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Introduction

  • Guy André Boy
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Abstract

This book is the product of incremental syntheses of my courses in human-centered design (HCD) that I have prepared and given at the Florida Institute of Technology (FIT). These courses support the Ph.D. program in HCD that I also created in 2009 and am developing. Initially, my target was to create a program in aerospace human factors since I worked in this very specific domain for more than 30 years. For many reasons, I understood that the topic was broader than aerospace human factors and decided to focus on HCD in general. This book mirrors the program through my eyes. I used my background in human-computer interaction, cognitive science, mathematics and, of course, aerospace engineering.

Keywords

Common Sense Safety Culture Kiwi Fruit Leadership Leadership Artificial Complexity 
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References

  1. Boy, G. A. (1991). Advanced interaction media as a component of everyday life for the coming generation. Proceedings of the World Marketing Congress. Tokyo: Japan Management Association.Google Scholar
  2. Boy, G. A. (2009). The Orchestra: A conceptual model for function allocation and scenario-based engineering in multi-agent safety-critical systems. Proceedings of the European Conference on Cognitive Ergonomics. Finland: Otaniemi, Helsinki area, (30 September–2 October).Google Scholar

Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag London 2013

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Human-Centered Design InstituteFlorida Institute of TechnologyMelbourneUSA
  2. 2.NASA Kennedy Space CenterOrlandoUSA
  3. 3.Florida Institute for Human and Machine CognitionPensacolaUSA

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