Human Interaction with Complex Systems: Conceptual Principles and Design Practice / Edition 1

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This book is the result of the 1995 Second Symposium on Human Interaction with Complex Systems. This symposium brought together a number of experts in the area of Human-System Interaction to provide answers to a variety of problems in four major areas of HSI, Cognitive Ergonomics of Complex Systems, Information Display and Decision Aiding, Progress in Human-System Interaction, and Human Modeling and Simulation. In 1994, we initiated a series of symposiums on Human Interaction with Complex Systems. It was then that various ideas surrounding HSI for today and tomorrow were discussed by many scientists in the related disciplines. As a follow-up, in 1995 the Second Symposium was organized. The objective of this symposium was to attempt to define a framework, principles, and theories for HSI research. This book is the result of that symposium. Human Interaction with Complex Systems: Conceptual Principles and Design Practice is valuable as a reference for researchers and practitioners in Human System Interaction and as a secondary text for a graduate level course on Human Computer Interaction.

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Forty-three papers and panel discussion transcripts from the 1995 Human Interaction with Complex Systems symposium defining a framework, principles and theories for human system interaction. The papers and discussions address the need for adaptive user interfaces and focus on the application of cognitive ergonomics and psychology models to measuring mental task handling qualities related to complex systems, information display and decision aiding, progress in human-system interaction, and human modeling and simulation. Includes illustrations. Lacks an in index. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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1: Human System Interaction.- An Integrated Model for Interactive Systems.- HCI Architecting for System Reliability.- A Generator of Adaptive User Interfaces Oriented Task.- Interface Agents in Complex Systems.- A Multimodal Framework for Interacting with Virtual Environments.- Software Usability as a Foundation for Human-Computer Interaction Design.- Knowledge-Based Image Enrichment For Cooperative Tele-Assistance.- II: Human Factors And Decision Aiding.- Principles for Intelligent Decision Aiding.- Human Factors Engineering Use of Distributed Simulations: Advantages and Limitations.- Construction of a Knowledge Base with an Object-Oriented Database for Ergonomie Human Models.- Better Automatic Decisions in Manufacturing Processing.- A Multi-Criteria Decision Model for Prescribing Optimal Ergonomic Action Strategies for Industry.- Cooperative Problem-Solving in the Interactions of Airline Dispatchers with the Air Traffic Control Systems Command Center.- KBS as an Operational and Tactical Tool for Operation of Distillation Columns.- Using Knowledge Based Systems to Support Anesthetists as an Expert Assistant in Surgical Procedures and in Virtual Reality for their Training.- III: Systems Concepts.- Case Handling Models as a Basis for Information System Design.- User-Defined Control Limits for Acceptable Message Transmission Delays in Computer-Mediated Communications.- C4I3 Architectural Foundation for Real-Time Supervisory Control of Teleoperation.- Metaphoric Abstraction: Further Explorations of the Starfield Interface.- About Faults, Errors and Other Dangerous Things.- Sources of Errors in Intent Inferring Systems.- IV - Theoretical Issues and Design Principles.- Foreword: Theoretical Issues and Design Principles for Human Interaction with Complex Systems.- A Framework for Human Interactions in Complex Systems.- Cognitive Ergonomics of Complex Systems.- Abstraction, Coordination, and Situational Awareness: Implications for Use Centered Design.- Human Cognition and the Expert Systems Interface; Mental Models and Explanation Facilities.- Non-Analytic Cognition: Contextual Influences on Expert Decision Making.- Cognitive Engineering: A Cooperative Effort of Engineers and Psychologists.- Progress in Human-System Interaction.- Issues in the Design of Human-Machine Systems: Automation, Mental Models, Socially Centered Design.- Human-Centered Automation: A Philosophy, Some Design Tenets, and Related Research.- Complex Systems: Fundamental Issues.- Automation and Problem Solving in Human-Machine Systems.- Complexity of Complex System: How do we Measure it?.- Team Coordination as a Model for Multi-Agent Interaction Training.- Interface Agents in Complex Systems.- Human Modeling and Simulation.- Human Models in the Future Virtual Environment Systems.- Simulation: Issues in Modeling Humans.- Flight Handling Qualities: Classical and New Models.- Measuring Battle Command Performance in a Simulations Environment.- Simulation in General Aviation Research.- Advanced Methods for Commander (and Staff’s) Visualization Research Tool (AdvCoVRT).

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