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Omar Ahmad, David Heitbrink, Chris Schwarz, Gregory WagnerMeasuring the Latency of the NADS-1 Simulator
Conference paper
A simulator’s latency or transport delay refers to the time delay between an operator input and the associated the visual output. In the world of driving simulators, latency measures how much time e ...6/28/2016
Omar Ahmad, Timothy BrownA Comparison of Transportation Research Driving Simulators
Technical note
In considering the available simulators for use in automotive research, the primary considerations are availability for public research, visual system capacity, motion cuing capacity, and sufficient s ...6/5/2016
Yuqing Wu, Linda Ng Boyle, Daniel McGehee, Cheryl Roe, Kazutoshi Ebe, James FoleyModeling types of pedal applications using a driving simulator
Journal paper
OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study was to examine variations in drivers' foot behavior and identify factors associated with pedal misapplications. BACKGROUND: Few studies have focused on the foot behavi ...11/1/2015
David Heitbrink, Andrew Veit, Dave Muller, Stephen CableNADS Imaging System Upgrade
Conference paper
After many years of service, the National Advanced Driving Simulator needed a new imaging system. The existing projectors and image generator [IG] had become outdated and worn out. The old projector s ...7/7/2015
Susan Chrysler, Omar Ahmad, Chris SchwarzCreating Pedestrian Crash Scenarios in a Driving Simulator Environment
Journal paper
OBJECTIVE: In 2012 in the United States, pedestrian injuries accounted for 3.3% of all traffic injuries but, disproportionately, pedestrian fatalities accounted for roughly 14% of traffic-related deat ...6/1/2015
Kyung-In Jang, Sang Youn Han, Sheng Xu, Kyle Mathewson, Yihui Zhang, Jae-Woong Jeong, Gwang-Tae Kim, R Chad Webb, Jung Woo Lee, John Gaspar, et al.Rugged and breathable forms of stretchable electronics with adherent composite substrates for transcutaneous monitoring
Journal paper
Research in stretchable electronics involves fundamental scientific topics relevant to applications with importance in human healthcare. Despite significant progress in active components, routes to me ...9/3/2014
A.D. McDonald, John Lee, Chris Schwarz, Timothy BrownSteering in a Random Forest Ensemble Learning for Detecting Drowsiness-Related Lane Departures
Journal paper
OBJECTIVE: The aim of this study was to design and evaluate an algorithm for detecting drowsiness-related lane departures by applying a random forest classifier to steering wheel angle data. BACKGROUN ...8/1/2014
John Lee, Nic Ward, Erwin Boer, Timothy Brown, Stacy Balk, Omar AhmadMaking driving simulators more useful for behavioral research – Simulator characteristics comparison and model-based transformation
Project report
A central issue in making simulators useful for highway and traffic engineers concerns how well driver behavior in the simulator corresponds to driver behavior in the real world. Simulator fidelity pl ...10/1/2013
Gary Kay, Omar Ahmad, Timothy Brown, Andrew VeitComparison of the miniSim and STISim Driving Simulators for the Detection of Impairment: An Alcohol Validation Study
Conference paper
Summary: Detection of alcohol impairment is often used to evaluate the sensitivity of a protocol to detect the effects of other types of impairment. This study was designed to compare the sensitivity ...9/22/2013
Timothy Brown, John Lee, Chris Schwarz, Dary Fiorentino, Anthony McDonald, Eric Traube, Eric NadlerDetection of driver Impairment from drowsiness
Conference paper
Drowsy driving is a significant contributor to death and injury crashes on our nation’s highways accounting for more than 80000 crashes and 850 fatalities per year. Recent research using data from t ...5/27/2013
Mark Wilkinson, Timothy Brown, Omar AhmadThe NADS Description and Capabilities in Vision-Related Reserach
Journal paper
This article reviews the advantages of performing driving research in a high-fidelity driving simulator where the driver can be challenged in ways that could lead to property damage and personal injur ...12/27/2012
Anthony McDonald, Chris Schwarz, John Lee, Timothy L. BrownReal-Time Detection of Drowsiness Related Lane Departures Using Steering Wheel Angle
Conference paper
Drowsy driving is a significant factor in many motor vehicle crashes in the United States and across the world. Efforts to reduce these crashes have developed numerous algorithms to detect both acute ...10/26/2012
John D. Lee, Daniel V. McGehee, Timothy L. Brown, Christian M. Richard, Omar Ahmad, Nicholas J. Ward, Shauna Hallmark, Joonbum LeeMatching Simulator Characteristics to Highway Design Problems
Journal paper
Driving simulators hold much promise for addressing roadway design issues. However, although simulators have demonstrated their value in experimental research addressing driver performance, their abil ...12/1/2011
Amanda D. Ohlhauser, Linda Ng Boyle, Dawn Marshall, Omar AhmadDrivers’ Behavior Through a Yellow Light: Effects of Distraction and Age
Conference paper
The decision to proceed through an intersection once the traffic signal has changed to yellow may increase the risk for a collision. This study sought to understand how age differences, cell phone use ...9/1/2011
Chris Schwarz, Yefei He, Andrew VeitEye Tracking in a COTS PC-based Driving Simulator: Implementation and Applications
Conference paper
An eye tracker has been integrated with the NADS MiniSim, a COTS PC-based driving simulator based on the large motion-based NADS-1. This work was motivated by increasing use of eye tracker data for bo ...6/1/2011
David HeitbrinkScripting Automation for a Graphical Scenario Authoring System
Conference paper
Scenario authoring at the National Advanced Driving Simulator (NADS) uses an interactive graphical tool that permits non-technical people to create scenarios without requiring any programming experien ...6/1/2011
Michelle Reyes, John LeeSimulator Data Reduction
Book chapter
Effective use of driving simulators requires considerable technical and methodological skill along with considerable background knowledge. Acquiring the requisite knowledge and skills can be extraordi ...4/25/2011
Timothy Brown, Yefei He, Cheryl Roe, Tom SchnellIs More Better? Night Vision Enhancement System's Pedestrian Warning Modes and Older Drivers
Journal paper
Pedestrian fatalities as a result of vehicle collisions are much more likely to happen at night than during day time. Poor visibility due to darkness is believed to be one of the causes for the higher ...1/1/2010
Cheryl Roe, Timothy Brown, Ginger WatsonFactors associated with simulator sickness in a high-fidelity simulator
Conference paper
Sickness related to simulator use is a common problem that researchers face when designing experiments. The amount of time in the simulator, the number and length of drives, and the type of maneuver c ...9/1/2007
Yefei HeNADS MiniSim Driving Simulator
Technical note
The NADS MiniSim driving simulator is a highly flexible PC-based driving simulation system. It uses the same advanced technologies built into the more sophisticated large NADS simulators, at a fractio ...9/30/2006
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