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Jonas Lundberg

Professor

Joint Human-AI/Automation control of mission-critical processes

I am professor in Human Centered Design, leading a research program on how to design AI (Artificial Intelligence) and more basic Automation to be controllable, resilient and comprehensible. The research program is applied to mission-critical systems in Air Traffic Management, Maritime Traffic Management, and similar domains.

My research focuses on Human-AI/Automation Joint Control Systems. Those are systems that include at least one human operator, one process to control, as well as an automation or AI component that must also be controlled. The research is applied to domains such as Air Traffic Management, Maritime Traffic Management, Train Traffic Management, Emergency and Crisis response. In such systems, automation and AI can support humans, and also manage tasks autonomously - up to a point. There is always a point where humans must oversee that the system is working as it should - and perhaps also take a higher degree of control. Basic research in this domain concerns theories of human-automation/AI interaction that can guide the development of methods, tools, and design concepts for control.

The research is conducted in a research team that I lead, including both regular and industrial PhD students. The projects have resulted in articles, demonstrators/tools, as well as completed PhD theses that I have supervised as main supervisor from start to finish. The research is conducted in collaboration with industry and government, in several projects.

Please have a look at the research area web page for my team, on human-AI/Automation Teaming:

https://ivis.itn.liu.se/research/areas/hat.html

Degrees:

  • Master of arts: 1999, Cognitive Science, Linköping University, Sweden.
  • Doctoral degree: 2005, Computer Science, Linköping University, Sweden.
  • Docent: 2012, Cognitive Systems, Linköping University, Sweden.

 

 

 


Publications

2023

Aida Nordman, Lothar Meyer, Karl Johan Klang, Jonas Lundberg, Katerina Vrotsou (2023) Extraction of CD & R Work Phases from Eye-Tracking and Simulator Logs: A Topic Modelling Approach AEROSPACE, Vol. 10, Article 595 Continue to DOI
Elmira Zohrevandi, Emmanuel Brorsson, Andreas Darnell, Magnus Bång, Jonas Lundberg, Anders Ynnerman (2023) Design of an Ecological Visual Analytics Interface for Operators of Time-Constant Processes 2023 IEEE Visualization and Visual Analytics (VIS), p. 131-135 Continue to DOI
Jimmy Hammarbäck, Jens Alfredson, Björn Johansson, Jonas Lundberg (2023) My synthetic wingman must understand me: modelling intent for future manned-unmanned teaming Cognition, Technology & Work Continue to DOI
Elias Elmquist, Alexander Bock, Jonas Lundberg, Anders Ynnerman, Niklas Rönnberg (2023) SonAir: the design of a sonification of radar data for air traffic control Journal on Multimodal User Interfaces, Vol. 17, p. 137-149 Continue to DOI

2022

Karljohan Lundin Palmerius, Mikael Henriksson, Carl Westin, Jonas Lundberg (2022) Digital Tower Assistant Functionality and Design: Planning, Analysis and Operative Interfaces based on Workshops with ATCOs

News

Jonas Lundberg, Linköping University, and Jesper Tordenlid, Combitech. Photo credit: Peter Karlsson

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