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Work domain analysis and intelligent transport systems: implications for vehicle design
by Paul M. Salmon, Michael Regan, Michael G. Lenne, Neville A. Stanton, Kristie Young
International Journal of Vehicle Design (IJVD), Vol. 45, No. 3, 2007


Abstract: This article presents a Work Domain Analysis (WDA) of the road transport system in Victoria, Australia. A series of driver information requirements and tasks that could potentially be supported through the use of Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) are then extracted from the WDA. The potential use of ITS technologies to circumvent these information gaps and provide additional support to drivers is discussed. It is concluded that driver information requirements are currently not entirely satisfied by contemporary vehicle design and also that there are a number of driving tasks that could be further supported through the provision of supplementary systems within vehicles.

Online publication date: Fri, 17-Aug-2007


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