Measurement of Depth Attention of Driver in Frontal Scene

  • Mamiko Fukuoka
  • Shun’ichi Doi
  • Takahiko Kimura
  • Toshiaki Miura
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5639)

Abstract

Safety driving has been maintained by suitable watching for frontal scene. The delay of reaction has been found to be the major cause of vehicle accidents. It is the purpose of this paper to investigate depth attention characteristic of drivers when drivers are in the traffic environment by the use of a semi-realistic setting a three-dimension (3-D) attention measurement system. The experiments were conducted in order to clarify the effect of the individual characteristic of driver and traffic environment on the characteristic of depth attention by studying various aspects of the effect of aging, illuminance and display color on characteristic of driver’s depth attention from three elements of traffic.

Keywords

display color three-dimensional space shift of attention depth allocation of attention driver 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mamiko Fukuoka
    • 1
  • Shun’ichi Doi
    • 1
  • Takahiko Kimura
    • 3
  • Toshiaki Miura
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Intelligent Mechanical Systems EngineeringKagawa UniversityTakamatsu, KagawaJapan
  2. 2.Department of Applied Cognitive PsychologyOsaka UniversitySuita, OsakaJapan
  3. 3.Kansai University of Welfare SciencesKashiwara, OsakaJapan

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