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Tele-Perception
Author(s): Francis Quek; Ramesh Jain; Brian Mitchell
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Paper Abstract

The NASA Center for Autonomous and Man-Controlled Robotics and Sensing Systems, CAMRSS is developing a concept called teleperception which facilitates inspace activity and addresses the human factors related issues of information overload. A basic tenet of the concept is that the lines of distinction between computer perception and human perception need not be absolute. Teleperception is the technology of man-machine interaction which permits the augmentation of machine perception techniques with the con-siderable intangibilities of human cognition and which exploits the facility of machine perception to handle vast amounts of data to distill and enhance information for selective presentation to human agents. In this paper, we shall present both the concept of teleperception and the projects undertaken at the CAMRSS laboratories which embodies the concept. In the next section, tele-perception will be more rigorously defined as a conceptual framework. The ensuing sections will detail the merits of the concept; describe the environment being developed at our laboratories which instantiates the concept; and overview the teleperception research being carried out at CAMRSS.

Paper Details

Date Published: 27 October 1988
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 1006, Space Station Automation IV, (27 October 1988); doi: 10.1117/12.949068
Show Author Affiliations
Francis Quek, University of Michigan (United States)
Ramesh Jain, University of Michigan (United States)
Brian Mitchell, Environmental Research Institute of Michigan (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1006:
Space Station Automation IV
Wun C. Chiou, Editor(s)

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