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Designing for humans

Jan Noyes

Hove, Psychology, 2001, 215 s. ; (Psychology at work) ; ISBN 0-415-22722-4 ; ISSN 1473-995X
Bogomtale fra forlaget.

This book offers an overview of human-machine interaction and the design of work environments. It focuses on topics related to user- centered design, including the capabilities and limitations of humans, organizational issues, and health and safety concerns. Case studies demonstrate the applications of the principles discussed. Noyes is Graduate Dean of Science at the University of Bristol.Book News, Inc.®, Portland, OR

Book Description
In this book, Jan Noyes provides a comprehensive and up-to-date overview of human-machine interaction and the design of environments at work. Focusing on topics relevant to user-centred design, she includes coverage of the capabilities and limitations of humans, human-machine interactions, work environments, and organisational issues. Health and safety issues underpin a large amount of work on the human factors of design, and these are addressed fully throughout the book. Furthermore, each chapter includes case studies to demonstrate the real-world relevance of the points being made and concludes with a list of key points.