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In this paper, we describe an experiment undertaken to investigate human comprehension of a humanoid robot's pointing behaviour. ... In addition, we found that subjects performance improved with each assessment task. ... These previous experiments have established a number of important aspects of human comprehension of robot pointing. ...doi:10.1109/roman.2014.6926249 dblp:conf/ro-man/WangWGVAJKH14 fatcat:ufktgofrnngq5n47q5qabkmoba
2008 Frontiers of Software Maintenance
Both fundament research issues are raised along with new applications for program comprehension methods. ... The work advocates the investigation of better measures, further empirical studies, and controlled experiments to assess the effectiveness of program comprehension techniques ... To properly run controlled experiments with human subjects a researcher (or team) needs expertise in both computer science and cognitive psychology. ...doi:10.1109/fosm.2008.4659246 fatcat:3ych6uka2ze3rb6refmwj3f53a
Moreover, qualitative data on the comprehension of the support, based on the think-loud protocol  have been collected during the experiment. ... Moreover, the use of ambient lights to increase the comprehension and improve the effectiveness of the expected support has been tested during the experiment. ... the project can improve the safety and the comfort of the driving experience. ...doi:10.5281/zenodo.1222133 fatcat:gd43dnp3kzffxh5rogmdzrguf4
Through the establishment of mathematical model integrating information entropy with life factor fuzzy judgment, the quantitative analysis is combined with expert experience and qualitative analysis. ... Using the test platform with six degrees of freedom are tested under various influencing factors the actual friction coefficient, combining the objective weights determined by the test data with the subjective ... Acknowledgements This work was supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (Grant Nos. 51175149, 51405134 and 51375147). ...doi:10.12783/dtetr/icmm2017/20355 fatcat:pxeijfyhorfepnenqknnjjmu6e
After the chimpanzee subjects reached near perfect performance, the roles in each chimpanzee-human dyad were reversed. ... Four chimpanzees, Pan troglodytes, were individually trained to cooperate with a human partner on a task that allowed both participants to obtain food rewards. ... The research was also supported in part by NIMH Grant R03 MH44022-0I and by NSF Grant BNS-8820027 to S.T.B. ...doi:10.1016/0003-3472(92)90085-n fatcat:nkv7crydnzbbll3otk6z5r4apa
We synthesize the contrasting predictions of motor simulation and teleological theories of action comprehension and present evidence from a series of studies showing that monkeys and apes-like humans-extract ... probable outcome of actions even when they are physiologically incapable of producing the actions; and (e) combining information about means and outcomes to make decisions about social interactions, some with ... Call and colleagues ( 2004 ) developed a task for chimpanzees in which a human experimenter presented subjects with an opportunity to reach for and obtain food. ...doi:10.1146/annurev.psych.093008.100434 pmid:19575605 fatcat:l2jnpgsxuvhs5bxmjuyeetm5pq
We present STARC (Structured Annotations for Reading Comprehension), a new annotation framework for assessing reading comprehension with multiple choice questions. ... experiments. ... Acknowledgments We thank Beining Jenny Zhang, Katherine Xiao, Margarita Misirpashayeva and Theodor Cucu for contributions to preparation of OneStopQA materials and collection of human subject data. ...arXiv:2004.14797v1 fatcat:hysv7asgufaexi7iyhygx5napy
Behavior Research Methods
Second, a text recall experiment involving human subjects is described. ... Statistics computed with respect to the remaining half of the human subject data and the synthesized protocol data were qualitatively similar in many respects. ...
In three controlled experiments with over 70 subjects in total, we evaluate whether and how background colors improve program comprehension in preprocessor-based implementations. ... Additionally, we found that subjects generally favor background colors. ... Acknowledgments We are grateful to Mathias Frisch for helpful discussions and to Jana Schumann, Veit Köppen, and Thomas Thüm for their support with the experiments. ...doi:10.1007/s10664-012-9208-x fatcat:fo3t2huz2fdnhbjmdg5gofbw4e
The effects of training were measured by comprehensive assessment and self-experience reports before and after the practicum. ... Results: Two themes were extracted by analyzing 250 self-experience reports, which were "caring experience in the teaching" and "caring experience in clinical practice". ... Subject 1: nursing students' caring experience in lectures before internship Table 1 . 1 Module contents under the guidance of Watson's humane caring theory. ...doi:10.15761/hec.1000101 fatcat:tc5milhjbzh3tpsqpqrkrp5j5e
This paper presents an example experimental methodology for considering the relative worth of eight layout algorithms with respect to human performance, together with details of an experiment using a single ... The algorithms are not usually judged on their ability to produce diagrams that maximise humans' performance on tasks which require their use. ... the on-line system), to David Leonard and Daniel Naumann (who assisted with the experiments), and to Julie McCreddon (who guided the statistical analysis). ...doi:10.1006/jvlc.1998.0093 fatcat:6ht4ib2ynfftbkzn4wgwaakoqy
Goal: Our research aims at establishing an optimized and comprehensive scheme to characterize the subjects' experience for studies in software engineering. ... Context: Empirical studies in software engineering are typically centered on human subjects, ranging from novice to experienced developers. ... Study Design Our research goal aims at characterizing an evidence-based scheme for supporting a comprehensive characterization of the experience of subjects from software engineering studies. ...arXiv:2110.02835v1 fatcat:ocabidbypjbj5lhku4dfuuglne
Thus, the results show that endogenous blinking rate, pupil size and reading time are not only AEHS reliable parameters for cognitive load measurement but can also support human–automation interaction ... AEHS utilize learners' cognitive processes to attain fair human–automation interaction for their adaptive processes. ... Acknowledgments: We would like to acknowledge financial support from Shibaura Institute of Technology (SIT). Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest. ...doi:10.3390/educsci11020049 fatcat:oinm3vwsgnhprpk7ahg6e5ipki
The subjects proper to them are those which deal with abstractions where no experience is required; subjects that are not concerned with human nature and human life, of which they know very little. ... With these subjects we are safe. ...
Combining with the demand of sustainable development, introduce the advantages and disadvantages of ecological carrying capacity---comprehensive evaluation model. ... The indicators of ecological carrying capacity---comprehensive evaluation model was deeply analyzed and studied. ... Analytic hierarchy process is subjective to weight multiple indicators, which is depended largely on experience, with big influence of subjective element. ...doi:10.1016/j.proenv.2011.12.132 fatcat:myal5rvdfbg2hm4tluyt5nqv7a
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