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The coordination between train traffic controllers and train drivers: a distributed cognition perspective on railway

Rebecca Andreasson, Anders A. Jansson, Jessica Lindblom
2018 Cognition, Technology & Work  
In operational railway traffic, the successful planning and execution of the traffic are the product of the socio-technical system comprised by both train drivers and traffic controllers.  ...  This paper presents a study inspired by cognitive ethnography with the aim to characterise the coordinating activities that are conducted by train traffic controllers and train drivers in the work practices  ...  Acknowledgements We would like to thank the traffic controllers and train drivers who so generously participated in this study and provided us unhindered access to their everyday work activities.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10111-018-0513-z fatcat:bqgkspqzuzdpxfc5rof4cq6ami

Evaluating the Nature of Distractive Driving Factors towards Road Traffic Accident

Khawar Khan, Syed Bilal Zaidi, Asad Ali
2020 Civil Engineering Journal  
This study envisaged identifying whether moods and emotions play any role in road traffic accidents of young drivers. The study reviews have shown various gaps in our understanding.  ...  National-level studies in Pakistan reveal that a higher percentage of males in the age group from twenty to forty years lose their lives in road traffic accidents when compared with that of females.  ...  The authors declare no conflict of interest. References  ... 
doi:10.28991/cej-2020-03091567 fatcat:gouo5b4kinhnfeimdj6mpixt6q

Chats About Daily Traffic: Agentic Adaptability of Jabodetabek Commuters to Minimize Stress and Transcend Everyday Lives

Elizabeth Kristi Poerwandari
2020 Psychological Research on Urban Society  
The study supports the findings of previous studies, that is, traffic congestion leads to increased costs and losses and causes distress.  ...  Thus, the present study aims to shed light on how Jabodetabek inhabitants and commuters experience, make sense, and adapt to daily traffic congestion.  ...  A review from Chen and Neo (2019) revealed that 91% of the adult population in Singapore use mobile phones, and 73% of the population use WhatsApp.  ... 
doi:10.7454/proust.v3i1.86 fatcat:clbexasttbfylcqx7bqxrmh7we

Striking the balance between formality and informality in safety-critical communication: Train traffic control calls

Mats Andrén, Johan M. Sanne, Per Linell
2010 Journal of Pragmatics  
Sources of informalization are the participants' need to adapt to situation-specific communicative needs, both in terms of particular situations and in terms of recurrent types of situations.  ...  In this paper, based upon detailed analysis of telephone calls between train drivers and dispatchers on the Swedish railway network, we propose a middle ground.  ...  Acknowledgements We thank Erik Lindberg, deputy safety manager at Banverket, and two anonymous reviewers of Journal of Pragmatics for valuable comments on previous drafts of this paper.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.pragma.2009.05.022 fatcat:rctmxrlplfdu7ginsjbxmggi54

Defining interactions: a conceptual framework for understanding interactive behaviour in human and automated road traffic

G. Markkula, R. Madigan, D. Nathanael, E. Portouli, Y. M. Lee, A. Dietrich, J. Billington, A. Schieben, N. Merat
2020 Theoretical Issues in Ergonomics Science  
We hope that this conceptual framework will be useful in the development of improved empirical methodology, theoretical models, and technical requirements on vehicle automation.  ...  are both intending to occupy the same region of space at the same time in the near future", and (2) a taxonomy of the types of behaviours that road users exhibit in interactions.  ...  As a more typical everyday example, consider the car entering Figure 1 (a) from the top, marked with an asterisk (*): (i) if this car's driver sees the approaching pedestrian attending to a mobile phone  ... 
doi:10.1080/1463922x.2020.1736686 fatcat:mktlr65x25adnja5bwbk7nyi2u

Technologies, Multitasking, and Driving: Attending to and Preparing for a Mobile Phone Conversation in a Car

Pentti Haddington, Mirka Rauniomaa
2011 Human Communication Research  
This article investigates mobile phone calls initiated or received by drivers and passengers in cars and focuses on the participants' actions before the telephone conversation proper.  ...  coordinate situations that require multitasking, that is, use a phone while on the move.  ...  Acknowledgments We thank Maurice Nevile for very useful comments on an earlier version of this article.  ... 
doi:10.1111/j.1468-2958.2010.01400.x fatcat:6k22r5dgqrhvvpoi5n5s3ofnke

'Eyes free' in-car assistance

Chandrika Cycil, Mark Perry, Eric Laurier, Alex Taylor
2013 Proceedings of the 15th international conference on Human-computer interaction with mobile devices and services - MobileHCI '13  
of their cooccupants, and how the conditions of the road and emergent traffic are oriented to and negotiated in the context of the social interaction that they exist alongside.  ...  This paper examines routine family car journeys, looking specifically at how passengers assist during a mobile telephone call while the drivers address the competing demands of handling the vehicle, interacting  ...  Ethnographic studies around mobile phone use in other contexts also provides rich background and useful insight into the use and design of mobile communication devices [33] .  ... 
doi:10.1145/2493190.2493207 dblp:conf/mhci/CycilPLT13 fatcat:ua4xrmuy2fc47dkib3lnjhspqi

The co-evolution of taxi drivers and their in-car navigation systems

Fabien Girardin, Josep Blat
2010 Pervasive and Mobile Computing  
In that context, we are using an ethnographic approach to study the different ways taxi drivers rely on their navigation system.  ...  Second, we study the criteria that steer a driver in selecting among the different modes of a navigation system and the other artifacts and tools (e.g. maps, street directories, landmarks) he or she uses  ...  In fact, they have a tendency to use the street directory and paper maps for the dense urban area (or areas where they have points of reference).  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.pmcj.2010.03.002 fatcat:sjfj7uwdlrgaxgrtal5artiah4

Walking in the City of Signs: Tracking Pedestrians in Glasgow

Salmiah Abdul Hamid
2014 Current Urban Studies  
The use of mobile methods to observe and track human interactions with the signs in a city contributes to the empirical data collection on everyday life practices of this study.  ...  This study helps to determine the advantages and disadvantages of mobile methods for investigating the relationship between pedestrians, materials and the environment.  ...  Thus, since this study also an exploration of the mobile methods used which is considered potential tools for ethnographers and design researchers, there are several advantages and disadvantages that can  ... 
doi:10.4236/cus.2014.23025 fatcat:lmf7pykxxbeizlrab7hcdavxre

Towards Smart City Governance. Case Study: Improving the Interpretation of Quantitative Traffic Measurement Data through Citizen Participation

David Fonseca, Monica Sanchez-Sepulveda, Silvia Necchi, Enric Peña
2021 Sensors  
The objective of this study is to document the sustainability of an urban transit system and evaluate its compliance, with citizen participation as a major contributor.  ...  The methodology used is intensive field visits, interviews, and a mixed analysis of Sant Andreu de Palomar District in Barcelona city.  ...  Acknowledgments: Barcelona City Council to share with the FemCrida platform the data of the pedagogical and mechanical sensors. Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/s21165321 pmid:34450772 pmcid:PMC8400410 fatcat:nz6egwg3wbalth5bunf7pjwk4u

Investigating Car Futures from Different Angles

Gunnar Stevens, Johanna Meurer, Christina Pakusch, Paul Bossauer
2019 Mensch & Computer  
In order to give an orientation, this article will present an overview of various methods used to study the human side of autonomous driving.  ...  Due to the complexity of the topic, we will show that mixed method approaches will be suitable to explore the impact of autonomous driving on different levels: the individual, the social interaction and  ...  Another source of information is to draw a conclusion from existing ethnographic studies about in-car activities such as how people are doing office work [40] , doing mobile phone communication [30]  ... 
doi:10.18420/muc2019-ws-453 dblp:conf/mc/StevensMPB19 fatcat:ywezqzihwbawzgt7g2c5azcxk4

What is the effect of reduced street lighting on crime and road traffic injuries at night? A mixed-methods study

Chloe Perkins, Rebecca Steinbach, Lisa Tompson, Judith Green, Shane Johnson, Chris Grundy, Paul Wilkinson, Phil Edwards
2015 Public Health Research  
For crime, the analysis used the proportion of total km of road in each MSOA with each lighting intervention.  ...  and Wales.Target populationResidents and workers in eight case study areas; road traffic casualties and victims of crime.Interventions evaluatedSwitch-off (i.e. lights permanently turned off), part-night  ...  Analyses used conditional Poisson regression models and accounted for changes over time using an autoregressive function allowing for counts to depend on counts in the previous 3 months.  ... 
doi:10.3310/phr03110 fatcat:sciny7ixmrb67ebyr4ufsxll3m

Mobile Phone Communication Innovation in Multiple Time and Space Zones

Shirley Chan, Douglas Vogel, Louis C.K. Ma
2007 Journal of Global Information Management  
To fill this knowledge gap, this paper presents an ethnographic study about how the Hong Kong cultural features of fast pace, deal-making and sense of urgency result in a positive perception towards mobile  ...  Hong Kong is probably one of the very few places in the world where it is generally acceptable to answer incoming mobile phone calls in public places or even in the middle of a business or social meeting  ...  Esbjornsson & Juhlin (2003) carried out an ethnographical study on how different drivers of vehicles combined and adapted driving and mobile phone talk to ensure smooth mobile conversation so as to lower  ... 
doi:10.4018/jgim.2007100105 fatcat:lcu37f7aevgu7ooxzyj63tiqwy

Meeting Young People's Mobility and Transport Needs: Review and Prospect

Gina Porter, Jeff Turner
2019 Sustainability  
It draws on literature across a range of disciplines where interest in mobilities has expanded significantly over the last decade (transport studies; social sciences, notably geography and anthropology  ...  We focus particularly on young people from poorer households, since poverty and mobility intersect and interact in complex ways and this needs closer attention.  ...  Mobile Technology: Interactions between Mobile Technology and Travel among Young People Young people tend to be at the forefront in uptake and use of digital technology across the world.  ... 
doi:10.3390/su11226193 fatcat:azjq33rnrrhqdku4433mwi7fgm

Doing Office Work on the Motorway

Eric Laurier
2004 Theory, Culture and Society. Explorations in Critical Social Science  
His current research project is an ESRC-funded study of cafes and civil life in contemporary cities. Laurier -Doing Office Work on the Motorway 277  ...  He has carried out research on social interaction, working in cars, technology and urban life, community in suburbia, human-animal relations and wayfinding with maps.  ...  Mobile Workplaces Driving on the motorway, as an almost inescapable part of their jobs, carbased service sector employees sit for too long, get stuck in traffic jams, make mobile phone calls when they  ... 
doi:10.1177/0263276404046070 fatcat:7hduxqs5jjgktedjsa7fiapave
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