Publications


MIT Humans and Automation Lab has officially moved to Duke University:
http://hal.pratt.duke.edu

Journal Articles

Cummings, M.L. & J.C. Ryan, Shared Authority Concerns in Automated Driving Applications, Humans and Automation Laboratory Working Paper.

Clare, A.S., Cummings, M.L., How, J., Whitten, A., and Toupet ,O., Operator Objective Function Guidance for a Real-time Unmanned Vehicle Scheduling Algorithm, AIAA Journal of Aerospace Computing, Information and Communication, Vol. 9, No.4, pp. 161-173, 2012.

Spinetta, L., Cummings, M.L., Unloved Aerial Vehicles: Gutting its UAV plan, the Air Force sets a course for irrelevance, Armed Forces Journal, p. 8, Nov. 2012.

Cummings, M.L., Mastracchio, C., Thornburg, K.M., Mkrtchyan, A.,. Boredom and Distraction in Multiple Unmanned Vehicle Supervisory Control, Interacting with Computers, Vol. 25, No. 1, pp. 34-47, 2013.

Cummings, M.L., Jackson,K., Quimby, P., & D. Pitman, Field Testing of a Quad Rotor Smartphone Control System, International Journal of Micro Air Vehicles, Vol. 4, No. 3, pp. 165-177, 2012.

Clare, A.S., Maere, P.C.P., and Cummings, M.L., Assessing Operator Strategies for Real-time Replanning of Multiple Unmanned Vehicles, Intelligent Decision Technologies, Vol. 6, No. 3, pp. 221-231, 2012.

Pitman, D.J., Cummings,M.L., Collaborative Exploration with a Micro Aerial Vehicle: A Novel Interaction Method for Controlling a MAV with a Hand-Held Device, Advances in Human-Computer Interaction, vol. 2012, Article ID 768180, 15 pages, 2012.
doi:10.1155/2012/768180.

Cummings, M.L., How, J., Whitten, A., and Toupet ,O.,The Impact of Human-Automation Collaboration in Decentralized Multiple Unmanned Vehicle Control, Proceedings of the IEEE, Vol. 100, No.3 pp. 660-671, 2012.

Cummings, M.L., Marquez, J.J., & N. Roy, Human-Automation Path Planning Optimization and Decision Support, International Journal of Human Computer Studies, Vol. 70, pp. 116–128, 2011.

Boussemart Y., Cummings M. L., Predictive models of human supervisory control behavioral patterns using hidden semi-Markov models, Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence, ISSN 0952-1976, DOI: 10.1016/j.engappai.2011.04.008, (In Press).

Bertuccelli, L. F., and M. L. Cummings, Operator Choice Modeling for UAV Visual Search Tasks ,IEEE Transaction on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, Part A: Systems and Humans vol :42 , Issue 5, pp. 1088-1099, Sept. 2012.

Boussemart, Y., Cummings, M.L., Las Fargeas, J., Roy, N., Supervised vs. Unsupervised Learning for Operator State Modeling in Unmanned Vehicle Settings, Journal of Aerospace Computing, Information, and Communication (1542-9423) vol. 8 no. 3, pg 71-85, 2011.

Cummings, M.L., & S. Bruni, Human-Automation Collaboration in Complex Multivariate Resource Allocation Decision Support Systems, International Journal of Intelligent Decision Technologies, (2010) Vol. 4(2), p. 101-114.

Donmez, B.D., Nehme, C., & M.L. Cummings, Modeling Workload Impact in Multiple Unmanned Vehicle Supervisory Control, IEEE Systems, Man, and Cybernetics, Part A Systems and Humans, Vol. 40, Issue 6, p. 1180-1190, 2010.

Cummings, M.L., Buchin, M., Carrigan, G., & B. Donmez, Supporting Intelligent and Trustworthy Maritime Path Planning Decisions, International Journal of Human Computer Studies, Vol. 68(10), p. 616-626, 2010.

Cummings, M.L., Brezezinski, A., Global vs. local decision support for multiple independent UAV schedule management, International Journal of Applied Decision Sciences - Vol. 3, No.3 pp. 188 - 205, 2010.

Cummings, M. L., Clare, A. S., Hart, C. S. The Role of Human-Automation Consensus in Multiple Unmanned Vehicle Scheduling. Human Factors: The Journal of the Human Factors and Ergonomics, Vol. 52, No. 1, pp. 17-27, 2010.

Cummings, M.L. & K.T. Thornburg, Paying Attention to the Man Behind the Curtain, IEEE Pervasive Computing, in press.

Donmez, B., Cummings, M. L., Graham, H. D.. Auditory Decision Aiding in Supervisory Control of Multiple Unmanned Aerial Vehicles. Human Factors: The Journal of the Human Factors and Ergonomics, 51(5),718-729, 2009.

Nehme, C. E., Mekdeci, B., Crandall, J. W., Cummings, M. L. The Impact of Heterogeneity on Operator Performance in Future Unmanned Vehicle Systems, The International Command and Control Journal, Vol. 2(2), 2008.

Cummings, M.L., & Mitchell P.J., Predicting Controller Capacity in Remote Supervision of Multiple Unmanned Vehicles, IEEE Systems, Man, and Cybernetics,Part A Systems and Humans, 38(2), p. 451-460, 2008.

Marquez, J.J., & Cummings, M.L., "Design and Evaluation of Path Planning Decision Support for Planetary Surface Exploration", AIAA Journal of Aerospace Computing, Information, and Communication, 5(3), p. 57-71, 2008.

Cummings, M.L., Tsonis, C., & A. Rader, The Impact of Multi-layered Data-blocks on Controller Performance, Air Traffic Control Quarterly, 16(2), 2008.

Sim, L., Cummings, M.L., & Smith, C.A., Past, Present And Future Implications Of Human Supervisory Control In Space Missions, Acta Astronautica 62 648 – 655, 2008.

Smith, C.A., Cummings, M.L., & Sim, L., Developing Lunar Landing Vehicle Display Requirements through Content Analysis of Apollo Lunar Landing Voice Communications, International Journal of Aviation Psychology, Vol. 18,issue 3, p. 237-254, 2008.

Cummings, M.L., Bruni, S., Mercier, S., & Mitchell P.J. Automation Architecture for Single Operator, Multiple UAV Command and Control, The International Command and Control Journal, Vol. 1(2), 2007.

Crandall, J.W., & Cummings, M.L., Identifying Predictive Metrics for Supervisory Control of Multiple Robots, , IEEE Transactions on Robotics – Special Issue on Human-Robot Interaction , Vol. 23, issue 5, p. 942-951, 2007.

Cummings, M.L, Brzezinski, A.S., & Lee, J.D., The Impact of Intelligent Aiding for Multiple Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Schedule Management, IEEE Intelligent Systems: Special issue on Interacting with Autonomy, Vol. 22(2) p.52-59, 2007.

Cummings, M.L., Kilgore, R.M., Wang, E., Tijerina, L., & Kochhar, D.S., Effects of Single versus Multiple Warnings on Driver Performance, Human Factors, 46(6), p. 1097-1106, 2007.

Cummings, M.L., & Mitchell, P.J., Operator Scheduling Strategies in Supervisory Control of Multiple UAVs, Aerospace Science and Technology, Vol. 11, p. 339–348, 2007.

Cummings, M.L., & Mitchell, P.J., “Automated Scheduling Decision Support for Supervisory Control of Multiple UAVs, AIAA Journal of Aerospace Computing, Information, and Communication, Vol. 3(6), p. 294-308, 2006.

Cummings, M.L., Automation and Accountability in Decision Support System Interface Design, Journal of Technology Studies Vol 32(1), p. 23-31, 2006.

Cummings, M. L., & Tsonis, C., Partitioning Complexity in Air Traffic Management Tasks, International Journal of Aviation Psychology, Vol. 16, No. 3, Pages 277-295, 2006.

Cummings, M.L., The Need for Command and Control Instant Message Adaptive Interfaces: Lessons Learned from Tactical Tomahawk Human-in-the-Loop Simulations published by invitation in CyberPsychology and Behavior Vol. 7(6), 2004.

Conference Papers

2013

Ryan, J.C., Banerjee, A.G, Cummings, M.L, and Roy, N., Comparing the Performance of Expert User Heuristics and an Integer Linear Program in Aircraft Carrier Deck Operations, Cybernetics, IEEE Transactions on , vol.PP, no.9, Aug. 2013.
doi: 10.1109/TCYB.2013.2271694

Berardi, C., Solovey, E.T., Cummings, M.L. Investigating the Efficacy of Network Visualizations for Intelligence Tasks, In Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Intelligence and Security Informatics (ISI), Seattle, WA, June 4-7, 2013.

Gao, F., Clare, A. S., J. C. Macbeth, and Cummings, M. L., Modeling the Impact of Operator Trust on Performance in Multiple Robot Control, AAAI Spring Symposium: Trust and Autonomous Systems, Stanford, CA, Mar 25-27, 2013.

Gao, F, Modeling teamwork of multi-human multi-agent teams, In Proceedings of the 2013 conference on Computer supported cooperative work companion, pp. 47-50, San Antonio, Texas,February, 2013.

2012

Gao, F., Cummings, M.L., Using Discrete Event Simulation to Model Multi-Robot Multi-Operator Teamwork, In Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Annual Meeting, SAGE Publication, .Vol. 56, No. 1, pp. 2093-209, Boston, MA, October, 2012.

Mkrtchyan, A.A., Macbeth, J.C., Solovey, E.T., Ryan, J.C., Cummings, M.L., Using Variable-Rate Alerting to Counter Boredom in Human Supervisory Control, Proceedings of HFES 2012: 56th Annual Meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, Boston, MA, October, 2012.

Thornburg, K.M., Peterse, H.P.M., Liu, A.M., Operator Performance in Long Duration Control Operations: Switching from Low to High Task Load, Proceedings of HFES 2012: 56th Annual Meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, Boston, MA, October, 2012.

Stimpson, A.J., Buinhas, L.S., Bezek, S., Boussemart, Y, Cummings, M.L,. A Model-Based Measure to Assess Operator Adherence to Procedure, Proceedings of HFES 2012: 56th Annual Meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, Boston, MA, October, 2012.

Macbeth, J.C., Cummings, M.L., Bertuccelli, L.F., Surana, A., Interface Design for Unmanned Vehicle Supervision through Hybrid Cognitive Task Analysis, Proceedings of HFES 2012: 56th Annual Meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, Boston, MA, October, 2012.

Fei Gao, Missy L. Cummings, and Luca F. Bertuccelli. 2012. Teamwork in controlling multiple robots. In Proceedings of the seventh annual ACM/IEEE international conference on Human-Robot Interaction (HRI '12), ACM, New York, NY, USA, 81-8, 2012.
DOI=10.1145/2157689.2157703

Cummings, M.L., Tappan, J., and C. Mikkelsen, One Work Analysis, Two Domains: A Display Information Requirements Case Study, 56th Annual Meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomic Society, Boston, MA, 2012.

Clare, A. S., Macbeth, J. C., and Cummings, M. L., Mixed-Initiative Strategies for Real-time Scheduling of Multiple Unmanned Vehicles, American Control Conference, Montreal, Canada, 2012.

Clare, A. S., Cummings, M. L., and Bertuccelli, L., Identifying Suitable Algorithms for Human-Computer Collaborative Scheduling of Multiple Unmanned Vehicles, AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting, Nashville, TN, 2012.

2011

Ryan, J. C., Investigating Possible Effects of UAVs on Aircraft Carrier Deck Crew Workload and Safety, presented at the Human Systems Integration Symposium, Vienna, VA, Nov. 2011.

Tappan, J., Cummings, M. L., Mikkelsen, C., Driediger, K., Mobile Application for Utility Domains, 13th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction with Mobile Devices and Services, Stockholm, Sweden, September, 2011.

Clare, A.S. and Cummings, M.L., Task-Based Interfaces for Decentralized Multiple Unmanned Vehicle Control, Proceedings of AUVSI 2011: Unmanned Systems North America, Washington D.C., August 2011.

Tappan, J.M., Pitman, D.J., Cummings, M.L., Miglianico, D., Display Requirements for an Interactive Rail Scheduling Display, HCI International Conference, Orlando, FL, USA, July 2011.

Ryan, J.C., Cummings, M.L., Roy, N., Banerjee, A. and Schulte, A.S. Designing an Interactive Local and Global Decision Support System for Aircraft Carrier Deck Scheduling, AIAA Infotech@Aerospace 2011, St. Louis, MO, March 2011.

Habib, M., Quimby, P., Jackson, K., Chang, S., & M. L. Cummings, Wind Gust Alerting for Supervisory Control of a Micro Aerial Vehicle, IEEE Aerospace Conference, Big Sky, Montana, March 2011.

2010

Sasangohar, F., Thornburg, K., Cummings, M.L., D’Agostino, A., Xing, J., Mapping Complexity in Nuclear Power Plant Domains. In Proceedings of Human Factors and Ergonomics Society’s 54th Annual Meeting, System Development, San Francisco, CA, September 27-October 1, 2010.

Bertuccelli, L., Beckers, N. & Cummings, M. L. Developing Operator Models for UAV Search Scheduling, AIAA Guidance Navigation, and Control Conference, Toronto, Canada, Aug, 2010.

Maere, P. C., Clare, A. S., Cummings, M. L., Assessing Operator Strategies for Adjusting Replan Alerts in Controlling Multiple Unmanned Vehicles, 11th IFAC/IFIP/IFORS/IEA Symposium on Analysis, Design, and Evaluation of Human-Machine Systems, Valenciennes, France, Aug. 2010.

Bertuccelli, L., Pellegrino, N. & Cummings, M. L. Choice Modeling of Relook Tasks for UAV Search Missions, IEEE American Control Conference, Baltimore, MD, June 2010.

Castonia, R., Boussemart, Y., & Cummings, M. L., The Design of a HSMM-Based Operator State Monitoring Display, AIAA Infotech@Aerospace'10 Conference, Atlanta, Georgia, April 20-22, 2010.

Clare, A. S., Hart, C. S., Cummings, M. L., Assessing Operator Workload and Performance in Expeditionary Multiple Unmanned Vehicle Control, 48th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting, Orlando, FL, Jan. 2010.

2009

Mekdeci, B., and Cummings, M. L. (2009). Modeling Multiple Human Operators in the Supervisory Control of Heterogeneous Unmanned Vehicles, 9th Conference on Performance Metrics for Intelligent Systems (PerMIS'09), Gaithersburg, MD, September 21-23, 2009.

Boussemart, Y., Donmez, B., Cummings, M. L., & Las Fargeas, J., Effects of Time Pressure on the Use of an Automated Decision Support System for Strike Planning, 15th International Symposium on Aviation Psychology (ISAP'09), Dayton, Ohio, April 27-30, 2009.

Boussemart, Y., Las Fargeas, J., Cummings, M. L., & Roy, N., Comparing Learning Techniques for Hidden Markov Models of Human Supervisory Control Behavior, AIAA Infotech@Aerospace'09 Conference, Seattle, Washington. (Student Paper Competition Finalist), April 6 - 9, 2009.

Spence, L.B., Rathje, J., Cummings, M.L., A Comparative Analysis of Human and Algorithm Track Smoothing. In Proceedings of HSIS 2009: Human Systems Integration Symposium, Annapolis, MD, March 17-19, 2009.

Cummings, M.L., and C.E. Nehme, Modeling the Impact of Workload in Network Centric Supervisory Control Settings, 2nd Annual Sustaining Performance Under Stress Symposium, College Park, MD, February 25, 2009.

Scott, S.D., Sasangohar, F., Cummings, M.L., Investigating Supervisory-level Activity Awareness Displays for Command and Control Operations. In Proceedings of HSIS 2009: Human Systems Integration Symposium, Annapolis, MD, March 17-19, 2009.

2008

Boussemart, Y., & Cummings, M.L. Behavioral Recognition and Prediction of an Operator Supervising Multiple Heterogeneous Unmanned Vehicles, Humans Operating Unmanned Systems ’08, , Brest, France, September, 2008.

Nehme, C.E., Kilgore, R.M., Cummings, M.L., Predicting the Impact of Heterogeneity on Unmanned-Vehicle Team Performance, Proceedings of HFES 2008: 52nd Annual Meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomic Society, New York, NY. September, 2008.

Donmez, B., Pina, P. E., & Cummings, M. L. Evaluation criteria for human-automation performance metrics, In Proceedings of the Performance Metrics for Intelligent Systems Workshop, Gaithersburg, MD, Aug, 2008.

Scott, S.D., Wan, J., Sasangohar, F., Cummings, M.L. Mitigating Supervisory-level Interruptions in Mission Control Operations. In Proceedings of 2nd Int’l Conference on Applied Human Factors and Ergonomics, Las Vegas, NV, July, 2008.

Cummings, M.L., Pina, P., and J.W. Crandall, A Metric Taxonomy for Human Supervisory Control of Unmanned Vehicles, Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International, San Diego, June 2008.

Carrigan, G.P., Long, D., Cummings, M.L., Duffner, J. Human Factors Analysis of Predator B Crash, Proceedings of AUVSI 2008: Unmanned Systems North America, San Diego, CA, June, 2008.

Nehme, C. E., Crandall, J. W., Cummings, M. L., Using Discrete-Event Simulation to Model Situational Awareness of Unmanned-Vehicle Operators, Virginia Modeling, Analysis and Simulation Center Capstone Conference, Norfolk, VA, April, 2008.

P.E. Pina, M. L. Cummings, J. W. Crandall and M. Della Penna. Identifying Generalizable Metric Classes to Evaluate Human-Robot Teams, Metrics for Human-Robot Interaction Workshop at the 3rd Annual Conference on Human-Robot Interaction, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, March, 2008.

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2007

Graham, H., G. Coppin, and M.L. Cummings, The PR Matrix: Extracting Expert Knowledge For Aiding in C2 Sense & Decision Making, 12th International Command and Control Research and Technology Symposium, Newport, RI, Nov., 2007.

M. Ashdown and M. L. Cummings, Asymmetric Synchronous Collaboration Within Distributed Teams, 7th International Conference on Engineering Psychology and Cognitive Ergonomics, Beijing, China, July 2007.

S. Bruni, J.J. Marquez, A. Brzezinski, C. Nehme and Y. Boussemart (2007). Introducing a Human-Automation Collaboration Taxonomy (HACT) in Command and Control Decision-Support Systems, Accepted, 12th International Command and Control Research and Technology Symposium, Newport, RI, June, 2007.

Nehme, C., J.W. Crandall, and M.L. Cummings. An Operator Function Taxonomy for Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Missions, 12th International Command and Control Research and Technology Symposium, Newport, RI, June, 2007

Kilgore, R. M., Harper, K. A., Nehme, C. E., and Cummings, M. L., Mission Planning and Monitoring for Heterogeneous Unmanned Vehicle Teams: A Human-Centered Perspective, Paper presented at AIAA Infotech@Aerospace Conference in Sonoma, CA., May, 2007.

Brzezinski, A.S., Seybold, A.L., & Cummings, M.L. Decision Support Visualizations for Schedule Management of Multiple Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, presented at the AIAA InfoTech@Aerospace, Rohnert Park, CA, May, 2007.

Crandall, J. W. and M. L. Cummings. Attention Allocation Efficiency in Human-UV Teams, AIAA Infotech@Aerospace Conference, Rohnert Park, CA, May, 2007

J. W. Crandall and M. L. Cummings. Developing Performance Metrics for the Supervisory Control of Multiple Robots. Proceedings of the 2nd Annual Conference on Human-Robot Interaction, Washington, D.C.,March, 2007.

S. Bruni, Y. Boussemart, M.L. Cummings, and S. Haro . Visualizing Cognitive Strategies in Time-Critical Mission Replanning. In Proceedings of HSIS 2007: ASNE Human Systems Integration Symposium, Annapolis, MD, March, 2007.

S.D. Scott,J. Wan, A.Rico, C. Furusho, M.L. Cummings . Aiding Team Supervision in Command and Control Operations with Large-Screen Displays. In Proceedings of HSIS 2007: ASNE Human Systems Integration Symposium, Annapolis, MD, March, 2007.

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2006

Nehme, C. E.. Supporting Dynamic Contextual Decisions in Supervisory Control of Heterogeneous Unmanned Vehicles, presented at the Unmanned Vehicle Systems Canada Conference, Montebello, Quebec, Nov. 2006.

M.L. Cummings, K. Meyers, and S.D. Scott, Modified Cooper Harper Evaluation Tool for Unmanned Vehicle Displays, presented at the Unmanned Vehicle Systems Canada Conference, Nov., 2006.

Scott, S.D., Mercier, S., Cummings, M.L., Wang, E.. Assisting Interruption Recovery in Supervisory Control of Multiple UAVs, Proceedings of HFES 2006: 50th Annual Meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomic Society, San Francisco, CA, Oct., 2006.

Nehme, C.E., Scott, S.D., Cummings, M.L., Furusho, C.Y., Generating Requirements for Futuristic Heterogeneous Unmanned Systems, Proceedings of HFES 2006: 50th Annual Meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomic Society, San Francisco, CA, Oct., 2006.

Bruni, S., Marquez, J., Brzezinski, A., & Cummings, M.L., Visualizing Operators’ Cognitive Strategies In Multivariate Optimization, Proceedings of HFES 2006: 50th Annual Meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomic Society, San Francisco, CA, Oct., 2006.

Smith, C.A.,. & Cummings, M.L., Utilizing Ecological Perception to Support Precision Lunar Landing, Proceedings of HFES 2006: 50th Annual Meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomic Society, San Francisco, CA, Oct., 2006.

M. L. Cummings, Can CWA Inform the Design of Networked Intelligent Systems?, presented at Moving Autonomy Forward Conference, Grantham, UK, June, 2006.

Scott, S.D., Cummings, M.L., Graeber, D.A., Nelson, W.T., & Bolia, R.S., Collaboration Technology in Military Team Operations: Lessons Learned from the Corporate Domain, CCRTS: Command and Control Research and Technology Symposium, San Diego, CA, June 2006.

Ho, A.W.L., Cummings, M.L., Wang, E., Tijerina, & L., Kochar, D.S., Integrating Intelligent Driver Warning Systems: Effects of Multiple Alarms and Distraction on Driver Performance, Transportation Research Board Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, May, 2006.

Bruni, S., & Cummings, M.L., Tracking Resource Allocation Cognitive Strategies for Strike Planning, COGIS 2006 - Cognitive Systems with Interactive Sensors, Paris, France, Jan., 2006.

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2005

Cummings, M.L., Human Supervisory Control Challenges in Network Centric Operations, Unmanned Vehicle Systems Canada, Alberta, Canada, Nov., 2005.

Marquez, J.J., Cummings, M. L., Roy, N., Kunda, M., Newman, D.J., Collaborative Human-Computer Decision Support for Planetary Surface Traversal, presented at the  AIAA InfoTech, Arlington, VA, Sept., 2005.

Cummings, M.L., Tsonis, C.G.,Deconstructing Complexity in Air Traffic Control, HFES Annual Conference, Orlando, FL, Sept., 2005.

Tsonis, C., Cunha, D. C., et al., Developing Visualization Tools for the Design of Air Traffic Control Experiments, 49th Annual Meeting of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, Orlando, FL, Sept., 2005.

Cummings, M. L., & Mitchell, P. M.. Managing Multiple UAVs through a Timeline Display. Paper presented at the AIAA InfoTech, Arlington, VA, Sept. 2005.

Cummings, M. L., Bruni, S., Collaborative Human-Computer Decision Making in Network Centric Warfare, TTCP HUM TP7 Workshop on Aerospace Human Factors Issues in Network-Centric Warfare, Salisbury, UK, July, 2005.

Cummings, M. L., Mitchell, P. M., Management of Multiple Dynamic Human Supervisory Control Tasks for UAVs, presented at the Human Computer Interaction International Human Systems Integration Conference, Las Vegas, by invitation, July, 2005.

Mitchell, P. M., Cummings, M. L., Management of Multiple Dynamic Human Supervisory Control Tasks, 10th International Command And Control Research And Technology Symposium, McLean, VA, June, 2005.

Bruni, S., Cummings M.L., Human Interaction with Mission Planning Search Algorithms, ASNE Human Systems Integration Conference. Arlington, VA, June, 2005.

Cummings, M.L., C.G Tsonis, . Cunha, D.C . Complexity Mitigation Through Airspace Structure, 13th International Symposium on Aviation Psychology, Oklahoma City, OK, April, 2005.

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2004

Cummings, M.L., Automation Bias in Intelligent Time Critical Decision Support Systems, AIAA 1st Intelligent Systems Technical Conference, September 2004.

Cummings, M.L., Human Supervisory Control of Swarming Networks 2nd Annual Swarming: Autonomous Intelligent Networked Systems Conference, June 2004.

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HAL Reports

Thornburg, K.M., Peterse, H.P.M., Liu, A.M., Oman, C., Operator Performance in Long Duration, Low Task Load Control Operations, (HAL2011-04), MIT Humans and Automation Laboratory, Cambridge, MA, (2011).

Jackson, K.F., Quimby, P.W, Cummings, M..L., MAV-VUE Outdoor Usability Analysis,( HAL2011-01), MIT Humans and Automation Laboratory, Cambridge, MA, ( 2011).

Tappan, J.M., Pitman, D.J., Abi Akar, C., Cummings, M.L., Minimum Information Interface for Locomotive Operations (MIILO) Final Report, (HAL2010-04), MIT Humans and Automation Laboratory, Cambridge, MA, (2010).

Cummings, M.L., Sasangohar F., Thornburg, K.M., Human-System Interface Complexity and Opacity Part I: Literature Review, (HAL2010-01), MIT Humans and Automation Laboratory, Cambridge, MA. (2010).

Donmez, B. and Cummings, M.L., Metric Selection for Evaluation of Human Supervisory Control Systems, (HAL2009-05), MIT Humans and Automation Laboratory, Cambridge, MA. (2009).

Castonia, R.W., Cummings, M.L., The Design of a HSMM-based Operator State Monitoring Display, (HAL2009-04), MIT Humans and Automation Laboratory, Cambridge, MA. (2009).

Cunio, P.M., Cummings, M.L., A Framework for an HSI Downselection Tool, (HAL2009-03), MIT Humans and Automation Laboratory, Cambridge, MA. (2009).

Donmez, B., Brzezinski, A. S., Graham, H., and Cummings, M.L., Modified Cooper Harper Scales for Assessing Unmanned Vehicle Displays, (HAL2008-06), MIT Humans and Automation Laboratory, Cambridge, MA, (2008).

Crandall, J.W. and Cummings, M.L., A Predictive Model for Human-Unmanned Vehicles Systems, (HAL2008-05), MIT Humans and Automation Laboratory, Cambridge, MA, (2008).

Pina, P., Donmez, B., Cummings, M.L., Selecting Metrics to Evaluate Human Supervisory Control Applications, (HAL2008-04), MIT Humans and Automation Laboratory, Cambridge, MA (2008).

Donmez, B., Graham, H.D., Cummings, M.L., Assessing the Impact of Haptic Peripheral Displays for UAV Operators,( HAL2008-02), MIT Humans and Automation Laboratory, Cambridge, MA, (2008).

Graham, H.D., Cummings, M.L., Assessing the Impact of Auditory Peripheral Displays for UAV Operators,
(HAL2007-09), MIT Humans and Automation Laboratory, Cambridge, MA, (2007).

Massie, A. E., Nehme, C. E., and Cummings, M. L., Information Requirements for MCM and ISR Missions – PUMA Phase II (HAL2007-08) , MIT Humans and Automation Laboratory, Cambridge, MA, (2007).

Nehme, C. E., and Cummings, M. L., An Analysis of Heterogeneity in Futuristic Unmanned Vehicle Systems (HAL2007-07) , MIT Humans and Automation Laboratory, Cambridge, MA, (2007).

da Silva, F.B., Scott, S.D., Cummings, M.L., Design Methodology for Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Team Coordination, (HAL2007-05) MIT Humans and Automation Laboratory, Cambridge, MA, (2007).

Scott, S.D., and Cummings, M.L., An Experimental Platform for Investigating Decision and Collaboration Technologies in Time Sensitive Mission Control Operations (HAL2007-04) MIT Humans and Automation Laboratory, Cambridge, MA, (2007).

Wan, J., Scott, S.D., Cummings, M.L., Assisting Interruption Recovery in Mission Control Operations (HAL2007-03), MIT Humans and Automation Laboratory, Cambridge, MA, (2007).

Almirao, F.M., da Silva, F.B., Scott, S.D., and Cummings, M.L., Designing Decision and Collaboration Support Technology for Operators in Multi-UAV Operations Teams (HAL2007-02), MIT Humans and Automation Laboratory, Cambridge, MA, (2007).

Cummings, M.L., J. J. Marquez, Mark Visser, Shadow TUAV Single Operator Consolidation: Display Assessment (HAL2007-01), MIT Humans and Automation Laboratory, Cambridge, MA. (2007)

Nehme, C. E., Cummings, M. L., and Crandall, J. W., A UAV Mission Hierarchy (HAL2006-09) , MIT Humans and Automation Laboratory, Cambridge, MA, (2006).

Ho, Angela W. L., Integrating Automobile Multiple Intelligent Warning Systems: Performance and Policy Implications, (HAL2006-08), MIT Humans and Automation Laboratory, Cambridge, MA, (2006).

Nehme, C.E., Cummings, M.L. Audio Decision Support for Supervisory Control of Unmanned Vehicles (HAL2006-06), MIT Humans and Automation Laboratory, Cambridge, MA, (2006).

Brzezinski, A.S., Cummings, M.L., Decision Support Design for Workload Mitigation in Human Supervisory Control of Multiple Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (HAL2006-05), MIT Humans and Automation Laboratory, Cambridge, MA, (2006).

Tsonis, C. G., An Analysis of Information Complexity in Air Traffic Control Human Machine Interaction, (HAL-2006-04) MIT Humans and Automation Laboratory, Cambridge, MA, (2006).

Wang E., Ho A.W.L., Cummings, M. L.. Integrating Multiple Alarms & Driver Situation Awareness, (HAL2006-03), MIT Humans and Automation Laboratory, Cambridge, MA, (2006).
(Open media files associated with report)

Scott, S.D., Cummings, M.L., Cognitive Task Analysis for the LCS Operator. (HAL2006-01), MIT Humans and Automation Laboratory, Cambridge, MA, (2006).

Cummings, M. L., Wang, E., Smith, C. A., Marquez, J. J., Duppen, M., & Essama, S. (2005). Conceptual Human-System Interface Design for a Lunar Access Vehicle (HAL2005-04), MIT Humans and Automation Laboratory, Cambridge, MA, (2005).

Mitchell, P. M., Cummings, M. L., & Sheridan, T. B., Mitigation of Human Supervisory Control Wait Times through Automation Strategies (HAL2005-02), MIT Humans and Automation Laboratory, Cambridge, MA, (2005).

Ho, A. W. L., & Cummings, M. L., Multiple Alarms and Driver Situational Awareness (HAL2005-01), MIT Humans and Automation Laboratory, Cambridge, MA, (2005).
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Mitchell, P.J., Cummings, M.L., T.B. Sheridan, . Human Supervisory Control Issues in Network Centric Warfare(HAL2004-01), MIT Humans and Automation Laboratory, Cambridge, MA, (2004)

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Other Publications

Powale, P., Design and Testing of a Roadside Traffic Threat Alerting Mechanism, S.M. Thesis, MIT Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Cambridge, MA, 2013
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Clare, A.S., Modeling Real-Time Human-Automation Collaborative Scheduling of Unmanned Vehicles, Ph.D. Thesis, MIT Aeronautics and Astronautics, Cambridge, MA, 2013

Malik, R., Decision Support Tool For Dynamic Workforce Scheduling In Manufacturing Environments, M.S. Thesis, MIT Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Cambridge, MA, 2013.

Cummings, M.L., Operator Interaction with Centralized Versus Decentralized UAV Architectures, Handbook of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, Springer, in press.

Berardi, C. W., Investigating the Efficacy of Terrorist Network Visualization, M.S. Thesis, MIT Aeronautics and Astronautics, Cambridge, MA, 2013.

Griner, A., Human-RRT Collaboration in UAV Mission Path Planning, M. Eng. Thesis, MIT Aeronautics and Astronautics, Cambridge, MA, 2012.

Jackson, K.F.,(2012) Development and Evaluation of a Collision Avoidance System for Supervisory Control of a Micro Aerial Vehicle, S. M. Thesis, MIT Aeronautics and Astronautics, Cambridge, MA.

Mkrtchyan, A.A.,(2011) Modeling Operator Performance in Low Task Load Supervisory Domains, S. M. Thesis, MIT Aeronautics and Astronautics, Cambridge, MA.

Ryan, J.C., (2011) Assessing the Performance of Human Automation Collaborative Planning Systems,
S. M. Thesis, MIT Aeronautics and Astronautics, Cambridge, MA.

Boussemart, Y. (2011) Predictive Models of Procedural Human Supervisory Control Behavior, Ph.D. Thesis, MIT Engineering Systems Division, Cambridge, MA

Cummings, M.L., (2010) Technology Impedances to Augmented Cognition, Ergonomics in Design, pp. 25-27, Spring.

Rathje, J.M., (2010) Human-Automation Collaboration in Occluded Trajectory Smoothing, S. M. Thesis, MIT Aeronautics and Astronautics, Cambridge, MA.

Caves, A. (2010), Human-Automation Collaborative RRT for UAV Mission Path Planning, M Eng Thesis, MIT Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Cambridge, MA.

Tappan, J.M, (2010), Designing an Error Resolution Checklist for a Shared Manned-Unmanned Environment, S. M. Thesis, MIT Engineering Systems, Cambridge, MA.

Coley, J. F., (2010) Visualizing Subjective Decision Criteria For System Evaluation, M Eng Thesis, MIT Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Cambridge, MA.

McDonald, A.D., (2010) A Discrete Event Simulation Model For Unstructured Supervisory Control Of Unmanned Vehicles, B. S. Thesis, MIT Mechanical Engineering, Cambridge, MA.

Clare, A.S., (2010) Dynamic Human-Computer Collaboration in Real-time Unmanned Vehicle Scheduling, S. M. Thesis, MIT Aeronautics and Astronautics, Cambridge, MA.

Castonia, R.W., (2010) The Design of a HSMM-Based Operator State Monitoring Display, S. M. Thesis, MIT Aeronautics and Astronautics, Cambridge, MA.

Southern, D.N., (2010) Human-Guided Management of Collaborating Unmanned
Vehicles in Degraded Communication Environments
, S. M. Thesis, MIT Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Cambridge, MA.

Hart, C.S., (2010) Assessing the Impact of Low Workload in Supervisory Control of Networked Unmanned Vehicles, S. M. Thesis, MIT Aeronautics and Astronautics, Cambridge, MA.

Pitman, D., (2010) Collaborative Micro Aerial Vehicle Exploration of Outdoor Environments, M. Eng. MIT Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Cambridge, MA, 2010.

Huang, H.H.H., (2009) Developing an Abstraction Layer for the Visualization of HSMM-Based Predictive Decision Support, S. M. Thesis, MIT Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Cambridge, MA.

Massie, A. E., (2009), Designing a Graphical Decision Support Tool to Improve System Acquisition Decision, S. M. Thesis, MIT Aeronautics and Astronautics, Cambridge, MA.
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Carrigan, G. P., (2009), The Design of an Intelligent Decision Support Tool for Submarine Commander,
S. M. Thesis, MIT Engineering Systems Division, Human Systems Engineering Track, Cambridge, MA.

Nehme, C.E., (2009), Modeling Human Supervisory Control in Heterogeneous Unmanned Vehicle System,
Ph. D. Thesis, MIT Dept. of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Cambridge, MA.

Donmez, B., Pina, P. E., & Cummings, M. L. (2009). Evaluation criteria for human-automation performance metrics. In R. Madhavan, E. Tunstel & E. Messina (Eds.), Performance Evaluation and Benchmarking of Intelligent Systems: Springer.

Buchin, M., (2009) Assessing the Impact of Automated Path Planning Aids in the Maritime Community, S. M. Thesis, MIT Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Cambridge, MA.
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Fisher, S., (2008) Replan Understanding for Heterogenous Unmanned Vehicle Teams, M. Eng. MIT Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Cambridge, MA.

Graham, H.D., (2008). Effect of Auditory Peripheral Displays on Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Operator Performance, S.M. Thesis, MIT Engineering Systems, Cambridge, MA.

Brzezinski, A.S., (2008). StarVis: A Configural Decision Support Tool for Schedule Management of Multiple Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, S.M. Thesis, MIT Aeronautics and Astronautics, Cambridge, MA.

Bhattacharjee, D. (2007) A Proposed Cost-benefit Analysis Model for Physical Form Analysis for
a Futuristic Submarine Decision Support System
, Thesis, (MS) MIT Aeronautics and Astronautics, Cambridge, MA.

M. Ashdown and S. D. Scott, Designing Tabletop Interfaces for Asymmetric Distributed Collaboration, IEEE Tabletop 2007 workshop, Newport, RI.

Marquez, J.J., (2007) Human-Automation Collaboration: Decision Support for Lunar and Planetary Exploration, Ph. D. Thesis, MIT Aeronautics and Astronautics, Cambridge, MA

M.L. Cummings, C. E. Nehme, and J. Crandall, Predicting Operator Capacity for Supervisory Control of Multiple UAVs, in Innovations in Intelligent Machines vol. 70, Studies in Computational Intelligence J. S. Chahl, L. C. Jain, A. Mizutani, and M. Sato-Ilic, Eds., 2007.

Smith, C.A., (2006) An Ecological Perceptual Aid for Precision Vertical Landings, Thesis, (MS) MIT Aeronautics and Astronautics, Cambridge, MA.
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Cummings, M. L., Morales, D., (2005) UAVs as Tactical Wingmen: Control Methods and Pilots' Perceptions, Unmanned Systems, February 2005.

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