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VBB Olympklusion - Evaluations completed

Participants in the evaluations when using the apps

Apr 8, 2024

We have been using public transport a lot recently - despite the numerous strikes. We have met with many people with learning and other disabilities. They tested two apps from the Berlin-Brandenburg Transport Authority (VBB): VBB easy and VBB GuideMeGo. Both apps can be used easily to travel via public transport in Berlin and Brandenburg.

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2024 Bacaro, M., Dziok, M., Możaryn, J., Schweidler, P., Rączaszek-Leonardi, J. (2024). Cobots, Complexities, and Campfire: Report on the 4th HRI Summer School. Adaptive Behavior.

2023 Bischof, W., Franzen, J., Twele, H., Jaunich, P. & Böhm, S. (2023). Einfach Bus und Bahn fahren – die neuen inklusiven Apps des VBB. Der Nahverkehr (41) 11/2023, pp. 22-27.

Onnasch, L., Schweidler, P., & Schmidt, H. (2023). The potential of robot eyes as predictive cues in HRI—an eye-tracking study. Frontiers in Robotics and AI, 10, 1178433.

Onnasch, L., Schweidler, P., & Wieser, M. (2023, March). Effects of predictive robot eyes on trust and task performance in an industrial cooperation task. In Companion of the 2023 ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction (pp. 442-446).

Plomin, J., Schweidler, P., & Oehme, A. (2023). Virtual reality check: a comparison of virtual reality, screen-based, and real world settings as research methods for HRI. Frontiers in Robotics and AI, 10.

Schischmanow, A., Iwainsky, A., Böhm, S., Figueiredo, L., Melzer, M., Neumann, P., Oehme, A., Trübswetter, A., & Werner, E. (2023). Kompetenzzentrum für menschzentrierte Assistenzrobotik im Katastrophenschutz und in komplexen Schadenslagen (KARoKAS). In: A. Rönnau, S. Behnke & P. Becker (Hrsg.) (2023). Roboter für Assistenzfunktionen. Konzeptstudien für die Interaktion in der Praxis. KIT Scientific Publishing.

Schneider, A., Kolrep, H., Horn, H.-P., Jordi, C., Gierig, S., & Lange, J. (2023). Understanding patient preferences for handheld autoinjectors versus wearable large-volume injectors. Expert Opinion on Drug Delivery, 20(2), 273–283

Schweidler, P., & Onnasch, L. Using Functionally Anthropomorphic Eyes to Indicate Robotic Motion. In 1st International Conference on Hybrid Societies 2023. Download (PDF)

Tariq, B., Elkmann, N., Saenz, J., Kahl, B., Radic, M., Drzewiecki, J.D., Oehme, A., Schweidler, P., Jürgensohn, T., Feitsch, J., Geiger, C., Stegmeier, D., Knezevic, G., Steimers, A., Ammon, S., Remmers, P. & Dittrch, F. (2023). Roboter für Assistenzfunktionen: Interaktion in der Praxis (rokit). In: A. Rönnau, S. Behnke & P. Becker (Hrsg.) (2023). Roboter für Assistenzfunktionen. Konzeptstudien für die Interaktion in der Praxis. KIT Scientific Publishing.

Upadrasta, V., Leitner, R. (2023). Public’s Perspective on Civil Drones: Reasons to support and oppose. In: Tared Ahram and Redha Taiar (Eds.) Human Interaction and Emerging Technologies (IHIET-AI 2023): Artificial Intelligence and Future Applications. AHFE (2023) International Conference. AHFE Open Access, vol 70. AHFE International, USA.

2022 Böhm, S. (2022). Do you know your user group? Why it is essential to put your user-requirements analysis on a broad database. Universal Access in the Information Society, 21, pp. 909-926.

Chudalla, M., Strigari, F., Fiebig, A., Oehme, A., Böhm, S., Weinzierl, S. (accepted). Psychoacustic parameters in noise assessment – A research within the BMVI Network of Experts. 9th Transport Research Arena TRA Lisbon 2022, 14 – 17 November, Lisbon Portugal.

Fiebig, A., Ackermann, D., Böhm, S., Chudalla, M., Karakantas, A., Oehme, A., Pourpart, S., Schuck, M., Strigari, F., Weinzierl, S. (2022). Attribute zur gesamtheitlichen Charakterisierung der Wahrnehmung von Straßenverkehrsgeräuschen. Fortschritte der Akustik: Tagungsband d. 48. DAGA, 21.-24. März 2022, Stuttgart, Germany, 500–503.

Horn, H.-P., Nadig, M., Hackbarth, J., Wilms, C., Jacob, C., Autexier, S., Schwartz, T. & Kruijff-Korbayova, I. (2022). Iterative User-Centric Development of Mobile Robotic Systems with Intuitive Multimodal Human-Robot Interaction in a Clinic Environment. In 2022 31st IEEE International Conference on Robot and Human Interactive Communication Ro-Man, 29 August – 2 September, Neapel, Italien, pp. 963-968.

Langer, D., Legler, F., Kotsch, P., Dettmann, A., & Bullinger, A. C. (2022). I Let Go Now! Towards a Voice-User Interface for Handovers between Robots and Users with Full and Impaired Sight. Robotics, 11(5), 112.

Leitner, R., & Miller, R. (2022). Human Factors Assessment of a New Control Room System in a Nuclear Power Plant. Chemical Engineering Transactions, 91, 529-534.

Leitner, R., Oehme, A. (2022). Planning Remote Multi-airport Control—Design and Evaluation of a Controller-Friendly Assistance System. In: Fürstenau, N. (eds) Virtual and Remote Control Tower. Research Topics in Aerospace. Springer, Cham.

Oehme, A., Leitner, R., Schweidler, P., Sakkas, S., & Wiesemann, T. (2022). Can a legacy be surpassed? Human-factors evaluation in system design. Transportation research procedia, 66, 70-79. Download (PDF)

Onnasch, L., Kostadinova, E., & Schweidler, P. (2022). Humans can’t resist robot eyes–reflexive cueing with pseudo-social stimuli. Frontiers in Robotics and AI, 72.

Onnasch, L., Schmidt, H., & Schweidler, P. (2022, September). Effects of predictive robot eyes on attentional processes in HRI. In Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Annual Meeting (Vol. 66, No. 1, pp. 549-549). Sage CA: Los Angeles, CA: SAGE Publications.

Upadrasta, V., Hamdan, J., Leitner, R., Kolrep, H. (2022). Who Are the Stakeholders of Drone Use? Roles, Benefits, Risk Perceptions, and Solutions. In: T. Ahram & R. Taiar (eds). Human Interaction, Emerging Technologies and Future Systems V. IHIET 2021. 27. – 29. August, France.

2021 Horn, H.-P. (2021). Entwicklung und Prüfung eines Selbsttests zur Erfassung der subjektiven Wahrnehmung und Bewertung verkehrssicherheitsrelevanter Leistungsmerkmale und Verhaltensweisen älterer Autofahrer. Berichte der Bundesanstalt für Straßenwesen, Fahrzeugtechnik, Heft M 310, Bergisch-Gladbach. Download (PDF)

Jürgensohn, T., Platho, C., Stegmaier, D., Hartwig, M., Krampitz, M., Funk, L., Plass, T., & Ehrlich, H. (2021). Rechtliche Rahmenbedingungen für die Bereitstellung autonomer und KI-Systeme. Bundesanstalt für Arbeitsschutz und Arbeitsmedizin, baua: Fokus, Dortmund.

Leitner, R., Oehme, A., de Silva, J., Blum, S., Berberich, J., & Böhm, S. (2021). Kamera-Monitor-Systeme als Fahrerinformationsquelle. Berichte der Bundesanstalt für Straßenwesen, Fahrzeugtechnik, Heft F 136, Bergisch-Gladbach. Download (PDF)

Platho, C., Horn, H. P., Jänsch, M., & Johannsen, H. (2021). Analyse der Merkmale und des Unfallgeschehens von Pedelecfahrern. Berichte der Bundesanstalt für Straßenwesen, Mensch und Sicherheit,Heft M313, Bergisch Gladbach. Download (PDF)

Schweidler, P. (2021). Case Story: Intendicate – an intuitive and iconic method to indicate robotic motion. Download (PDF)

2020 Gierig, S., Merkle, F., Pawelke, C., & Müller-Plath, G. (2020). Simulation in perfusion: evaluating the efficacy of a specific training with eye-tracking. Perfusion, 35(8), pp. 717-723.

Kruijff-Korbayová, I., Hackbarth, J., Jacob, C., Kiefer, B., Schmitt, M., Schneeberger, T., Schwartz, T., Horn, H.-P. & Bohlmann, K. (2020). Towards Intuitive Verbal and Non-Verbal Communication for Incidental Robot-Human Encounters in Clinic Hallways. International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction, 2020. Download (PDF)

Lafrenz, B., & Oehme, A. (2020). Ergonomic Design of Mobil Interaction Devices to Assist Field Worker and Increase Process Safety. Chemical Engineering Transactions, 82, pp. 145-150.

Miller, R., Leitner, R., Gierig, S. & Kolrep, H. (2020). Are They Ready for Operation? How to Assess the Control Room System of a New NPP. atw International Journal of Nuclear Power, 65, pp. 498-503.

Oehme A., Upadrasta V., Kotsch P. (2020). Development of a Multilingual Questionnaire for the Deaf Community – Guidelines and Challenges. In: C. Stephanidis, M. Antona., Q. Gao, J. Zhou (eds). HCI International 2020 – Late Breaking Papers: Universal Access and Inclusive Design. HCII 2020. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 12426. Springer, Cham.

Schweidler, P., Tausch, A., Oehme, A. & Jürgensohn, T. (2020). MRI-Szenarien einfach klassifizieren mit der Kontext-Person-Roboter-Heuristik „KOPROH“. Bundesanstalt für Arbeitsschutz und Arbeitsmedizin, baua: Fokus, Dortmund.

Schweidler, P., Oehme, A. & Jürgensohn, T. (2020). Objektivierbare Performancekriterien. In: Autonome Roboter für Assistenzfunktionen: Interaktive Grundfertigkeiten – Ergebnisse und Forschungsperspektiven des Förderprogramms ARA1, S. 57-75. Dortmund: Bundesanstalt für Arbeitsschutz und Arbeitsmedizin.

Upadrasta V., Oehme A., Böhm S. (2020). User-Centred Design for Accessibility in Media Content – Sign Language and Virtual Signer. In: C. Stephanidis, M. Antona, Q. Gao, J. Zhou (eds). HCI International 2020 – Late Breaking Papers: Universal Access and Inclusive Design. HCII 2020. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 12426. Springer, Cham.

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