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Smets, N.J.J.M. (author), Neerincx, M.A. (author), Jonker, C.M. (author), Bberg, F. (author)
Situation Awareness (SA) during tele-operation in robot-assisted disaster management has a major impact on the effectiveness and efficiency. Data perceived by the human and robot agents should be processed and shared in such a way that these agents can understand and direct the other agent's behaviors. E.g., for safe and effective tele-operation...
conference paper 2017
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de Greeff, J. (author), Smets, N.J.J.M. (author), Hindriks, K. (author), Neerincx, M.A. (author), Kruijff-Korbayová, I. (author)
We report on the latest large-scale disaster-response exercise conducted by our project, which involves a robotic system with both ground robots (UGVs) and aerial robots (UAVs). In particularly, we focus on aspects related to Human-Robot teaming, and the uptake of new technology by end-users. © 2017 Authors. ACM SIGAI; ACM SIGCHI; IEEE Robotics...
conference paper 2017
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Schouten, D.G.M. (author), Smets, N.J.J.M. (author), Driessen, M. (author), Fuhri, K. (author), Neerincx, M.A. (author), Cremers, A.H.M. (author)
People of low literacy experience difficulties while participating in society. Learning support software could help alleviate these difficulties. However, there is currently no overview of theoretically and empirically sound requirements for this kind of support. This paper uses the situated cognitive engineering method to create a requirements...
conference paper 2016
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Båberg, F. (author), Caccamo, S. (author), Smets, N.J.J.M. (author), Neerincx, M.A. (author), Ögren, P. (author)
Concurrent telecontrol of the chassis and camera of an Unmanned Ground Vehicle (UGV) is a demanding task for Urban Search and Rescue (USAR) teams. The standard way of controlling UGVs is called Tank Control (TC), but there is reason to believe that Free Look Control (FLC), a control mode used in games, could reduce this load substantially by...
conference paper 2016
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Cohen, I. (author), den Braber, N. (author), Smets, N.J.J.M. (author), van Diggelen, J. (author), Brinkman, W.P. (author), Neerincx, M.A. (author)
In high-risk domains such as human space flight, cognitive performances can be negatively affected by emotional responses to events and conditions in their working environment (e.g., isolation and health incidents). The COgnitive Performance and Error (COPE) model distinguishes effects of work content on cognitive task load and emotional state,...
article 2016
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Bosse, T. (author), van Diggelen, J. (author), Neerincx, M.A. (author), Smets, N.J.J.M. (author)
Human space flight is a prototypical example of a complex, dynamic, and safety-critical domain in which missions are performed by collaborative teams of humans and technical systems. In such domains, intelligent electronic partners (ePartners) can play a useful role in supporting human-robot teams in their problem solving process whenever a non...
conference paper 2015
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Kruijff, G.J.M. (author), Kruijff-Korbayová, I. (author), Keshavdas, S. (author), Larochelle, B. (author), Janíček, M. (author), Colas, F. (author), Liu, M. (author), Pomerleau, F. (author), Siegwart, R. (author), Neerincx, M.A. (author), Looije, R. (author), Smets, N.J.J.M. (author), Mioch, T. (author), van Diggelen, J. (author), Pirri, F. (author), Gianni, M. (author), Ferri, F. (author), Menna, M. (author), Worst, R. (author), Linder, T. (author), Tretyakov, V. (author), Surmann, H. (author), Svoboda, T. (author), Reinštein, M. (author), Zimmermann, K. (author), Petříček, T. (author), Hlaváč, V. (author)
This paper describes our experience in designing, developing and deploying systems for supporting human-robot teams during disaster response. It is based on R&D performed in the EU-funded project NIFTi. NIFTi aimed at building intelligent, collaborative robots that could work together with humans in exploring a disaster site, to make a...
article 2014
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Horsch, C.H.G. (author), Smets, N.J.J.M. (author), Neerincx, M.A. (author), Cuijpers, R.A. (author)
A convenient way to test Urban Search And Rescue (USAR) robots would be in virtual environments (VEs). Evaluations in VEs are generally accepted as alternative for real scenarios. There are obvious differences between operation in a real and virtual environment. Nonetheless, the current experiment showed no significant differences in situation...
conference paper 2013
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Horsch, C.H.G. (author), Smets, N.J.J.M. (author), Neerincx, M.A. (author), Cuijpers, R.A. (author)
In urban search and rescue (USAR) situations resources are limited and workload is high. Robots that act as team players instead of tools could help in these situations. A Virtual Reality (VR) experiment was set up to test if team performance of a human-robot team increases when the robot act as such a team player. Three robot settings were...
conference paper 2013
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van Diggelen, J. (author), Grootjen, M. (author), Ubink, E.M. (author), van Zomeren, M. (author), Smets, N.J.J.M. (author)
Optimal support of professionals in complex ambient task environments requires a system that delivers the Right Message at the Right Moment in the Right Modality: (RM)3. This paper describes a content-based design methodology and an agent-based architecture to enable real time decisions of information presentation according to (RM)3. We will...
conference paper 2013
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Mioch, T. (author), Giele, T.R.A. (author), Smets, N.J.J.M. (author), Neerincx, M.A. (author)
This paper evaluates the feasibility and reliability of measuring the (emotional) state of the robot operators in urban search and rescue missions in real-time. An experiment has been conducted, in which a high-fidelity team task in a realistic urban search and rescue setting was executed by fire fighters in cooperation with robots. During the...
conference paper 2013
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Larochelle, B. (author), Kruijff, G.J.M. (author), Smets, N.J.J.M. (author), van Diggelen, J. (author)
Urban search and rescue (USAR) missions are unique and unpredictable. Communication and coordination is difficult, with high-level actors (e.g. mission commander) lacking local terrain knowledge while low-level actors (e.g. robot operators, in-field rescuers) lack global situation awareness (SA). In-field actors have high mobility and a direct...
conference paper 2013
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Smets, N.J.J.M. (author), Neerincx, M.A. (author)
report 2013
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Smets, N.J.J.M. (author), Cohen, I. (author), Neerincx, M.A. (author), Brinkman, W.P. (author), Diggelen, J. (author)
We evaluated Mission Execution Crew Assistant's (MECA) crew support methods during the MARS-500 experiment (520 days). MARS-500 provided a unique test platform, because of its setting, where a small crew is isolated for a long duration simulating a manned Mars mission. Thus more prolonged or repeated usage of MECA could be tested. The evaluation...
conference paper 2012
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Smets, N.J.J.M. (author), Neerincx, M.A. (author), Looije, R. (author)
conference paper 2012
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van Diggelen, J. (author), Looije, R. (author), Mioch, T. (author), Neerincx, M.A. (author), Smets, N.J.J.M. (author)
This paper presents a usage-centered evaluation method to assess the capabilities of a particular Unmanned Ground Vehicle (UGV) for establishing the operational goals. The method includes a test battery consisting of basic tasks (e.g., slalom, funnel driving, object detection). Tests can be of different levels of abstraction, and be performed in...
conference paper 2012
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Kruijff, G.J.M. (author), Janíček, M. (author), Keshavdas, S. (author), Larochelle, B. (author), Zender, H. (author), Smets, N.J.J.M. (author), Mioch, T. (author), Neerincx, M.A. (author), van Diggelen, J. (author), Colas, F. (author), Liu, M. (author), Pomerleau, F. (author), Svoboda, T. (author), Petriček, T. (author), Pirri, F. (author), Giannni, M. (author), Papadakis, P. (author), Sinha, A. (author), Balmer, P. (author), Tomatis, N. (author), WOrst, R. (author), Linder, T. (author), Surmann, H. (author), Tretyakov, V. (author), Corrao, S. (author), Pratzler-Wanczura, S. (author), Sulk, M. (author)
The paper describes experience with applying a user-centric design methodology in developing systems for human-robot teaming in Urban Search & Rescue. A human-robot team consists of several robots (rovers/UGVs, microcopter/UAVs), several humans at an off-site command post (mission commander, UGV operators) and one on-site human (UAV operator)....
conference paper 2012
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Mioch, T. (author), Smets, N.J.J.M. (author), Neerincx, M.A. (author)
Human-in-the-loop field tests of human-robot operations in high-demand situations provide serious constraints with respect to costs and control. A set of relatively simple unit tasks might be used to do part of the testing and to establish a benchmark for human-robot performance and situation awareness. For an urban search and rescue (tunnel...
conference paper 2012
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Colin, T.R. (author), Mioch, T. (author), Smets, N.J.J.M. (author), Neerincx, M.A. (author)
This paper presents a Cognitive Task Load (CTL) model designed to keep track of an operator’s mental workload, both quantitatively (amount of workload) and qualitatively (cognitive state). By integrating this model in a (semi-)autonomous robot, robot’s level of automation and user interface can be attuned to the operator’s state (Every second,...
conference paper 2012
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Cornelissen, F. (author), Neerincx, M.A. (author), Smets, N.J.J.M. (author), Breebaart, L. (author), Dujardin, P. (author), Wolff, M. (author)
This paper reports on the use and the evaluation of applying gaming aspects as a means to promote self-study and increase motivation to train for executing operations on human space flight missions that have a duration that exceeds the typical duration of low earth orbit missions. The gaming aspects that are evaluated include avatar...
conference paper 2012
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