Human Machine Symbiosis: The Foundations of Human-centred Systems Design

Human Machine Symbiosis: The Foundations of Human-centred Systems Design

by Karamjit S. Gill (Editor)

Paperback(Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1996)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783540760245
Publisher: Springer London
Publication date: 08/29/1996
Series: Human-centred Systems
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1996
Pages: 480
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.04(d)

Table of Contents

1. The Foundations of Human-centred Systems.- 2. On Human—Machine Symbiosis.- 3. Rosenbrock’s Account of Causality and Purpose.- 4. Culture, Mind and Technology: Making a Difference.- 5. The Social Construction of Human-centredness.- 6. Human-centred Methods of Social and Technical Design.- 7. Information Systems Design: a User-Involved Perspective.- 8. Designing for Knowledge Transfer.- 9. Designing Practice-Based Learning Environments.- 10. Workplace Innovations: the Making of a Human-centred Industrial Culture.- 11. Meanwhile, Out in the Real World: Developing a Commercial Human-centred Software Application.

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