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Human-robot interactions during the robot-assisted urban search and rescue response at the World Trade Center
  • J. Casper, R. Murphy
  • Computer Science, Medicine
  • IEEE Trans. Syst. Man Cybern. Part B
  • 1 June 2003
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The World Trade Center (WTC) rescue response provided an unfortunate opportunity to study the human-robot interactions (HRI) during a real unstaged rescue for the first time. Expand
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Workflow study on human-robot interaction in USAR
  • J. Casper, R. Murphy
  • Engineering, Computer Science
  • Proceedings IEEE International Conference on…
  • 7 August 2002
TLDR
This paper presents findings from field trials observing human-robot interaction between certified rescue workers and two types of tactical mobile robots at a rescue training site. Expand
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Mobility and sensing demands in USAR
Since 1999, the members of the Perceptual Robotics Laboratory at the University of South Florida have worked with the Hillsborough County Fire Department on identifying opportunities for robotics inExpand
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Issues in intelligent robots for search and rescue
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This paper shares our understanding of urban search and rescue, based on our active research in this area and training sessions with rescue workers from the Hillsborough County (Florida) Fire Departments. Expand
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Conflict Metric as a Measure of Sensing Quality
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This paper shows that the Con metric from Dempster-Shafer theory is a good indicator of sensing quality, where an increase in the conflict metric value correlates with a decrease in map quality (at p ≤ 0.05). Expand
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Using geographic information systems (GIS) for UAV landings and UGV navigation
Unmanned air and ground platforms are not currently designed to process contextual information (e.g., land use, building types and time of day) to assist in landing and navigation. Instead, a humanExpand
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AAAI/RoboCup-2001 Urban Search and Rescue Events
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The RoboCup Rescue Physical Agent League Competition was held in the summer of 2001 in conjunction with the AAAI Mobile Robot Competition Urban Search and Rescue event, eerily preceding the September 11 World Trade Center (WTC) disaster. Expand
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2003 AAAI Robot Competition and Exhibition
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The Twelfth Annual American Association for Artificial Intelligence (AAAI) Robot Competition and Exhibition was held in Acapulco, Mexico, in conjunction with the Eighteenth International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence. Expand
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Changing shape: improving situation awareness for a polymorphic robot
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We performed a within-subjects experiment with presence or absence of pose information being the independent variable. Expand
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