Attention of Driver during Simulated Drive

Roman Mouček, Vojtěch Košař


Attention of drivers is a key factor of road safety. Since inattentive drivers cause a considerable number of accidents, it is worth to examine the causes and course of driver’s attention even in laboratory conditions during a simulated drive. This paper deals with the experiment in which the methods of electroencephalography and event related potentials are used under various conditions to investigate driver’s attention. Eleven participants, university students, were stimulated with audio signals during monotonous drive in four experimental sessions. The hypothesis is that the peak latency of the P3 component increases in time as the driver is more tired from monotonous drive, daytime and sleep deprivation. The background of the used methods, experimental design, participants, data processing, results and final discussion are presented in this paper.


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Paper Citation

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Mouček R. and Košař V. (2014). Attention of Driver during Simulated Drive . In Proceedings of the International Conference on Health Informatics - Volume 1: HEALTHINF, (BIOSTEC 2014) ISBN 978-989-758-010-9, pages 543-550. DOI: 10.5220/0004934905430550

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author={Roman Mouček and Vojtěch Košař},
title={Attention of Driver during Simulated Drive},
booktitle={Proceedings of the International Conference on Health Informatics - Volume 1: HEALTHINF, (BIOSTEC 2014)},

in EndNote Style

JO - Proceedings of the International Conference on Health Informatics - Volume 1: HEALTHINF, (BIOSTEC 2014)
TI - Attention of Driver during Simulated Drive
SN - 978-989-758-010-9
AU - Mouček R.
AU - Košař V.
PY - 2014
SP - 543
EP - 550
DO - 10.5220/0004934905430550