The domain of Human Machine Interaction (HMI) focuses on how we humans learn, direct and trust machines. Key challenges researched within this field range from the use of digital interventions, to the usability of new machines and trust in autonomous vehicles. Key areas within this domain include Human factors, Ergonomics, and Cognitive research. For many of these studies eye-tracking and physiological measurements like EEG or heart-rate monitoring, provide the data that is needed. You can find an example from one of our colleagues, PhD candidate Francesco Walker, about human machine interaction below.

Cognitive research

Within the domain of Human Machine Interaction is a domain focused on the direct measurement of brain signals, namely the area of cognitive research. One…
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Ergonomics

The area of ergonomics is a key field of study within the domain of Human Machine Interaction. It focuses more strongly on the design and…
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Human Factors

The research area of Human Factors is focused on the human aspect of the domain of Human Machine Interaction. How do we keep smartphones user…
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Physiological measurement

Recent advances in technology have made all kind of sensors more easily attainable and better software has made them easier to use. Within the domain…
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Usability studies

A logical methodology within the domain of Human Machine Interaction is the Usability type study. Perhaps even more so in the area of Ergonomics. This…
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Quantitative assessment

Within the Human Machine Interaction domain is specific area of study focused on Ergonomics and their evaluation. The advent of cheaper consumer electronic brought innovative…
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Observation studies

Observation studies are common within the social sciences and especially within psychology related fields. Research in the area of Human factors is no exception and…
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Intervention assessment

The social sciences often focus on the development or improvement of interventions. Within the are of Human factors there is however a strong focus on…
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