Color and Animation Preferences for a Light Band eHMI in Interactions Between Automated Vehicles and Pedestrians

@article{Dey2020ColorAA,
  title={Color and Animation Preferences for a Light Band eHMI in Interactions Between Automated Vehicles and Pedestrians},
  author={Debargha Dey and Azra Habibovic and Bastian Pfleging and Marieke H. Martens and Jacques M. B. Terken},
  journal={Proceedings of the 2020 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems},
  year={2020}
}
In this paper, we report user preferences regarding color and animation patterns to support the interaction between Automated Vehicles (AVs) and pedestrians through an external Human-Machine-Interface (eHMI). Existing concepts of eHMI differ -- among other things -- in their use of colors or animations to express an AV's yielding intention. In the absence of empirical research, there is a knowledge gap regarding which color and animation leads to highest usability and preferences in traffic… 

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