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Work with Display Units - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780444897596, 9780080934457

Work with Display Units, Volume 92

1st Edition

Editors: H. Luczak A. Çakir G. Çakir
Hardcover ISBN: 9780444897596
eBook ISBN: 9780080934457
Imprint: North Holland
Published Date: 30th June 1993
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Table of Contents

Opening session (4 papers). Plenary Session (4 papers). Environmental impacts (9 papers). Psycho-physiological aspects (6 papers). Input devices and workplace design (14 papers). Fatigue and health hazards (15 papers). User interfaces (11 papers). Workload, stress and strain (8 papers). Applications in office and industry (7 papers). Work analysis, design and structuring (4 papers). Strategies for future WWDU (12 papers). Closing remarks. Author index.


The most significant articles from each of the fields represented at the conference on Work with Display Units 1992 are presented in this volume. Such topics are:

• The newest occupational health research results, partially backed by extensive epidemiological studies, concerning radiation, eye fatigue, stressors and diseases of the musculoskeletal apparatus and the medical surveillance of workers with display units.

• Ergonomic studies pertaining to design improvements.

• Support of the human operator by intelligent user surfaces and interfaces, demonstrated by experimental results.

• The latest developments in input devices including virtual reality as well as multi-media, multi-screen and multi-language human computer interaction.

• Concepts of group work and organizational stress in combination with its psychophysical and psychophysiological evaluation, especially the problem of stress-strain regulation, adaptation and long-term effects on recovery and recreation.

• Discussion of hypertext and hypermedia as well as applications of computer aided techniques for knowledge acquisition, knowledge structuring and knowledge use for decisions and working processes in different contexts.

• New organizational concepts such as Chaos Theory and new methods of work design in industry such as Kansei Engineering.

• Discussion of the International Standardization and EC regulations.


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30th June 1993
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About the Editors

H. Luczak

Affiliations and Expertise

TU Berlin, Germany

A. Çakir

G. Çakir

Affiliations and Expertise

Ergonomic Institute for Social and Ergonomic Sciences, Berlin, Germany