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Attaining situational awareness for sliding autonomy

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Attaining situational awareness for sliding autonomy
We are interested in the problems of a human operator who is responsible for rapidly and accurately responding to requests for help from an autonomous robotic construction team. A difficult aspect of this problem is gaining an awareness of the requesting robot’s situation quickly enough to avoid slowing the whole team down. One approach to speeding the initial acquisition of situational awareness is to maintain a buffer of data, and play it back for the human when their help is needed. We report here on an experiment to determine how the composition and length of this buffer affect the human’s speed and accuracy in our multi-robot construction domain. The experiments show that, for our scenario, 5 - 10 seconds of one raw video feed led to the fastest operator attainment of situational awareness, while accuracy was maximized by viewing 10 seconds of three video feeds. These results are necessarily specific to our scenario, but we feel that they indicate general trends which may b...
Brennan Sellner, Laura M. Hiatt, Reid G. Simmons,
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Type Conference
Year 2006
Where HRI
Authors Brennan Sellner, Laura M. Hiatt, Reid G. Simmons, Sanjiv Singh
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