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The Role of Human Sensory Dynamics in Car Driving

  • Christopher Nash
  • David ColeEmail author
Conference paper
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Part of the Lecture Notes in Mechanical Engineering book series (LNME)

Abstract

This paper presents some of the results of an extensive parameter study performed on a recently developed and validated driver-vehicle model incorporating human sensory dynamics. The study included examination of the role of the motion senses and visual senses, and how the contribution of each sensory channel depends on the nature of the driver’s steering task (disturbance rejection or target following). The results demonstrate significant potential for a driver model with sensory dynamics to provide a better understanding of human driving behaviour.

Keywords

Human Driver Sensory 

Notes

Acknowledgement

UK Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EP/P505445/1, studentship for Nash). Supporting data for the driver-vehicle model can be found at http://dx.doi.org/10.17863/CAM.1244.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of EngineeringUniversity of CambridgeCambridgeUK

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