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  • 3D mapping and path planning from range data 

    Teniente Avilés, Ernesto Homar (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2016-02-09)
    Doctoral thesis
    Open Access
    This thesis reports research on mapping, terrain classification and path planning. These are classical problems in robotics, typically studied independently, and here we link such problems by framing them within a common ...
  • 3D pose estimation in complex environments 

    Peñate Sánchez, Adrián (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2017-04-07)
    Doctoral thesis
    Open Access
    Although there has been remarkable progress in the pose estimation literature, there are still a number of limitations when existing algorithms must be applied in everyday applications, especially in uncontrolled environments. ...
  • Automated guided vehicles for commercial aircraft manufacturing industry 

    Grau Calvo, Albert (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2015-05-04)
    Master thesis
    Open Access
    Covenantee:  Aritex
    The automation level of the commercial aircraft manufacturing industry is growing every day. Its manufacturing procedures are changing due to the wide introduction of carbon fibre reinforced polymers and to the aim of ...
  • Desenvolupament d’un mètode d’odometria visual per a un robot mòbil en entorns exteriors 

    Moreno Martínez, Germán (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2013-06)
    Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
    Open Access
    L’objectiu del present projecte és desenvolupar un mètode d’odometria visual amb propagació de l’error de primer ordre i aplicar-lo en un robot mòbil dotat d’estèreo visió i preparat per moure’s en entorns exteriors. En ...
  • Diseño y construcción de una silla de ruedas eléctrica de bajo coste 

    Mora Sardiña, Adrián (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2018-05)
    Bachelor thesis
    Open Access
    El siguiente proyecto consiste en el diseño, la construcción y el control de una silla de ruedas eléctrica de bajo coste para personas con discapacidades físicas avanzadas y pocos recursos económicos. Este trabajo está ...
  • Disseny i construcció d'un làser 3D per al mapejat d'entorns exteriors 

    Morta i Garriga, Martí (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2008-05)
    Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
    Open Access
    L'objectiu del projecte és realitzar un aparell per al mapatge topogràfic d'entorns exteriors. A partir d'un sensor làser de distàncies bidimensional, es dissenya un sistema que dóna un nou grau de llibertat al làser per ...
  • Efficient approaches for object class detection 

    Villamizar Vergel, Michael Alejandro (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2012-09-18)
    Doctoral thesis
    Open Access
    La visión por computador y más específicamente el reconocimiento de objetos han demostrado en los últimos años un impresionante progreso que ha llevado a la aparición de nuevas y útiles tecnologías que facilitan nuestras ...
  • Implementation of a Visual SLAM System 

    Tarrasó Martínez, Jaime (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2016-10-05)
    Master thesis
    Open Access
    The goal of this project is to develop a system to compute the position and orientation of an UAV using a monocular camera. To achieve that, the WOLF library will be used. WOLF is a library thought to solve generalized ...
  • Mapping, planning and exploration with Pose SLAM 

    Valencia Carreño, Rafael (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2013-04-19)
    Doctoral thesis
    Open Access
    This thesis reports research on mapping, path planning, and autonomous exploration. These are classical problems in robotics, typically studied independently, and here we link such problems by framing them within a common ...
  • Micro Aerial Vehicles (MAV) Assured Navigation in Search and Rescue Missions Robust Localization, Mapping and Detection 

    Serrano López, Daniel (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2015-11)
    Master thesis
    Open Access
    This Master's Thesis describes the developments on robust localization, mapping and detection algorithms for Micro Aerial Vehicles (MAVs). The localization method proposes a seamless indoor-outdoor multi-sensor architecture. ...
  • Millora de la localització d'un robot mitjançant una càmera omnidireccional 

    Abelló Serras, Gerard (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2014-11)
    Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
    Open Access
    L'objectiu del present projecte es realitzar un algorisme que permeti a un robot mòbil per a entorns urbans millorar la seva localització. El robot disposa de diversos sensors pel còmput de la seva localització, però en ...
  • Obstacle avoidance for mobile robots using lidar sensors 

    Rodríguez Rosales, Juan Esteban (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2011-09)
    Master thesis
    Restricted access - author's decision
    This master thesis is aimed at developing a ROS compatible obstacle avoidance module for a Segway RMP400 platform using lidar sensors. The algorithm implemented supports different 3D scenarios, such as slopes and precipices. ...
  • Visual guidance of unmanned aerial manipulators 

    Santamaria Navarro, Àngel (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2017-04-24)
    Doctoral thesis
    Open Access
    The ability to fly has greatly expanded the possibilities for robots to perform surveillance, inspection or map generation tasks. Yet it was only in recent years that research in aerial robotics was mature enough to allow ...
  • Visual Inertial Odometry system for mobile robotics 

    Terrado González, Faust (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2015-05-22)
    Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
    Open Access
    This document presents an odometry method to estimate the pose of a mobile robot using a monocular camera and an inertial measurement unit. The method is based on the error state Kalman filter.
  • Visual Navigation in Unknown Environments 

    Vidal Calleja, Teresa Alejandra (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2007-07-13)
    Doctoral thesis
    Open Access
    Navigation in mobile robotics involves two tasks, keeping track of the robot's position and moving according to a control strategy. In addition, when no prior knowledge of the environment is available, the problem is even ...