SCIENTIA SINICA Informationis, Volume 48 , Issue 4 : 376-389(2018) https://doi.org/10.1360/N112017-00225

A psychological model of human-computer cooperation for the era of artificial intelligence

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  • ReceivedNov 5, 2017
  • AcceptedFeb 6, 2018
  • PublishedApr 10, 2018


In the last 10 years, the research on artificial intelligence and human-computer interaction has progressed by leaps and bounds, and there has been a boom in the academia and industry. There is an urgent need for a psychological model on human-computer interaction that is consistent with human cognitive mechanisms and psychological laws in order to eliminate the existing bottleneck in the development of artificial intelligence and to realize harmonious and natural human-computer interaction. A psychological model on human-computer cooperation for the era of artificial intelligence would not only explain, simulate, and predict human behaviors but could also guide the design of intelligent systems and human-computer interactions. In this paper, we review and summarize the previous human-computer interaction models and cognitive models and propose a psychological model for human-computer cooperation for the era of artificial intelligence based on the experimental evidences and researches of the previous 10 years. The new model would expand and deepen the understanding of the existing cognitive models and provide a theoretical basis for a study on human-computer interaction in the era of artificial intelligence.

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