Psychophysiological Measurements in Real Working Environments - Wireless EEG Study of the Operators’ Vigilance

Pavle Mijović, Ivan Gligorijević, Evanthia Giagloglou, Ivan Mačužićand, Branislav Jeremić


The inability of the industry worker to sustain attention during a task can lead to errors in operating, which can cause the material damage as well as human injuries including catastrophic events with fatalities. Therefore, measuring operators’ focus, referred to as vigilance level, while performing everyday monotonous repetitive task, is of the crucial interest. The objective of the proposed research is to pinpoint to routines used to attain close to constant vigilance level of operators in industrial environment. It is proposed to adapt laboratory proven measures of vigilance level to real-life working environment, where an operators' vigilance level is monitored by the comfortable, lightweight and completely mobile wireless EEG sensors. It is within the scope of this research to also develop an algorithm for the on-line monitoring of the operators' vigilance state in order to provide the real-time estimates of its alertness level. This could lead to prevention of the industrial accidents, as they are most of the time caused by the inability of the operators to sustain attention. As the side objective, it is proposed to develop a brain-computer interface (BCI) where operators' would be able to perform safety actions in cases where operating commands are hardly reachable by the operators' hand.


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Mijović P., Gligorijević I., Giagloglou E., Mačužićand I. and Jeremić B. (2014). Psychophysiological Measurements in Real Working Environments - Wireless EEG Study of the Operators’ Vigilance . In Doctoral Consortium - DCBIOSTEC, (BIOSTEC 2014) ISBN Not Available, pages 60-66

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author={Pavle Mijović and Ivan Gligorijević and Evanthia Giagloglou and Ivan Mačužićand and Branislav Jeremić},
title={Psychophysiological Measurements in Real Working Environments - Wireless EEG Study of the Operators’ Vigilance },
booktitle={Doctoral Consortium - DCBIOSTEC, (BIOSTEC 2014)},
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JO - Doctoral Consortium - DCBIOSTEC, (BIOSTEC 2014)
TI - Psychophysiological Measurements in Real Working Environments - Wireless EEG Study of the Operators’ Vigilance
SN - Not Available
AU - Mijović P.
AU - Gligorijević I.
AU - Giagloglou E.
AU - Mačužićand I.
AU - Jeremić B.
PY - 2014
SP - 60
EP - 66
DO -