Ergonomic Database for Visual Displays and VDUs

  • Harry L. Snyder
Part of the NATO Conference Series book series (NATOCS, volume 25)


This paper will survey the current data and knowledge in the human factors/ergonomics literature pertaining to the design and evaluation of visual displays and visual display units (VDUs). The discussion will be broken into several critical areas of current concern and activity. For each such area, existing data and knowledge will be generally summarized, data gaps will be indicated, current activity in research will be defined, and future problems or requirements will be suggested. Much of the discussion will pertain to activities within the United States, although some technological developments from other countries will be noted. In addition, since much of the emphasis on VDUs emanates from European countries, these driving considerations will also be described.


Contrast Sensitivity Visual Display Display Size Thin Film Transistor Virginia Polytechnic Institute 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1984

Authors and Affiliations

  • Harry L. Snyder
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  1. 1.Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State UniversityBlacksburgUSA

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