Representing and Communicating Intent in Human-Robot Teams

Accenture Computer Science, 2018-19

Liaison(s): Nicholas Akiona, Alex Kass
Advisor(s): Jim Boerkoel
Students(s): Joe Esbenshade, Tre Gonzales (PM-S), Yan Yan Harris, Chen Pekker, Finn Southerland (PM-F)

Human-Robot teams work closely in factories and warehouses. As tasks become more complicated and robots become more autonomous, Accenture sees that these robots will transition from being perceived as tools to being perceived as teammates. Thus, bridging the communication gap between humans and robots is vital to productivity, and our goal is to provide a communication platform for humans to communicate with robots clearly, fluidly and efficiently.