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URN etd-0809105-152638 Statistics This thesis had been viewed 4212 times. Download 2922 times. Author Shan-Ying Shih Author's Email Address No Public. Department Industrial Design Year 2004 Semester 1 Degree Master Type of Document Master's Thesis Language zh-TW.Big5 Chinese Page Count 86 Title The Effect of GPS Display to Driving Achievement Keyword NASA-TLX driving simulator blink rate back-propagation neural network back-propagation neural network blink rate driving simulator NASA-TLX Abstract With the development of communication technique, the information can be provided to the drivers by GPS. Therefore, not only the proper communicational interface, but also the comfortable seats are important to drivers.
Therefore, the placement of GPS display of car-interior was investigated, firstly. Then, the experiment was done by a driving simulator and the comfort level was analyzed by NASA-TLX, blink rate and GPS accuracy. For tall-male group, the movement of seat is 540mm-610mm, the height of seat is not specific, the inclination of seat is 95°-100° and the height of GPS display is 580mm. For average-male group, the movement of seat is 540mm-610mm, the height of seat is 145mm-160mm, the inclination of seat is 95°and the height of GPS display is 580mm. For short-male, the movement of seat is 540mm, the height of seat is 145mm, the inclination of seat is 95° and the height of GPS display is 580mm. For female group, the movement of seat is 540mm, the height of seat is145mm, the inclination of seat is 100° and the height of GPS display is 580mm. The postural angles was analyzed that drivers might feel uncomfortable at the 30-minute, but the blink rate was analyzed that when the driving process was over the 25-minute, the drivers may tend to feel uncomfortable.
Finally, the back-propagation neural network was done with the input (height, weight and the dimensions of the parts of body of subjects) and the output (NASA-TLX, GPS display accuracy and blink rate). The forecasting model is good for car-interior designer and the drivers.
Advisor Committee Chih-Fu Wu - advisor
Li-Chieh Chen - co-chair
none - co-chair
Files Date of Defense 2005-01-31 Date of Submission 2005-08-09