human-machine system


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human-machine system

[¦yü·mən mə¦shēn ′sis·təm]
(engineering)
A system in which the functions of the worker and the machine are interrelated and necessary for the operation of the system. Also known as man-machine system.
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The purpose and method behind doing so come from the realization that traditional means of command as a solely human endeavor, mechanisms for control, communications in denied environments, and data computation and dissemination will be insufficient to satisfy future truly symbiotic human-machine system integration requirements.
THE LAB Intelligent Human-Machine Systems Lab, Northeastern University College of Engineering, Boston.
We calculated the information transmission rate of the human-machine system for each 3 min trial by integrating Shannon's channel capacity over the frequency spectrum [8,12].
Reliability Metric: The operational system availability of the human-machine system addresses the continued dependence of the patient or end user on the system for the execution of desired tasks, including activities of daily living.
Unexpected situation diagnosis: a model-based approach for human-machine systems, Proceedings of 19th IFAC Congress, Cape Town, South Africa, 2014, pp.
Intelligent Human-Machine Systems and Cybernetics; proceedings; 2 volume set
International Conference on Intelligent Human-Machine Systems and Cybernetics (5th: 2013: Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China)
The 165 papers of this 2-volume proceedings were first presented at the 2010 Internatinal Conference on Intelligent Human-Machine Systems and Cybernetics, held in Nanjing, China, in August and organized by the U.
Analysis of human-machine systems recognizes that both humans and machine elements can fail, and that human errors can have varying effects on a system.
"We've always known that behavioral and psychological research on an array of subjects, from psychopharmacology to human-machine systems design, has important implications for many organizations outside of the academic realm," said Linda Beebe, senior director of PsycINFO.
The laws that govern the behavior of human-machine systems are, in many ways, analogous to the laws that govern our physical world.

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