A user-centered drowsy driver detection and warning system

Ellen M. Ayoob, Richard Grace and Aaron Steinfeld
Conference Paper, Proceedings of Designing User Experiences (DUX), January, 2003

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This work is a culmination of years of research to develop an effective in-vehicle countermeasure to drowsy driving. Previous work resulted in an independently validated measure of drowsiness that was then incorporated into a drowsy-driver prototype monitor. The goal of this project was to develop an associated drowsy-driver interface that enabled effective, user-centered interactions with the underlying system. A multidisciplinary team designed a new drowsy-driver interface and introduced smart user interactions through a careful participatory design process that included both design experts and commercial motor vehicle drivers. It is hoped that this effort and subsequent field trials will result in a reliable, smart system that convinces drivers that they are driving in an unsafe condition and to make a wise choice – stop and rest.

author = {Ellen M. Ayoob and Richard Grace and Aaron Steinfeld},
title = {A user-centered drowsy driver detection and warning system},
booktitle = {Proceedings of Designing User Experiences (DUX)},
year = {2003},
month = {January},
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