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DECOMOBIL will take advantage of the structured research network that has been set up in HUMANIST NoE and followed up in HUMANIST VCE, in order to develop and widely disseminate knowledge in the area of human centered design of ICT for sustainable transport.
Expected impacts of DECOMOBIL are: widening the market for ICT based mobility and transport services by contributing to the development and the widespread of user-friendly innovative nomadic services, impacting bicycles, public transport and car-sharing use through the understanding of multimodal travellers needs; by setting up design recommendations for the next generation of cooperative systems and improving integrated road transport systems; by analysing long-term effects and potential impacts of ITS deployment on clean and safe multimodal mobility and improvements in efficiency and environmental friendliness of mobility and transport in Europe by improving eco-driving behaviour, leading to the decrease of vehicle carbon emissions for cars, buses and trucks and by understanding human behaviour critical parameters linked to the implementation of an electric mobility system.
Activities in DECOMOBIL will provide understanding on acceptability and usability of ICT for the population, the set-up and design of guidelines and recommendations to avoid misuse and to allow user-friendly interaction with ICT functionalities. The objective of the DECOMOBIL project is to contribute to the acceptability and the usability of ICT for cleaner and safer mobility through identification, discussion and dissemination of updated knowledge and know-how in HMI and Human Centred Design areas towards the ITS community at a European and international level. This should be achieved through the organisation of scientific seminars and international conferences, the definition of road mapping for future research priorities, reflection on JRIs and dedicated structured contributions to the eSafety forum in the framework of the iCar Initiative and any relevant committees in this area.
Key activities (per work package):
Organisation of scientific seminars:
Contribution to eSafety activities:
Organisation of international conferences:
Reflections on the concept:
The study does not demonstrate any final results yet as it is still ongoing. However, since the start of the project three scientific seminars have already taken place:
EcoDriving methods and training
The Seminar aimed to identify the background research on EcoDriving and how the use of existing studies, tools and ITS systems can be further researched, adapted and extended to result in concrete methods and training initiatives in this sector. Furthermore, it provided the opportunity to discuss and interact with the attendants on the future research steps to be taken, as well as on the actors to be involved in the diffusion and application of the results of EcoDriving training.
Long-term impacts and effects of ITS
The goal of this seminar was to present papers dealing with issues that are considered relevant for the topic, to discuss questions emerging from these presentations in small groups and to present the work results of the small groups in the plenary discussion for feedback.
Nomadic transport services for multimodal mobility
The goal of this seminar was to present several issues and recent developments regarding nomadic transport services and to discuss questions emerging from the presentations.
In addition, one international conference was held:
Third European conference on Human Centered Design ITS
Due to the non-existence of a specific conference focused on safety and usability of vehicle information and communication technologies, a European conference on Human Centered Design for Intelligent Transport Systems was set up. The aim was to gather the community of Human Factors researchers, to offer an overview of the current developments and trends and to create an area for discussions and debates on these topics. The third conference was organised in the framework of the DECOMOBIL project and was held in Valencia, Spain on 14 and 15 June 2012.
HUMANIST Virtual Centre of Excellence (coordinator)
BUNDESANSTALT FUER STRASSENWESEN
Ms Lucile Mendoza
Humanist - Secretariat
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69675 BRON CEDEX
TRIP is funded by the European Commission's Directorate General for Mobility and Transport under the Seventh Framework Programme for Research and Technological Development (FP7).