Driver Drowsiness Detection and Measurement Methods

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This chapter provides an overview of driver drowsiness detection (DDD) and measurement methods and organizes them by category. The five main categories are: subjective, physiological, vehicle-based, behavioral, and hybrid. Most DDD systems being developed today rely on either vehicle-based measures—notably the steering wheel movement (SWM) and the standard deviation of lane position (SDLP)—or methods based on the detection of behavioral clues, e.g., closing of the eyes, yawning and nodding of the head.


Driver Drowsiness Detection (DDD) Steering Wheel Movements DDD Systems Lane Position Fall Asleep 
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  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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