War fighters working with robots are at the cutting edge of the Future Combat Systems (FCS) fighting forces. These individuals work with a diverse set of land, air, sea and undersea vehicles capable of a variety of missions. These missions vary and ...
can include unattended sensors, reconnaissance, search and rescue, medical support and direct contact with enemy assets, with the systems ranging from single sensors to multirobot systems. Just as the missions and systems vary greatly, so do the operator control units and multioperator control unit interfaces employed to operate the robots. This variety of missions, robot types, and interfaces can be difficult to train for and manage. This book reviews the manipulations and outcomes of the workload in human-robot interaction..