Cross-Cultural Design. Cultural Differences in Everyday by Songfeng Gao, Guixue Yang, Linlin Zhao (auth.), P. L.

By Songfeng Gao, Guixue Yang, Linlin Zhao (auth.), P. L. Patrick Rau (eds.)

This is the second one a part of the two-volume set (LNCS 8023-8024) that constitutes the refereed court cases of the fifth overseas convention on Cross-Cultural layout, held as a part of the fifteenth foreign convention on Human-Computer interplay, HCII 2013, held in Las Vegas, united states in July 2013, together with 12 different thematically related meetings. the whole of 1666 papers and 303 posters awarded on the HCII 2013 meetings used to be rigorously reviewed and chosen from 5210 submissions. those papers tackle the most recent examine and improvement efforts and spotlight the human elements of layout and use of computing structures. The papers authorized for presentation completely conceal the whole box of human-computer interplay, addressing significant advances in wisdom and potent use of desktops in various software parts. This two-volume set comprises 113 papers. The papers during this quantity specialize in the subsequent issues: cultural concerns in company and undefined; tradition, overall healthiness and caliber of existence; cross-cultural and intercultural collaboration; tradition and the clever urban; cultural ameliorations at the Web.

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Automation can coexist with computer-based information displays through one item — computer-based procedure (CBP). It’s a digital method to support procedure management. There are four LOA of CBP: manual, advisory, shared, and automated (O'Hara, Higgins, Stibler, & Kramer,2000). Integrated decision support information at the decision point in the CBP (the advisory level) and automation execution such as judging the current condition with the given standards (the automated level) are identified to improve one’s performance and reduce the workload and behavior error (Huang & Hwang, 2009; Lee & Seong, 2004).

27–36, 2013. © Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2013 28 2 X. Jiang, Q. Gao, and Z. Li Digitalization and Human-System Interaction in MCRs The shift from analog to digital NPPs changes the way of human-system interaction, mainly through four main aspects: system, task, environment, and human. 1 System The digitalization in NPPs changes the system directly, reducing equipment volume, simplifying cabling, and supplying new functions (Cou, 1997). Three important trends of digitalization have been claimed: increased automation, computer-based information display and intelligent operator aids (O'Hara & Hall, 1992; Kim & Seong, 2009).

2008). 3 X. Jiang, Q. Gao, and Z. Li Environment The physical working environment, leader ship, team size, communication, etc. are all environment factors. Since digitalization made both Board operators (BOs) and Shift Supervisor (SS) obtaining higher level information from digital Human-system interfaces (HSIs) and controlling through the CBPs directly, they worked more independently from each other than in the traditional MCRs. Communication amount and mode between operators have been changed: 1) The amount of communication decreased since many system information can get directly from the parameters on the interface; 2) More information-confirmation (know the content of wanted information, just ask for a confirmation) instead of informationidentification (do not know the content of wanted information, ask for the detail contents) is used; 3) The asymmetric between SS and BOs has been compensated: SS needn’t do as much integrate and disintegrate work as in the traditional MCR.

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