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Author Revell, Kirsten M. A., author

Title Mental models : design of user interaction and interfaces for domestic energy systems / Kirsten M.A. Revell, Neville A. Stanton
Published Boca Raton, FL : CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group, [2017]
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Description 1 online resource (xxix, 282 pages) : illustrations
Contents Introduction -- Models of Models: Filtering and Bias Rings in Depiction of Knowledge Structures and Their Implications for Design -- The Quick Association Check (QuACk): A Resource-Light, 'Bias Robust' Method for Exploring the Relationship betweeb Mental Models and Behaviour Patterns with Home-Heating Systems -- Case Studies of Mental Models in Home Heat Control: Searching for Feedback, Valve, Timer and Switch Theories -- When Energy-Saving Advice Leads to More, Rather Than Less, Consumption -- Mind the Gap: A Case Study of the Gulf of Evaluation and Execution of Home-Heating Systems -- Using Interface Design to Promote a Compatible User Mental Model of Home Heating and Pilot of Experiment to Test the Resulting Design -- Mental Model Interface Design : Putting Users in Control of Their Home-Heating Systems -- Conclusion
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Dwellings -- Energy conservation.
Dwellings -- Heating and ventilation -- Control -- Equipment and supplies -- Design and construction.
Human-machine systems.
Mental representation.
Form Electronic book
Author Stanton, Neville A. (Neville Anthony), 1960- author
ISBN 1315153327
1351649353 (electronic bk.)
1498762182 (ebook)
9781351649353 (electronic bk.)
9781498762182 (ebook)