NIFTi Joint Exercises 2011: Studying human-robot teaming

Early July, NIFTi met at the Training Center of the Fire Department of Dortmund (FDDO) for the NIFTi Joint Exercises 2011. The goal: Study human-robot teaming in Urban Search & Rescue missions. Given a team of humans (researchers, end users), a microcopter, and the new NIFTi robot – how could and should they interact to jointly explore a disaster site, like a multi-story apartment building on fire?

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