Select Publications

Select Publications

  1. Genaidy, A., Karwowski, W. and Shoaf, C, 2002, The Fundamentals of Work System Compatibility Theory: An Integrated Approach to Optimize Human Performance at Work, Theoretical Issues in Ergonomics Science, 3 (4), 346-368. 

  2. Hidalgo, J., Genaidy, A., Karwowski, W., Christensen, D., Huston, R. and Stambough, J. A., 1997, A Comprehensive Lifting Model: Beyond the Lifting Equation, Ergonomics, 40 (9), 916-927.

  3. Karwowski, W., Eberts, R., Salvendy, G. and Noland, S., 1994, The Effects of Computer Interface Design on Human Postural Dynamics, Ergonomics, 37 (4), 703-724.

  4. Rahimi, M. and Karwowski, W. (Editors), 1992, Human-Robot Interaction, Taylor & Francis, London.

  5. Salvendy, G. and Karwowski, W. (Editors), 2010, Introduction to Service Engineering, John Wiley & Sons, New York.

  6. Sherehiy, B., Karwowski, W. and Layer, J. K., 2007, A Review of Enterprise Agility: Concepts, Frameworks and Attributes. International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics, 37(5), 445-460.

  7. Kee, D. and Karwowski, W., 2001, LUBA: An Assessment Technique For Postural Loading Based On Joint Motion Discomfort And Maximum Holding Time, Applied Ergonomics, 32 (4), 357-366.

  8. Karwowski, W., 2005, Ergonomics and Human Factors: The Paradigms for Science, Engineering, Design, Technology, and Management of Human-Compatible Systems. Ergonomics, 48 (5), 436 – 463.

  9. Genaidy, A., Al-Shedi, A. and Karwowski, W., 1994, Postural stress analysis in industry, Applied Ergonomics, 25 (2) 77-87.

  10. Mattila, M., Karwowski, W. and Vikki, M., 1993, Analysis of working postures in hammering tasks on building construction sites using the computerized OWAS method, Applied Ergonomics, 24 (6), 405-412.

  11. Karwowski, W. and Mital, A., 1986, Potential Applications of Fuzzy Sets in Industrial Safety Engineering, Fuzzy Sets and Systems, 19 (2), 105-120.

  12. Genaidy, A., and Karwowski,W., 2003. Human Performance in Lean Production Environment: Critical Assessment and Research Framework. Human Factors and Ergonomics in Manufacturing, 13, 317–330.

  13. Bedny, G.Z. and Karwowski, W., 2003, Systemic-Structural Activity Approach to the Design of Human-Computer Interaction Tasks, International Journal of Human-Computer Interaction, 16 (2), 235-260.

  14. Genaidy, A. and Karwowski, W., 1993, The Effects of Neutral Posture Deviations on Perceived Joint Discomfort Ratings in Sitting and Standing Postures, Ergonomics, 36 (7), 785-792.

  15. Daraiseh, N., Genaidy, A., Karwowski, W Stambough, J., Davis, L. S. and Huston, R.L., 2003, Musculoskeletal Outcomes in Multiple Body Regions and Work Effects Among Nurses: The Effects of Stressful and Stimulating Working Conditions. Ergonomics, 46 (12), 1178-1199.

  16. Kee, D. and Karwowski, W., 2007, A Comparison of Three Observational Techniques for Assessing Postural Loads in Industry. International Journal of Occupational Safety and Ergonomics, 13 (1), 3-14.

  17. Bedny, G. and Karwowski, W., 2004, Activity Theory as a Basis for the Study of Work, Ergonomics, 47 (2), 134-153.

  18. Karwowski, W. and Evans, G.W., 1986, Fuzzy Concepts in Production Management Research - A Review, International Journal of Production Research, 24 (1), 129-147.

  19. Karwowski, W. and Yates, J. W., 1986, Reliability of the Psychophysical Approach to Manual Lifting of Liquids by Females, Ergonomics, 29 (2), 237-248.

  20. Paez, O., J. Dewees, A. Genaidy, S. Tuncel, Karwowski, W. and J. Zurada, 2004, The Lean Manufacturing Enterprise: An Emerging Sociotechnological System Integration. Human Factors and Ergonomics in Manufacturing, 14 (3), 285-306.

  21. Karwowski, W. and Ayoub, M. M., 1984, Fuzzy Modeling of Stresses in Manual Lifting Tasks, Ergonomics, 27 (6), 641-649.

  22. Shoaf, C., Genaidy, A. and W. Karwowski, 2004, Improving Performance and Quality of Working Life: A Model for Organizational Health Assessment in Emerging Enterprises, Human Factors and Ergonomics Manufacturing, 14 (1), 81–95.

  23. Karwowski, W., 1991, Complexity, Fuzziness and Ergonomic Incompatibility Issues in the Control of Dynamic Work Environments, Ergonomics, 34 (6), 671-686.

  24. Kee, D. and Karwowski, W., 2003, Ranking Systems for Evaluation of Joint and Joint Motion Stressfulness Based on Perceived Discomforts. Applied Ergonomics, 34 (2), 167-176.      

  25. Daraiseh, N., Cronin, S.N, Davis, L.S., Shell R.L. and W. Karwowski, 2010, Low Back Symptoms Among Hospital Nurses, Associations To Individual Factors And Pain In Multiple Body Regions International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics, 40 (1), 19-24

  26. Kee, D. and Karwowski, W., 2001, The Boundaries for Joint Angles of Isocomfort for Sitting and Standing Males Based on Perceived Comfort of Static Joint Postures, Ergonomics, 44(6), 614-648.

  27. Jang, R.L., Karwowski, W., Quesada, P.M., Rodrick, D., Sherehiy, B., Cronin, S.N. and Layer, J. K., 2007, Biomechanical Evaluation Of Nursing Tasks In A Hospital Setting. Ergonomics, 50 (11) 1835-1855.

  28. Karwowski, W., Symvatology: The Science of an Artifact-Human Compatibility, 2000, Theoretical Issues in Ergonomics Science, 1 (1): 76-91.

  29. Sherehiy, B., Karwowski, W. and Marek, T., 2004, Evaluation of Strength and Consistency of the Reported Association between the Risk Factors and Musculoskeletal Disorders in the Nursing Profession: A Systematic Review. Occupational Ergonomics, 4 (4), 241-279.

  30. Bedny, G., Karwowski, W., Bedny, M., 2001, The principle of unity of cognition and behavior: Implications of activity theory for the study of human work, International Journal of Cognitive Ergonomics, 5 (4), 401-420.

  31. Karwowski, W., Lee, W. G, Jamaldin, B., Gaddie, P. and R. Jang, 1999, Beyond Psychophysics: A Need for Cognitive Modeling Approach to Setting Limits in Manual Lifting Tasks, Ergonomics, 42 (1) 40-60.

  32. Zurada, J., Karwowski, W. and Marras, W. S., 1997, A Neural Network-Based System for Classification of Industrial Jobs with Respect to the Risk of Low Back Disorders, Applied Ergonomics, 28 (1), 49-58.

  33. Mital, A., Karwowski, W., Mazouz, A. and Orsarh, E., 1986, Prediction of maximum acceptable weight of lift in the horizontal and vertical planes using simulated job dynamic strengths, American Industrial Hygiene Association Journal, 47 (5), 288-292

  34. Karwowski, W. et al., 1994, Integrating People, Organizations, and Technology in Advanced Manufacturing:A Position Paper Based on the Joint View of Industrial Managers, Engineers, Consultants, and Researchers, International Journal of Human Factors in Manufacturing, 4 (1), 1-19.

  35. Karwowski, W. and Mital, 1986, A., Isometric and Isokinetic Testing of Lifting Strength of Males in Teamwork, Ergonomics, 29, 869-878.

  36. Lee W, Karwowski WMarras WSRodrick D. A neuro-fuzzy model for estimating electromyographical activity of trunk muscles due to manual lifting. Ergonomics. 46: 285-309. PMID 12554412 DOI: 10.1080/00140130303520 

  37. Lee W, Karwowski WMarras WS. A neuro-fuzzy model for predicting EMG of trunk muscles based on lifting task variables Proceedings of the Xivth Triennial Congress of the International Ergonomics Association and 44th Annual Meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Association, 'Ergonomics For the New Millennium'. 276-279. 

  38. Zurada JKarwowski WMarras WS. A neural network-based system for classification of industrial jobs with respect to risk of low back disorders due to workplace design Applied Ergonomics. 28: 49-58. PMID 9414340 DOI: 10.1016/S0003-6870(96)00034-8 

  39. Rodrick DKarwowski WMarras WS. Work-Related Upper Extremity Musculoskeletal Disorders Handbook of Human Factors and Ergonomics: Fourth Edition. 826-867. DOI: 10.1002/9781118131350.ch28 

  40. Davis KG, Hou Y, Marras WSKarwowski WZurada JM, Kotowski SE. Utilization of a hybrid neuro-fuzzy engine to predict trunk muscle activity for sagittal lifting Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society. 2: 1064-1067.

  41. Hou Y, Zurada JMKarwowski WMarras WSDavis K. Estimation of the dynamic spinal forces using a recurrent fuzzy neural network. Ieee Transactions On Systems, Man, and Cybernetics. Part B, Cybernetics : a Publication of the Ieee Systems, Man, and Cybernetics Society. 37: 100-9. PMID 17278564 DOI: 10.1109/TSMCB.2006.881298