Title: Ergonomic criteria for design of the software interface between human and computer in CIM

Authors: Susannah J. Ravden

Addresses: MRC/ESRC Social and Applied Psychology Unit, Department of Psychology, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, S10 2TN, UK

Abstract: This paper presents eight fundamental criteria which provide a set of goals for |good| ergonomic software interface design. They have been developed within the context of human computer interaction in computer-integrated manufacturing (CIM) systems, as part of ESPRIT CIM Project 534: |The development of an automated flexible assembly cell and associated human factors study|. The overall aim has been to develop a set of state-of-the-art enabling technologies for use in a flexible automated assembly system, whilst ensuring optimisation of the human and organisational, as well as the technical, aspects of the system.

Keywords: software interface design; computer-integrated manufacturing; CIM; software ergonomics; user-software interaction; ESPRIT; automated assembly; human-computer interaction; HCI; flexible assembly; human factors.

DOI: 10.1504/IJCAT.1988.062645

International Journal of Computer Applications in Technology, 1988 Vol.1 No.1/2, pp.35 - 42

Published online: 11 Jun 2014 *

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