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Modelling Driver Behaviour in Automotive Environments

This book presents a general overview of the various factors that contribute to modelling human behaviour in automotive environments. This long-awaited volume, written by world experts in the field, presents state-of-the-art research and case studies. It will be invaluable reading for professional practitioners graduate students, researchers and alike.
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Table of Contents

International Projects and Actions on Driver Modelling.- Modelling Driver Behaviour in European Union and International Projects.- TRB Workshop on Driver Models: A Step Towards a Comprehensive Model of Driving?.- Towards Monitoring and Modelling for Situation-Adaptive Driver Assist Systems.- Conceptual Framework and Modelling Architectures.- A General Conceptual Framework for Modelling Behavioural Effects of Driver Support Functions.- Modelling the Driver in Control.- From Driver Models to Modelling the Driver: What Do We Really Need to Know About the Driver?.- Learning and Behavioural Adaptation.- Subject Testing for Evaluation of Driver Information Systems and Driver Assistance Systems - Learning Effects and Methodological Solutions.- Modelling Driver's Risk Taking Behaviour.- Dealing with Behavioural Adaptations to Advanced Driver Support Systems.- Modelling Motivation and Psychological Mechanisms.- Motivational Determinants of Control in the Driving Task.- Towards Understanding Motivational and Emotional Factors in Driver Behaviour: Comfort Through Satisficing.- Modelling Driver Behaviour on Basis of Emotions and Feelings: Intelligent Transport Systems and Behavioural Adaptations.- Modelling Risk and Errors.- Time-Related Measures for Modelling Risk in Driver Behaviour.- Situation Awareness and Driving: A Cognitive Model.- Driver Error and Crashes.- Control Theory Models of Driver Behaviour.- Control Theory Models of the Driver.- Review of Control Theory Models for Directional and Speed Control.- Simulation of Driver Behaviour.- Cognitive Modelling and Computational Simulation of Drivers Mental Activities.- Simple Simulation of Driver Performance for Prediction and Design Analysis.- Simulation of Traffic and Real Situations.- Real-Time Traffic and Environment Risk Estimation for the Optimisation of Human-Machine Interaction.- Present and Future of Simulation Traffic Models.

About the Author

Carlo Cacciabue is an internationally-renowned expert on safety-critical systems and accident investigation, and an experienced consultant. He is a senior scientist in the Institute for the Protection and Security of the Citizen, at the Joint Research Centre of the European Commission, Ispra, Italy. He holds a PhD in Nuclear Engineering from the Politecnico di Milano (Italy) and retains a number of temporary academic positions in Italian and European universities. He is the author of two monographs and of several publications in journals and books relating to safety engineering and human-machine interaction in the domains of energy production and transportation. He is the principal Editor, together with E. Hollnagel, of Springer's International Journal of Cognition, Technology & Work.


From the reviews: "Thirty-seven authors contribute 21 papers to this book. ! They provide a multifaceted description of driver-behavior modeling based on their expertise in different fields, and the state of the art in this field is described from many perspectives. ! The book presents a comprehensive overview of topics for development and open issues characterizing potential new research. It is intended for researchers and practitioners; managers will also find the book useful." (O. Balci, ACM Computing Reviews, September, 2008)

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