Publications

  • 2020
    • Chavaillaz, A., Schwaninger, A., Michel, S. and Sauer, J. (2020). Some cues are more equal than others: cue plausibility for false alarms in baggage screening. Applied Ergonomics, 82, 102916.
    • Peifer C., Sauer J. and Antoni C. (in press). Effects of social stress on performance and strain in complex multiple task environments. Ergonomics.
    • Sauer J., Baumgartner J., Frei N. and Sonderegger A. (in press). Pictorial scales in research and practice: a review. European Psychologist.
    • Sauer J., Sonderegger A. and Schmutz S. (in press). Usability, user experience and accessibility: towards an integrative model. Ergonomics.
  • 2019
    • Baumgartner J., Sonderegger A. and Sauer J. (2019). No need to read: Developing a pictorial single-item scale for measuring perceived usability. International Journal of Human-Computer Studies, 122, 78-89.
    • Chavaillaz, A., Schwaninger, A., Michel, S. and Sauer, J. (2019). Work design for airport security officers: effects of rest break schedules and adaptable automation. Applied Ergonomics 79, 66-75.
    • Chavaillaz A., Schwaninger A., Michel S. and Sauer, J. (2019). Expertise, automation and trust in X-ray screening of cabin baggage. Frontiers in Psychology, 10, 256.
    • Sauer, J., Sonderegger, A., Heyden, K., Biller, J., Klotz, J. & Uebelbacher A. (2019). Extra-laboratorial usability tests: An empirical comparison of remote and classical field testing with lab testing. Applied Ergonomics, 74, 85-96.
    • Sauer J., Sonderegger A., Schmutz S. and Messerli N. (2019). Social stress and performance in human-machine interaction: a neglected research field. Ergonomics, 62(11), 1377-1391.
    • Schmutz S., Sonderegger, A. & Sauer J. (2019). Easy-to-Read Language in Disability-Friendly Web Sites: Effects on Nondisabled Users. Applied Ergonomics, 74, 97-106.
  • 2018
    • Chavaillaz A., Schwaninger A., Michel S. and Sauer, J. (2018). Automation in visual inspection tasks: X-ray luggage screening supported by a system of direct, indirect or adaptable cueing with low and high system reliability. Ergonomics, 61(10), 1395-1408.
    • Sauer J. and Chavaillaz A. (2018). How operators make use of wide-choice adaptable automation: observations from a series of experimental studies. Theoretical Issues in Ergonomics Science, 19, 135-155.
    • Sauer, J., Sonderegger, A. & Hoyos Álvarez, M.A. (2018). The influence of cultural background of test participants and test facilitators in online product evaluation. International Journal of Human-Computer Studies, 111, 92 - 100.
    • Schmutz S., Sonderegger, A. & Sauer J. (2018). Effects of accessible website design on nondisabled users: age and device as moderating factors. Ergonomics, 61(5), 697-709.
  • 2017
    • Chavaillaz A. and Sauer J. (2017). Operator adaptation to changes in system reliability under adaptable automation. Ergonomics, 60, 1261-1272.
    • Sauer J. and Chavaillaz A. (2017). The use of adaptable automation: effects of changes in system reliability and extended skill lay-off. Applied Ergonomics, 58, 471-481.
    • Sauer J., Chavaillaz A. and Wastell D. (2017). On the effectiveness of performance-based adaptive automation. Theoretical Issues in Ergonomics Science, 18, 279-297.
    • Schmutz S., Sonderegger, A. & Sauer J. (2017). Implementing recommendations from web accessibility guidelines: a comparative study of nondisabled users and users with visual impairments. Human Factors, 59(6), 956-972.
  • 2016
    • Chavaillaz A., Wastell D. and Sauer J. (2016). Effects of extended lay-off period on performance and operator trust under adaptable automation. Applied Ergonomics, 53, 241–251.
    • Chavaillaz A., Wastell D. and Sauer J. (2016). System reliability, performance and trust in adaptable automation. Applied Ergonomics, 52, 333–342.
    • Sauer J., Chavaillaz A. and Wastell D. (2016). Experience of automation failures in training: effects on trust, automation bias, complacency and performance. Ergonomics, 59, 767–780.
    • Schmutz S., Sonderegger A. and Sauer J. (2016). Implementing recommendations from web accessibility guidelines: would they also provide benefits to nondisabled users? Human Factors, 58, 611–629.
    • Sonderegger, A., Schmutz S. & Sauer J. (2016). The influence of age in usability testing. Applied Ergonomics, 52, 291–300.
  • 2015
    • Sonderegger A. & Sauer J. (2015). The role of non-visual aesthetics in consumer product evaluation. International Journal of Human-Computer Studies, 84, 19-32.
    • Sonderegger A., Schmutz S. and Sauer J. (2015). The influence of age in usability testing. Applied Ergonomics, 52, 291-300.
  • 2013-2014
    • Sauer J., Nickel P. and Wastell D. (2013). Designing automation for complex work environments under different levels of stress. Applied Ergonomics, 44, 119-127.
    • Sonderegger A. and Sauer J. (2013). The influence of socio-cultural background and product value in usability testing. Applied Ergonomics, 44, 341-349.
    • Uebelbacher A., Sonderegger A. and Sauer J. (2013). Effects of perceived prototype fidelity in usability testing under different conditions of observer presence. Interacting with Computers, 25, 91-101.
    • Sonderegger A., Sauer J. and Eichenberger, J. (2014). Expressive and classical aesthetics: two distinct concepts with highly similar effect patterns in user-artefact interaction. Behaviour & Information Technology, 33, 1180-1191.
  • 2011-2012
    • Sauer J. and Sonderegger A. (2011). Methodological issues in product evaluation: the influence of testing environment and task scenario. Applied Ergonomics, 42, 487-494.
    • Kluge A., Ritzmann S., Burkolter D. and Sauer J. (2011). The interaction of drill and practice and error training with individual differences. Cognition, Technology & Work, 13, 103-120.
    • Sauer J., Kao C.S., Wastell D. and Nickel P. (2011). Explicit control of adaptive automation under different levels of environmental stress. Ergonomics, 54, 755-766.
    • Sauer J. and Sonderegger A. (2011). The influence of product aesthetics and user state in usability testing. Behaviour & Information Technology, 30, 787-796.
    • Sonderegger A., Zbinden G., Uebelbacher A. and Sauer J. (2012). The influence of product aesthetics and usability over the course of time: a longitudinal field experiment. Ergonomics, 55, 713-730.
    • Sauer J., Kao C.S., and Wastell D. (2012). A comparison of adaptive and adaptable automation under different levels of environmental stress. Ergonomics, 55, 840-853.
  • 2009-2010
    • Sauer J., Wastell D. and Schmeink, C. (2009). Designing for the home: a comparative study of support aids for central heating systems. Applied Ergonomics, 40, 165-174.
    • Sauer J. and Sonderegger A. (2009). The influence of prototype fidelity and aesthetics of design in usability tests: effects on user behaviour, subjective evaluation and emotion. Applied Ergonomics, 40, 670-677.
    • Burkolter D., Kluge A., Sauer J. and Ritzmann, S. (2009). The predictive qualities of operator characteristics for process control performance: the influence of personality and cognitive variables. Ergonomics, 52 (3), 302-311.
    • Kluge A., Sauer J., Schüler K. and Burkolter D. (2009). Designing training for process control simulators: a review of empirical findings and current practices. Theoretical Issues in Ergonomics Science, 10, 489-509.
    • Sonderegger A. and Sauer J. (2009). The influence of laboratory set-up in usability tests: effects on user performance, subjective ratings and physiological measures. Ergonomics, 52, 1350-1361.
    • Wastell D., Sauer J. and Schmeink C. (2009). Time for a “design turn” in IS innovation research? A practice report from the home front. Information Technology & People, 22, 335-350.
    • Sauer J., Seibel K. and Rüttinger B. (2010). The influence of user expertise and prototype fidelity in usability tests. Applied Ergonomics, 41, 130-140.
    • Sonderegger A. and Sauer J. (2010). The influence of design aesthetics in usability testing: effects on user performance and perceived usability. Applied Ergonomics, 41, 403-410.
    • Burkolter D., Kluge A., Sauer J. and Ritzmann S. (2010). A comparative study of three training methods for enhancing process control performance: emphasis shift training, situation awareness training, and drill and practice. Computers in Human Behavior, 26, 976-986.
    • Burkolter D., Meyer B., Kluge A. and Sauer J. (2010). Assessment of structural knowledge as a training outcome in process control environments. Human Factors, 52, 119-138.
    • Kluge A., Sauer, J., Burkolter, D. and Ritzmann, S. (2010). Designing training for temporal and adaptive transfer: a comparative evaluation of three training methods for process control tasks. Journal of Educational Computing Research, 43, 327-353.
    • Sauer J., Darioly A., Schmid Mast M., Schmid P. and Bischof N. (2010). A multi-level approach of evaluating crew resource management training: a lab-based study examining communication skills as a function of team congruence. Ergonomics, 53, 1311-1324.
  • 2007-2008
    • Hockey G.R.J., Sauer J. and Wastell D.G. (2007). Adaptability of training in simulated process control: comparison of knowledge- and rule-based guidance under task changes and environmental stress. Human Factors, 49 (1), 158-174.
    • Sauer J., Schmeink C. and Wastell D. (2007). Feedback quality and environmentally-friendly use of domestic central heating systems. Ergonomics, 50 (6), 795-813.
    • Sauer J. and Rüttinger, B. (2007). Automation and decision support in interactive consumer products. Ergonomics, 50 (6), 902-919.
    • Sauer J., Franke H. and Rüttinger, B. (2008). Designing interactive consumer products: utility of low-fidelity prototypes and effectiveness of enhanced control labelling. Applied Ergonomics, 39, 71-85.
    • Sauer J., Burkolter D., Kluge A., Ritzmann S. and Schüler K. (2008). The effects of heuristic rule training on operator performance in a simulated process control environment. Ergonomics, 51 (7), 953-967.
  • 2004-2006
    • Sauer J., Wiese B.S. and Rüttinger B. (2004). Ecological performance of electrical consumer products: the influence of automation and information-based measures. Applied Ergonomics, 35 (1), 37-47.
    • Wiese B.S., Sauer J. and Rüttinger B. (2004). Consumers’ use of written product information. Ergonomics, 47 (11), 1180-1194.
    • Wiese B.S., Sauer J. und Rüttinger B. (2004). Umweltrelevante Kaufkriterien aus KonsumentInnensicht: Methoden-, personen- und produktspezifische Einflüsse. Umweltpsychologie, 8 (2), 20-40.
    • Sauer J. and Rüttinger B. (2004). Environmental conservation in the domestic domain: the influence of technical design features and person-based factors. Ergonomics, 47 (10), 1053-1072.
    • Sauer J., Felsing T., Franke H. and Rüttinger B. (2006). Cognitive diversity and team performance in a complex multiple task environment. Ergonomics, 49 (10), 934-954.
  • 2001-2003
    • Wiese B.S., Sauer J. und Rüttinger B. (2001). Umweltgerechte Produktentwicklung: Konzepte, Befunde und Perspektiven eines interdisziplinären Forschungsprojektes. Umweltpsychologie, 5 (1), 52-68.
    • Sauer J., Wastell D.G., Hockey G.R.J., Crawshaw C.M., Ishak M. and Downing J.C. (2002). Effects of display design on performance in a simulated ship navigation environment. Ergonomics, 45 (5), 329-347.
    • Sauer J., Wiese B.S. and Rüttinger B. (2002). Improving ecological performance of electrical consumer products: the role of design-based measures and user variables. Applied Ergonomics, 33 (4), 297-307.
    • Sauer J., Wastell D., Hockey G.R.J., Crawshaw C.M. and Downing J.C. (2003). Designing micro-worlds of transportation systems: the computer-aided bridge operation task. Computers in Human Behavior, 19 (2), 169-183.
    • Sauer J. (2003). CAMS as a tool for human factors research in spaceflight. Acta Astronautica, 54, 127-132.
    • Hockey G.R.J., Healey A., Crawshaw C.M., Wastell D. and Sauer J. (2003). Cognitive demands of collision avoidance in simulated ship control. Human Factors, 45 (2), 252-265.
    • Sauer J., Wastell D., Hockey G.R.J. and Earle F. (2003). Performance in a complex multiple-task environment during a laboratory-based simulation of occasional night work. Human Factors, 45 (4), 657-669.
    • Sauer J., Wiese B.S. and Rüttinger B. (2003). Designing low-complexity electrical consumer products for ecological use. Applied Ergonomics, 34 (6), 521-531.
  • 1999-2000
    • Sauer J., Hockey G.R.J. and Wastell D. (1999). Performance evaluation in analogue space environments: adaptation during an 8-month Antarctic wintering-over expedition. Aviation, Space, and Environmental Medicine, 70 (3), 230-235.
    • Sauer J., Hockey G.R.J. and Wastell D. (1999). Maintenance of complex performance during a 135-day spaceflight simulation. Aviation, Space, and Environmental Medicine, 70 (3), 236-244.
    • Sauer J., Wastell D. and Hockey G.R.J. (1999). Multiple-task performance on a computer-simulated life support system during a space mission simulation. Acta Astronautica, 44 (1), 43-52.
    • Sauer J., Wastell D. and Hockey G.R.J. (2000). A conceptual framework for designing micro-worlds for complex work domains: a case study of the Cabin Air Management System. Computers in Human Behavior, 16, 45-58.
    • Sauer J., Zimolong B. and Ingendoh S. (2000). Maintaining production quality in advanced mechanical engineering organizations: The compensatory function of the CNC-machine operator. Human Factors and Ergonomics in Manufacturing, 10 (4), 465-480.
    • Sauer J. (2000). Prospective memory: a secondary task with promise. Applied Ergonomics, 31, 131-137.
    • Sauer J., Schramme S. and Rüttinger B. (2000). Knowledge acquisition in ecological product design: the effects of computer-mediated communication and elicitation method. Behaviour & Information Technology, 19 (5), 315-327.
    • Sauer J. (2000). The use of micro-worlds for human factors research in extended spaceflight. Acta Astronautica, 46 (1), 37-45.
    • Sauer J., Hockey G.R.J. and Wastell D.G. (2000). Effects of training on short- and long-term skill retention in a complex multiple-task environment. Ergonomics, 43 (12), 2043-2064.
  • 1997-1998
    • Sauer J., Wastell D. and Hockey G.R.J. (1997). Skill maintenance in extended spaceflight: A human factors analysis of space and analogue work environments. Acta Astronautica, 39 (8), 579-587.
    • Hockey G.R.J., Wastell D. and Sauer J. (1998). Effects of sleep deprivation and user interface on complex performance: a multilevel analysis of compensatory control. Human Factors, 40 (2), 233-253.
    • Shryane N.M., Westerman S.J., Crawshaw C.M., Hockey G.R.J. and Sauer J. (1998). Task analysis for the investigation of human error in safety-critical software design: a convergent methods approach. Ergonomics, 41 (11), 1719-1736.
    • Rivolier J., Bachelard C., Cazes G., Gaud R., Le-Scanff C., Rosnet E., Novikov M., Gushin V., Efimov V., Eskov K., Vinokhodova A., Hockey G.R.J. and Sauer J. (1998). A methodological study in a space flight simulation context. European Review of Applied Psychology, 48 (3), 211-212.