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Human factors in systems research.

Published 1961

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A description of some systems research efforts in which human factors considerations played key roles. Some techniques for examinig human factors problems in a broad systems context are discussed: (1) the allocation of tasks to men machines, (2) the estimation of manpower requirements by skill types and levels, (3) systems training, (4) decisions analysis, (5) the use of simulation in systems design, and (6) more basic human factors research. Many ways are shown in which human factor considerations improve system performance.

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