A psychophysical evaluation of interior design alternatives for a high speed train

Sung H. Han, Eui S. Jung, Young Jung Moo Young Jung, Jiyoung Kwak, Sungjoon Park, Jaeho Choe

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Abstract

The magnitude estimation technique was used to evaluate several interior design alternatives for a high speed train. Design factors considered in this study include direction of passenger seats; passenger activity; and passenger age. The results showed that the passenger seat should be able to be arranged toward the traveling direction of the train. Also, a variety of convenience facilities could enhance the passenger comfort. These results were validated by using two different dependent measures. This paper demonstrates the use of psychophysical measurement techniques when it is difficult to express subjective preference in the form of quantitative data for making engineering decisions.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)397-400
Number of pages4
JournalComputers and Industrial Engineering
Volume27
Issue number1-4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1994 Sep

Keywords

  • High speed train
  • Magnitude estimation
  • Psychophysics

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Computer Science(all)
  • Engineering(all)

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