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Evaluation of a human-robot interface: development of a situational awareness methodology

J. Scholtz, B. Antonishek, J. Young
2004 37th Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences, 2004. Proceedings of the  
This paper outlines a methodology to evaluate supervisory user interfaces for robotic vehicles based on an assessment of situational awareness. The results of an initial experiment are discussed.  ...  The evaluation method will be validated in a future experiment that will also result in a benchmarked user interface.  ...  This evaluation methodology uses expert knowledge to develop questions that assess the users' awareness of a particular situation.  ... 
doi:10.1109/hicss.2004.1265327 dblp:conf/hicss/ScholtzAY04 fatcat:iwueqa3vuvfqlgtdq2pz2cop54

Implementation of a Situation Awareness Assessment Tool for Evaluation of Human–Robot Interfaces

J.C. Scholtz, B. Antonishek, J.D. Young
2005 IEEE transactions on systems, man and cybernetics. Part A. Systems and humans  
In this paper we outline a methodology for evaluating the situation awareness (SA) provided by a supervisory interface for an autonomous on-road vehicle.  ...  Our goal is to be able to use the evaluations to compare interface designs with respect to how well each facilitates the users' acquisition of situation awareness.  ...  We believe that development of such a methodology is necessary for assessing how well human-robot interfaces facilitate the acquisition of situation awareness.  ... 
doi:10.1109/tsmca.2005.850589 fatcat:jnhr7wzgcjgghl5hrtacezqqt4

Beyond Usability Evaluation: Analysis of Human-Robot Interaction at a Major Robotics Competition

Holly Yanco, Jill Drury, Jean Scholtz
2004 Human-Computer Interaction  
Human-robot interaction (HRI) is a relatively new field of study.  ...  As a result, this study developed guidelines for developing interfaces for HRI.  ...  RELATED WORK FOR EVALUATION OF HRI Before any interface (robotic or otherwise) can be evaluated, it is necessary to understand the users' relevant skills and mental models and to develop evaluation criteria  ... 
doi:10.1207/s15327051hci1901&2_6 fatcat:u6v7pp2qajg3pbybalqa3c2niy

Evaluation of a surgical interface for robotic cryoablation task using an eye-tracking system

Alper Açık, Duygun Erol Barkana, Gökhan Akgün, Asım Evren Yantaç, Çağla Aydın
2016 International Journal of Human-Computer Studies  
The present study provides a proof of concept for the integration of novel gaze analysis tools developed for scene perception studies into the interface development process.  ...  Usability analysis of the SIs that guides their development is hence important.  ...  analysis for the development and evaluation of surgical interfaces in order to improve their usability (Asan and Yang, 2015) .  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.ijhcs.2016.07.004 fatcat:aryvt32t3fhjzawci473br7utm

Design and Evaluation of a Spherical Robot with Emotion-Like Feedback during Human-Robot Training

Eiji ONCHI, Seung Hee LEE
2019 Transactions of Japan Society of Kansei Engineering  
The contributions of this research are toward the development of human-trainable robots with transparent learning behavior.  ...  To that end, a single-eyed spherical robot was developed using a Kansei design approach.  ...  Researching how different types of feedback affect human-robot interaction might help conceal the current lack of context-awareness of robots.  ... 
doi:10.5057/jjske.tjske-d-19-00036 fatcat:vegnxvbpfjb5jggjuhsjqnn4f4

"Does it work?" A framework to evaluate the effectiveness of a robotic toy for children with special needs

E. Ferrari, B. Robins, K. Dautenhahn
2010 19th International Symposium in Robot and Human Interactive Communication  
To evaluate the performance of a social robot, both the aspects of safety and technical efficiency as well as the effectiveness of the interaction with the robot from the users' points of view need to  ...  The paper proposes a framework for the evaluation of robotic toys used as mediators for children with special needs and present its implementation with the specially designed IROMEC robot.  ...  Studies have showed that robots can have positive effects on children with special needs, but there is still a need for a common methodology on how to evaluate this aspect.  ... 
doi:10.1109/roman.2010.5598734 dblp:conf/ro-man/FerrariRD10 fatcat:riudegopejco3bfcapn2gu3wui

Auditory Displays in Human–Machine Interfaces

G. Johannsen
2004 Proceedings of the IEEE  
Two exploratory experimental studies, one on the understandability of the directional sounds and the robot state sounds as well as another on the auditory perception of intended robot trajectories in a  ...  The design of directional sounds and of additional sounds for robot states, as well as the design of more complicated robot sound tracks, are explained.  ...  The so-called ironies of automation [50] , possibly manifested by a loss of vigilance, a loss of situational awareness, or a loss of experience of the human users, may be mitigated by alerting sounds  ... 
doi:10.1109/jproc.2004.825905 fatcat:yyuc35fnwvfutpssdlvxytx4we

Designing an AR interface to improve trust in Human-Robots collaboration

Riccardo Palmarini, Iñigo Fernandez del Amo, Guglielmo Bertolino, Gino Dini, John Ahmet Erkoyuncu, Rajkumar Roy, Michael Farnsworth
2018 Procedia CIRP  
The proposed design aims to provide situational awareness and spatial dialog. The AR-HRC developed has been tested on 15 participants which have performed a "pick-andplace" task.  ...  The proposed design aims to provide situational awareness and spatial dialog. The AR-HRC developed has been tested on 15 participants which have performed a "pick-andplace" task.  ...  of Pisa (IT).  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.procir.2018.01.009 fatcat:warlayme2jhrfl5dorfqwzd5da

Human interfaces for robotic satellite servicing

John Ianni, Daniel Repperger, Robert W. Baker, Robert L. Williams, Santanu Basu, James F. Riker
2002 Laser and Beam Control Technologies  
Respondents should be aware that notwithstanding any other provision of law, no person shall be subject to a penalty for failing to comply with a collection of information if it does not display a currently  ...  Some future OOS missions including refueling and modular component replacement will be highly autonomous, but there will still be a need for humans to supervise and to recover when unexpected situations  ...  Many questions need to be answered in developing human interfaces for on-orbit servicing. Will a monitor, keyboard and mouse suffice to prevent a mishap should the human need to take over?  ... 
doi:10.1117/12.469750 fatcat:lzvqweml7bdiflm5te6ecpkhie

Improving Human-Robot Interaction through Interface Evolution [chapter]

Brenden Keyes, Mark Micire, Jill L., Holly A.
2010 Human-Robot Interaction  
Acknowledgments Michael Baker, Robert Casey, Andrew Chanler, and Philip Thoren contributed to the development of the robot system. The authors wish to thank the experiment participants.  ...  Thanks to Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories for the extended use of a DiamondTouch tabletop.  ...  One example of a map-centric interface, developed by the MITRE Corporation, involved using up to three robots to build a global map of the area covered by the robots.  ... 
doi:10.5772/8140 fatcat:mtrhsgp6cnhkneiz42mal22mry

Multi-modal interfaces for natural Human-Robot Interaction

Dionisis Andronas, George Apostolopoulos, Nikos Fourtakas, Sotiris Makris
2021 Procedia Manufacturing  
This natural interaction will strengthen hybrid implementation through increased: a) operator's and system's awareness, b) operator's trust to the system, and through the decrease of: a) human errors and  ...  The performance of the system is evaluated on a scenario originating from the automotive industry proving that an intuitive interaction framework can increase acceptance and performance of both robots  ...  Acknowledgements This work has been partially funded by the EC research project "SHAREWORK -Safe and effective HumAn-Robot coopEration toWards a better cOmpetiveness on current automation lacK manufacturing  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.promfg.2021.07.030 fatcat:5a2c5fjionacdlnpd4rnzmalza

Heuristic Evaluation of the User Interface for a Semi-Autonomous Agricultural Robot Sprayer

George Adamides, Institute Nicosia, Cyprus
2020 Agris on-line Papers in Economics and Informatics  
First, the methodology to engineer a semi-autonomous agricultural robot sprayer is presented, and then findings from heuristic usability evaluation studies that were carried out on a human-robot interface  ...  This study presents the heuristic evaluation, as a usability inspection method for Human-Robot Interaction (HRI) systems.  ...  The objective of this article is twofold: a) to present the methodology to engineer a semi-autonomous agricultural robot sprayer and b) the usability evaluation of the developed user interfaces using heuristics  ... 
doi:10.7160/aol.2020.120301 fatcat:lc2samrxrnd6ncnzlnunujx5sq

Comparing Usability of User Interfaces for Robotic Telepresence

Federica Bazzano, Fabrizio Lamberti, Andrea Sanna, Gianluca Paravati, Marco Gaspardone
2017 Proceedings of the 12th International Joint Conference on Computer Vision, Imaging and Computer Graphics Theory and Applications  
A control system featuring the above interfaces plus a combination of the two has been developed, and applied to the operation of a prototype telepresence robot in an office scenario.  ...  In these scenarios, the possibility to interact with the robot in a natural way becomes of crucial importance.  ...  The human's perception and understanding of this information is generally termed Situation Awareness (SA) (Endsley, 1988 ).  ... 
doi:10.5220/0006170300460054 dblp:conf/grapp/BazzanoLSPG17 fatcat:z4qyp46cojevpobpwrkbomen5m

Introduction to Intelligent User Interfaces (IUIs) [chapter]

Nauman Jalil
2021 Software Usability [Working Title]  
This chapter also explores a methodology for the design of situation-aware frameworks for the user interface that utilizes user and context inputs to provide details customized to the activities of the  ...  Adjusting the user interface to the actual situation and providing a reusable list of tasks in a given situation decreases operator memory loads.  ...  Situation-aware Interface Model: A situation-aware interface model benefits from the aggregate of all the models.  ... 
doi:10.5772/intechopen.97789 fatcat:jq7mqhrzdvevnkp5mxd27isndu

Using Mixed Reality Agents as Social Interfaces for Robots

Mauro Dragone, Thomas Holz, G.M.P. O'Hare
2007 RO-MAN 2007 - The 16th IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication  
It describes a pilot study demonstrating our system, and showing how such a technique can offer a viable alternative cost effective approach to enabling a rich social interface for Human-Robot Interaction  ...  Endowing robots with a social interface is often costly and difficult.  ...  of informing future developments, both in the architecture and in the evaluation methodology.  ... 
doi:10.1109/roman.2007.4415255 dblp:conf/ro-man/DragoneHO07 fatcat:gickqmht3rc5hdkvzrf6t7gfre
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