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    • A constructivist didactic methodology for a humanoid robotics workshop 

      Miranda Añon, Alexandre; Bolea Monte, Yolanda; Grau Saldes, Antoni; Sanfeliu Cortés, Alberto (IEEE Press. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2012)
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      This paper presents a constructivist methodology oriented to training Robotics in its wide sense, and its implementation in higher education. A humanoid robotics workshop is included as a part of the curriculum of ...
    • A Highest order hypothesis compatibility test for monocular SLAM 

      Guerra Paradas, Edmundo; Munguía Alcalá, Rodrigo Francisco; Bolea Monte, Yolanda; Grau Saldes, Antoni (2013-08)
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      Simultaneous Location and Mapping (SLAM) is a key problem to solve in order to build truly autonomous mobile robots. SLAM with a unique camera, or monocular SLAM, is probably one of the most complex SLAM variants, based ...
    • A novel pedagogical tool integrating sustainability competence into engineering degrees 

      Bolea Monte, Yolanda; Grau Saldes, Antoni (IEEE, 2011)
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      The environmental and social crisis has forced the University to have a considerable influence on the society in an active manner and it faces new challenges such as the need to educate professionals that take respectful ...
    • A simplified LPV model for mobile robots navigation with audio features 

      Manzanares Brotons, Manuel; Bolea Monte, Yolanda; Grau Saldes, Antoni (2012)
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    • A solution for robotized sampling in wastewater plants 

      Guerra Paradas, Edmundo; Bolea Monte, Yolanda; Grau Saldes, Antoni; Munguía Alcalá, Rodrigo Francisco; Gámiz Caro, Javier Francisco (IEEE Press, 2016)
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      This work presents a solution to automatize the water sampling process of outdoor basins in a wastewater treatment plant. The system proposed is based on the utilization of collaborative robotics: a team of an UAV and a ...
    • Aerial robotics in building inspection and maintenance 

      Grau Saldes, Antoni; Guerra Paradas, Edmundo; Bolea Monte, Yolanda; Puig-Pey Clavería, Ana María; Sanfeliu Cortés, Alberto (Technische Universität München, 2018)
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      Buildings need periodic revision about their state, materials degrade with time and repairs or renewals have to be made driven by maintenance needs or safety requirements. That happens with any kind of buildings and ...
    • An identified LPV model for mobile robots navigation with audio features 

      Manzanares Brotons, Manuel; Bolea Monte, Yolanda; Grau Saldes, Antoni (2010)
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      Non-speech audio is becoming more attractive to be used as features to mobile robots navigation in industrial environments. In this paper authors present their advances in determining robot’s position in indoor spaces ...
    • An innovative ICT solution for sewer systems 

      Grau Saldes, Antoni; Bolea Monte, Yolanda; Sanfeliu Cortés, Alberto; Puig-Pey Clavería, Ana María (EasyChair Publications, 2018)
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      The objective of this paper is to explain the importance of research in wastewater transportation (sewage systems) using new technologies such as robotics systems and information and communication technologies (ICTs). ...
    • An innovative pedagogical tool for robotics engineering studies 

      Bolea Monte, Yolanda; Grau Saldes, Antoni; Sanfeliu Cortés, Alberto (2017)
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      At the Engineering School of Barcelona (ETSEIB- UPC) a multimedia pedagogical tool has been developed in order to traini ng concepts and ecojustice, environmentalism and sustainability to the students in Technical degrees, ...
    • An LPV Fractional Hayami Model for Canal Control 

      Bolea Monte, Yolanda; Martínez González, Rubén; Grau Saldes, Antoni; Martínez García, Herminio (IEEE Press. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2011)
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    • An LPV Fractional Model for Canal Control 

      Bolea Monte, Yolanda; Martínez González, Rubén; Grau Saldes, Antoni; Martínez García, Herminio (PERGAMON PRESS. IFAC SERIES., 2009)
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      In this paper an LPV non-integer order control model of an irrigation canal is derived from system identification experiments. This model is experimentally obtained by using the described LPV fractional identification ...
    • Audio localization for mobile robots 

      de Guillebon, Thibaut; Grau Saldes, Antoni; Bolea Monte, Yolanda (2009-09-30)
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      The department of the University for which I worked is developing a project based on the interaction with robots in the environment. My work was to define an audio system for the robot. This audio system that I have to ...
    • Automated chlorine dosage in a simulated drinking water treatment plant: a real case study 

      Gámiz Caro, Javier Francisco; Grau Saldes, Antoni; Martínez García, Herminio; Bolea Monte, Yolanda (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute, 2020-06-11)
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      In this paper, we present a simulator of a drinking water treatment plant. The model of the plant was based in hydraulic and matter transportation models. In order to not introduce more inaccuracies in the simulation, the ...
    • Automatic regulation of wastewater discharge 

      Bolea Monte, Yolanda; Grau Saldes, Antoni (EDP Sciences, 2017)
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      Wastewater plants, mainly with secondary treatments, discharge polluted water to environment that cannot be used in any human activity. When those dumps are in the sea it is expected that most of the biological pollutants ...
    • Automàtica i sostenibilitat 

      Grau Saldes, Antoni; Bolea Monte, Yolanda; Gámiz, Juan; Domingo Peña, Joan; Martínez García, Herminio (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya. Institut de Ciències de l'Educació, 2008-02-07)
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      L’ambientalització curricular és la integració entre les matèries pròpies d'una titulació i la conscienciació pel medi natural i les persones que l'habiten. Això suposa un canvi global en el plantejament, els continguts ...
    • Batch gating for data association in monocular SLAM 

      Guerra Paradas, Edmundo; Munguía Alcalá, Rodrigo Francisco; Bolea Monte, Yolanda; Grau Saldes, Antoni (Trans Tech Publications, 2013-05-27)
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      This work describes the development and implementation of a single-camera SLAM system, introducing a novel data validation algorithm. A 6-DOF monocular SLAM method developed is based on the Delayed Inverse-Depth (DI-D) ...
    • Buck-boost converter with fractional control for electric vehicles 

      Martínez González, Rubén; Bolea Monte, Yolanda; Grau Saldes, Antoni; Martínez García, Herminio (2010-03)
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      In this paper, non-integer order control is applied to improve the performance of a buck-boost dc-dc power converter with ultracapacitor based on state feedback techniques. The approach is based on stabilization in the ...
    • Buck-boost converter with fractional control for electric vehicles 

      Bolea Monte, Yolanda; Grau Saldes, Antoni; Martínez García, Herminio (2010-04)
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      In this paper, non-integer order control is applied to improve the performance of a buck-boost dc-dc power converter with ultracapacitor based on state feedback techniques. The approach is based on stabilization in the ...
    • Buck-boost DC-DC converter with fractional control 

      Martínez García, Herminio; Grau Saldes, Antoni; Bolea Monte, Yolanda; Martínez González, Rubén (2011)
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      This paper deals with the fractional modeling of a DC-DC buck-boost converter, suitable in solar-powered electrical generation systems, and the design of a fractional controller for the aforementioned switching converter. ...
    • Buck–Boost DC-DC converter with fractional control 

      Martínez García, Herminio; Grau Saldes, Antoni; Bolea Monte, Yolanda; Martínez González, Rubén (2011)
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      This paper deals with the fractional modeling of a DC-DC buck-boost converter, suitable in solar-powered electrical generation systems, and the design of a fractional controller for the aforementioned switching converter. ...