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91.550 Human-Robot Interaction and 91.451 Robotics II - Fall 2013

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  • Welcome to 91.550!

Class Meetings

Tuesdays, 4:00-6:30, Olsen 401

Office Hours

Tuesdays 10:30-12:00 and 2-3:30 in Olsen 206
and by appointment

Handouts and Assignments





HRI Metrics
(Readings for 11/5/13; handed out on 10/29/13)

  • Metrics for Evaluating Human-Robot Interactions, Dan R. Olsen and Michael A. Goodrich, PerMIS 2003.
  • Common Metrics for Human-Robot Interaction, Aaron Steinfeld, Terrence Fong, David Kaber, Michael Lewis, Jean Scholtz, Alan Schultz and Michael Goodrich, Proceedings of the 1st Annual IEEE/ACM Conference on Human-Robot Interaction, 2006.
  • Two papers from the Workshop on Metrics for Human-Robot Interaction, held at HRI-08 in Amsterdam (proceedings at the link):

    • Identifying Generalizable Metric Classes to Evaluate Human-Robot Teams, P. Pina, M. L. Cummings, J. W. Crandall, and M. Della Penna
    • Framing and Evaluating Human-Robot Interactions, C. W. Nielsen, D. J. Bruemmer, D. A. Few, and D. I. Gertman
Design Principles for HRI
(Readings for 10/29/13; handed out on 10/22/13)

Types of Interaction
(Readings for 10/22/13; handed out on 10/15/13):

Autonomy and Trust
(Readings for 10/15/13; handed out on 10/8/13)

Situation Awareness
(Readings for 10/8/13; handed out on 10/1/13)

  • Chapters 1, 2, 3 and 6 of Designing for Situation Awareness: An Approach to User-Centered Design by Mica R. Endsley, Betty Bolte, and Debra G. Jones, Taylor & Francis, 2003.
  • Awareness in Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Operations, J.L. Drury and S.D. Scott, International Journal of Command and Control, Volume 2, Number 1, 2008.
Design Principles for HCI
(Readings for 10/1/13; handed out on 9/24/13):

Robot Manipulation in HRI
(Readings for 9/24/13; handed out on 9/17/13):

Robot Morphologies and Interaction Distance
(Readings for 9/17/13; handed out on 9/10/13):

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Last update: 1 November 2013