Download PDF by David D. Woods,Erik Hollnagel: Joint Cognitive Systems: Patterns in Cognitive Systems

By David D. Woods,Erik Hollnagel

ISBN-10: 0849339332

ISBN-13: 9780849339332

Our fascination with new applied sciences is predicated at the assumption that extra strong automation will conquer human barriers and make our platforms 'faster, higher, cheaper,' leading to easy, effortless initiatives for individuals. yet how does new expertise and extra strong automation swap our paintings?

Research in Cognitive structures Engineering (CSE) seems to be on the intersection of individuals, know-how, and paintings. What it has came across isn't really tales of simplification via extra automation, yet tales of complexity and variation. while paintings replaced via new know-how, practitioners needed to do something about new complexities and tighter constraints. They tailored their innovations and the artifacts to paintings round problems and achieve their targets as dependable brokers. The shock was once that new powers had remodeled paintings, developing new roles, new judgements, and new vulnerabilities. sarcastically, extra independent machines have created the requirement for extra refined types of coordination throughout humans, and throughout humans and machines, to conform to new calls for and pressures.

This ebook synthesizes those emergent styles notwithstanding tales approximately coordination and mis-coordination, resilience and brittleness, affordance and clumsiness in a number of settings, from a health facility extensive care unit, to a nuclear energy regulate room, to an area commute keep an eye on middle. The tales exhibit how new calls for make paintings tough, how humans at paintings adapt yet get trapped through complexity, and the way humans at a distance from paintings oversimplify their perceptions of the complexities, squeezing practitioners. The authors discover how CSE observes on the intersection of individuals, expertise, and paintings, how CSE abstracts styles at the back of the skin information and vast adaptations, and the way CSE discovers promising new instructions to aid humans do something about complexities. The tales of CSE convey that one key to well-adapted paintings is the facility to be ready to be shocked. Are you ready?

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