The Operator 4.0: Human Cyber-Physical Systems & Adaptive Automation Towards Human-Automation Symbiosis Work Systems

  • David RomeroEmail author
  • Peter Bernus
  • Ovidiu Noran
  • Johan Stahre
  • Åsa Fast-Berglund
Conference paper
Part of the IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology book series (IFIPAICT, volume 488)


A vision for the Operator 4.0 is presented in this paper in the context of human cyber-physical systems and adaptive automation towards human-automation symbiosis work systems for a socially sustainable manufacturing workforce. Discussions include base concepts and enabling technologies for the development of human-automation symbiosis work systems in Industry 4.0.


Operator 4.0 Human cyber-physical systems Adaptive automation Human-automation symbiosis Socially sustainable manufacturing 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • David Romero
    • 1
    • 2
    Email author
  • Peter Bernus
    • 2
  • Ovidiu Noran
    • 2
  • Johan Stahre
    • 3
  • Åsa Fast-Berglund
    • 3
  1. 1.Tecnológico de MonterreyMonterreyMexico
  2. 2.Griffith UniversityNathanAustralia
  3. 3.Chalmers University of TechnologyGothenburgSweden

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