Successful interaction with products, tools and technologies depends on usable designs, accommodating the needs of potential users and does not require costly training. In this context, this book is concerned about emerging concepts, theories and applications of human factors knowledge focusing on the discovery and understanding of human interactio

part |2 pages

Section I: Usability Methods and Tools

chapter 7|7 pages

Comparing Likert and Pictorial scales to assess user feedback

ByF. Campos, R. Belfort and W. Correia, Brazil

chapter 9|10 pages

Drillis and Contini revisited

ByJ. Peacock, M. Aravindakshan, T. Xin, C. Ping, L. Ping, F. Ding, , T. Chuan, Singapore, M. Hartono, Indonesia, and N. Stella, Singapore

chapter 18|9 pages

Assessment of parameters of accessibility based on the intuitive use

ByR. Bento, C. Silva, E. Silva and M. Okimoto, Brazil

chapter 19|8 pages

Sustainable communication design: With human centered research

ByM. Cadarso and F. Moreira da Silva, Portugal

chapter 25|7 pages

China's Ministry of minor staff based measurement and application

ByS.-Z. Hu, X. Zhou and G.-T. Li, China

part |2 pages

Section II: Theoretical Issues in Usability

chapter 29|10 pages

Syntax and sequencing of assembly instructions

ByP. Thorvald, G. Backstrand, D. Hogberg and K. Case, Sweden/UK

chapter 34|9 pages

Approaches to the intuitive use in emergency situations

ByM. Okimoto, C. Silva and C. Miranda, Brazil

chapter 37|8 pages

The game is afoot: Q&A systems and the future of HCI

ByS. Keates, UK, P. Varker, USA

chapter 43|10 pages

Users' awareness of computer security and usability evaluation

ByR.-H. Kim, K.-S. Jeong, S.-E. Bae, Y.-K. Kwon, H.-S. Je, J.-W. Choi, D.-G. Shin and J.-S. Jang, Korea

part |2 pages

Section III: Usability in Web Environment

chapter 45|11 pages

Why should home networking be complicated?

ByA. Moallem, USA

chapter 51|10 pages

Usability verification of operation method for web browsing on TV

ByK. Matsubara, A. Murata and T. Hayami, Japan

chapter 52|10 pages

Evaluating WantEat: A social network of people and objects

ByA. Marcengo, A. Rapp, L. Console and R. Simeoni, Italy

part |2 pages

Section IV: Miscellaneous

chapter 58|10 pages

Juicy Salif – affective or functional design

ByJ. van der Linden, A. Lacerda, R. Porto, L. Basso and M. Seferin, Brazil

chapter 60|9 pages

Function versus emotion in a wheelchair design

ByP. Costa, F. Moreira da Silva and C. Figueredo, Portugal

chapter 63|8 pages

Cars interior design customization as an ergonomics major factor

ByP. Dinis and F. Moreira da Silva, Portugal

chapter 65|10 pages

Perceptive and ergonomics concerns in corporate visual identity

ByD. Martins and F. Moreira da Silva, Portugal

chapter 67|10 pages

Ergonomic garment design for a seamless instrumented swimsuit

ByG. Montagna, H. Carvalho, A. Catarino, F. Moreira da Silva and H. Albuquerque, Portugal

chapter 68|7 pages

Impact of background music on visual search performance

ByR. Yu and Y. Cheng, China