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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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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-robot collaborative navigation search using social reward sources 

      Dalmasso Blanch, Marc; Garrell Zulueta, Anais; Jimenez 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, ...
    • Interactive multiple object learning with scanty human supervision 

      Villamizar Vergel, Michael Alejandro; Garrell Zulueta, Anais; Sanfeliu Cortés, Alberto; Moreno-Noguer, Francesc (2016-08)
      Article
      Open Access
      We present a fast and online human-robot interaction approach that progressively learns multiple object classifiers using scanty human supervision. Given an input video stream recorded during the human robot interaction, ...
    • La influencia del efecto "Uncanny Valley" en el diseño de un robot social 

      Garrell Zulueta, Anais; Sanfeliu Cortés, Alberto (2010)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      In this present work we propose which features and functionalities we should consider in the design of social robots according to the “Uncanny Valley” effect. This effect, described in the 70s, argues that when robots have ...
    • Local optimization of cooperative robot movements for guiding and regrouping people in a guiding mission 

      Garrell Zulueta, Anais; Sanfeliu Cortés, Alberto (2010)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      This article presents a novel approach for optimizing locally the work of cooperative robots and obtaining the minimum displacement of humans in a guiding people mission. Unlike other methods, we consider situations where ...
    • Model validation: robot behavior in people guidance mission using DTM model and estimation of human motion behavior 

      Garrell Zulueta, Anais; Sanfeliu Cortés, Alberto (2010)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      This paper describes the validation process of a simulation model that have been used to explore the new possibilities of interaction when humans are guided by teams of robots that work cooperatively in urban areas. The ...
    • Modeling robot's world with minimal effort 

      Villamizar Vergel, Michael Alejandro; Garrell Zulueta, Anais; Sanfeliu Cortés, Alberto; Moreno-Noguer, Francesc (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2015)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      We propose an efficient Human Robot Interaction approach to efficiently model the appearance of all relevant objects in robot’s environment. Given an input video stream recorded while the robot is navigating, the user just ...
    • Multimodal object recognition using random clustering trees 

      Villamizar Vergel, Michael Alejandro; Garrell Zulueta, Anais; Sanfeliu Cortés, Alberto; Moreno-Noguer, Francesc (Springer, 2015)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      In this paper, we present an object recognition approach that in addition allows to discover intra-class mo dalities exhibiting high-correlated visual information. Unlike to more conventional approaches based on computing ...
    • On-line adaptive side-by-side human robot companion to approach a moving person to interact 

      Repiso Polo, Ely; Garrell Zulueta, Anais; Sanfeliu Cortés, Alberto (Springer, 2018)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      In this paper, we present an on-line adaptive side-by-side human-robot companion to approach a moving person to interact with. Our framework makes the pair robot-human capable of overpass, in a joint way, the dynamic and ...
    • Online human-assisted learning using random ferns 

      Villamizar Vergel, Michael Alejandro; Garrell Zulueta, Anais; Sanfeliu Cortés, Alberto; Moreno-Noguer, Francesc (2012)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      We present an Online Random Ferns (ORFs) classifier that progressively learns and builds enhanced models of object appearances. During the learning process, we allow the human intervention to assist the classifier and ...