Cognitive Assistance in Government and Public Sector Applications: Papers from the AAAI Fall Symposium
Frank Stein, Chair
November 12–14, 2015, Arlington, Virginia
Technical Report FS-15-02
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This symposium presented innovative contributions to the research, development and application of cognitive assistance technology for use in government (executive agencies, legislative and judicial branches), military, police, education, healthcare, and social services. Topics include use case and usage scenarios; human/cognitive assistants (Cogs) interfaces, interaction, and human factors; best tasks to automate/employ Cogs, how to automate, how much to automate; techniques for allocating tasks between human and Cog team members; user adoption issues, how to build trust in Cogs results/decisions, overcoming fears; how to train/instruct Cogs; technology developments; results from early Cog R&D<; metrics for cogs, test data, benchmarking performance, methodology for iterative improvement; >mitigation of detrimental impacts of cogs (loss of situational awareness, human skill atrophy); economics of cognitive assistance systems; and policy issues with using Cogs.