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posted on 2022-12-24, 05:43 authored by Felix FillaferFelix Fillafer, Thomas BruggerThomas Brugger, Stefan Herzog, Jörg Dahlkemper

This paper presents a method for spatial hands-on detection, which not only allows the recognition of the hands-on the steering wheel, but also at which location and strength the driver is gripping the wheel allowing a classification if the grip complies with safety regulations. This paper discusses the selected measurement principle called time domain reflectometry and how the corresponding measurement setup can be implemented inside a steering wheel. Based on a series of tests different machine learning approaches are reviewed which obtain the location as well as the grip strength based on the output of the time domain reflectometry.


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Hamburg university of applied sciences

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  • Germany

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