VisionScienceList: conference announcement

From: Alastair Gale (a.g.gale@derby.ac.uk)
Date: Thu Aug 03 2000 - 04:40:09 PDT

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    VISION IN VEHICLES 9

    BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA

    19-22 AUGUST 2001

    FIRST CALL FOR PAPERS

    The ninth international conference on Vision In Vehicles will be held in
    Australia in 2001. It is a multi-disciplinary and international forum for
    the exchange of information on current research encompassing all aspects of
    vision and its relationship to vehicle and transportation design.
    Conference proceedings will be published.

    Scope: All types of vehicles: cars, motorcycles, cycles, trucks, trains,
    aircraft, helicopters, ships, autonomous and military vehicles.

    Professional interest: Vehicle manufacturers, instrumentation designers,
    traffic and applied psychologists, ergonomists, ophthalmologists,
    optometrists, highway engineers, traffic planners, lighting engineers,
    legislators and anyone concerned with safety in vehicles and transportation.

    Topics will include:
    Functional requirements of the driving task
    Road transport informatics: driver-support & navigation systems, HUD
    Vehicle design: vehicle glazing
    External environment: traffic signs, road lighting, fog, rain, night
    driving
    Visual scanning: UFOV, conspicuity, peripheral & restricted vision
    Simulation: simulators, virtual reality, immersive systems
    Driver's vision: standards, defects, age, night myopia
    Attention, cognitive & perceptual performance: fatigue, multiple tasks
    Speed and distance perception, optical flow, TTC
    Drivers: novice, driver training, experts, older drivers, steering skill
    Human factors & accidents

    Individual papers are invited for oral or poster presentation. Abstracts
    (300 words max.) should be submitted to the address below by MONDAY 22nd
    JANUARY 2001. Submission by email preferred, or by fax / post.

    Further information is available on the conference website:
    http://ibs.derby.ac.uk/viv9

    Alernatively for further information or to be added to our mailing list:-

    Professor Alastair Gale
    VIV9
    Institute of Behavioural Sciences
    University of Derby
    Kingsway House
    Kingsway
    Derby DE22 3HL
    UK
    Tel/Fax: 44+(0)1332-593131
    Email: IBS@derby.ac.uk



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