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Books by Tareq Ahram

Advances in Artificial Intelligence, Software and Systems Engineering Proceedings of the AHFE 2020 Virtual Conferences on Software and Systems Engineering, and Artificial Intelligence and Social Compu

Advances in Artificial Intelligence, Software and Systems Engineering Proceedings of the AHFE 2020 Virtual Conferences on Software and Systems Engineering, and Artificial Intelligence and Social Compu

Author: Tareq Ahram Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/07/2020

This book addresses emerging issues concerning the integration of artificial intelligence systems in our daily lives. It focuses on the cognitive, visual, social and analytical aspects of computing and intelligent technologies, and highlights ways to improve the acceptance, effectiveness, and efficiency of said technologies. Topics such as responsibility, integration and training are discussed throughout. The book also reports on the latest advances in systems engineering, with a focus on societal challenges and next-generation systems and applications for meeting them. Based on the AHFE 2020 Virtual Conference on Software and Systems Engineering, and the AHFE 2020 Virtual Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Social Computing, held on July 16-20, 2020, it provides readers with extensive information on current research and future challenges in these fields, together with practical insights into the development of innovative services for various purposes.

Advances in Usability, User Experience, Wearable and Assistive Technology Proceedings of the AHFE 2020 Virtual Conferences on Usability and User Experience, Human Factors and Assistive Technology, Hum

Advances in Usability, User Experience, Wearable and Assistive Technology Proceedings of the AHFE 2020 Virtual Conferences on Usability and User Experience, Human Factors and Assistive Technology, Hum

Author: Tareq Ahram Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/07/2020

This book addresses emerging issues in usability, interface design, human-computer interaction, user experience and assistive technology. It highlights research aimed at understanding human interactions with products, services and systems and focuses on finding effective approaches for improving the user experience. It also discusses key issues in designing and providing assistive devices and services for individuals with disabilities or impairment, offering them support with mobility, communication, positioning, environmental control and daily living. The book covers modeling as well as innovative design concepts, with a special emphasis on user-centered design, and design for specific populations, particularly the elderly. Further topics include virtual reality, digital environments, gaming, heuristic evaluation and forms of device interface feedback (e.g. visual and haptic). Based on the AHFE 2020 Virtual Conference on Usability and User Experience, the AHFE 2020 Virtual Conference on Human Factors and Assistive Technology, the AHFE Virtual Conference on Human Factors and Wearable Technologies, and the AHFE 2020 Virtual Conference on Virtual Environments and Game Design, held on July 16-20, 2020, it provides academics and professionals with an extensive source of information and a timely guide to tools, applications and future challenges in these fields.

Human Interaction, Emerging Technologies and Future Applications II Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Human Interaction and Emerging Technologies: Future Applications (IHIET - AI 2020

Human Interaction, Emerging Technologies and Future Applications II Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Human Interaction and Emerging Technologies: Future Applications (IHIET - AI 2020

Author: Tareq Ahram Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/04/2020

This book reports on research and developments in human-technology interaction. A special emphasis is given to human-computer interaction, and its implementation for a wide range of purposes such as healthcare, aerospace, telecommunication, and education, among others. The human aspects are analyzed in detail. Timely studies on human-centered design, wearable technologies, social and affective computing, augmented, virtual and mixed reality simulation, human rehabilitation and biomechanics represent the core of the book. Emerging technology applications in business, security, and infrastructure are also critically examined, thus offering a timely, scientifically-grounded, but also professionally-oriented snapshot of the current state of the field. The book is based on contributions presented at the 2nd International Conference on Human Interaction and Emerging Technologies: Future Applications, IHIET-AI 2020, held on April 23-25, in Lausanne, Switzerland. It offers a timely survey and a practice-oriented reference guide to researchers and professionals dealing with design and/or management of the new generation of service systems.

Intelligent Human Systems Integration 2020 Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Intelligent Human Systems Integration (IHSI 2020): Integrating People and Intelligent Systems, February 19

Intelligent Human Systems Integration 2020 Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Intelligent Human Systems Integration (IHSI 2020): Integrating People and Intelligent Systems, February 19

Author: Tareq Ahram Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 22/01/2020

This book presents cutting-edge research on innovative human systems integration and human-machine interaction, with an emphasis on artificial intelligence and automation, as well as computational modeling and simulation. It covers a wide range of applications in the areas of design, construction and operation of products, systems and services, and discusses the human factors in a wide range of settings. Gathering the proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Intelligent Human Systems Integration (IHSI 2020), held on February 19-21, 2020, in Modena, Italy, the book's goal is to advance the theory and applications of artificial cognitive systems and improve human-artificial systems collaboration. Special emphasis is placed on automotive design, autonomous vehicles and the applications of artificial intelligence. The book offers a timely survey and source of inspiration for human factors engineers, automotive engineers, IT developers and UX designers who are working to shape the future of automated intelligent systems.

Human Systems Engineering and Design II Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Human Systems Engineering and Design (IHSED2019): Future Trends and Applications, September 16-18, 2019, Univ

Human Systems Engineering and Design II Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Human Systems Engineering and Design (IHSED2019): Future Trends and Applications, September 16-18, 2019, Univ

Author: Tareq Ahram Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/08/2019

This book focuses on novel design and systems engineering approaches, including theories and best practices, for promoting a better integration of people and engineering systems. It covers a range of hot topics related to: development of human-centered systems; interface design and human-computer interaction; usability and user experience; emergent properties of human behavior; innovative materials in manufacturing, biomechanics, and sports medicine, safety engineering and systems complexity business analytics, design and technology and many more. The book, which gathers selected papers presented at the 2nd International Conference on Human Systems Engineering and Design: Future Trends and Applications (IHSED 2019), held on September 16-18, 2019, at Universitat der Bundeswehr Munchen, Munich, Germany, provides researchers, practitioners and program managers with a snapshot of the state-of-the-art and current challenges in the field of human systems engineering and design.

Human Interaction and Emerging Technologies

Human Interaction and Emerging Technologies

Author: Tareq Ahram Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 25/07/2019

This book reports on research and developments in human-technology interaction. A special emphasis is given to human-computer interaction, and its implementation for a wide range of purposes such as healthcare, aerospace, telecommunication, and education, among others. The human aspects are analyzed in detail. Timely studies on human-centered design, wearable technologies, social and affective computing, augmented, virtual and mixed reality simulation, human rehabilitation and biomechanics represent the core of the book. Emerging technology applications in business, security, and infrastructure are also critically examined, thus offering a timely, scientifically-grounded, but also professionally-oriented snapshot of the current state of the field. The book is based on contributions presented at the 1st International Conference on Human Interaction and Emerging Technologies, IHIET 2019, held on August 22-24, in Nice, France. It offers a timely survey and a practice-oriented reference guide to systems engineers, psychologists, sport scientists, physical therapists, as well as decision-makers, designing or dealing with the new generation of service systems. User Experience of a Social Media Based Knowledge Sharing System in Industry Work, Chapter of this book is available open access under a CC BY 4.0 license at link.springer.com

Advances in Human Factors in Wearable Technologies and Game Design Proceedings of the AHFE 2019 International Conference on Human Factors and Wearable Technologies, and the AHFE International Conferen

Advances in Human Factors in Wearable Technologies and Game Design Proceedings of the AHFE 2019 International Conference on Human Factors and Wearable Technologies, and the AHFE International Conferen

Author: Tareq Ahram Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 14/06/2019

This book focuses on the human aspects of wearable technologies and game design, which are often neglected. It shows how user-centered practices can optimize the wearable experience, thus improving user acceptance, satisfaction and engagement with novel wearable gadgets. It addresses both research and best practices in the applications of human factors and ergonomics to sensors, wearable technologies and game design innovations, as well as new findings on the integration of wearability principles with regard to: aesthetics, affordance, comfort, contextual awareness, customization, ease of use, ergonomics, information overload, intuitiveness, obtrusiveness, privacy, reliability, responsiveness, satisfaction, subtlety, user-friendliness and wearability. Gathering the outcomes of both the AHFE 2019 Conference on Human Factors and Wearable Technologies and the AHFE 2019 Conference on Human Factors in Game Design and Virtual Environments, held on July 24-28, 2019 in Washington, DC, USA, the book addresses the needs of professionals, researchers, and students whose work involves the human aspects of wearable, smart and/or interactive technologies and game design research.

Applied Human Factors and Ergonomics 2019

Applied Human Factors and Ergonomics 2019

Author: Tareq Ahram Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 14/06/2019

This set of 24 volumes gathers the proceedings of the International Conference on Applied Human Factors and Ergonomics (AHFE) and the Affiliated Conferences. By highlighting the latest theories and models, as well as cutting-edge technologies and applications, and by combining findings from a range of disciplines including engineering, design, robotics, healthcare, transportation, simulation, management and computer science, the set provides researchers and practitioners alike with a comprehensive, timely guide on human factors research and applications. It also offers an excellent source of innovative ideas to stimulate future discussions, collaborations and developments.

Advances in Usability and User Experience Proceedings of the AHFE 2019 International Conferences on Usability & User Experience, and Human Factors and Assistive Technology, July 24-28, 2019, Washingto

Advances in Usability and User Experience Proceedings of the AHFE 2019 International Conferences on Usability & User Experience, and Human Factors and Assistive Technology, July 24-28, 2019, Washingto

Author: Tareq Ahram Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 13/06/2019

This book focuses on emerging issues in usability, interface design, human-computer interaction, user experience and assistive technology. It highlights research aimed at understanding human interaction with products, services and systems, and focuses on finding effective approaches for improving user experience. It also discusses key issues in designing and providing assistive devices and services to individuals with disabilities or impairment, to assist mobility, communication, positioning, environmental control and daily living. The book covers modelling as well as innovative design concepts, with a special emphasis on user-centered design, and design for specific populations, particularly the elderly. Virtual reality, digital environments, heuristic evaluation and forms of device interface feedback of (e.g. visual and haptic) are also among the topics covered. Based on the both the AHFE 2019 Conference on Usability & User Experience and the AHFE 2019 Conference on Human Factors and Assistive Technology, held on July 24-28, 2019, Washington D.C., USA, this book reports on cutting-edge findings, research methods and user-centred evaluation approaches.

Advances in Artificial Intelligence, Software and Systems Engineering Proceedings of the AHFE 2019 International Conference on Human Factors in Artificial Intelligence and Social Computing, the AHFE I

Advances in Artificial Intelligence, Software and Systems Engineering Proceedings of the AHFE 2019 International Conference on Human Factors in Artificial Intelligence and Social Computing, the AHFE I

Author: Tareq Ahram Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 11/06/2019

This book addresses emerging issues resulting from the integration of artificial intelligence systems in our daily lives. It focuses on the cognitive, visual, social and analytical aspects of computing and intelligent technologies, highlighting ways to improve the acceptance, effectiveness, and efficiency of said technologies. Topics such as responsibility, integration and training are discussed throughout. The book also reports on the latest advances in systems engineering, with a focus on societal challenges and next-generation systems and applications for meeting them. The book is based on two AHFE 2019 Affiliated Conferences - on Artificial Intelligence and Social Computing, and on Service, Software, and Systems Engineering -, which were jointly held on July 24-28, 2019, in Washington, DC, USA.

Advances in Human Factors in Cybersecurity

Advances in Human Factors in Cybersecurity

Author: Tareq Ahram Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/06/2019

This book reports on the latest research and developments in the field of cybersecurity, particularly focusing on personal security and new methods for reducing human error and increasing cyber awareness, as well as innovative solutions for increasing the security of advanced Information Technology (IT) infrastructures. It covers a broad range of topics, including methods for human training; novel cyber-physical and process-control systems; social, economic, and behavioral aspects of cyberspace; issues concerning the cybersecurity index; security metrics for enterprises; and risk evaluation. Based on the AHFE 2019 International Conference on Human Factors in Cybersecurity, held on July 24-28, 2019, in Washington D.C., USA, the book not only presents innovative cybersecurity technologies, but also discusses emerging threats, current gaps in the available systems, and future challenges that may be successfully overcome with the help of human factors research.

Human Systems Engineering and Design Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Human Systems Engineering and Design (IHSED2018): Future Trends and Applications, October 25-27, 2018, CHU-Unive

Human Systems Engineering and Design Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Human Systems Engineering and Design (IHSED2018): Future Trends and Applications, October 25-27, 2018, CHU-Unive

Author: Tareq Ahram Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 17/10/2018

This book focuses on novel design and systems engineering approaches, including theories and best practices, for promoting a better integration of people and engineering systems. It covers a range of hot topics related to: development of activity-centered and user-centered systems; interface design and human-computer interaction; usability and user experience; cooperative, participatory and contextual models; emergent properties of human behavior; innovative materials in manufacturing, and many more. Particular emphasis is placed on applications in sports, healthcare, and medicine. The book, which gathers selected papers presented at the 1st International Conference on Human Systems Engineering and Design: Future Trends and Applications (IHSED 2018), held on October 25-27, 2018, at CHU-Universite de Reims Champagne-Ardenne, France, provides researchers, practitioners and program managers with a snapshot of the state-of-the-art and current challenges in the field of human systems engineering and design.

Applied Human Factors and Ergonomics 2018

Applied Human Factors and Ergonomics 2018

Author: Tareq Ahram Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/07/2018

This set of 23 volumes gathers the proceedings of the International Conference on Applied Human Factors and Ergonomics (AHFE) and the Affiliated Conferences. By highlighting the latest theories and models, as well as cutting-edge technologies and applications, and by combining findings from a range of disciplines including engineering, design, robotics, healthcare, transportation, simulation, management and computer science, the set provides researchers and practitioners alike with a comprehensive, timely guide on human factors research and applications. It also offers an excellent source of innovative ideas to stimulate future discussions, collaborations and developments.

Applied Human Factors and Ergonomics 2017

Applied Human Factors and Ergonomics 2017

Author: Tareq Ahram Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 27/06/2017

This set of 26 volumes gathers the proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Applied Human Factors and Ergonomics (AHFE 2017) and the Affiliated Conferences, held on July 17-21, Los Angeles, California, USA. By highlighting the latest theories and models, as well as cutting-edge technologies and applications, and by combining findings from a range of disciplines including engineering, design, robotics, healthcare, transportation, simulation, management and computer science, the set provides researchers and practitioners alike with a comprehensive, timely guide on human factors research and applications. It also offers an excellent source of innovative ideas to stimulate future discussions, collaborations and developments.

Advances in Usability and User Experience Proceedings of the AHFE 2017 International Conference on Usability and User Experience, July 17-21, 2017, The Westin Bonaventure Hotel, Los Angeles, Californi

Advances in Usability and User Experience Proceedings of the AHFE 2017 International Conference on Usability and User Experience, July 17-21, 2017, The Westin Bonaventure Hotel, Los Angeles, Californi

Author: Tareq Ahram Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 26/06/2017

This book focuses on emerging issues in usability, interface design, human computer interaction and user experience, with a special emphasis on the research aimed at understanding human-interaction and usability issues with products, services and systems for improved experience. It covers modeling as well as innovative design concepts, with a special emphasis to user-centered design, and design for special populations, particularly the elderly. Virtual reality, digital environments, heuristic evaluation and feedback of devices' interfaces (visual and haptic) are also among the topics covered in this book. Based on the AHFE 2017 Conference on Usability & User Experience, held on July 17-21, 2017, in Los Angeles, California, USA, the book describes new findings, research methods and user-centered evaluation approaches.

Advances in Human Factors in Sports, Injury Prevention and Outdoor Recreation Proceedings of the AHFE 2017 International Conference on Human Factors in Sports, Injury Prevention and Outdoor Recreation

Advances in Human Factors in Sports, Injury Prevention and Outdoor Recreation Proceedings of the AHFE 2017 International Conference on Human Factors in Sports, Injury Prevention and Outdoor Recreation

Author: Tareq Ahram Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/06/2017

This book describes cutting-edge applications of human factors for sports, injury prevention and outdoor recreation disciplines and provide practical guidance on a range of methods for describing, representing, and evaluating human, team, and system performance in various domains. Contributions in this book show how various human factors methods, applied historically in the complex safety critical domains, are suited to describing and understanding sports performance and sports injury prevention. The book discusses a wealth of methods for different purposes, such as data collection, task analysis (including cognitive task analysis), workload measurement, assessing situation awareness, performance assessment (including team performance assessment),decision making and cognition in sports, human error identification, and interface evaluation methods. With respect to other publications in human factors and ergonomics, which have been more focused on the biomechanical, physiological, environmental, and equipment-related aspects of sports performance, this book gives a special emphasis to research on analysis of individual and team sports, cognitive and social human factors, and covers both sports and outdoor recreation disciplines. Based on the AHFE 2017 Conference on Human Factors in Sports, Injury Prevention and Outdoor Recreation, held on July 17-21, 2017, in Los Angeles, California, USA, this book provides readers with a timely survey of new methods that can be implemented during any sport or outdoor recreation event, and for analyzing and improving the performance and safety of both individuals and teams.