Technology for an Ageing Society

On the occasion of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Europe Chapter Annual Meeting in Berlin, Germany 2018.

Edited by
Dick de Waard, Karel Brookhuis, Denis Coelho, Stephen Fairclough, Dietrich Manzey, Anja Naumann, Linda Onnasch, Stefan Röttger, Antonella Toffetti, and Rebecca Wiczorek

D. de Waard, K. Brookhuis, D. Coelho, S. Fairclough, D. Manzey, A. Naumann, L. Onnasch, S. Röttger, A. Toffetti, and R. Wiczorek (Eds.) (2019).  Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Europe Chapter 2018 Annual Conference. ISSN 2333-4959 (online). Available from

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Considering older adults throughout the development process – The HCD+ approach
Michael Sengpiel, Torben Volkmann, & Nicole Jochems

Practical experiences with different ways of eliciting information on ‘soft’ user requirements for assistive technology
Pamela Lindgren, MariAnne Karlsson, & Oskar Rexfelt

The role of mental workload in determining the relation between website complexity and usability: an eye-tracking study
Giovanni Serra, Federica De Falco, Piero Maggi, Rita Forsi, Antonello Cocco, Giancarlo Gaudino, Massimo Amendola, & Francesco Di Nocera


Contribution of Industry 4.0 to the emergence of a joint cognitive and physical production system
Philippe Rauffet, Clément Guérin, Christine Chauvin, & Eric Martin

Supporting supervisory control of safety-critical systems by optimizing visualizations on monitoring displays for fast and accurate perception
Marie-Christin Harre & Andreas Lüdtke


Prediction of take-over time demand in conditionally automated driving – results of a real world driving study

Frauke L. Berghöfer, Christian Purucker, Frederik Naujoks, Katharina Wiedemann, & Claus Marberger
Drowsiness and fatigue in conditionally automated driving – Towards an integrative framework

Jonas Radlmayr, Anna Feldhütter, Alexander Frey, Oliver Jarosch, Claus Marberger, Frederik Naujoks, Veronika Weinbeer, & Klaus Bengler
Should I stop or should I go? Evaluating Human Capabilities of Cooperative Manoeuvre Strategies on Automated Driving

Kristin Mühl, Sandrina Büsch, Franziska Babel, Philipp Hock, & Martin Baumann
Design of time-to-lane-crossing based haptic steering guidance

Sjors Oudshoorn, Sarvesh Kolekar, David Abbink, & Sebastiaan Petermeijer
Perceived Safety: a necessary precondition for successful autonomous mobility services

Jan Grippenkoven, Zoë Fassina, Alexandra König, & Annika Dreßler
Designing for Automated Vehicle and Pedestrian Communication: Perspectives on eHMIs from Older and Younger Persons
Ina Othersen, Antonia S. Conti-Kufner, André Dietrich, Philipp Maruhn, & Klaus Bengler


Cooperation through communication – Using headlight technologies to improve traffic climate
Matthias Powelleit, Susann Winkler, & Mark Vollrath

Improving cooperation in traffic – Novel HMI approaches to enhance driver-driver interactions
Adrian Haar, Andro Kleen, Martin Schmettow, & Willem B. Verwey

Short-term effects of unnecessary collision alarms on driver behaviour
Christina Kaß, Gerald Schmidt, & Wilfried Kunde

Towards an error-tolerant HMI approach to counteract registration errors in augmented reality
Vitalij Sadovitch, Michael Wittkämper, Fares Wallis, & Ina Petermann-Stock

Effects of driving scenario on subjective workload and secondary task performance
Anna Pätzold, Rami Zarife, Michael Wagner, & Josef F. Krems

When does the driver benefit from AR-information in a navigation task compared to a Head-Up Display? Results of a driving simulator study
Kassandra Bauerfeind, Julia Drüke, Lennart Bendewald, & Martin Baumann

Occurrence of motion sickness during highway and inner city drives
Elisabeth Schmidt, Birte Emmermann, Joost Venrooij, & Klaus Reinprecht

Preferences of European cyclists towards passive and active systems with audio-visual and with handlebar vibration warnings
Marco De Angelis, Federico Fraboni, Gabriele Prati, Davide Giusino, Marco Depolo, Bruna Zani, Luca Pietrantoni, Jeremy Shires, & Daniel Johnson