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The summary for Article 1 is most extensive for the reason that it covers quite some duplicate data from other articles meaning that this won't be repeated for those summaries.

Article 1
Ryan Fomiatti, Lois Moir, Janet Richmond & Jeannine Millsteed (2014) The experience of being a motorised mobility scooter user, Disability and Rehabilitation: Assistive Technology, 9:3, 183-187, DOI: 10.3109/17483107.2013.814171
link to article: http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.3109/17483107.2013.814171

Article 2
Esther May, Robyne Garret & Alison Ballantyne (2010) Being mobile: electric mobility-scooters and their use by older people.
link to article: https://www.cambridge.org/core/services/aop-cambridge-core/content/view/BE69ECFBF5E78523AB115681ADD9BB8C/S0144686X10000334a.pdf/being_mobile_electric_mobilityscooters_and_their_use_by_older_people.pdf

Article 3
Journal of Intelligent and Robotic Systems 22: 233-253, 1998.
link to article: https://link.springer.com/content/pdf/10.1023%2FA%3A1007944531532.pdf



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Article: Holone H., Misund G. (2008) People Helping Computers Helping People: Navigation for People with Mobility Problems by Sharing Accessibility Annotations. In: Miesenberger K., Klaus J., Zagler W., Karshmer A. (eds) Computers Helping People with Special Needs. ICCHP 2008. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 5105. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
Link: https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-540-70540-6_164
Summary: This article is about navigating for people with mobility problems. They explore a combination of accessibility maps and route planning for people with mobility problems. When in an elderly scooter accessibility of a place of rout is important. As an pedestrian you can take the stairs but when you are in an elderly scooter this is not possible.

Article: piyawan kasemsuppakorn & Hassan A. Karimi (2008) Personalised routing for wheelchair navigation
Link: http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/17489720902837936?scroll=top&needAccess=true
Summary: This article presents routing methods suitable for wheelchair users by taking into account obstacles. they calculate scores for sideways segment and use those scores to toe determine the best route between tow addresses in a network.

Article: e.prassle, j. scholz P. Fiorini (1999) Navigating a Robotic Wheelchair in a Railway Station during Rush Hour
Link: http://journals.sagepub.com.dianus.libr.tue.nl/doi/pdf/10.1177/02783649922066529
This is an old article about a robotic wheel chair. But is about using a robotic wheel chair during rush hours in a train station. This is similar to one of the problems we were thinking about namely using a elderly scooter in a supermarket when there are a lot of other people. In this article they are already talking about standard skills like following a wall or corridor or passing a doorway. This are all skill we can also use. the wheelchair in this article is already able to move collision free through a busy train station.

Article: Kara Edwards 7 Annie Mccluskey (2010) A survey of adult power wheelchair and scooter users
Link: http://www.tandfonline.com.dianus.libr.tue.nl/doi/full/10.3109/17483101003793412
Summary: This article is not really about the current state of the art but more about the problem. This article investigate the characteristic of the users, how they got a device and what the benefits and challenges of use are. In the survey is concluded that 1 out of 5 responders had an accident with their powered wheel chair or scooter in the last year.

article: Jesse Leaman & Hung Manh LA (2017) a comprehensive review of smart wheelchairs: past, present and future
link: http://ieeexplore.ieee.org.dianus.libr.tue.nl/document/7942067/
Summary: this article describes the current state of the art in 2017. So it will probably by close to the current state of the art. It describe popular input methods. At the moment there is already a method Brain-computer interface that can detect that the user is frustrated with the system. It also describes promising methods of obstacle detection like low-tech inexpensive optical USB camera and sophisticated machine vision software. The articles also describe different operation mode like machine learning, Following, localization and mapping and, navigational assistance. The article also considers human factor in smart wheelchairs.


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Article: Adrian Bingham, Xavier Hadoux &Dinesh Kant Kumar (2014) Implementation of a safety system using ir and ultrasonic devices for mobility scooter obstacle collision avoidance
Link: http://ieeexplore.ieee.org/abstract/document/6881000/?reload=true
Summary: this article explains how IR and ultrasonic devices could be implemented on a mobility scooter and shows tests with an implemented system, how well the system responds to far, medium and short distance to obstacles.

Article: Hongyu Li & E.C. Chirwa (2014) Development of a mobility scooter finite element model
Link: http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/13588265.2014.997505
Summary: this article explores the safety of mobility scooters by a series of collision tests.

Article:Nancy M. Gell, Robert B. Wallace MD,Andrea Z. LaCroix ,Tracy M. Mroz, Kushang V. Patel Mobility Device Use in Older Adults and Incidence of Falls and Worry About Falling: Findings from the 2011–2012 National Health and Aging Trends Study
Link: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/jgs.13393/abstract
Summary: this is a study done to find out the current number of incidents between 2011 and 2012. This could help us to see if our autonomous modifications will actually help solve some incidents

Article: Politis, I., Brewster, S. & Pollick, F. (2017) Using multimodal displays to signify critical handovers of control to distracted autonomous car drivers.
Link: http://eprints.gla.ac.uk/139651/
Summary: This article explores the best way to notify drivers of a semi-autonomous vehicle to take over control when the autonomous system fails. This article shows results with abstract cues, such as audio and cues delivered from the tablet can help notify the driver.

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