Designing CIM with People in Mind

   Posted by: dhcsoul   in Complex Event Processing


Professor Terry Winograd, Department of Computer Science, Stanford University, USA

Nancy (Tigger) Newman, CIM Software Engineering Co., Ltd., Hong Kong

Peter P. Yim, CIM Systems (Singapore) Pte. Ltd., Singapore

Presented at the ICCIM’91 Conference (Oct. 2-4, 1991, Singapore)


System designers often try to replace humans in systems,
limit their actions, or simply avoid areas where humans are inevitably
involved. This tendency severely limits the effectiveness of the
resulting systems
.” <emphasis added dhcs>

This paper presents the language/action approach to system design,
providing illustrations of why design approaches to computer integrated
manufacturing need to design systems with human capabilities and
limitations in mind. It then presents a basic introduction to the
language/action approach and some of the area’s current research and


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