AAAI Publications, 2010 AAAI Fall Symposium Series

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Towards State Summarization for Autonomous Robots
Daniel Brooks, Abraham Shultz, Munjal Desai, Philip Kovac, Holly A. Yanco

Last modified: 2010-11-03


Mobile robots are an increasingly important part of search and rescue efforts as well as military combat. 
In order for users to accept these robots and use them effectively, the user must be able to communicate clearly with the robots and obtain explanations of the robots' behavior that will allow the user to understand its actions. 
This paper describes part of a system of software that will be able to produce explanations of the robots' behavior and situation in an interaction with a human operator.


state summarization; robotics; robot; autonomy; abstractness; interestingness

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