With the proliferation of many interactive devices that place demands on the driver's attention while driving, effectively allocating attention with the primary goal of managing driving safety presents substantial challenges. Our research investigates new techniques for proactive mediation of driver attention. We focus on ensuring driving safety by directing drivers' attention towards events or changes in the driving scene if the driver is engaged in peripheral tasks, e.g phone conversations.
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- Shamsi T Iqbal, Eric Horvitz, Y.C. Ju, and Ella Mathews, Hang on a Sec! Effects of Proactive Mediation of Phone Conversations while Driving, in ACM Conference on Human Factors for Computing Systems (CHI), Association for Computing Machinery, Inc., May 2011.
- Shamsi T. Iqbal, Yun-Cheng Ju, and Eric Horvitz, Cars, Calls and Cognition: Investigating Driving and Divided Attention, in ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI), Association for Computing Machinery, Inc., 2010.