation and Operator - task analysis, decision support, task allocation, management decision support, supervisory control, artificial intelligence, training and teaching, expert knowledge; System Concept and Design - software ergonomics, fault diagnosis, safety, design concepts; Man-machine Interface - interface design, graphics and vision, user adaptive interfaces; Systems Operation - process industry, electric power, aircraft, surface transport, prostheses and manual control. Contains 53 papers and three discussion sessions.
Of particular interest to engineers and scientists in automatic control and information processing, economists, operations researchers and ergonomists in the field of man-machine systems.
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