Humans and Autonomous Vehicles

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This book provides an introduction to the Human Centred Design of autonomous vehicles for professionals and students.

While rapid progress is being made in the field of autonomous road vehicles the majority of actions and the research address the technical challenges, with little attention to the physical, perceptual, cognitive and emotional needs of humans. This book fills a gap in the knowledge by providing an easily understandable introduction to the needs and desires of people in relation to autonomous vehicles. The book is “human centred design” led, adding an important human perspective to the primarily technology-driven debates about autonomous vehicles. It combines knowledge from fields ranging from linguistics to electrical engineering to provide a holistic, multidisciplinary overview of the issues affecting the interactions between autonomous vehicles and people. It emphasises the constraints and requirements that a human centred perspective necessitates, giving balanced information about the potential conflicts between technical and human factors. The book provides a helpful introduction to the field of design ethics, to enhance the reader’s awareness and understanding of the multiple ethical issues involved in autonomous vehicle design.

Written as an accessible guide for design practitioners and students, this will be a key read for those interested in the psychological, sociological and ethical factors involved in automotive design, human centred design, industrial design and technology.

Publisher ‏ : ‎ Routledge; 1st edition (30 Nov. 2022)
Language ‏ : ‎ English
Paperback ‏ : ‎ 210 pages
ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 1032334649
ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-1032334646
Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 15.6 x 1.22 x 23.4 cm

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