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36th Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS'03) - Track 5
Big Island, Hawaii
January 06-January 09
ISBN: 0-7695-1874-5
Mike Daily, HRL Laboratories, LLC.
Youngkwan Cho, HRL Laboratories, LLC.
Kevin Martin, HRL Laboratories, LLC.
Dave Payton, HRL Laboratories, LLC.
Human interaction with large numbers of robots or distributed sensors presents a number of difficult challenges including supervisory management, monitoring of individual and collective state, and apprehending situation awareness. A rich source of information about the environment can be provided even with robots that have no explicit representations or maps of their locale. To do this, we transform a robot swarm into a distributed interface embedded within the environment. Visually, each robot acts like a pixel within a much larger visual display space so that any robot need only communicate a small amount of information from its current location. Our approach uses Augmented Reality techniques for communicating information to humans from large numbers of small-scale robots to enable situation awareness, monitoring, and control for surveillance, reconnaissance, hazard detection, and path finding.
Index Terms:
Augmented reality, robot swarm, human-robot interface
Citation:
Mike Daily, Youngkwan Cho, Kevin Martin, Dave Payton, "World Embedded Interfaces for Human-Robot Interaction," hicss, vol. 5, pp.125b, 36th Annual Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS'03) - Track 5, 2003
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