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Automation in human-machine networks: how increasing machine agency affects human agency.

Følstad, A., Engen, V., Haugstveit, I.M. and Pickering, J.B., 2018. Automation in human-machine networks: how increasing machine agency affects human agency. In: ICMMI 2017: International Conference on Man–Machine Interactions, 72 - 81.

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DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-67792-7_8


© 2018, Springer International Publishing AG. Efficient human-machine networks require productive interaction between human and machine actors. In this study, we address how a strengthening of machine agency, for example through increasing levels of automation, affect the human actors of the networks. Findings from case studies within air traffic management, emergency management, and crowd evacuation are presented, shedding light on how automation may strengthen the agency of human actors in the network through responsibility sharing and task allocation, and serve as a needed prerequisite of innovation and change.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Additional Information:This work has been conducted as part of the HUMANE project, which has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No. 645043. Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 659).
Uncontrolled Keywords:Human-machine networks; Automation; Innovation and improvement; Human agency; Machine agency
Group:Faculty of Science & Technology
ID Code:33669
Deposited By: Symplectic RT2
Deposited On:10 Mar 2020 15:33
Last Modified:14 Mar 2022 14:20


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