ESD.774[J] Human Supervisory Control of Automated Systems


Class Info

Principles of supervisory control and telerobotics. Different levels of automation are discussed, as well as the allocation of roles and authority between humans and machines. Human-vehicle interface design in highly automated systems. Decision aiding. Trade-offs between human control and human monitoring. Automated alerting systems and human intervention in automatic operation. Enhanced human interface technologies such as virtual presence. Performance, optimization, and social implications of the human-automation system. Examples from aerospace, ground, and undersea vehicles, robotics, and industrial systems.

This class has no prerequisites.

ESD.774[J] will not be offered this semester. It will be instructed by J. A. Shah.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This is a graduate-level class.

In the Fall 2015 Subject Evaluations, ESD.774[J] was rated 5.1 out of 7.0. You can find more information at the ESD.774 Class Site site.

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