Joint Cognitive Systems: Foundations of Cognitive Systems Engineering

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CRC Press, Feb 28, 2005 - Computers - 240 pages
Nothing has been more prolific over the past century than human/machine interaction. Automobiles, telephones, computers, manufacturing machines, robots, office equipment, machines large and small; all affect the very essence of our daily lives. However, this interaction has not always been efficient or easy and has at times turned fairly hazardous.
 

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An extremely well written book that covers the history of cognitive science, cognitive systems engineering and the present status of the same domain. Worth every penny!

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Contents

The Driving Forces
1
Evolution of Work
25
The Basics of a Science
49
Coping with Complexity
71
Use of Artefacts
93
Joint Cognitive Systems
113
Control and Cognition
135
Time and Control
157
CSE and Its Applications
177
Bibliography
199
Author Index
215
Subject Index
218
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