chapter  21
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Digital Human Modeling in Product Evaluation

In the last 30 years, software technology representation of human beings has increased. So it is in this context that representations of human beings are understood as those generated by computers using computer-aided design (CAD) or similar software, known as digital human models (DHM). According to Reed (2009), many of the original human modeling tools dating from the 1970s were developed by the U.S. military and its contractors for cockpit design.