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Ginger S. Watson, Yiannis E. Papelis, Matthew C. SchikoreA Multimedia, Interactive Data Verification and Reduction Tool for Use in Driving Simulator Research
Conference paper
After executing driving simulator studies, researchers are inundated with data containing primary vehicle state variables such as velocity, Cartesian position, and sensor inputs. These data must be re ...3/27/2004
Yiannis E. Papelis, Timothy Brown, Ginger Watson, Dale Holtz, Weidong PanStudy of ESC Assisted Driver Performance Using a Driving Simulator
Project report
The goal of this study was to compare driver performance in critical loss of control situations both with and without the aid of Electronic Stability Control (ESC).6/1/2004
Omar AhmadIssues Related to the Commonality and Comparability of Driving Simulation Scenarios
Conference paper
The primary motivation for using driving simulators for research is the ability to safely expose participants to traffic situations in a controlled and repeatable manner. The process by which a simula ...7/10/2005
Sunil Bulusu, Yiannis Papelis, Bin Chen, Matt Schikore, Omar AhmadEmbedded Data: A Step Forward in the Data Reduction Process
Conference paper
A key problem with data collected during experimental studies is the expeditious reduction and delivery of reduced data. It is not unusual to generate over 500 MB of raw data for a 20-minute drive on ...11/1/2005
Weidong Pan, Yiannis PapelisReal-time dynamic simulation of vehicles with electronic stability control: Modeling and validation
Journal paper
This paper presents an approach to real-time dynamic simulation of vehicles with electronic stability control (ESC). The approach involves the integration of ESC software into the powertrain and brake ...11/1/2005
Ginger S. Watson, Yiannis E. Papelis, Omar AhmadDesign of Simulator Scenarios to Study the Effectiveness of Electronic Stability Control Systems
Conference paper
The mission of the National Advanced Driving Simulator is to conduct highway safety research that will reduce the annual loss of life on US roadways. The NADS is particularly well suited in its abilit ...1/22/2006
Chris SchwarzNADS Vehicle Dynamics Typical Modeling Data
Technical note
The National Advanced Driving Simulator (NADS) vehicle dynamics models are high-fidelity multi-body models. Suspension elements are modeled as bodies, in addition to the chassis; and non-linear relati ...8/14/2006
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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