Adapting to the User

Adapting to the User

Matthias Jöst (European Media Laboratory GmbH, Germany)
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-60566-960-1.ch062
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Pervasive computers cover many areas of both our working and personal lives. This chapter investigates this phenomenon through the human factors impacts, particularly in aviation. This chapter gives a brief introduction to pervasive computers and how they interact with aviation human factors research. Further, it follows the discussion on how pervasive computers have permeated into an integral part of the aviation industry by reviewing the specific issues of cockpit automation and the human-machine interface in the aircraft cockpit.

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