March 17, 2022
Introducing Research on Supporting Aging Drivers
Co-creation research with the Mobility Innovation Center of Nagoya University Featured in Nature Advertisement
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This time, we are pleased to introduce our research on supporting aging drivers that was published in the English scientific journal Nature as an advertisement. Our Frontier Research Center has been conducting co-creation research with the Mobility Innovation Center of Nagoya University (Project Leader: Shigeru Kuroyanagi) since April 2013. Click here for the published article.
Message from the person in charge (Koji Sato)
Accidents caused by aging drivers have become a major social issue. How can we reduce such accidents? This research adopts an approach from the perspective of ‘human characteristics’ in order to realize our desire. In the demonstration experiment utilizing the results of our research, many participants were actually able to experience safer changes in their driving behaviors. We are confident that the results will contribute toward the realization of a safe and secure mobility society in the future. We wish to express our sincere gratitude to all the participants, the researchers and the related parties for their cooperation and collaboration. We will continue to pursue our wish “realization of a society where anyone can move freely and forever!”
- Takahiro Tanaka, Kazuhiro Fujikake, Takashi Yonekawa, Misako Yamagishi, Makoto Inagami, Fumiya Kinoshita, Hirofumi Aoki, and Hitoshi Kanamori: Study on Driver Agent based on Analysis of Driving Instruction Data -Driver Agent for Encouraging Safe Driving Behavior (1)-, IEICE Transactions on Information and Systems Vol.E101-D, No.5, pp.1401-1409 (2018)
- Takahiro Tanaka, Kazuhiro Fujikake, Takashi Yonekawa, Makoto Inagami, Fumiya Kinoshita, Hirofumi Aoki, and Hitoshi Kanamori: Effect of Difference in Form of Driving Support Agent to Driver’s Acceptability -Driver Agent for Encouraging Safe Driving Behavior (2)-, Journal of Transportation Technologies Vol.8, No.3, pp.194-208 (2018)
- Takahiro Tanaka, Kazuhiro Fujikake, Yuki Yoshihara, Nihan Karatas, Kan Shimazaki, Hirofumi Aoki and Hitoshi Kanamori: Analysis of Distraction and Driving Behavior Improvement Using a Driving Support Agent for Elderly and Non-Elderly Drivers on Public Roads, 2020 IEEE Intelligent Vehicles Symposium, 2020.