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Investigating neglect benevolence and communication latency during human-swarm interaction

Walker, Phillip M. and Nunnally, Steven and Lewis, Michael and Kolling, Andreas and Chakraborty, Nilanjan and Sycara, Katia (2012) Investigating neglect benevolence and communication latency during human-swarm interaction. In: AAAI Fall Symposium on Human Control of Bio-Inspired Swarms, Arlington, VA.

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Abstract

In practical applications of robot swarms with bioinspired behaviors, a human operator will need to exert control over the swarm to fulfill the mission objectives. In many operational settings, human operators are remotely located and the communication environment is harsh. Hence, there exists some latency in information (or control command) transfer between the human and the swarm. In this paper, we conduct experiments of human-swarm interaction to investigate the effects of communication latency on the performance of a humanswarm system in a swarm foraging task.We develop and investigate the concept of neglect benevolence, where a human operator allows the swarm to evolve on its own and stabilize before giving new commands. Our experimental results indicate that operators exploited neglect benevolence in different ways to develop successful strategies in the foraging task. Furthermore, we show experimentally that the use of a predictive display can help mitigate the adverse effects of communication latency.


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Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Status: Published
Creators/Authors:
CreatorsEmailPitt UsernameORCID
Walker, Phillip M.
Nunnally, Steven
Lewis, Michael
Kolling, Andreas
Chakraborty, Nilanjan
Sycara, Katia
Date: November 2012
Date Type: Publication
Access Restriction: No restriction; Release the ETD for access worldwide immediately.
Journal or Publication Title: AAAI Fall Symposium on Human Control of Bio-Inspired Swarms
Publisher: American Association for Artificial Intelligence
Event Title: AAAI Fall Symposium on Human Control of Bio-Inspired Swarms
Event Type: Conference
Institution: University of Pittsburgh
Schools and Programs: School of Information Sciences > Information Science
Refereed: Yes
ISBN: 978-1-57735-593-9
Official URL: http://www.aaai.org/Press/Reports/Symposia/Fall/fs...
Date Deposited: 17 Jun 2013 15:59
Last Modified: 01 Nov 2017 12:55
URI: http://d-scholarship.pitt.edu/id/eprint/19020

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