Usability evaluation of high-level user assistance for robot mission specification

  title={Usability evaluation of high-level user assistance for robot mission specification},
  author={Yoichiro Endo and Douglas C. MacKenzie and Ronald C. Arkin},
  journal={IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, Part C (Applications and Reviews)},
MissionLab is a mission specification system that implements a hybrid deliberative and reactive control architecture for autonomous mobile robots. The user creates and executes the robot mission plans through its graphical user interface. As robot deployments become more common in highly stressful situations, such as in dealing with explosives or biohazards, the usability of their mission specification system becomes critical. To address this need, a mission-planning "wizard" has been recently… 

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