A Software Approach of Human–Machine Interface Ergonomics Evaluation

  • Hongjun XueEmail author
  • Ye Yuan
  • Jiayu Chen
  • Xiaoyan Zhang
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 576)


Human–machine interface ergonomics design and evaluation can not only affect the efficiency of interaction, but also affect the operation safety. Therefore, it is necessary to develop an effective human–machine ergonomics evaluation method to evaluate the human–machine ergonomics design. This paper proposed a human–machine interface evaluation criterion based on visual perception intensity and a contrast criterion for image processing, and built an evaluation software. The software built was based on Microsoft Visual Studio 2010. Besides, the interface of the software was written in C++ programming language. The software included three functional modules: calculating the interface visual perception index, calculating the interface contrast ratio, and the interface ergonomics evaluation result. The simulation results suggested that the software built can be used to evaluate the human–machine interface and can effectively avoid the potential subjective influence of the experimenter in the traditional evaluation.


Ergonomics evaluation Human–machine interface Software design Visual perception intensity 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hongjun Xue
    • 1
    Email author
  • Ye Yuan
    • 1
  • Jiayu Chen
    • 1
  • Xiaoyan Zhang
    • 1
  1. 1.Northwestern Polytechnical UniversityXi’anChina

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