Edward P. Fitts Department of Industrial & Systems Engineering

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2005 journal article

Assessing the effects of positive feedback and reinforcement in the introduction phase of an ergonomic intervention

HUMAN FACTORS, 47(3), 526–535.

By: D. Brandenburg n & G. Mirka n

MeSH headings : Adult; Feedback; Female; Humans; Male; Middle Aged; Reinforcement, Psychology; Task Performance and Analysis
TL;DR: The reinforcement technique evaluated in this paper has yielded consistently positive effects in ongoing ergonomic intervention research and Applications of this research include improving workers' acceptance of ergonomic interventions in industrial and other settings. (via Semantic Scholar)
Source: Web Of Science
Added: August 6, 2018

2005 article

Optimal consumption portfolio and no-arbitrage with nonproportional transaction costs

Chao, X., Lai, K. K., Wang, S. Y., & Yu, M. (2005, January). ANNALS OF OPERATIONS RESEARCH, Vol. 135, pp. 211–221.

By: X. Chao n, K. Lai*, S. Wang* & M. Yu*

author keywords: no-arbitrage; optimal consumption; portfolio selection; transaction costs; bid-ask spreads
TL;DR: A finite-state financial market with non-proportional transaction cost and bid-ask spreads is considered, finding that these two forms of arbitrage are equivalent unless the fixed cost is zero, and the relationship between weak arbitrage and strong arbitrage is studied. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Source: Web Of Science
Added: August 6, 2018

2005 journal article

On the Finite Termination of an Entropy Function Based Non-Interior Continuation Method for Vertical Linear Complementarity Problems

Journal of Global Optimization, 33(3), 369–391.

author keywords: entropy function; finite termination; non-interior continuation method; vertical linear complementarity problems; smoothing approximation
TL;DR: It is shown that under some milder than usual assumptions the proposed algorithm finds an exact solution of VLCP in a finite number of iterations. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries, Crossref
Added: August 6, 2018

2005 journal article

Control gain adaptation in virtual reality mediated human-telerobot interaction

HUMAN FACTORS AND ERGONOMICS IN MANUFACTURING, 15(3), 259–274.

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Source: Web Of Science
Added: August 6, 2018

2005 journal article

Assistive devices, orthotics, and prosthetics

VETERINARY CLINICS OF NORTH AMERICA-SMALL ANIMAL PRACTICE, 35(6), 1441-+.

By: C. Adamson*, M. Kaufmann, D. Levine n, D. Millis* & D. Marcellin-Little n

MeSH headings : Amputation, Surgical / rehabilitation; Amputation, Surgical / veterinary; Animals; Animals, Domestic; Artificial Limbs / veterinary; Orthotic Devices / veterinary; Physical Therapy Modalities / veterinary; Prosthesis Design / veterinary; Self-Help Devices / veterinary; Veterinary Medicine / methods
TL;DR: The ability to manage biomechanical abnormalities successfully may be enhanced by an understanding of the properties of the various materials that comprise these devices, their effect on functional performance, and other associated patient factors. (via Semantic Scholar)
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Source: Web Of Science
Added: August 6, 2018

2005 journal article

Use of the CABS methodology to assess biomechanical stress in commercial crab fishermen

APPLIED ERGONOMICS, 36(1), 61–70.

By: G. Mirka n, G. Shin n, K. Kucera* & D. Loomis*

author keywords: biomechanics; low back injury; commercial crab fishing
MeSH headings : Biomechanical Phenomena; Fisheries; Humans; Image Processing, Computer-Assisted; Lumbar Vertebrae / physiopathology; Male; Occupational Diseases / physiopathology; Posture / physiology; Ships; Stress, Physiological / physiopathology; Weight-Bearing / physiology
TL;DR: The results of this analysis show significant inter and intra-crewmember variability in the stress measures during regular daily work activities, and a more even distribution of the high stress activities between the crewmembers. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
14. Life Below Water (OpenAlex)
Source: Web Of Science
Added: August 6, 2018

2005 article

Special issue on financial engineering

Chao, X. L., Li, D., & Wang, S. Y. (2005, October). IIE TRANSACTIONS, Vol. 37, pp. 891–892.

By: X. Chao n, D. Li & S. Wang n

Source: Web Of Science
Added: August 6, 2018

2005 article

On the fallacy of averages in project risk management

Elmaghraby, S. E. (2005, September 1). EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF OPERATIONAL RESEARCH, Vol. 165, pp. 307–313.

author keywords: project planning; resource allocation; stochastic work content
TL;DR: It is demonstrated that gross errors can be committed in cost estimates and in the bids based on them. (via Semantic Scholar)
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Source: Web Of Science
Added: August 6, 2018

2005 journal article

Material side tracing and curve refinement for pencil-cut machining of complex polyhedral models

COMPUTER-AIDED DESIGN, 37(10), 1015–1026.

By: Y. Ren n, W. Zhu n & Y. Lee n

author keywords: CAD/CAM; pencil-cut curve tracing; NC machining; pencil-cut path generation
TL;DR: A new Material-Side-Tracing method and a pencil-cut curve refinement technique are proposed for 3-axis pencil- cut path generation and can be used in the CAD/CAM systems to generate pencil-Cut paths for machining complex polyhedral models. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2005 journal article

A usability comparison of PDA-based quizzes and paper-and-pencil quizzes

COMPUTERS & EDUCATION, 45(4), 417–432.

By: N. Segall n, T. Doolen* & J. Porter*

author keywords: evaluation of CAL systems; evaluation methodologies; human-computer interface; multimedia/hypermedia systems
TL;DR: The study showed the PDA-based quiz to be more efficient, that is, students completed it in less time than they needed to complete the paper-and-pencil quiz, and no differences in effectiveness and satisfaction were found. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
4. Quality Education (Web of Science; OpenAlex)
Source: Web Of Science
Added: August 6, 2018

2005 journal article

Pricing in revenue management for multiple firms competing for customers

International Journal of Production Economics, 98(1), 1–16.

By: Y. Dai*, X. Chao n, S. Fang n & H. Nuttle n

author keywords: pricing; revenue management; game theory; Nash equilibrium
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Sources: Crossref, NC State University Libraries, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2005 journal article

Performance analysis of a cellular network with multiple classes of calls

IEEE Transactions on Communications, 53(9), 1542–1550.

By: X. Chao & W. Li

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2005 journal article

A laboratory investigation of personality type and break-taking behavior

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF INDUSTRIAL ERGONOMICS, 35(3), 237–246.

author keywords: personality type; shoulder; overhead work
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Source: Web Of Science
Added: August 6, 2018

2005 journal article

Use of hinged transarticular external fixation for adjunctive joint stabilization in dogs and cats: 14 cases (1999-2003)

JAVMA-JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN VETERINARY MEDICAL ASSOCIATION, 227(4), 586–591.

By: G. Jaeger*, M. Wosar*, D. Marcellin-Little* & B. Lascelles

MeSH headings : Animals; Cats / injuries; Cats / surgery; Dogs / injuries; Dogs / surgery; External Fixators / veterinary; Female; Male; Range of Motion, Articular; Retrospective Studies; Stifle / injuries; Stifle / surgery; Tarsal Joints / injuries; Tarsal Joints / surgery; Treatment Outcome; Wound Healing
TL;DR: Hinged transarticular external fixation in animals with traumatic joint instability provided adjunctive joint stabilization during healing and protection of the primary repair and maintained joint motion during healing, resulting in early weight bearing of the affected limb. (via Semantic Scholar)
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Source: Web Of Science
Added: August 6, 2018

2005 journal article

The effect of a repetitive, fatiguing lifting task on horizontal ground reaction forces

JOURNAL OF APPLIED BIOMECHANICS, 21(3), 260–270.

author keywords: slip; agriculture; lumbar injury
MeSH headings : Accidental Falls / prevention & control; Adult; Back / physiology; Back Injuries / prevention & control; Biomechanical Phenomena; Fatigue; Female; Humans; Male; Muscle, Skeletal / physiology; Occupations; Task Performance and Analysis; Weight Lifting / physiology
TL;DR: Evaluating the effects of lifting-induced fatigue of the low back extensors on lifting kinematics and ground reaction forces indicates significant increases in the magnitude of the peak anterior/posterior and peak lateral shear forces with increasing time into the lifting bout. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (OpenAlex)
Source: Web Of Science
Added: August 6, 2018

2005 journal article

Recursive approximation of the high dimensional max function

OPERATIONS RESEARCH LETTERS, 33(5), 450–458.

author keywords: smoothing methods; n-dimensional max function; recursive approximation
Source: Web Of Science
Added: August 6, 2018

2005 book

Capital investment analysis for engineering and management

Capital investment analysis for engineering and management.

By: J. Canada

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2005 journal article

Adaptive system identification applied to the biomechanical response of the human trunk during sudden loading

JOURNAL OF BIOMECHANICS, 38(12), 2472–2479.

author keywords: sudden loading; fatigue; training; lumbar; injury; modeling
MeSH headings : Abdomen / physiology; Acceleration; Adaptation, Physiological / physiology; Adult; Biomechanical Phenomena / methods; Computer Simulation; Elasticity; Head / physiology; Humans; Lumbar Vertebrae / physiology; Male; Models, Biological; Movement / physiology; Muscle Contraction; Muscle, Skeletal / physiology; Postural Balance / physiology; Posture / physiology; Stress, Mechanical; Thorax / physiology; Torque; Weight-Bearing / physiology
TL;DR: time-varying loading of the spine during sudden loading events and how these loading profiles are affected by workplace factors such as fatigue, expectation, and training can potentially lead to intervention strategies that can reduce these risks. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
3. Good Health and Well-being (Web of Science; OpenAlex)
Source: Web Of Science
Added: August 6, 2018

2005 journal article

A study of lifting tasks performed on laterally slanted ground surfaces

ERGONOMICS, 48(7), 782–795.

author keywords: asymmetric lifting; surface angle; biomechanical model; slant; slope; slip
MeSH headings : Adult; Biomechanical Phenomena; Electromyography; Female; Humans; Lifting; Male; Posture; Task Performance and Analysis; United States; Weight-Bearing
TL;DR: The results of the dynamic lifting tasks revealed a consistent reduction in the peak dynamic L5/S1 moment and an increase in the instability producing lateral forces with increasing slant angle, providing quantitative insight into the response of the human lifter under these adverse lifting conditions. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (OpenAlex)
Source: Web Of Science
Added: August 6, 2018

2005 journal article

A Visibility Sphere Marching algorithm of constructing polyhedral models for haptic sculpting and product prototyping

ROBOTICS AND COMPUTER-INTEGRATED MANUFACTURING, 21(1), 19–36.

By: W. Zhu n & Y. Lee n

author keywords: polyhedral model; CAD/CAM; virtual prototyping; NC simulation; haptic sculpting; Dexel volume model
TL;DR: The proposed visibility sphere marching algorithm consists of three sub-algorithms: roof and floor covering, wall-building, and hole-filling algorithms that can be used in virtual sculpting, CAD/CAM, numerically controlled machining verification and rapid prototyping. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

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