Refereed
Conference Publications

Lee, J., Reimer, B., Mehler, B., Angell, L., Seppelt B. & Coughlin, J.F. (in press). Analysis of Glace Patterns of Older and Younger Drivers during a Visual-Manual HMI Interaction. To appear in the Proceedings of The Transportation Research Board 94th Annual Meeting, Washington, DC.

Belyusar, D., Mehler, B., Solovey, E. & Reimer, B. (in press). The impact of Repeated exposure to a Multi-Level Working Memory Task on Physiological Arousal and Driving Performance. To appear in the Proceedings of The Transportation Research Board 94th Annual Meeting, Washington, DC.

Beckers, N., Schreiner, S., Bertrand, P., Reimer, B., Mehler, B., Munger, D. & Dobres, J. (2014). Comparing the Demands of Destination Entry using Google Glass and the Samsung Galaxy S4. Proceedings of the 58th Annual Meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society. Chicago, IL. pp. 2156-2160. DOI: 10.1177/1541931214581453. (link)

Lee, C., Mehler, B., Mehler, A.C., Coughlin, J.F. & Reimer, B.. (2014). Relationship between Drivers’ Self-Reported Health and Technology Perceptions Across the Lifespan. Adjunct Proceedings of the the 6th International Conference on Automotive User Interfaces and Interactive Vehicle Applications (AutomotiveUI '14), Seattle, WA. DOI: 10.1145/2667239.2667279. (link)

Dobres, J., Reimer, B., Mehler, B., Chahine, N., & Gould, D. (2014). A Pilot Study Measuring the Relative Legibility of Five Simplified Chinese Typefaces using Psychophysical Methods. Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Automotive User Interfaces and Interactive Vehicle Applications (AutomotiveUI '14), Seattle, WA. DOI: 10.1145/2667317.2667339. (link)

Munger, D., Mehler, B., Reimer, B., Dobres, J., Pettinato, A., Pugh, B., & Coughlin, J.F. (2014). A Simulation Study Examining Smartphone Destination Entry while Driving. Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Automotive User Interfaces and Interactive Vehicle Applications (AutomotiveUI '14), Seattle, WA. DOI: 10.1145/2667317.2667349. (link)

Reimer, B., Mehler, B., Dobres, J., McAnulty, H., Mehler, A., Munger, D.,& Rumpold, A. (2014). Effects of an ‘Expert Mode’ Voice Command System on Task Performance, Glance Behavior & Driver Physiology. Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Automotive User Interfaces and Interactive Vehicle Applications (AutomotiveUI '14), Seattle, WA. DOI: 10.1145/2667317.2667320. (open access link)

Kun, A.L., Froehlich, P., Green, P.A., Reimer, B., Heeman, P.A., Thomas Miller, W., Tashev, I., Iqbal, S. & Gable, T.M. (2014). CLW 2014: The Rourth Workshop on Cognitive Load and In-Vehicle Human-Machine Interaction (Workshop Position Paper). Adjunct Proceedings of the the 6th International Conference on Automotive User Interfaces and Interactive Vehicle Applications (AutomotiveUI '14), Seattle, WA.

Zhang, Y., Mehler, B., Reimer, B., Belyusar, D., Pala, S., Ifushi, S. & McBride, J. (2014). Assessing the Implications of Age on Applying Visual-Manual Distraction Guidelines to Portable Telematics Interactions. Proceedings of the 21st ITS World Congress. Detroit, MI.

Solovey, E.T., Zec, M., Garcia Perez, E.A., Reimer, B. & Mehler, B. (2014). Classifying Driver Workload Using Physiological and Driving Performance Data: Two Field Studies. Proceedings of ACM CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, Toronto, Canada. Best Paper Award Honorable Mention. [Awarded to top 5%].

Belyusar, D., Reimer, B., Shoup, A., Jokubaitis, B., Pugh, B., Mehler, B., & Coughlin, J.F. (2014). A Preliminary Report on the Effects of Digital Billboards on Glance Behavior during Highway Driving. Proceedings of The Transportation Research Board 93rd Annual Meeting, Washington, DC.

Zhang, Y., Reimer, B., Mehler, B., Dobres, J., Pala, S., Angell, L. & Ifushi, S. (2013). An Evaluation of the Visual Demands of Portable Telematics in Young Adult Drivers. Proceedings of the 20th ITS World Congress. Tokyo, Japan.

Kun, A.L., Reimer, B., Froehlich, P., Heeman, P.A., Thomas Miller, W., Green, P.A., Tashev, I., Iqbal, S., & Kern, D. (2013). CLW 2013: The Third Workshop on Cognitive Load and In-Vehicle Human-Machine Interaction (Workshop Position Paper). Adjunct Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Automotive User Interfaces and Interactive Vehicle Applications (AutoUI 2013). Eindhoven, The Netherlands. pp. 23-25.

Dopart, C., Häggman, A., Thornberry, C., Mehler, B., Dobres, J. & Reimer, B. (2013). A Driving Simulation Study Examining Destination Entry with iPhone iOS 5 Google Maps and a Garmin Portable GPS System. Proceedings of the 57th Annual Meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society. San Diego, CA. pp. 1889-1893.

Lerner, N., Chrysler, S., Cooper, J., Jenness, J., Manser, M. & Reimer, B. (2013). On-The-Road Driver Behavior Experimentation: Issues and Approaches (panel). Proceedings of the 57th Annual Meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society. San Diego, CA. pp. 1914-1917.

Reimer, B., Mehler, B., McAnulty, H., Munger, D., Mehler, A., Garcia Perez, E.A., Manhardt, T. & Coughlin, J.F. (2013). A Preliminary Assessment of Perceived and Objectively Scaled Workload of a Voice-Based Driver Interface. Proceedings of the 7th International Driving Symposium on Human Factors in Driver Assessment, Training, and Vehicle Design. Bolton Landing, NY. pp. 537-543. (pdf)

Yang, Y., Reimer, B., Mehler, B. & Dobres, J. (2013). A Field Study Assessing Driving Performance, Visual Attention, Heart Rate and Subjective Ratings in Response to Two Types of Cognitive Workload. Proceedings of the 7th International Driving Symposium on Human Factors in Driver Assessment, Training, and Vehicle Design. Bolton Landing, NY. pp. 397-403. (pdf)

Mehler, B. & Reimer, B. (2013). An Initial Assessment of the Significance of Task Pacing on Self-Report and Physiological Measures of Workload While Driving. Proceedings of the 7th International Driving Symposium on Human Factors in Driver Assessment, Training, and Vehicle Design. Bolton Landing, NY. pp. 170-176. (pdf)

Dobres, J., Potter, A., Reimer, B., Mehler, B., Mehler, A. & Coughlin, J.F. (2013). Assessing the Impact of “Brain Training” on Changes in Driving Performance, Visual Behavior, and Neuropsychology. Proceedings of the 7th International Driving Symposium on Human Factors in Driver Assessment, Training, and Vehicle Design. Bolton Landing, NY. pp. 50-56. (pdf)

Yang, Y., Reimer, B., Mehler, B., Wong, A., McDonald, M. & Coughlin, J.F. (2013). Distraction, Experience and Drivers’ Coping Strategy. Proceedings of The Transportation Research Board 92st Annual Meeting, Washington, DC.

Reimer, B., Mehler, B., Donmez, B., Pala, S., Wang, Y., Zaho, N., Olson, K., Wenzel, J. & Coughlin, J.F. (2012). A Driving Simulator Study Examining Phone Dialing with an iPhone vs. a Button Style Flip-Phone. Proceedings of the 56th Annual Meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society. Boston, MA. pp. 2191-2195.

Reimer, B., Mehler, B., Wang, Y., Mehler, A., McAnulty, H., Mckissick, E., Coughlin, J.F., Matteson, S., Levantovsky, V., Gould, D., Chahine, N. & Greve, G. (2012). An exploratory study on the impact of typeface design in a text rich user interface on off-road glance behavior. Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Automotive User Interfaces and Interactive Vehicle Applications (AutoUI 2012). Portsmouth, NH.

Yang, Y., Reimer, B., Mehler, B., Wong, A. & McDonald, M. (2012). Exploring differences in the impact of auditory and visual demands on driver behavior. Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Automotive User Interfaces and Interactive Vehicle Applications (AutoUI 2012). Portsmouth, NH.

Mehler, B., Reimer, B., & Zec, M. (2012). Defining workload in the context of driver state detection and HMI evaluation. Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Automotive User Interfaces and Interactive Vehicle Applications (AutoUI 2012). Portsmouth, NH.

Kun, A.L., Reimer, B., Froehlich, P., Heeman, P.A., Paek, T., Thomas Miller, W., Green, P.A., Tashev, I., Iqbal, S. & Kern, D. (2011). CLW 2012: The Second Workshop on Cognitive Load and In-Vehicle Human-Machine Interaction (Workshop Position Paper). Adjunct Proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Automotive User Interfaces and Interactive Vehicle Applications (AutoUI 2012). Portsmouth, NH. pp. 65-67.

Yang, Y., McDonald, M., Reimer, B. & Mehler, B. (2012). Are Drivers Aware of their Behavior Changes When Using In-Vehicle Systems. Proceedings of 15th International IEEE Conference on Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITSC), Anchorage, AK. pp. 1515-1518.

Zhao, N., Mehler, B., Reimer, B., D'Ambrosio, L.A., Mehler, A. & Coughlin, J.F. (2012). Exploring the Relationship between the Driving Behavior Questionnaire and Objective Measures of Highway Driving Behavior. Proceedings of The Transportation Research Board 91st Annual Meeting, Washington, DC.

Kun, A.L., Heeman, P.A., Paek, T., Thomas Miller, W., Green, P.A., Tashev, I., Froehlich, P., Reimer, B., Iqbal, S. & Kern, D. (2011). Cognitive Load and In-Vehicle Human-Machine Interaction (Workshop Position Paper). Adjunct proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Automotive User Interfaces and Interactive Vehicle Applications (AutoUI 2011). Salzburg, Austria. pp. 205-206.

Chuanzhong Tan, Z., Reimer, B., Mehler, B. & Coughlin, J.F. (2011). Detection of Elevated States of Cognitive Demand in Drivers in a Naturalistic Driving Environment. Proceedings of the 2nd Annual International Conference on Advanced Topics in Artificial Intelligence (ATAI 2011). Singapore. pp. 68-73.

Donmez, B., Reimer, B., Mehler, B., Lavallière, M. & Coughlin, J.F. (2011). A Pilot Investigation of the Impact of Cognitive Demand on Turn Signal Use during Lane Changes in Actual Highway Conditions across Multiple Age Groups. Proceedings of the 55th Annual Meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society. Las Vegas, NV. pp. 1874-1878.

Zhao, N., Reimer, B., Mehler, B., D'Ambrosio, L.A. & Coughlin, J.F. (2011). The Relationship between Drivers’ Reported Frequency of Cell Phone Use and Actual and Self-reported Highway Behavior. Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Road Safety and Simulation (RSS). Indianapolis, IN.

Mehler, B., Reimer, B. & Wang, Y. (2011). A Comparison of Heart Rate and Heart Rate Variability Indices in Distinguishing Single Task Driving and Driving Under Secondary Cognitive Workload. Proceedings of the 6th International Driving Symposium on Human Factors in Driver Assessment, Training, and Vehicle Design. Lake Tahoe, CA. pp. 590-597. (pdf)

Lavallière, M., Reimer, B., Mehler, B., D'Ambrosio, L., Wang, Y., Teasdale, N. & Coughlin, J.F. (2011). The Effect of Age and Gender on Visual Search During Lane Changing. Proceedings of the 6th International Driving Symposium on Human Factors in Driver Assessment, Training, and Vehicle Design. Lake Tahoe, CA. pp. 621-628. (pdf)

Son, J., Mehler, B., Lee, T., Park, Y., Coughlin, J.F. & Reimer, B. (2011). Impact of Cognitive Workload on Physiological Arousal and Performance in Younger and Older Drivers. Proceedings of the 6th International Driving Symposium on Human Factors in Driver Assessment, Training, and Vehicle Design. Lake Tahoe, CA. pp. 87-94. (pdf)

Roberts, S., Mehler, B., Orszulak, J., Reimer, B., Coughlin, J.F. & Glass, J. (2011). An Evaluation of Age, Gender, and Technology Experience in User Performance and Impressions of a Multimodal Human-Machine Interface. In T. Doolen E. Van Aken (Eds.), Proceedings of the 2011 Industrial Engineering Annual Research Conference (IERC), Reno, NV. (pdf)

Lavallière, M., Donmez, B., Reimer, B., Mehler, B., Coughlin, J.F., Klauber, K. & Teasdale, N. (2011). A Field Study Assessing Lane Changing and Lane Choice Across Age and Multiple Levels of Cognitive Demand. Proceedings of The Transportation Research Board 90th Annual Meeting, Washington, DC.

Reimer, B., Mehler, B., Wang, Y. & Coughlin, J.F. (2010). The Impact of Systematic Variation of Cognitive Demand on Drivers’ Visual Attention across Multiple Age Groups. Proceeding of the 54th Annual Meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society. San Francisco, CA. pp. 2052-2056.

Mehler, B., Reimer, B. & Coughlin, J.F. (2010). Physiological Reactivity to Graded Levels of Cognitive Workload across Three Age Groups: An On-Road Evaluation. Proceeding of the 54th Annual Meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society. San Francisco, CA. pp. 2062-2066.

Lavallière, M., Donmez, B., Reimer, B., Mehler, B., Klauber, K., Orszulak, J., Coughlin, J.F. & Teasdale, N. (2010). Effects of Age and Cognitive Workload on Lane Choice and Lane Changing Behavior. Proceedings of the 20th Canadian Multidisciplinary Road Safety Conference (CARSP), Niagara Falls, Ontario. Dr. Charles H. Miller best technical paper award.

Mehler, B., Reimer, B., D’Ambrosio, L.A., Pina, A. & Coughlin, J.F. (2010). An Evaluation of Time of Day Influences on Simulated Driving Performance and Physiological Arousal. Proceedings of The Transportation Research Board 89th Annual Meeting, Washington, DC.

Reimer, B., Mehler, B., Lammers, V., Wang, Y. & Coughlin, J.F. (2009). A Comparison of Three Manual Destination Entry Methods on Their Impact on Visual Attention and Driving Performance: An On-Road Evaluation. Proceeding of the 53rd Annual Meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society. San Antonio, TX. pp. 1757-1761.

Reimer, B., Mehler, B., Coughlin, J.F., Godfrey, K. & Tan, C. (2009). An on-road assessment of the impact of cognitive workload on physiological arousal in young adult drivers. Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Automotive User Interfaces and Interactive Vehicle Applications (AutoUI 2009). Essen, Germany, pp. 115-118.

Son, J., Lee, Y., Kim, M. & Reimer, B. (2009). Implications For HMI design: Understanding Age Induced Limitations On In vehicle Task Complexity. Proceedings of the 21st International Technical Conference on the Enhanced Safety of Vehicles. Stuttgart, Germany.

Reimer, B., Mehler, B., Son, J., Pohlmeyer, A., Orszulak, J., Long, J. & Coughlin, J.F. (2009). A cross-cultural comparison of younger and older adults’ simulated highway driving performance under single and dual task conditions. Proceedings of the 5th International Driving Symposium on Human Factors in Driver Assessment, Training, and Vehicle Design. Big Sky, MT, pp. 206-213. (pdf)

Reimer, B., Coughlin, J.F. & Mehler, B. (2009). Development of a driver aware vehicle for monitoring, managing & motivating enhanced older operator behavior. Proceedings of the ITS America Annual Meeting and Exposition. Washington, DC. (pdf)

Gruenstein, A., Orszulak, J., Liu, S., Roberts, S., Zabel, J., Reimer, B., Mehler, B., Seneff, S., Glass, J. & Coughlin, J.F. (2009). City Browser: Developing a conversational automotive HMI. A Work-In-Progress paper in the Extended Abstracts of the 2009 ACM Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (CHI 2009), Boston, MA.

Coughlin, J.F., Lau, J., D’Ambrosio, L. & Reimer, B. (2009). Adult children’s perception of intelligent home systems in the care of elderly parents. Proceedings of the 3rd International Convention on Rehabilitation Engineering & Assistive Technology (i-CREATe). Singapore.

Reimer, B., Mehler, B., Coughlin, J.F., Wang, Y., D'Ambrosio, L.A. Roy, N., Long, J., Bell, A., Wood, D. & Dusek, J.A. (2008). A Comparison of the Effect of a Low to Moderately Demanding Cognitive Task on Simulated Driving Performance and Heart Rate in Middle Aged and Young Adult Drivers. International Conference on Cyberworlds. Hangzhou, China.

Coughlin, J.F., Pratt, M.R., Israels, I., D'Ambrosio, L.A. & Reimer, B. (2008). What Does Today's Driver Education Offer Tomorrow's Older Driver?. Proceedings of The Transportation Research Board 87th Annual Meeting, Washington, DC.

Reimer, B., Coughlin, J.F., Ronna, F. & Biederman, J. (2007). Young Adults with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD): The impact of secondary tasks on driving performance. Driving Simulation Conference North America, Iowa City, IA. (pdf)

Coughlin, J.F., D'Ambrosio, L.A., Reimer, B. & Pratt, M.R.. (2007) Older Adult Perceptions of Smart Home Technologies: Implications for Research, Policy & Market Innovations in Healthcare. In the Proceedings of The 29th International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society Annual Conference. Lyon, France.

Coughlin, J.F. & Reimer, B. (2006). New Demands from an Older Population: An Integrated Approach to Defining the Future of Older Driver Safety. In the proceedings of The Society of Automotive Engineers Convergence Conference, Detroit, MI.

Reimer, B., D'Ambrosio, L.A., Coughlin, J.F., Bell, A. & Biederman, J. (2006). A Secondary Analysis of Time of Day and Age Effects on Simulated Driving Performance. Proceedings of The Transportation Research Board 85th Annual Meeting, Washington, DC.

Sodhi, M.S., Reimer, B., Cohen, J. L., Vastenburg, E., Kaars, R. & Kirchenbaum, S. (2002). On-Road Driver Eye Movement Tracking Using Head-Mounted Devices. In Proceedings of The Eye Tracking Research & Applications Symposium, New Orleans, LA, pp. 61-68.

Sodhi, M.S. & Reimer, B. (2000). An Investigation of Electronics Recycling Networks. In Proceedings of The Institute Industrial Engineering 9th Annual Research Conference, Cleveland, OH.

Sodhi, M.S. & Reimer, B. (1999). Truck Sizing Models for Recyclables Pickup. In Proceedings of The International Conference on Computers and Industrial Engineering, New Orleans, LA, pp. 402-405.