Human Factors and User Needs in Transport, Control, and the Workplace

On the occasion of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Europe Chapter Annual Meeting in Prague, Czech Republic 2016.

Edited by
Dick de Waard, Antonella Toffetti, Rebecca Wiczorek, Andreas Sonderegger, Stefan Röttger, Petr Bouchner, Thomas Franke, Stephen Fairclough, Matthijs Noordzij, and Karel Brookhuis (Eds.) 

D. de Waard, A. Toffetti, R. Wiczorek, A. Sonderegger, S. Röttger, P. Bouchner, T. Franke, S. Fairclough, M. Noordzij, and K. Brookhuis (Eds.) (2017). Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Europe Chapter 2016 Annual Conference. ISSN 2333-4959 (online). Available from

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Investigation of driving behaviour reflecting drivers’ risk anticipation for pedestrian collision risk assessment of right-turns at intersections
Hiroshi Yoshitake, Motoki Shino, Hisashi Imanaga, & Nobuyuki Uchida

Modality effects of secondary tasks on hazard detection performance of younger and older pedestrians in a simulated road crossing task
Jan Siegmann, Janna Protzak, & Rebecca Wiczorek

Impact of interface sonification with touchless gesture command in a car
Ludovic Jaschinski, Sébastien Denjean, Jean-François Petiot, Frank Mars, & Vincent Roussarie

Car-following techniques: reconsidering the role of the human factor [And a youtube video illustration]
Antonio Lucas-Alba, María T. Blanch, Teresa Bellés, Ana M. Ferruz, Ana Hernando, Óscar M. Melchor, Luis C. Delgado, Francisco Ruíz, & Mariano Chóliz

Comparing different types of the track side view in high speed train driving
Niels Brandenburger, Mareike Stamer, & Anja Naumann

A framework for human factors analysis of railway on-train data
Nora Balfe


Should the steering wheel rotate? Evaluation of different strategies of steering wheel behaviour regarding controllability and driver acceptance while driving in conditional automated mode
Alexandra König, Bernhard Schlag, & Julia Drüke

How does a symmetrical steering wheel transformation influence the take-over process?
Philipp Kerschbaum, Kamil Omozik, Patrick Wagner, Sophie Levin, Joachim Hermsdörfer, & Klaus Bengler

Development and evaluation of a method for an intuitive driver’s workplace adjustment in a motor vehicle
Yucheng Yang, Victor Orlinskiy, Ingrid Bubb, & Klaus Bengler


Predicting driver intentions: a study on users’ intention to use
Dorothea Langer, André Dettmann, Veit Leonhardt, Timo Pech, Angelika C. Bullinger, & Gerd Wanielik

Driver sleepiness detection based on eye movement evaluation – a driving simulator study
Alina Mashko, Petr Bouchner, & Stanislav Novotný

Can User Experience affect buying intention? A case study on the evaluation of exercise equipment
Giuseppe Fedele, Mario Fedriga, Silvano Zanuso, Simon Mastrangelo, & Francesco Di Nocera

From aircraft to e-government – using NASA-TLX to study the digital native’s enrolment experience for a compulsory e-service
Chris Porter

“What does beep mean?” – context free interpretation of short sinus wave stimuli
Matthias Wille, Sabine Theis, Peter Rasche, Christina Bröhl, Rebecca Kummer, & Alexander Mertens

Spatially distributed visual, auditory and multimodal warning signals – a comparison
André Dettmann & Angelika C. Bullinger


Performance using low-cost gaze-control for simulated flight tasks

Ulrika Ohlander, Oscar Linger, Veronica Hägg, Linn Nilsson, Åsa Holmqvist, Sandra Durefors, Jens Alfredson, & Erik Prytz

Eye activity measures as indicators of drone operators’ workload and task completion strategies
Philippe Rauffet, Assaf Botzer, Alexandre Kostenko, Christine Chauvin, & Gilles Coppin


A method for quantitative estimate of risk probability in use risk assessment
Monica Tavanti & Lee Wood

What do they really want? Reveal users’ latent needs through contextual Co-Creation
Martin Jentsch, Sebastian Wendlandt, Niels Clausen-Stuck, & Gerhard Krämer


Changes in operators’ performance and situation awareness after periods of non-use in process control
Merle Lau, Barbara Frank, & Annette Kluge

Using eye tracking to explore design features in nuclear control room interfaces
Alexandra Fernandes, Sathiya Kumar Renganayagalu, & Maren H. Rø Eitrheim