May 5, 2011
Science Daily - 'The World Trade Center site was the first major real-world evaluation of robots as tools for USAR,' says Keith Jones, an HF/E researcher at Texas Tech University. 'Overall, the robots performed well. One problem that did surface, however, was that the robots got stuck, a lot.' Jones, with coauthors Brian Johnson and Elizabeth Schmidlin, published a study of USAR robot teleoperation in a special issue of the Journal of Cognitive Engineering and Decision Making on human-robot interaction.
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