Taming HAL: Designing Interfaces Beyond 2001 by A. Degani | 9780312295745 | Hardcover | Barnes & Noble
Taming HAL: Designing Interfaces Beyond 2001

Taming HAL: Designing Interfaces Beyond 2001

by A. Degani
     
 

ISBN-10: 031229574X

ISBN-13: 9780312295745

Pub. Date: 01/17/2004

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan US

This book is an exploration of interaction between humans, computers and automated machines and why they frequently go awry, sometimes with disastrous consequences. The book lays out a clear foundation for evaluating interactions between users and machines, showing the reader how to describe, analyze and quickly identify potential design problems. The insights and

Overview

This book is an exploration of interaction between humans, computers and automated machines and why they frequently go awry, sometimes with disastrous consequences. The book lays out a clear foundation for evaluating interactions between users and machines, showing the reader how to describe, analyze and quickly identify potential design problems. The insights and methodologies provided allow the reader to understand the root human-interaction problems in modern systems, improve the usability of new user interfaces, and, the author hopes, have a say in the design of the highly automated systems of the future.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780312295745
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan US
Publication date:
01/17/2004
Edition description:
2003
Pages:
312
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.04(d)

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Table of Contents

PART 1: FROM THE BEGINNING Introduction Let's Start The End of the Beginning On Non-Determinism, Golems, Fear, and the Case of the Night Alarm Korean Airlines Flight 007 and Non-Determinism PART 2: MODELS OF DEVICES, INTERNET, AND CONTROL SYSTEMS The Statecharts Way Models of Everyday Things Surfing and Analyzing Internet Sites Automated Control Systems The Crash of an Airbus A-320 in Strasbourg, France, and Mode-Mode Interaction Guidelines for Design PART 3: BACK TO FORMAL Formal Aspects of Human-Automation Interaction Human-Automation Interaction: The Case of a New Autopilot A New Flight Management Function: The Complete Evaluation Process Conclusion

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