Title: Framework for development of driver adaptive warning and assistance systems that will be triggered by a driver inattention monitor

Authors: Burcu Aytekin, Erkin Dincmen, Bilin Aksun Guvenc, Erdinc Altug, Levent Guvenc, Serhan Danis, Tankut Acarman, Volkan Sezer, Oncu Ararat, Sinan Oncu

Addresses: Department of Mechanical Engineering, Automotive Control and Mechatronics Research Center, Istanbul Technical University, Inonu Cad. 87, Gumussuyu, TR-34437, Istanbul, Turkey. ' Department of Mechanical Engineering, Automotive Control and Mechatronics Research Center, Istanbul Technical University, Inonu Cad. 87, Gumussuyu, TR-34437, Istanbul, Turkey. ' Department of Mechanical Engineering, Automotive Control and Mechatronics Research Center, Istanbul Technical University, Inonu Cad. 87, Gumussuyu, TR-34437, Istanbul, Turkey. ' Department of Mechanical Engineering, Automotive Control and Mechatronics Research Center, Istanbul Technical University, Inonu Cad. 87, Gumussuyu, TR-34437, Istanbul, Turkey. ' Department of Mechanical Engineering, Automotive Control and Mechatronics Research Center, Istanbul Technical University, Inonu Cad. 87, Gumussuyu, TR-34437, Istanbul, Turkey. ' Computer Engineering Department, Galatasaray University, Ciragan Cad. 36, Ortakoy, TR-34357, Istanbul, Turkey. ' Computer Engineering Department, Galatasaray University, Ciragan Cad. 36, Ortakoy, TR-34357, Istanbul, Turkey. ' Turkish Scientific and Technical Research Institute (TUBITAK), Marmara Research Center Energy Institute, Gebze, TR-21 41470, Kocaeli, Turkey. ' Turkish Scientific and Technical Research Institute (TUBITAK), Marmara Research Center Energy Institute, Gebze, TR-21 41470, Kocaeli, Turkey. ' Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department, Illinois Institute of Technology, 10 W. 33rd Street, Perlstein Hall 203, Chicago, IL 60616, USA

Abstract: This paper reports preliminary work on an experimental vehicle and simulators and their initial use towards the development of driver adaptive warning and assistance systems that will be triggered by driver inattention monitor in the Drive Safe national consortium project in Turkey. Determination of driver inattention based on visual, sound and driving input data collected from the driver while driving on a test route or its replication in a simulator environment is conducted by the other research groups in the consortium and is not presented here. The paper first gives information about the Drive Safe project and its goals and concentrates on the construction of a data acquisition vehicle used for driver modelling, preliminary work on simulators used for development and testing in the lab, and initial work on development of warning and assistance systems. The warning systems considered are collision risk warning and rollover risk warning. The assistance systems considered are collision avoidance assistance and dynamic stability enhancement assistance, which includes yaw and roll dynamics stability augmentation. Preliminary results are given in the paper on the experimental vehicle and simulators and driver warning and assistance systems.

Keywords: driver warning systems; driver assistance; driving simulator; active safety systems; simulation; driver inattention; inattention monitoring; driving safety; Turkey; driver modelling; collision risk warning; rollover risk warning; collision avoidance; dynamic stability.

DOI: 10.1504/IJVD.2010.029633

International Journal of Vehicle Design, 2010 Vol.52 No.1/2/3/4, pp.20 - 37

Available online: 30 Nov 2009

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