Software Engineering Institute | Carnegie Mellon University
Software Engineering Institute | Carnegie Mellon University

Digital Library

Javascript is currently disabled for your browser. For an optimal search experience, please enable javascript.

Advanced Search

Basic Search

Content Type

Topics

Publication Date

Poster

Why did the robot do that?

  • October 2016
  • By Stephanie Rosenthal474337
  • Why did the robot do that?
  • Publisher: Software Engineering Institute
  • Abstract

    Robots are increasingly being utilized in important tasks such as

    search and rescue operations. However, their behaviors are often hard

    to distinguish and understand, leading to users’ mistrust and often abandonment of very useful tools. We are developing algorithms for robots to automatically explain their behaviors to users and are demonstrating that these explanations improve users’ trust and acceptance of them compared to robots that do not explain themselves. 

     

  • Download