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    • Adaptive multi agent system for guiding groups of people in urban areas 

      Garrell Zulueta, Anais; Sandoval Torres, Óscar; Sanfeliu Cortés, Alberto (Springer, 2011)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      This article presents a new approach for guiding a group of people using an adaptive multi agent system. For the simulations of the group of people we use social forces, with theses forces human motion is controlled ...
    • Adaptive side-by-side social robot navigation to approach and interact with people 

      Repiso Polo, Ely; Garrell Zulueta, Anais; Sanfeliu Cortés, Alberto (2020-08)
      Article
      Open Access
      This paper presents a new framework for how autonomous social robots approach and accompany people in urban environments. The method discussed allows the robot to accompany a person and approach to other one, by adapting ...
    • Adaptive social planner to accompany people in real-life dynamic environments 

      Repiso Polo, Ely; Garrell Zulueta, Anais; Sanfeliu Cortés, Alberto (Springer, 2022-12-03)
      Article
      Open Access
      Robots must develop the ability to socially navigate in uncontrolled urban environments to be able to be included in our daily lives. This paper presents a new robot navigation framework called the adaptive social planner ...
    • Aerial social force model: a new framework to accompany people using autonomous flying robots 

      Garrell Zulueta, Anais; Garza Elizondo, Luís Alberto; Villamizar Vergel, Michael Alejandro; Herrero Cotarelo, Fernando; Sanfeliu Cortés, Alberto (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2017)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      We proposed a novel Aerial Social Force Model (ASFM) that allows autonomous flying robots to accompany humans in urban environments in a safe and comfortable manner. To date, we are not aware of other state-of-the-art ...
    • Body gesture recognition to control a social mobile robot 

      Laplaza Galindo, Javier; Romero Martín, Rut; Sanfeliu Cortés, Alberto; Garrell Zulueta, Anais (2023)
      Conference report
      Restricted access - publisher's policy
      In this work, we propose a gesture-based language to allow humans to interact with robots using their body in a natural way. We have created a new gesture detection model using neural networks and a new dataset of humans ...
    • Classification of humans social relations within urban areas 

      Castro Arcusa, Oscar; Repiso Polo, Ely; Garrell Zulueta, Anais; Sanfeliu Cortés, Alberto (Springer, 2022)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      This paper presents the design of deep learning architectures which allow to classify the social relationship existing between two people who are walking in a side-by-side formation into four possible categories --colleagues, ...
    • Collaborative-AI: Social robots accompanying and approaching people 

      Sanfeliu Cortés, Alberto; Repiso Polo, Ely; Garrell Zulueta, Anais (CEUR-WS.org, 2020)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      Collaborative AI to approach or to accompany people using social robots will be a fundamental robotics field in the near future. If we desire to share and to collaborate with social robots during the development of our ...
    • Context and intention for 3D human motion prediction: experimentation and user study in handover tasks 

      Laplaza Galindo, Javier; Garrell Zulueta, Anais; Moreno-Noguer, Francesc; Sanfeliu Cortés, Alberto (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2022)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      In this work we present a novel attention deep learning model that uses context and human intention for 3D human body motion prediction in handover human-robot tasks. This model uses a multi-head attention architecture ...
    • Continuous real time POMCP to find-and-follow people by a humanoid service robot 

      Goldhoorn, Alex; Garrell Zulueta, Anais; Alquézar Mancho, René; Sanfeliu Cortés, Alberto (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2014)
      Conference report
      Open Access
    • Cooperative robot movements for guiding and regrouping people using cost function evaluation 

      Garrell Zulueta, Anais; Sanfeliu Cortés, Alberto (2010)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      The objective of this research is to optimize robots cooperative work and obtain the minimum displacement of humans in a guiding people mission, where some individuals can escape from the formation and must be regrouped ...
    • Cooperative robots in people guidance mission: DTM model validation and local optimization motion 

      Garrell Zulueta, Anais; Sanfeliu Cortés, Alberto (2010)
      Lecture
      Open Access
      This work presents a novel approach for optimizing locally the work of cooperative robots and obtaining the minimum displacement of humans in a guiding people mission. This problem is addressed by introducing a “Discrete ...
    • Cooperative social robots to accompany groups of people 

      Garrell Zulueta, Anais; Sanfeliu Cortés, Alberto (2012)
      Article
      Open Access
      This study proposes a new model for guiding people in urban settings using multiple robots that work cooperatively. More speci cally, this investigation describes the circumstances in which people might stray from the ...
    • Cooperative social robots: accompanying, guiding and interacting with people 

      Garrell Zulueta, Anais (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2013-12-20)
      Doctoral thesis
      Open Access
      The development of social robots capable of interacting with humans is one of the principal challenges in the field of robotics. More and more, robots are appearing in dynamic environments, like pedestrian walkways, ...
    • Discrete time motion model for guiding people in urban areas using multiple robots 

      Garrell Zulueta, Anais; Sanfeliu Cortés, Alberto; Moreno-Noguer, Francesc (IEEE Press. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2009)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      We present a new model for people guidance in urban settings using several mobile robots, that overcomes the limitations of existing approaches, which are either tailored to tightly bounded environments, or based on ...
    • Efficient hand gesture recognition for human-robot interaction 

      Peral Sánchez, Marc; Sanfeliu Cortés, Alberto; Garrell Zulueta, Anais (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2022)
      Article
      Open Access
      In this paper, we present an efficient and reliable deep-learning approach that allows users to communicate with robots via hand gesture recognition. Contrary to other works which use external devices such as gloves [1] ...
    • Guiding and regrouping people missions in urban areas using cooperative multi-robot task allocation 

      Garrell Zulueta, Anais; Sandoval Torres, Óscar; Mirats Tur, Josep Maria; Sanfeliu Cortés, Alberto (2010)
      Conference report
      Open Access
    • Human acceptance in the Human-Robot Interaction scenario for last-mile goods delivery 

      Puig-Pey Clavería, Ana María; Zamora i Mestre, Joan-Lluís; Amante García, Beatriz; Moreno Sanz, Joan; Garrell Zulueta, Anais; Grau Saldes, Antoni; Bolea Monte, Yolanda; Santamaria Navarro, Àngel; Sanfeliu Cortés, Alberto (2023)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      The introduction of robotic technology in an existing scenario must be analyzed from the point of view of all the human roles involved in that scenario. In the case of dealing with urban public space, the analysis must ...
    • Human-robot collaborative multi-agent path planning using Monte Carlo tree search and social reward sources 

      Dalmasso Blanch, Marc; Garrell Zulueta, Anais; Domínguez Vidal, José Enrique; Jiménez Schlegl, Pablo; Sanfeliu Cortés, Alberto (2021)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      The collaboration between humans and robots in an object search task requires the achievement of shared plans obtained from communicating and negotiating. In this work, we assume that the robot computes, as a first step, ...
    • Human-robot collaborative navigation search using social reward sources 

      Dalmasso Blanch, Marc; Garrell Zulueta, Anais; Jiménez Schlegl, Pablo; Sanfeliu Cortés, Alberto (2019)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      This paper proposes a Social Reward Sources (SRS) design for a Human-Robot Collaborative Navigation (HRCN) task: human-robot collaborative search. It is a flexible approach capable of handling the collaborative task, ...
    • Initial test of "BabyRobot" behaviour on a teleoperated toy substitution: improving the motor skills of toddlers 

      Cañas, Eric; Garcia, Alba M.; Garrell Zulueta, Anais; Angulo Bahón, Cecilio (2022)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      This article introduces “Baby Robot”, a robot designed to improve infants’ and toddlers’ motor skills. This robot is a car-like toy that moves autonomously by using reinforcement learning and computer vision. Its behaviour ...