5. Human Factors in UAV

  1. Plamen Angelov
  1. Marie Cahillane1,
  2. Chris Baber2 and
  3. Caroline Morin1

Published Online: 11 APR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781119964049.ch5

Sense and Avoid in UAS: Research and Applications

Sense and Avoid in UAS: Research and Applications

How to Cite

Cahillane, M., Baber, C. and Morin, C. (2012) Human Factors in UAV, in Sense and Avoid in UAS: Research and Applications (ed P. Angelov), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781119964049.ch5

Editor Information

  1. School of Computing and Communications, Lancaster University, UK

Author Information

  1. 1

    Cranfield University, Shrivenham, UK

  2. 2

    University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 11 APR 2012
  2. Published Print: 13 APR 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470979754

Online ISBN: 9781119964049



  • human factors in UAV;
  • teleoperation of UAVs;
  • control of multiple unmanned vehicles;
  • task-switching;
  • multimodal interaction with unmanned vehicles;
  • automation and multitasking;
  • attentional control and automation;
  • spatial ability;
  • sense of direction;
  • video games experience


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Teleoperation of UAVs

  • Control of Multiple Unmanned Vehicles

  • Task-Switching

  • Multimodal Interaction with Unmanned Vehicles

  • Adaptive Automation

  • Automation and Multitasking

  • Individual Differences

  • Conclusions

  • References