Discerning the Role Context Plays in the Value of Information

dc.contributor.author Hanratty, Timothy
dc.contributor.author Heilman, Eric
dc.contributor.author Richardson, John
dc.contributor.author Caylor, Justine
dc.contributor.author Mittrick, Mark
dc.date.accessioned 2019-01-02T23:42:17Z
dc.date.available 2019-01-02T23:42:17Z
dc.date.issued 2019-01-08
dc.description.abstract For the military, effective human-agent teaming requires a shared understanding between the human and the intelligent agents acting on their behalf. One of the central challenges associated with developing this shared understanding originates at the information level. The simple fact is while all information may be created equal, the value of information is not. Confounding this calculation is the knowledge that the true value of information is dependent not only on its source, content and latency, but just as importantly on the context of the situation in which it is being exercised. Building upon previous research aimed at codifying the value of information, this paper presents a multi-facetted experiment meant to discern a Soldier’s value of information within varying military contexts. Initial results reveal that context plays a significant role in how information is valued and more importantly provides a foundation for strengthening human-agent information understanding and collaboration.
dc.format.extent 10 pages
dc.identifier.doi 10.24251/HICSS.2019.062
dc.identifier.isbn 978-0-9981331-2-6
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10125/59490
dc.language.iso eng
dc.relation.ispartof Proceedings of the 52nd Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences
dc.rights Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International
dc.rights.uri https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/
dc.subject Design and Development of Collaboration Technologies
dc.subject Collaboration Systems and Technologies
dc.subject Human-Agent Collaboration, Information Valuation, Military Decision Making Process
dc.title Discerning the Role Context Plays in the Value of Information
dc.type Conference Paper
dc.type.dcmi Text
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