Human-Centered Computing: Cognitive, Social, and Ergonomic Aspects

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Don Harris, Michael Smith, Vincent Duffy, Constantine Stephanidis
Taylor & Francis, Sep 1, 2003 - Computers - 1504 pages
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This text studies the cognitive, social and ergonomic aspects of human-centred computing and covers topics including: ergonomics and health aspects; cognitive ergonomics; engineering psychology; online communities, collaboration and knowledge; and applications and services.

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Bruce Harris is a full-time commercial and maritime arbitrator who has been involved in more than 8,000 arbitrations and made more than 2,000 awards. He has written, lectured and talked extensively on arbitration, and was President of the London Maritime Arbitrators Association in 1990/2 and Chairman of the Charted Institute of Arbitrators in 1993/4. He was a member of the DAC.


Rowan Planterose is a practising barrister, Chartered Arbitrator, and adjudicator, and consultant to the solicitor's firm Davies Arnold Cooper. He is a construction and commercial lawyer, devoting much of his time to arbitration, either as representative of a party or as arbitrator. He is a member of the Chartered Institute's Professional Committee and has, in the past, been a member both of its Council and Executive Board. He lectures widely on both domestic and international arbitration matters and tutors for the Institute on numerous courses.


Jonathan Tecks is a Principal Lecturer and Director of Advocacy and Dispute Resolution at the University of the West of England at Bristol. He is extensively involved with the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, most recently as Chairman of the Examinations Board. As a Chartered Arbitrator he arbitrates in respect of contract claims and financial services.

Michael Smith is Professor of Philosophy and Head of the Philosophy Program, Research School of Social Sciences, at the Australian National University.

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