Cognitive Engineering

  title={Cognitive Engineering},
  booktitle={Encyclopedia of GIS},
  • A.
  • Published in Encyclopedia of GIS 2017
  • Computer Science
cognitive Engineering, a term invented to reflect the enterprise I find myself engaged in: neither Cognitive Psychology, nor Cognitive Science, nor Human Factors. It is a type of applied Cognitive Science, trying to apply what is known from science to the design and construction of machines. It is a surprising business. On the one hand, there actually is quite a lot known in Cognitive Science that can be applied. But on the other hand, our lack of knowledge is appalling. On the one hand…