Implementing Human Factors within the Design Process of Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS)

  • Boris van Waterschoot
  • Mascha van der Voort
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5639)


This paper introduces our research which aims to develop a design approach for ADAS applications in which human factors (including stakeholder feedback and objective performance measures) are explicitly accounted for. Since driving is part of a complex (traffic) system, with a large number of interacting components, ADAS design is confronted with choices for which the influence on the system, and the driving performance in particular, is not immediately manifested. Therefore, providing designers with relevant feedback during the design process, about the consequences of specific choices, will increase the efficiency and safety of driver assistance systems.


Advanced driver assistance systems driving task human factors engineering interaction design design support automation 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Boris van Waterschoot
    • 1
  • Mascha van der Voort
    • 1
  1. 1.Laboratory of design, Production and ManagementUniversity of TwenteEnschedeThe Netherlands

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