Dos and Don’ts of Datasharing in V2X-Technology

User Diverse Perspectives in Different Traffic Scenarios
  • Teresa SchmidtEmail author
  • Ralf Philipsen
  • Martina Ziefle
Conference paper
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 738)


Currently, the trust in V2X-technology is naturally expected. To share private data with novel technologies is not a new phenomenon today, but data security and privacy are worldwide topics, which are constantly gaining importance. Therefore, the present paper will show influential user factors for technology acceptance and the willingness to share data like prior experience with driver assistance systems. Also technical affinity and frequency of car usage are investigated user requirements. By focusing different traffic scenarios, results show also an undeniable reluctance towards sharing private data with other traffic participants or companies. Traffic management such as police or the infrastructure itself are however entrusted with various personal information and data. Further, it was possible to identify different user profiles in data sharing behavior.


Mobility V2X-communication User diversity Privacy Intelligent transportation system 



We owe gratitude to the reviewers for their profound input in an earlier version of this study. Many thanks go to Jonas Hemsen for research assistance. This project was supported by the Center of European Research on Mobility (CERM) – funded by both strategy funds at RWTH Aachen University, Germany and the Excellence Initiative of German State and Federal Government. Further, thanks go to the project I2EASE, funded by the German Federal ministry of Research and Education [under the reference number 16EMO012K].


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Teresa Schmidt
    • 1
    Email author
  • Ralf Philipsen
    • 1
  • Martina Ziefle
    • 1
  1. 1.Human-Computer Interaction CenterRWTH Aachen UniversityAachenGermany

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