In a time, where digitalization and automatization are on everyone’s mind, we must not forget about the human and how to keep him/her in the loop. Requirements and tasks are changing and impose new challenges on the work force. Rail human factors deals with the question of how to incorporate the human in today’s railway system as well as the system of the future.
The fifth German workshop on Rail Human Factors will offer an opportunity to meet with national and international experts in the fields of railway research and rail human factors.
Topics of interest
Focus of the workshop is human-related research aiming for a user-friendly, safe and efficient rail transport of tomorrow.
The workshop topics of interest include, but are not limited to:
Have a look at the abstracts from 2022:
- Dr. Niels Brandenburger, Friedrich Maximilian Strauß, Igor Bier:
Implementation of a Remote Control Workplace to Realize Remote Train Control over 5G-Network in Real-World Testing
- Esther Bosch, Anne Goralzik,Birte Thomas-Friedrich :
Train Drivers’ Reaction Times to A Visual Detection Task as Benchmark for ATO Systems
- Richard Bye:
Human Factors at Network Rail: Looking Backwards into the Future
- Dipl.-Inf. Marc Burkhardt:
Why do we need more User Experience (UX) in our development?Developing trainings to improve cognitive skills of technical operator in the railway domain
- Nicole Stoller, Stefan Wahrstätter, Dr. rer. nat. Jonas Brüngger, Prof. Dr. Katrin Fischer:
Bar display or numeric display – which punctuality display makes more sense for train drivers?
- Birte Thomas-Friedrich & Anja Naumann:
Evaluation of Human-Machine-Interfaces for Rail Signalers
- Kristin Mühl, Philipp Rollin, Zaki Kebdani:
Paving the way for reinforcing safety culture
- Ole Kroczek:
DB Regio’s Safety Management System @half waypoint
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