Terran Mott and Christopher Reardon and Hao Zhang and Tom Williams
4th International Workshop on Virtual, Augmented and Mixed Reality for Human-Robot Interaction (VAM-HRI)
Augmented Reality (AR) is a promising mode of communication for human-robot teaming, due in part to its ability to increase Situation Awareness. In this work, we specifically consider the role of AR in enabling Situation Awareness in time-dominant collaborative human-robot exploration tasks. We present a crowdsourced evaluation of a set of AR visualizations in a simulated version of such a task, and measure the Situation Awareness of experiment participants. Our results raise key questions about the efficacy of Situation Awareness measurement in observational (rather than interactive) evaluation contexts.