F09Sess2 6s - IE/PSY 577 Session 2 IE/PSY 577 Basic...

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1 1 IE/PSY 577 Session 2 Historical Foundations 2 IE/PSY 577 Session 2 “Our interest in the design of machines for human use runs the full gamut of machine complexity - from the design of single instruments to the design of complete systems of machines which must be operated with some degree of coordination.” -- A. Chapanis, W. Garner, & C. Morgan, 1949, Applied Experimental Psychology: Human Factors in Engineering Design 3 IE/PSY 577 Session 2 IEA and HFE Definition Ergonomics (or human factors) is the scientific discipline concerned with the understanding of interactions among humans and other elements of a system, and the profession that applies theory, principles, data, and other methods to design in order to optimize human well-being and overall system performance. 4 IE/PSY 577 Session 2 Basic Doctrines Commitment to the idea that machines must be designed with the user in mind Appreciation of individual differences in human capabilities and their design implications Emphasis on empirical data and evaluation in the design process Reliance on the scientific method Commitment to a systems orientation 5 IE/PSY 577 Session 2 Human-Machine System 6 IE/PSY 577 Session 2 Representation of the Human-Machine System Machine Operation Cognition Perception Action Controls Displays Human Machine ENVIRONMENT
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2 7 IE/PSY 577 Session 2 Information Processing in Humans and Machines Information
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