The Peer-to-Peer Human-Robot Interaction Project

Terrence W. Fong, Illah Nourbakhsh, Robert Ambrose, Reid Simmons, Alan Schultz, and Jean Scholtz
AIAA Space 2005, October, 2005.


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Abstract
The Peer-to-Peer Human-Robot Interaction (P2P-HRI) project is developing techniques to improve task coordination and collaboration between human and robot partners. Our hypothesis is that peer-to-peer interaction can enable robots to collaborate in a competent, non-disruptive (i.e., natural) manner with users who have limited training, experience, or knowledge of robotics. Specifically, we believe that failures and limitations of autonomy (in planning, in execution, etc.) can be compensated for using human-robot interaction. In this paper, we present an overview of P2P-HRI, describe our development approach and discuss our evaluation methodology.

Keywords
Human-robot interaction, space exploration, human-robot teams

Notes
Associated Center(s) / Consortia: Vision and Autonomous Systems Center and Quality of Life Technology Center
Associated Lab(s) / Group(s): Human-Robot Interaction Group
Number of pages: 11
Note: AIAA-2005-6750

Text Reference
Terrence W. Fong, Illah Nourbakhsh, Robert Ambrose, Reid Simmons, Alan Schultz, and Jean Scholtz, "The Peer-to-Peer Human-Robot Interaction Project," AIAA Space 2005, October, 2005.

BibTeX Reference
@inproceedings{Fong_2005_5112,
   author = "Terrence W Fong and Illah Nourbakhsh and Robert Ambrose and Reid Simmons and Alan Schultz and Jean Scholtz",
   title = "The Peer-to-Peer Human-Robot Interaction Project",
   booktitle = "AIAA Space 2005",
   month = "October",
   year = "2005",
   Notes = "AIAA-2005-6750"
}