Cognitive Ergonomics

Cognitive Ergonomics

Understanding, Learning, and Designing Human-Computer Interaction

1st Edition - January 28, 1990

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  • Editors: Brian Gaines, Andrew Monk
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483288499

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This reference work covers the breadth of cognitive ergonomics in human*b1computer interaction (HCI). Covering models for design, learning procedures, and planning and understanding, this book is specifically concerned with the cognitive ergonomics of human*b1computer interaction--from analogical thinking to spreadsheet calculation, office organization to process control. It provides an overview of HCI issues from the cognitive perspective.


Researchers in human*b1computer interaction, ergonomics, and human factors; interface designers.

Table of Contents

  • Models for Design: P. Falzon, Models for Design: An Introduction. A. Whitefield, Human*b1Computer Interaction Models and Their Roles in the Design of Interactive Systems. J.E. Ziegler, P.H. Vossen, and H.U. Hoppe, Cognitive Complexity of Human*b1Computer Interfaces. M. Lansdale, The Role of Memory in Personal Information Management. P. Falzon, Human*b1Computer Interaction: Lessons from Human*b1Human Communication. Learning Processes: Y. Waern, Human Learning of Human*b1Computer Interaction: An Introduction. C.M. Allwood, Learning and Using Text-editors and Other Application Programs. D. Ackermann, J. Stelovsky, and T. Greutmann, Action Regulation and the Mental Operational Mapping Process in Human*b1Computer Interaction. G.C. van der Veer, R. Wijk, and M.A.M. Felt, Metaphors and Metacommunication in the Development of Mental Models. M. Wilson, P. Barnard, and A. McLean, An Investigation of the Learning of a Computer System. R. Schindler and A. Schuster, What Kind of Information Do Users Use to Operate a Text Editing System? R. Samurcay, Understanding the Cognitive Difficulties of Novice Programmers: A Didactic Approach. Planning and Understanding: J.-M. Hoc, Planning and Understanding: An Introduction. A. Bisseret, Towards Computer-aided Text Production. L.P. Goodstein, Computer Aids for Decision-making in Process Control. F. D*aaetienne, Program Understanding and Knowledge Organization: The Influence of Acquired Schemata.

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  • No. of pages: 261
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 1990
  • Published: January 28, 1990
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483288499

About the Series Editors

Brian Gaines

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Department of Computer Science, University of Calgary

Andrew Monk

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University of York

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Pierre Falzon

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