Helicopter tracking error and input aggression for point tracking tasks under boundary avoidance situations
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Abstract. Helicopters are broadly applied in complex and harsh task environment such as rescue mission and firefighting. These tasks require helicopters to operate in ground proximity, keep tracking the target while avoid obstacles to avoid trashing. The combination of point tracking and boundary avoidance tracking can be utilized to describe this task condition. This study implemented a simulation task on MATLAB and Simulink and utilized a simplified helicopter dynamic model to investigate point tracking and boundary avoidance tracking tasks. The analysis of variance (ANOVA) and regression analysis were used to analyze the effects of task conditions on participants’ tracking error and input aggression. Results demonstrated that the overall tracking error had a negative correlation with input aggression, and that participants tended to have higher input aggression and lower tracking error near the boundary.
Rotorcraft-Pilot Coupling, Boundary Avoidance Tracking, Point Tracking, Human-Machine Interaction
Published online 9/1/2023, 8 pages
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Citation: Qiuyang Xia, Helicopter tracking error and input aggression for point tracking tasks under boundary avoidance situations, Materials Research Proceedings, Vol. 33, pp 118-125, 2023
The article was published as article 18 of the book Aerospace Science and Engineering
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