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Driver Adaptation to Information and Assistance Systems brings together recent work by the project ADAPTATION, to provide a better understanding of drivers’ adaption processes, the effect of technology use, the impact of age and the effects of the system’s performance and the level of automation.This book is based on the research carried out within ADAPTATION, the Marie-Curie co-funded Initial Training Network project which has studied drivers’ behavioural adaptation to new driver information and assistance technologies from an integrative perspective.Driver information and assistance systems have emerged as an integral part of modern road vehicles in order to support the driver while driving. They make use of the newest information technologies in order to enhance driver awareness, safety and comfort, and thereby avoiding driver errors and accidents. The book aims to provide the reader with;- A better understanding of drivers’ adaptation processes: Following information and assistance system use at different levels (regulatory level, cognitive level, motivational level- The effects of technology use on drivers’ behaviour: Perspectives to distinguish the short-, medium- and long-term effects- The impact of age: An appreciation of the impact this driver characteristic has on technology use and skill acquisition- The effects of the system’s performance and the level of automation: Important system characteristics influencing drivers’ adaptationDriver Adaptation to Information and Assistance Systems will be of interest to academics working in behavioural adaptation to new technologies, as well as professionals in automotive companies and equipment manufacturers, product designers and suppliers, government transport and safety agencies, and road safety managers.
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Alan Stevens is a British writer and producer who is based in the Southeast of England, where he runs his own audio production company, Magic Bullet Productions.
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