Humans and Automation : System Design and Research Issues (Wiley Series in Systems Engineering and Management)
Thomas B. SheridanISBN: 0471234281; 9780471234289;
Human factors, also known as human engineering or human factors engineering, is the application of behavioral and biological sciences to the design of machines and human-machine systems. Automation refers to the mechanization and integration of the sensing of environmental variables, data processing and decision making and mechanical action. This book deals with all the issues involved in human-automation systems from design to control and performance of both humans and machines.