Alf C. Zimmer

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There is a marked gap between the demands on forecasting and the results that numerical forecasting techniques usually can provide. It is suggested that this gap can be closed by the implementation of experts' qualitative predictions into numerical forecasting systems. A formal analysis of these predictions can then be integrated into quantitative(More)
Theoretically as well as experimentally it is investigated how people represent their knowledge in order to make decisions or to share their knowledge with others. Experiment 1 probes into the ways how people 6ather information about the frequencies of events and how the requested response mode, that is, numerical vs. verbal estimates interferes with this(More)
The initially interchangeable terms ergonomics and human factors have taken on different meanings over the last 50 years. Especially in the area of occupational health hazards, the scope of ergonomics has been narrowed down to the analysis of musculoskeletal stress to determine critical values, which has led to the dose model. In contrast, human factors(More)
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