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—In the future, it will become more common for humans to team up with robotic systems to perform tasks that humans cannot realistically accomplish alone. Even for autonomous and semiautonomous systems, teleoperation will be an important default mode. However, teleoperation can be a challenging task because the operator is remotely located. As a result, the(More)
OBJECTIVE We evaluate and quantify the effects of human, robot, and environmental factors on perceived trust in human-robot interaction (HRI). BACKGROUND To date, reviews of trust in HRI have been qualitative or descriptive. Our quantitative review provides a fundamental empirical foundation to advance both theory and practice. METHOD Meta-analytic(More)
We describe an approach examining multi-level collaboration challenges by integrating social, organizational, and cultural factors for human-robot teams operating in the real world. We discuss the research at three levels of social interaction: within a team, within a social environment, and within a culture. We first describe research exploring(More)
This study investigated the performance and workload of the combined position of gunner and robotics operator in a simulated military multitasking environment. Specifically, the study investigated how aided target recognition (AiTR) capabilities for the gunnery task with imperfect reliability (false-alarm-prone vs. miss-prone) might affect the concurrent(More)
OBJECTIVE A military multitasking environment was simulated to examine the effects of an intelligent agent, RoboLeader, on the performance of robotics operators. BACKGROUND The participants' task was to manage a team of ground robots with the assistance of RoboLeader, an intelligent agent capable of coordinating the robots and changing their routes on the(More)
This study investigated the performance and workload of the combined position of gunner and robotics operator in a simulated military multitasking environment. Specifically, we investigated how aided target recognition (AiTR) capabilities for the gunnery task with imperfect reliability (false-alarm-prone vs. miss-prone) might affect the concurrent robotics(More)
We developed an intelligent agent, RoboLeader, that could assist human operators in route planning for a team of ground robots. We compared the operators' target detection performance in the 4-robot and 8-robot conditions. Results showed that the participants detected significantly less targets and had significantly worse situation awareness when there were(More)
OBJECTIVE We used meta-analysis to assess research concerning human trust in automation to understand the foundation upon which future autonomous systems can be built. BACKGROUND Trust is increasingly important in the growing need for synergistic human-machine teaming. Thus, we expand on our previous meta-analytic foundation in the field of human-robot(More)