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A new multi-criteria optimization strategy for shared control in wheelchair assisted navigation

C. Urdiales, J. M. Peula, M. Fdez-Carmona, C. Barrué, E. J. Pérez, I. Sánchez-Tato, J. C. del Toro, F. Galluppi, U. Cortés, R. Annichiaricco, C. Caltagirone, F. Sandoval
2010 Autonomous Robots  
Most of these systems rely on shared control, which typically consists of swapping control from human to robot when needed.  ...  Our main novelty is that human and robot attractors are weighted by their respective local efficiencies at each time instant.  ...  The views expressed in this paper are not necessarily those of the SHARE-IT consortium.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10514-010-9211-2 fatcat:fm4pakxgtfczppfs37yioerxh4

Multi-agent Approach for Managing Workflows in an Inter-Cloud Environment [chapter]

Sofiane Bendoukha
2014 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
Furthermore, agents and workflows provide intuitive and powerful concepts to bring more intelligence and structure to the Cloud system.  ...  In this case, Cloud application developers need to deal with some critical problems like communication, coordination, collaboration and heterogeneity between all kinds of participants.  ...  Team Organization A central concept in the Paose approach is the organization of the development team according to the concepts identified in the development of multi-agent systems.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-06859-6_48 fatcat:bhimsecfh5fgxgmoff4iaaakt4

AAAI News

Carol Hamilton
2017 The AI Magazine  
The IBM Watson AI XPrize Kambhampati noted that he is on the steering committee for this event that challenges teams to attempt their own Moonshot achievements, demonstrat-ing AI-human collaboration to  ...  Sebastian Thrun pursues research on robotics, artificial intelligence, education, and human computer interaction. He founded Google's self driving car team, after winning the DARPA Grand Challenge.  ... 
doi:10.1609/aimag.v38i1.2737 fatcat:cg7femgi3fgzplaimrsx2k43ke

A 20-Year Community Roadmap for Artificial Intelligence Research in the US [article]

Yolanda Gil, Bart Selman
2019 arXiv   pre-print
These are the major recommendations of a recent community effort coordinated by the Computing Community Consortium and the Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence to formulate a Roadmap  ...  The field of multi-agent systems studies both the design of individual agents that interact with other agents (both human and artificial) and the design of the rules or mechanisms by which multi-agent  ...  , using defined measures of engagement and perseverance in human-machine teams.  ... 
arXiv:1908.02624v1 fatcat:jza6i2tzufgeracsou77qukbu4

RETRACTED: An autonomous all terrain robotic system for field demining missions

David Portugal, Gonçalo Cabrita, Bruno D. Gouveia, David C. Santos, José A. Prado
2015 Robotics and Autonomous Systems  
His research interests include cooperative robotics, field robotics, multi-agent systems, meta-heuristics and optimization.  ...  In this article we present the FSR Husky, an affordable, lightweight and autonomous all terrain robotic system, developed to assist human demining operation teams.  ...  Namely, the teams may need more time to prepare the challenge, ROS expertise is highly advised, the teams may benefit from a longer testing stage with the robot in the field before the finals, and possibly  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.robot.2015.02.013 fatcat:n7baenjcbfcj7eaerqtmatle6a

Development of a Vertically Integrated Trainee Program: Linking Future and Young Physicians

Jaron L. Pettis, Daelan T. Johnson, Joshua T. Bosak, Ian M. Brastauskas, Erika A. Jansen, Ryan McNutt, Rahul S. Raghavan, Sammy L. Huynh, Alvin Lee Day, Nancy Walborn, Donald J. DiPette
2019 Southern medical journal (Birmingham, Ala. Print)  
As a result of the virtual planning and a heightened focus on multi-site collaboration, there is increasing collaboration between sites and significant efforts to assure that all materials, in class as  ...  This pilot group also provides an example of a multi-institutional collaborative approach to developing consensus on complex concepts in medical education.  ...  Leep Lewis JH, Whelihan K, Navarro I, Boyle KR, and SDH Card Study Implementation Team.  ... 
doi:10.14423/smj.0000000000000952 fatcat:kkvxlv723jbulcrosehlvjob2i

Establishing Genome Sequencing Centers, the Thematic Units in the Developing Nations and the Potential Medical, Public Health and Economic Implications

E. William Ebomoyi
2011 Journal of Drug Metabolism & Toxicology  
The knowledge gleaned from interaction with the eclectic post-doctoral scientists investigating each facet of the thematic genomics has prepared us for some of the challenges to be addressed by the international  ...  The comprehensive tour and vicarious informal education from the Mr. keressters provided us the requisite insights into the full ramifications about genomics and some of the imminent innovative breakthroughs  ...  They also encouraged researchers to adopt interdisciplinary team effort because in the age of genomic science, multi-disciplinary strategy is the bedrock for studying the complex human, environmental,  ... 
doi:10.4172/2157-7609.1000108 fatcat:7vgpnfggo5a53f7btujojudpqq

Autophagy in Toxicology: Defense against Xenobiotics

Wen Xing Ding
2012 Journal of Drug Metabolism & Toxicology  
The knowledge gleaned from interaction with the eclectic post-doctoral scientists investigating each facet of the thematic genomics has prepared us for some of the challenges to be addressed by the international  ...  The comprehensive tour and vicarious informal education from the Mr. keressters provided us the requisite insights into the full ramifications about genomics and some of the imminent innovative breakthroughs  ...  They also encouraged researchers to adopt interdisciplinary team effort because in the age of genomic science, multi-disciplinary strategy is the bedrock for studying the complex human, environmental,  ... 
doi:10.4172/2157-7609.1000e108 fatcat:tz2tu2hp7nhlrhtgcisxb7jevi

User Requirements Analysis of an Embodied Conversational Agent for Coaching Older Adults to Choose Active and Healthy Ageing Behaviors during the Transition to Retirement: A Cross-National User Centered Design Study

Sara Santini, Vera Stara, Flavia Galassi, Alessandra Merizzi, Cornelia Schneider, Sabine Schwammer, Elske Stolte, Johannes Kropf
2021 International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health  
This study wants to answer two research questions: (1) What are the user requirements of a virtual coach (VC) based on an Embodied Conversational Agent (ECA) for motivating older adults in transition to  ...  They are currently an excellent example of natural, personalized, and more human-like human-machine interaction systems ranging from chatbots and 2D/3D to fully articulated embodied conversational agents  ...  Since I don't feel old I don't feel the need to have a robot" [IT, female, 64].  ... 
doi:10.3390/ijerph18189681 pmid:34574615 fatcat:34wjimkmaba3hfgwo5wzaugbwa

Reflections on a synergistic format for disseminating research through design

Jayne Wallace, Joyce S.R. Yee, Abigail Durrant
2014 Proceedings of the extended abstracts of the 32nd annual ACM conference on Human factors in computing systems - CHI EA '14  
CHI as a conference is now in its 32nd year and has grown to become the premier international forum on human-computer interaction, gathering us all to share innovative interactive insights that shape people's  ...  We are all here to make your experience as useful and enjoyable as possible.  ...  Box 30777 New York, NY 10087-0777, USA  CHI 2014 OVERVIEW  INVITATION-ONLY | SATURDAY-SUNDAY Doctoral Consortium Room 711 Doctoral Consortium Faculty: Bill Buxton, Adrian Cheok, Kristina Höök  ... 
doi:10.1145/2559206.2578865 dblp:conf/chi/WallaceYD14 fatcat:ahmagujkwnem7evdemu7mx2r3y

Tracing medicinal agencies: Antidepressants and life-effects

Minna Ruckenstein
2019 Social Science and Medicine  
Using defined markers, Medicine Radar sorts the medicine talk in health-related discussions, thereby assisting us to 'see' the actions of the drug and human responses to them.  ...  It explores human-drug associations using a computational tool, Medicine Radar, meanwhile raising questions about the ways a digital device pushes us to rethink how drugs are known in the everyday.  ...  This research has been funded by the Academy of Finland, Digital Humanities Programme's Citizen Mindscapes research consortium (2016-2019) and Futurice's Chilicorn Fund.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.socscimed.2019.112368 pmid:31230763 fatcat:vfejizjtavhdte2esnmkfmagae

Dr 1.3: Evaluation Of Pal Prototype Supporting Knowledge And Awareness

Rosemarijn Looije, Francesca Sacchitelli, Olivier Blanson-Henkemans, Mark Neerincx, Sylvia van der Pal, Francesco Sardu
2017 Zenodo  
Without the Meander Medical Centre and the support of the diabetic team there, especially Roos Nuboer and Mirjam Schouten who made the whole team enthousiastic and made sure that our schedule was full  ...  Open Access This article is distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License (http://creativecomm ons.org/licenses/by/4.0/), which permits unrestricted use, distribution  ...  Timecritical domains, such as emergency response (Murphy, 2014) will include human-robot teams into missions, and robots will function as peer team members (Scholtz, 2003) .  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.344034 fatcat:sjebjpu5cvco7li4mgv434je7m

Dr 1.2: Design And Ontology Of Pal Prototype Supporting Knowledge And Awareness

Mark Neerincx, Rosemarijn Looije, Olivier Blanson Henkemans, Elettra Oleari, Francesca Sacchitelli
2018 Zenodo  
The first general objective of WP1 is to identify the user needs, human factors knowledge and technological opportunities for the project and to take care that these needs, knowledge and opportunities  ...  PAL is part of a joint, human-agent, cognitive system, in which humans and agents share information.  ...  Human relations, 7(2):117-140, 1954. [20] Alexandros Papangelis, Ran Zhao, and Justine Cassell. Towards a computational architecture of dyadic rapport management for virtual agents.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.1314359 fatcat:rf4ourd2ubgrnaua2euqjdrevu

Understanding the Needs of Pakistani Farmers and the Prospects of an ICT Intervention

Omar Mubin, Joshua Tubb, Mauricio Novoa, Mustafa Naseem, Samia Razaq
2015 Proceedings of the 33rd Annual ACM Conference Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems - CHI EA '15  
Interactivity Hall C2/C3 Doctoral Consortium Room 308AB Posters List on page 54 Doctoral Consortium students are available to discuss their research in the DC Spotlight session Tuesday during morning  ...  Doctoral Consortium posters are displayed in the Commons and brief descriptions appear in the CHI 2015 Extended Abstracts.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2702613.2732756 dblp:conf/chi/MubinTNNR15 fatcat:3s4svss77bdepnumle3pvjjepy