Alexander Meschtscherjakov and Alexander Mirnig attended the 2016 Automotive’UI conference in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

Once again, the Center was well-represented with three accepted full papers (two as primary, one as secondary authors), four works in progress, and two workshops. Out of four nominations for best Demo/WiP, two were from the Center and the eventual winner was a Center publication. The full list of accepted publications is as follows:

Full papers:

Enhancing Telephone Communication in the Vehicle Through Audio from the Headrest: A Comparison Study
Alexander G. Mirnig, Nicole Perterer, Alexander Meschtscherjakov, Alina Krischkowsky, Katja Neureiter, Arno Laminger and,
Manfred Tscheligi

Towards A Taxonomy of Autonomous Vehicle Handover Situations
Roderick McCall, Fintan McGee, Alexander Meschtscherjakov, Nicolas Louveton,Thomas Engel

You Never Forget How to Drive: Driver Skilling and Deskilling in the Advent of Autonomous Vehicles
Sandra Trösterer, Magdalena Gärtner, Alexander G. Mirnig, Alexander Meschtscherjakov, Roderick McCall, Nicolas
Louveton, Manfred Tscheligi, Thomas Engel


Motion Sickness Prevention System (MSPS) – Reading Between the Lines
Markus Miksch, Michael Miksch, Martin Steiner, Alexander Meschtscherjakov
(Best Demo/WiP Award)

A Framework for Analyzing and Calibrating Trust in Automated Vehicles
Alexander G. Mirnig, Philipp Wintersberger, Christine Sutter, Jürgen Ziegler
(Nominated for best Demo/WiP Award)

Playing Videos for Infants on the Rear Seat: An Evaluation of Different Approaches
Stefan Schwarz, Sibylle Proschofski, Alexander Meschtscherjakov

– Pointing at the HUD: Gesture Interaction Using a Leap Motion
Daniel Brand, Kevin Büchele, Alexander Meschtscherjakov


1st Workshop on Ethically Inspired User Interfaces for Automated Driving
Andreas Riener, Myounghoon Jeon, Ignacio Alvarez, Bastian Pfleging, Alexander Mirnig, Lewis Chuang, Manfred

1st Workshop on Situational Awareness in Semi-Automated Vehicles
Rod McCall, Martin Baumann, Ioannis Politis, Shadan Sadeghian, Ignacio Alvarez, Alexander G. Mirnig, Alexander
Meschtscherjakov, Manfred Tscheligi, Lewis Chuang, Jacques Terken

The conference was rounded off with a visit to the impressive facilities of the University of Michigan Transport Research Insitute (UMTRI), including MCity, a realistic off-roadway environment for testing of new automotive technologies.

The conference proceedings are available in the ACM Digital Library reachable through the conference website.

Contact: Alexander Mirnig