HomePage
 




 


 

ISSN 2083-6473
ISSN 2083-6481 (electronic version)
 

 

 

Editor-in-Chief

Associate Editor
Prof. Tomasz Neumann
 

Published by
TransNav, Faculty of Navigation
Gdynia Maritime University
3, John Paul II Avenue
81-345 Gdynia, POLAND
www http://www.transnav.eu
e-mail transnav@umg.edu.pl
Human-Automation Interaction for Autonomous Ships: Decision Support for Remote Operators
ABSTRACT: At NTNU in Norway an 8-year research project has been established to (among other things) research the interaction between humans and unmanned, autonomous ships. The human will become even more important when ship operator will be located remotely in shore control centers ashore. This concept paper will take a closer look on remote decision-making by operators monitoring several ships. How can interface design help them to get quickly into-the-loop when something unexpected suddenly happens? I will in this paper suggest keeping a copy of the AI expert-system controlling the ship, updated and running in parallel in the control center to keep the operator’s situation awareness during short communication glitches. Also, to design a “quickly-getting-into-the-loop-display” which automatically will appear in an alarm situation, allowing the operator just-in-time and simple-to-understand information. I will also stress the important of the concept automation transparency.
REFERENCES
Bainbridge, L.: Ironies of automation. Automa - doi:10.1016/0005-1098(83)90046-8
BEA: Bureau d’Enquêtes et d’Analyses pour la sécurité de l’aviation civile 2012. Final Report on the accident on 1st June 2009 to the Airbus A330-203, registered F-GZCP, operated by Air France, flight AF 447, Rio de Janeiro – Paris.
Endsley, M.R.: Designing for Situation Awareness: An Approach to User-Centered Design. CRC Press (2012).
Faccini, B.: Four Minutes, 23 Seconds: Flight AF447, http://understandingaf447.com/extras/18-4_minutes__23_seconds_EN.pdf.
Fjørtoft, K.E., Rødseth, Ø.J.: Using the Operational Envelope to Make Autonomous Ships Safer. Presented at the The 30th European Safety and Reliability Conference , Venice, Italy (2020).
Hutchins, E.: Cognition in the Wild | The MIT Press. A Bradford Book (1995).
Kartverket: Den norske los, https://kartverket.no/til-sjos/nautiske-publikasjoner/den-norske-los, last accessed 2021/05/19.
Porathe, T.: Human-Automation Interaction for a small autonomous urban ferry: a concept sketch. (In prep.) (2021).
Russell, S., Norvig, P.: Artificial Intelligence: A Modern Approach. Pearson (2016).
Shaw, A.: Pilot error to blame for Air France plane crash that killed five Brits, https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/pilot-error-to-blame-for-air-france-144671, last accessed 2021/05/19.
UK Hydrographic Office: , British Admiralty Sailing Directions, Area 57B: Norway Pilot Vol 2B (2017).
Citation note:
Porathe T.: Human-Automation Interaction for Autonomous Ships: Decision Support for Remote Operators. TransNav, the International Journal on Marine Navigation and Safety of Sea Transportation, Vol. 15, No. 3, doi:10.12716/1001.15.03.03, pp. 511-515, 2021

Other publications of authors:


File downloaded 93 times








Important: TransNav.eu cookie usage
The TransNav.eu website uses certain cookies. A cookie is a text-only string of information that the TransNav.EU website transfers to the cookie file of the browser on your computer. Cookies allow the TransNav.eu website to perform properly and remember your browsing history. Cookies also help a website to arrange content to match your preferred interests more quickly. Cookies alone cannot be used to identify you.
Akceptuję pliki cookies z tej strony