Multi-robot user interface modeling

Alan Richard Wagner, Yoichiro Endo, Patrick Ulam, Ronald C. Arkin

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Abstract

This paper investigates the problem of user interface design and evaluation for autonomous teams of heterogeneous mobile robots. We explore an operator modeling approach to multi-robot user interface evaluation. Specifically the authors generated GOMS models, a type of user model, to investigate potential interface problems and to guide the interface development process. Results indicate that our interface design changes improve the usability of multi-robot mission generation substantially. We conclude that modeling techniques such as GOMS can play an important role in robotic interface development. Moreover, this research indicates that these techniques can be performed in an inexpensive and timely manner, potentially reducing the need for costly and demanding usability studies.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationDistributed Autonomous Robotic Systems 7
Pages237-248
Number of pages12
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1 2006
Event8th Symposium on Distributed Autonomous Robotic Systems, DARS 2008 - Minneapolis, St. Paul, MN, United States
Duration: Jul 12 2006Jul 14 2006

Publication series

NameDistributed Autonomous Robotic Systems 7

Other

Other8th Symposium on Distributed Autonomous Robotic Systems, DARS 2008
CountryUnited States
CityMinneapolis, St. Paul, MN
Period7/12/067/14/06

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User interfaces
Robots
Mobile robots
Robotics

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Control and Systems Engineering

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Wagner, A. R., Endo, Y., Ulam, P., & Arkin, R. C. (2006). Multi-robot user interface modeling. In Distributed Autonomous Robotic Systems 7 (pp. 237-248). (Distributed Autonomous Robotic Systems 7). https://doi.org/10.1007/4-431-35881-1-24
Wagner, Alan Richard ; Endo, Yoichiro ; Ulam, Patrick ; Arkin, Ronald C. / Multi-robot user interface modeling. Distributed Autonomous Robotic Systems 7. 2006. pp. 237-248 (Distributed Autonomous Robotic Systems 7).
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Wagner AR, Endo Y, Ulam P, Arkin RC. Multi-robot user interface modeling. In Distributed Autonomous Robotic Systems 7. 2006. p. 237-248. (Distributed Autonomous Robotic Systems 7). https://doi.org/10.1007/4-431-35881-1-24