Publications

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Selected publications and presentations 

Frazier, S., Pitts, B. J. , & McComb, S.(2022). Measuring cognitive workload in automated knowledge work environments: a systematic literature review.  Cognition, Technology & Work, 1-31.

Werner, L., Huang, G., & Pitts, B. J. (2022). Smart Speech Systems: A Focus Group Study on Older Adult User and Non-User Perceptions of Speech Interfaces. International Journal of Human–Computer Interaction, 1-13.

Huang, G., & Pitts, B. J. (2022). Takeover requests for automated driving: the effects of signal direction, lead time, and modality on takeover performance. Accident Analysis & Prevention, 165, 106534.

Huang, G., & Pitts, B. J. (2022). The effects of age and physical exercise on multimodal signal responses: Implications for semi-autonomous vehicle takeover requests. Applied Ergonomics; 98, 103595.

Huang, G., Hung, Y. H., Proctor, R. W., & Pitts, B. J. (2021). Non-Chronological Age Factors and Self-perceived Driving Abilities: A Survey Study of Autonomous Vehicle Acceptance, Technology, Mind, and Behavior Technology, Mind & Society 2021 Conference Proceedings

Huang, G., & Pitts, B. (2021). Driver-Vehicle Interaction: The Effects of Physical Exercise and Takeover Request Modality on Automated Vehicle Takeover Performance between Younger and Older Drivers. 2021 IEEE 2nd International Conference on Human-Machine Systems (ICHMS)(pp. 1-4). Magdeburg, Germany. September.

Liang, N., Yang, J., Yu, D., Prakah-Asante, K. O., Curry, R., Blommer, M., ... & Pitts, B. J. (2021). Using eye-tracking to investigate the effects of pre-takeover visual engagement on situation awareness during automated driving. Accident Analysis & Prevention, 157, 106143.

Liang, N., Yang, J., Zhang, T., Pitts, B., & Yu, D. (2020). What Can Eye Tracking Reveal About Situation Awareness? A Systematic Review. In Proceedings of the 64th Annual Meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society(pp. 1631-1631). Chicago, IL. October.

Huang, G., Petersen, C., & Pitts, B. J. (2020). The Impact of Mental States on Semi-autonomous Driving Takeover Performance: A Systematic Review. In Proceedings of the 64th Annual Meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society(pp. 1372-1376). Chicago, IL. October.

Huang, G., & Pitts, B. J. (2020). The Effects of Engagement in Physical Exercise on Semi-autonomous Takeover Request Perception between Younger and Older Adults. In Proceedings of the 64th Annual Meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society(pp. 27-27). Chicago, IL. October.

Blickensderfer, B., Brown, L. J., Greenman, A., King, J., & Pitts, B. (2020). General Aviation Weather Hazards: Current Human Factors Research, Pilot Practices, and Tools. In Proceedings of the 64th Annual Meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society(pp. 123-126). Chicago, IL. October.

Zhang, T., Yang, J., Liang, N., Pitts, B. J., Prakah-Asante, K. O., Curry, R., Duerstock, B.S., Wachs, J.P., & Yu, D. (2020). Physiological measurements of situation awareness: a systematic review. Human Factors, 0018720820969071

Huang, G., Luster, M., Karagol, I., Park, J. W., & Pitts, B. J. (2020). Self-perception of driving abilities in older age: a systematic review. Transportation research part F: traffic psychology and behaviour, 74,307-321.

Huang, G., & Pitts, B. (2020). Age-related differences in takeover request modality preferences and attention allocation during semi-autonomous driving. International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction(pp. 135-146). Copenhagen, Denmark. July.

Chao, W. Y., Lehto, M., Pitts, B., & Hass, Z. (2020). Evaluation of the effectiveness of an interpretive nutrition label format in improving healthy food discrimination using Signal Detection Theory. In International Conference on Applied Human Factors and Ergonomics (pp. 342-348). New York, NY. July. 

Huang, G., Steele, C., Zhang, X., & Pitts, B. J. (2019). Multimodal Cue Combinations: A Possible Approach to Designing In-Vehicle Takeover Requests for Semi-autonomous Driving. In Proceedings of the 63th Annual Meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society (pp. 1739-1743). Seattle, WA. October.

Huang, G., Liang, N., Wu, C., & Pitts, B. J. (2019). The Impact of Mind Wandering on Signal Detection, Semi-autonomous Driving Performance, and Physiological Responses. In Proceedings of the 63th Annual Meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society (pp. 2051-2055). Seattle, WA. October.

Werner, L., Huang, G., & Pitts, B. J. (2019). Automated Speech Recognition Systems and Older Adults: A Literature Review and Synthesis. In Proceedings of the 63th Annual Meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society (pp. 42-46). Seattle, WA. October.

Liang, N. Pitts, B. J. (2019). The Effect of Secondary Cognitive Task Difficulty on Headway Maintenance and Perceived Workload While Using Lane Keeping Systems. In Proceedings of the 63th Annual Meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society (pp. 2011-2015). Seattle, WA. October.

Huang, G., & Pitts, B. J. (2019). Automated Speech Recognition Technology to Support in Flight Weather-related Communication for GA Pilots. In 20th International Symposium on Aviation Psychology (pp. 468). Dayton, OH. May.

Pitts, B. J. & Sarter, N. (2018). What You Don’t Notice Can Harm You: Age-Related Differences in Detecting Concurrent Visual, Auditory, and Tactile Cues. Human Factors, 60(4), 445-464.

Huang, G. & Pitts, B. J. (2018). Assessing the Capability of Automated Speech Recognition Weather Information Interfaces in GA Flight. Partnership to Enhance General Aviation Safety, Accessibility, and Sustainability (PEGASAS) Annual Meeting. West Lafayette, IN. May.

Pitts, B. & Sarter, N. (2016). Age-related differences in attention and their implications for display design. 2016 ATLAS Meeting the Challenges of Safe Transportation in an Aging Society Symposium. Ann Arbor, MI. September. – *Awarded First Place

Pitts, B., Riggs, S., & Sarter, N. (2016). Crossmodal matching: A critical but neglected step in multimodal research. IEEE Transactions on Human-Machine Systems, 46(3), 445-450.

Pitts, B. & Sarter, N. (2016). Two is company, three is a crowd: Age-related differences in processing concurrent visual, auditory, and tactile cues. In Proceedings of the 60th Annual Meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society (pp. 1544). Washington, D.C. September.

Pitts, B. & Sarter, N. (2015). Crossmodal matching: A comparison of three techniques. In Proceedings of the 59th Annual Meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society (pp. 1316-1320). Los Angeles, CA. October.

Pitts, B. & Sarter, N. (2014). Crossmodal matching: Validation of a new and more reliable technique. In Proceedings of the 58th Annual Meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society (pp. 1751-1755). Chicago, IL. October.

Pitts, B. & Sarter, N. (2014). In-vehicle multisensory displays: How much can older adult drivers benefit from this technology? 2014 Traffic Safety Conference. San Antonio, TX. May.

Pitts, B., Lu, S., & Sarter, N. (2013). Crossmodal matching: The development and evaluation of a new technique. In Proceedings of the 57th Annual Meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society (pp. 1760-1764). San Diego, CA. September. 

Technical Reports

Sarter, N. Pitts, B. (2015). Complexity: Definitions, empirical findings, and recommendations for training and design. Annual Technical Report to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) under Grant #14-G-011. September.