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This chapter provides an introduction to the topic of driver drowsiness detection. Through crash statistics and other related data, it demonstrates the importance and seriousness of the subject. Moreover, it introduces some of the terminology and concepts related to this topic.


Road Accident Sleep Loss Fatal Crash National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Sleep Debt 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Computer & Electrical EngineeringFlorida Atlantic UniversityBoca RatonUSA
  2. 2.Department of Computer & Electrical Engineering and Computer ScienceFlorida Atlantic UniversityBoca RatonUSA
  3. 3.Department of Computer Science & EngineeringFlorida Atlantic UniversityBoca RatonUSA

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