As the role of drivers becomes less active, autonomous vehicle technology will need to fill in the gap concerning the communication between vehicles and pedestrians moving in shared spaces. This article presents a systematic review of all research conducted in regard to external vehicle to pedestrian communication systems in autonomous vehicles. Identified research was categorized by method, interaction setting, communication method, message content, and dependent variables. Important themes are addressed in the discussion which provides guidance for future research.
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