Disasters in the Literature of Human Factors: An Analysis of Subject and Application Terms

Osorio, Nestor L. and Osorio, Gabriel E. Disasters in the Literature of Human Factors: An Analysis of Subject and Application Terms., 2004 . In ASEE Illinois-Indiana Section Annual Convention, East Peoria, Illinois (US), 26-27 March 2004. [Conference paper]


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In this preliminary study, we analyzed the literature of disasters as covered by the field of human factors. The purpose is to reach a better understanding of the structure of human factors information and its major components as they relate to disaster technological information. Classification terms from Ergonomics Abstracts were used for a co-occurrence analysis. Six clusters have been identified. Correspondence analysis to determine associations between classification terms and applications terms produced a description of their relationship.

Item type: Conference paper
Keywords: Co-occurrence analysis, cluster analysis, correspondence analysis, human factors, disasters.
Subjects: B. Information use and sociology of information > BB. Bibliometric methods
Depositing user: Nestor L. Osorio
Date deposited: 11 May 2005
Last modified: 02 Oct 2014 12:01
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10760/6300


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