Publications

In Press

Stowers, K., S. Sonesh, C. Iwig, E. Salas, (in press). Human machine system performance in spaceflight: A guide for measurement. In M. Mouloua, P.A. Hancock (Eds.) Automation and Human Performance: Theories and Applications, 2nd Edition. Taylor & Francis.

Shelton, C., Stowers, K. (in press). The evolution of technology and its impact on patient outcomes in healthcare. In M. Mouloua, P.A. Hancock (Eds.) Automation and Human Performance: Theories and Applications, 2nd Edition. Taylor & Francis.

Kam, J., Stowers, K. (in press). On the Dynamics of Social Response to the 2011-17 California Drought. To appear in American Meteorological Society’s 33rd Conference on Hydrology.

2019

Stowers, K., Brady, L., Huh, Y., & Wray, R. (2019). Assessing the role of behavioral markers in adaptive learning for emergency medical services. In S. Nazir, A.M. Teperi, A. Polak-Sopińska (Eds.) Advances in Human Factors in Training, Education, and Learning Sciences  (pp. 184-193). Cham, Switzerland, Springer.

2018

Chen, J.Y.C., Lakhmani, S., Stowers, K., Selkowitz, A., Wright, J., Barnes, M.J. (2018). Situation awareness-based agent transparency and human-autonomy teaming effectiveness. Theoretical Issues in Ergonomics Science 19(3), 259-282.

Wray, R.E., Stowers, K., (2018). Interactions between learner assessment and content requirements: A verification approach. In T. Andre (Ed.), Advances in Human Factors in Training, Education, and Learning Sciences (pp. 36-45). Cham, Switzerland, Springer. [PDF]

Musaev, A., Stowers, K., Kam, J. (2018). Harnessing Data to Create an Effective Drought Management System. In The 15th International Conference on Information Systems for Crisis Response and Management, 544-552.

Stowers, K., & Mouloua, M. (2018). Human Computer Interaction Trends in Healthcare: An Update. In Human Factors and Ergonomics in Healthcare 7(1), 88-91.

2017

Stowers, K., Oglesby, J.M., Sonesh, S.C., Leyva, K., Iwig, C. & Salas, E. (2017). An updated framework for the development of metrics in human-machine systems. Human Factors, 59(2), 172-188. [PDF]

Kessler, T., Stowers, K., Brill, J.C., Hancock, P.A. (2017). Comparisons of human-human trust with other forms of human-technology trust. Proceedings of Human Factors and Ergonomics Society 61(1), 1303-1307.

Wohleber, R. W., Stowers, K., Chen, J. Y., & Barnes, M. (2017). Effects of agent transparency and communication framing on human-agent teaming. In 2017 IEEE International Conference on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics (SMC) 3427-3432.

Stowers, K., Kasdaglis, N., Rupp, M., Chen, J.Y.C., Barber, D., Barnes, M.J. (2017). Insights into human-agent teaming: Intelligent agent transparency and uncertainty. In P. Savage-Knepshield and J. Chen (Ed.), Advances in Human Factors in Robots and Unmanned Systems, (pp. 149-160). Cham, Switzerland: Springer. [PDF]

Chen, J.Y.C., Barnes, M.J., Wright, J.L., Stowers, K., Lakhmani, S.G. (2017). Situation awareness-based agent transparency for human-autonomy teaming effectiveness. SPIE Optics and Photonics 2017.

MacArthur, K. R., Stowers, K., & Hancock, P. A. (2017). Human-robot interaction: Proximity and speed – Slowly back away from the robot! In P. Savage-Knepshield and J. Chen (Ed.), Advances in Human Factors in Robots and Unmanned Systems, (pp. 365-374).  Cham, Switzerland: Springer. [PDF]

2016

Stowers, K., Leyva, K., Hancock, G., Hancock, P.A. (2016). Life or death by robot? Ergonomics in Design: The Quarterly of Human Factors Applications, 24(3), 17-22. [PDF]

Kasdalis, N., & Stowers, K. (2016). Beyond human factors: The role of human centered design in developing a safety-critical system. In C. Stephanidis (Ed.), HCI International 2016 – Posters’ Extended Abstracts (pp. 345-351). Cham, Switzerland: Springer. [PDF]

Kasdaglis, N., Barnard, T., & Stowers, K. (2016). Trajectory Recovery System: Angle of attack guidance for inflight loss of control. In D. Harris (Ed.), Engineering Psychology and Cognitive Ergonomics (pp. 397-408). Cham, Switzerland: Springer. [PDF]

Barnes, M., Chen, J., Wright, J., & Stowers, K. (2016). Human-agent teaming for effective multirobot management: Effects of agent transparency. In D. Harris (Ed.), Engineering Psychology and Cognitive Ergonomics (pp. 169-178). Cham, Switzerland: Springer. [PDF]

Stowers, K., Kasdaglis, N., Newton, O., Lakhmani, S., Wohleber, R., Chen, J.Y.C. (2016). Intelligent agent transparency: The design and evaluation of an interface to facilitate human and artificial agent collaboration. Proceedings of Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, 60(1), 1706-1710. [PDF]

Volante, W.G., Merz, M., Stowers, K., Hancock, P.A. (2016). Sleep, workload and boredom: subject matter expert insights. Proceedings of Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, 60(1), 1833-1837. [PDF]

Schroeder, B.L., Leyva, K., Stowers, K., Lewis, J.E., Sims, V.K. (2016). Investigating usability, user preferences, ergonomics, and player performance in StarCraft II. Proceedings of Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, 60(1), 1210-1214. [PDF]

Chen, J.Y.C., Barnes, M., Selkowitz, A., Stowers, K. (2016). Effects of agent transparency on human-autonomy teaming effectiveness. IEEE International Conference on Systems, Men, and Cybernetics. 

Chen, J.Y.C., Barnes, M.J., Selkowitz, A., Stowers, K., Lakhmani, S., Kasdaglis, N. (2016). Human-autonomy teaming and agent transparency. Proceedings of the 21st International Conference on Intelligent User Interfaces, 28-31. [PDF]

2015

Stowers, K. (2015). Communication between human factors psychologists and engineers: Challenges and solutions. Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Annual Meeting, 59, 1732-1735. [PDF]

Sanders, T.L., Volante, W., Stowers, K., Kessler, T., Gabrecht, K., Harpold, B., Oppold, P., Hancock, P.A. (2015). The influence of robot form on trust. Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Annual Meeting, 59, 1510-1514. [PDF]

Iwig, C., Oglesby, J.M., Stowers, K., Leyva, K., Shimono, M., Salas, E. (2015). Spaceflight task contexts for long duration exploration missions: Application to measurement of human automation interaction. Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Annual Meeting, 59, 941-945. [PDF]

2014

Oglseby, J.M., Stowers, K., Leyva, K., Dietz, A., Sonesh, S., Burke, S. Salas, E. (2014). Assessing human-automation system safety, efficiency, and performance: Developing a metrics framework. Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Annual Meeting 58, 1149-1153. [PDF]

Hughes, A. M., Volante, W. G., Stowers, K., Leyva, K., Oglesby, J. M., Bisbey, T., Salas, E., Knott, B.A., & Vidulich, M. A. (2014). Cognition and physiological response: Towards a model of validated physiological measurement. Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Annual Meeting 58, 1009-1013. [PDF]