Man as a Measurement Instrument: Books

Ballesteros, S. & Morton A. Heller (2008). Haptic object identification. In M. Grunwald (Ed.), Human Haptic Perception: Basics and Applications. Boston: Birkhäser Verlag. Pp 207-222. doi: 10.1007/978-3-7643-7612-3_16

Hans Colonius, Ehtibar N. Dzhafarov (Eds.) 2006 “Measurement and Representation of Sensations“, ISBN: 978-0-8058-5353-7 | Published February 14th 2006 by Lawrence Erlbaum Associates

Fechner G T 1860 “Elemente der psychophysik” Leipzig: Breitkopf and Hartel. Trans. Vol. 1 by HE Adler, EG Boring and D H Howes (Eds.) 1966 Elements of psychophysics (vol. 1) New York: Holt, Rinehart & Winston

Geary James 2008 “The Body Electric: an Anatomy of the New Bionic Senses”, ISBN 0297646869, WEIDENFELD

IEC 80000-14 CD 2006 “Telebiometrics related to human physiology”

ISO/IEC  80000-15:2009, “Physiological quantities and their units”

  • Part 1: Modalities
  • Part 2: Physics
  • Part 3: Chemistry
  • Part 4: Biology
  • Part 5: Culturology
  • Part 6: Psychology

ITU-T Rec. X.1081 “The Telebiometric Multimodal Model – A Framework for the Specification of Security and Safety Aspects of Telebiometrics”

ITU-T Recommendation X.physiol  2009 draft “Physiological quantities and units”, draft

Jonathan Grainger, Arthur M. Jacobs, Arthur Jacobs (Eds.) 1998 “Localist Connectionist Approaches To Human Cognition“, ISBN: 978-0-8058-2556-5 | Published August 1st 1998 by Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.

Christian Kärnbach, Erich Schröger, Hermann Müller (Eds.) 2003, “Psychophysics Beyond Sensation – Laws and Invariants of Human Cognition“, ISBN: 978-0-8058-4250-0 | Published October 1st 2003 by Lawrence Erlbaum Associates

Kranz, D.H., Luce, D.R.,Tversky, A., & Suppes, P. “Foundations of measurement“. New York: Academic Press 1971, 1989, 1990, Vol. 1, 2 & 3 (list of authors unique to volume);

Louis Narens 2001 “Theories of Meaningfulness“, ISBN: 978-0-8058-4045-2 | Published November 1st 2001 by Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.

Louis Narens 2007 “Introduction to the Theories of Measurement and Meaningfulness and the Use of Symmetry in Science“, ISBN: 978-0-8058-6202-7 | Published January 23rd 2007 by Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.

Roberts, F.S. “Measurement theory“. Reading, MA: Addison-Wesley, 1979

Stevens S S 1951 “Mathematics, measurement and psychophysics”, In S S Stevens (Ed.) Handbook of experimental psychology, pp 1 – 49, New York: John Wiley & Sons

Stevens S S 1975 “Psychophysics“, New York: John Wiley & Sons

Michael J. Wenger, James T. Townsend (Eds.) 2001 “Computational, Geometric, and Process Perspectives on Facial Cognition: Contexts and Challenges“, ISBN: 978-0-8058-3234-1 | Published March 1st 2001 by Lawrence Erlbaum Associates

Quality of Services

D’Andrea L., Quaranta G., Quinti G., Manuale tecnico dell’Analisi Partecipata della Qualit‡, Roma, giugno 1996 (Technical manual for Participated Quality Analysis)

Donabedian A. Explorations in quality assessment and monitoring. Vol I. The definition of quality and approaches to its assessment, 1980; Vol II. The criteria and standards of quality, 1982; Vol III. The methods and findings of quality assessment and monitoring: an illustrated analysis. Ann Arbor, Health Administration Press, 1985.

Krynicki J-C 2009 “Customer Satisfaction Surveys: A Simplified Method to Create a Leverage Index using Qualitative Data”, XIX IMEKO World Congress “Fundamental and Applied Metrology”, Sept 6 – 11, Lisbon (PT)

Quinti G., “Strumenti di valutazione della qualit‡ nei servizi sanitari: dalle definizioni ai percorsi metodologici”, in L. Altieri , L. Luison (eds.), Qualit‡ della vita e strumenti sociologici. Tecniche di rilevazione e percorsi di analisi, Milano, Franco Angeli, 1997.

Control room and Human-System Interaction

ISO 11064:2000 Ergonomic design of control centres

ISO 9241:1998 Ergonomic requirements for office work with visual display terminals (VDTs)

ISO 13407:1999 Human-centred design processes for interactive systems

ISO 16982 – Ergonomics of human-system interaction: usability methods supporting human-centered design

ISO/TR 18529:2000 Ergonomics of human-system interaction — Human-centred lifecycle process descriptions

ISO 18152:2003 Ergonomics of human-system interaction, Specification for the process assessment of human-system issues

ISO 6385:2004 Ergonomic principles in the design of work systems

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