Adaptive Work-Centered and Human-Aware Support Agents for Augmented Cognition in Tactical Environments

  • Martijn Neef
  • Peter-Paul van Maanen
  • Peter Petiet
  • Maartje Spoelstra
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5638)


We introduce a support system concept that offers both work-centered and human-aware support for operators in tactical command and control environments. The support system augments the cognitive capabilities of the operator by offering instant, personalized task and work support. The operator obtains support by entering into a collaborative agreement with support agents. Such an agreement creates opportunities to establish adaptive capabilities and human-aware support features. We describe the concept in and propose an experimental design to evaluate its effectiveness in tactical environments.


Work Domain Support Agent Adaptive Capability Influence Control IEEE Intelligent System 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Martijn Neef
    • 1
  • Peter-Paul van Maanen
    • 1
    • 2
  • Peter Petiet
    • 1
  • Maartje Spoelstra
    • 1
  1. 1.TNO Defence, Security and SafetyThe Netherlands
  2. 2.AmsterdamVrije UniversiteitThe Netherlands

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