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ecological

(of a practice, policy, product, etc.) tending to benefit or cause minimal damage to the environment
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A longitudinal study of the effects of ecological interface design on fault management performance.
Supporting Knowledge-based Behavior Through Ecological Interface Design.
In later work, Jamieson (1998) used a similar approach to inventory the variables in a petroleum refining simulation that should be represented in an ecological interface. Although the representations by Burns and Vicente and by Jamieson (1998) included information at various levels of the abstraction hierarchy, the tabular formats do not make it easy for analysts to determine the effect of missing measurements or derivations on other variables.
Moreover, on the basis of previous empirical research findings (see Vicente, 2002, for a summary), we predicted that an effectively designed ecological interface would support better human failure-diagnosis than a nonecological interface would.
Making the most of ecological interface design: The role of individual differences.
Our goal in this paper is to provide some insight into how the individual display units of an ecological interface might be selected.
Following the recommendations of EID, we use work domain analysis to inventory the properties and relations that must be represented in an ecological interface for Pasteurizer II.
Perceptual control theory and ecological interface design: Lessons learned from the CDU.
A longitudinal study of the impact of ecological interface design on deep knowledge, international Journal of Human-Computer Studies, 48, 729-762.
An ecological interface is one which is designed according to the principles of the ecological interface design (EID) framework, summarized in our article (for more details, see Vicente & Rasmussen, 1992).