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Smart Helmet: An Experimental Helmet Security Add-On

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Intelligent Computing

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When it comes to ride a motorcycle the drivers-centered road safety is quintessential; every year a remarkable number of accidents directly related to sleepiness and fatigue occur. With the objective of maximizing the security on a motorcycle, the reported system aims to prevent sleepiness related accidents and to attenuate the effects of a crash. The system was developed as the less intrusive as it could be, with sensors that allow the capture of reaction times to stimuli-response and collect acceleration values. To obviate the lack of data related to sleepiness during motorcycle riding, a machine learning system was developed, based on Artificial Immune Systems. This way, resourcing to a minimum amount of user input, a custom system is synthesized for each user, allowing to assess the sleepiness level of each subject differently.

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This work was supported by operation Centro-01-0145-FEDER-000019 - C4 - Centro de Competências em Cloud Computing, co-financed by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) through the Programa Operacional Regional do Centro (Centro 2020), in the scope of the Sistema de Apoio à Investigação Científica e Tecnológica - Programas Integrados de IC&DT. This work was also funded by FCT/MCTES through the project UIDB/50008/2020.

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Sales, D., Prata, P., Fazendeiro, P. (2021). Smart Helmet: An Experimental Helmet Security Add-On. In: Arai, K. (eds) Intelligent Computing. Lecture Notes in Networks and Systems, vol 284. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-80126-7_86

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