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Page updated November 16, 2001

Exploring the Occlusion Technique:
Progress in Recent Research and Applications

Workshop Agenda

Date:12-13 November 2001
Place:Fiat Research Centre (CRF),
Strada Torino 50
10043 Orbassano/Torino
Chair:Ian Noy (Transport Canada)
Co-chair:Christhard Gelau (BASt, Germany)

Papers and presentations are provided in .pdf format by clicking on the title (requires Adobe Acrobat Reader).

Monday, 12 November 2001
09:00 - 09:15 Welcome of participants  
09:15 - 09:30 Introduction (scientific goals, key issues etc) Chairman
09:15 - 09:30 Visual occlusion to assess the demands of driving and tasks: The literature. Paul A. Green
10:15 - 09:45 Coffee break  
10:45 -11:30 Evaluation of in-vehicle HMI using occlusion techniques: Experimental results and practical implications. Josef F. Krems
11:30 - 12:00 Plenary discussion Chairman
12:00 - 13:00 Lunch break  
13:00 - 13:45 Task chunkability: Prospects for using occlusion paradigm to limit ITS function accessibility. Ian Noy
13:45 - 14:15 Coffee break  
14:15 - 15:00 The occlusion technique: First evaluation of possible criteria. Sylvie Goujon
15:00 - 15:45 Assessment of driver distraction: The DC approach. Lutz Eckstein
15:45 - 17:00 Plenary discussion and summary of the first day Chairman
Additional Presentation Evaluation of ITSWAP-HMI Using Occlusion. Klaus Bengler
Tuesday, 13 November 2001
09:00 - 09:15 Welcome of participants  
09:15 - 10:00 How different occlusion intervals affect total shutter open time. Martin Fagerstroem
10:00 - 10:45 Occlusion as a measure for visual load, an overview of occlusion research at TNO Human Factors. Richard van der Horst
10:45 - 11:15 Coffee break  
11:15 -12:00 Validity, sensitivity and diagnosticity; which visual demand measurement technique meets the criteria? Peter Burns
12:00 - 13:00 Plenary discussion and conclusions Chairman

Other Papers Distributed at the Workshop

A Draft for Discussion on the Occlusion Technique by Dev Kochhar

Study of Occlusion Technique for Making Static Evaluation Method of Visual Distraction by Kenshiro Hashimoto and Bunji Atsumi

An Experimental Study of Destination Entry with an Example Automobile Navigation System by Dean Chiang, Aaron Brooks, and David Weir.

Referenced ISO Documents on Occlusion

Road vehicles - Dialogue demand measurement using occlusion technique (ISO/TC22/SC13/WG8 N229)

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