Development of an object-oriented anthropometric database for an ergonomic man model

Eui S. Jung, Dongsoek Kang, Sung H. Han, Min K. Chung

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Abstract

An object-oriented anthropometric database was developed as a framework of integrating into an ergonomic interface model, data for workplace modelling, and ergonomic evaluation functions as well as basic anthropometric data required to construct a man model. In order to develop an ergonomic man model representing operators that interact with their working environments, not only anthropometric data but also efficient handling of such data and accurate representation of the workspace are needed as a prerequisite to proper ergonomic evaluation. In this research, these three sets of data with distinct characteristics were incorporated into a common integrated database needed for the manipulation of an ergonomic man model together with the generation of an anthropometric man itself. An object-oriented database scheme was used for designing the database.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)836-840
Number of pages5
JournalProceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society
Volume2
Publication statusPublished - 1993
Externally publishedYes
EventProceedings of the 37th Annual Meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society - Seattle, WA, USA
Duration: 1993 Oct 111993 Oct 15

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Human Factors and Ergonomics

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