Assessing the pedestrian response to urban outdoor lighting: A full-scale laboratory study

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Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Johan Rahm - Lund University, Department of Architecture orcid

Maria Johansson - Lund University, Department of Architecture orcid

Description

The study employed a mixed design, with a within subjects repeated measures design for evaluating differences due to the different lighting applications, and a between groups design for exploring differences due to age. Each participant performed the test procedure three times, once for each lighting application. The luminaires were shifted by rotating the top of the lamppost and the presentation order was counterbalanced.


More information is available in published article https://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0204638

Purpose:

The study aims to identify and explore methods for evaluating the human response to pedestrian lighting applications.

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Johan Rahm - Lund University, Department of Architecture orcid

Maria Johansson - Lund University, Department of Architecture orcid

Identifiers

SND-ID: SND 1031

Description

The study employed a mixed design, with a within subjects repeated measures design for evaluating differences due to the different lighting applications, and a between groups design for exploring differences due to age. Each participant performed the test procedure three times, once for each lighting application. The luminaires were shifted by rotating the top of the lamppost and the presentation order was counterbalanced.


More information is available in published article https://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0204638

Purpose:

The study aims to identify and explore methods for evaluating the human response to pedestrian lighting applications.

Language

English

Time period(s) investigated

2014-11-01 — 2014-11-20

Geographic spread

Geographic location: Lund Municipality

Unit of analysis

Population

The participants were recruted from two age-groups: Young (N: 43, 19 - 31 yrs.) and elderly (N: 46, 62 – 77 yrs.)

Sampling procedure

Non-probability: Respondent-assisted
The participants were recruited through information meetings at organizations for elderly, at public places, on the university campus and through personal networks.

Funding

Funding agency: Swedish Energi Agency

Funding agency’s reference number: 2012-00-3180

Funding agency: Interreg Europe: Lighting Metropolis

Funding agency’s reference number: NYPS 20200430

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Rahm J, Johansson M (2018) Assessing the pedestrian response to urban outdoor lighting: A full-scale laboratory study. PLoS ONE 13(10): e0204638. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0204638
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0204638

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2018-09-25
https://doi.org/10.5878/cy2y-wj90

Variable(s) removed : "acuityRight", "acuityLeft", "acuityBoth", "contrast_vision", "visualaid", "colorvision_errors"

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Assessing the pedestrian response to urban outdoor lighting: A full-scale laboratory study

Citation

Johan Rahm, Maria Johansson. Faculty of engineering, Lund University, Department of Architecture (2018). <em>Assessing the pedestrian response to urban outdoor lighting: A full-scale laboratory study</em>. Swedish National Data Service. Version 2.0. <a href="https://doi.org/10.5878/cy2y-wj90">https://doi.org/10.5878/cy2y-wj90</a>

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Johan Rahm - Lund University, Department of Architecture orcid

Maria Johansson - Lund University, Department of Architecture orcid

Data format / data structure

Numeric

Data collection

Mode of collection: Laboratory experiment

Time period(s) for data collection: 2014-11-03 — 2014-11-20

Source of the data: Other

Collection methodology

Laboratory experiments

Time period(s) investigated

2014-11-01 — 2014-11-20

Variables

120

Number of individuals/objects

89

Published: 2018-09-18
Last updated: 2019-11-28