Human Machine Teamwork with Explainable AI

Present Projects

CoStar/NeBula Science Communication

Status: Ongoing 

Student Researcher(s): Roslene Villalon, Youjin Shin, Andila Wijekulasuriya, Erica Bettencourt, Art + Design

NASA collaborator(s):Ali-akbar Agha-mohammadi, JPL

CSUN CO-I: Joe Bautista, Art + Design

Visualization of Hierarchical State Machines (HSMS) In A Multi-Agent Context

Status: Ongoing

Student Researcher(s): Gage Aschenbrenner, Computer Science

NASA collaborator(s): Scott Davidoff and Federico Rossi, JPL

CSUN CO-I: Li Liu, Computer Science

Integration of Expandable Variable-Autonomy Architecture (EVAA) in Trustworthy and Scalable Autonomous Systems

Status: Ongoing

Fellow(s): Sarkis  Mikaelian, Computer Science

NASA collaborator(s): Mark Skoog and Nelson Brown, NASA Armstrong Flight Research Center

CSUN CO-Is: Li Liu, Computer Science and Nhut Ho, Mechanical Engineering

Trust in Autonomy: Assessing Operability of Onboard and Ground Planning Ecosystem in Mars 2020

Status: Ongoing

Student Researcher(s):  Jared Carrillo, Maria Pena, Par-d Research Lab

NASA collaborator(s): So Young Kim-Castet, NASA JPL, Basak Alper Ramaswamy, NASA JPL

CSUN CO-I: Thomas Chan, Psychology and Health Equity

Optimizing Team Size within Human-Robot Teams

Status: Ongoing

Student Researcher(s): An An Chang, Eric McCoy, Helina Mekonnen, Adisa Ptah

NASA collaborator(s): Amir Rahmani, JPL

CSUN CO-I: Ellie Kazemi, Psychology, Nhut Ho, Mechanical Engineering, Li Liu, Computer Science, Amiel Harman, Mechanical Engineering, Suzanne Sheld, Anthropology, Kevin Zemlicka, Anthropology & Psychology, Gina Masequesmay, Asian American Studies

Team Communication: Understanding the environmental factors affecting communication patterns in human-robot teams

Status: Ongoing

Student Researcher(s): An An Chang, Eric McCoy, Helina Mekonnen, Adisa Ptah

NASA collaborator(s): Amir Rahmani, JPL

CSUN CO-I: Ellie Kazemi, Psychology, Nhut Ho, Mechanical Engineering, Li Liu, Computer Science, Amiel Harman, Mechanical Engineering, Suzanne Sheld, Anthropology, Kevin Zemlicka, Anthropology & Psychology, Gina Masequesmay, Asian American Studies

EXTENDING THEORETICAL TRUST MODELLING: A FIELD STUDY OF HETEROGENEOUS HUMAN-MACHINE TEAMS OPERATING IN CONTEXTS WITH REAL USERS, REAL SYSTEMS, AND REAL CONSEQUENCES

Status: Ongoing

Student Researcher(s): Steiner, Yelanyan, Cabusas, Dominguez, Flores Cesar

NASA collaborator(s): Olivier Toupet, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Nelson Brown, NASA Armstrong Flight Research Facility, Ali Agha, Jet Propulsion Laboratory

CSUN CO-I: Nhut Ho, Mechanical Engineering, Kevin Zemlicka, Academic Advisement, Anthropology & Psychology 

Past Projects

Expandable Variable-Autonomy Architecture (EVAA) Operator Design

Status: Complete 

Student Researcher(s): Kayla Mesina and Ashley Santiago, Art + Design

NASA collaborator(s): Mark Skoog, NASA Armstrong Flight Research Center

CSUN CO-I: Joe Bautista, Art + Design

Organizing Teamwork: Understanding Operator and Multiple-Robot Team Performance

Status: Complete 

Student Researcher(s): Adisa Ptah and Eric McCoy, Applied Behavior Analysis

NASA collaborator(s): Amir Rahmani, JPL

CSUN CO-I: Ellie Kazemi, Psychology

Extending the NASA-Task Load Index (TLX) for Human Autonomy Teaming

Status: Complete 

Student Researcher(s): Eric McCoy and Adisa Ptah, Applied Behavior Analysis

NASA collaborator(s): Amir Rahmani, JPL

CSUN CO-I: Ellie Kazemi, Psychology

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