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    • 3DPeople: modeling the geometry of dressed humans 

      Pumarola Peris, Albert; Sánchez Riera, Jordi; Choi, Gary; Sanfeliu Cortés, Alberto; Moreno-Noguer, Francesc (2019)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      Recent advances in 3D human shape estimation build upon parametric representations that model very well the shape of the naked body, but are not appropriate to represent the clothing geometry. In this paper, we present an ...
    • A comparison between two representatives of a set of graphs: median vs barycenter graph 

      Bardaji Goikoetxea, Itziar; Ferrer Sumsi, Miquel; Sanfeliu Cortés, Alberto (Springer Verlag, 2010)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      In this paper we consider two existing methods to generate a representative of a given set of graphs, that satisfy the following two conditions. On the one hand, that they are applicable to graphs with any kind of labels ...
    • A conductance electrical model for representing and matching weighted undirected graphs 

      Igelmo Ganzo, Manuel; Sanfeliu Cortés, Alberto; Ferrer Sumsi, Miquel (2010)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      In this paper we propose a conductance electrical model to represent weighted undirected graphs that allows us to efficiently compute approximate graph isomorphism in large graphs. The model is built by transforming a graph ...
    • 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 hierarchical framework for collaborative artificial intelligence 

      Crowley, James L; Coutaz, Joëlle; Grosinger, Jasmin; Vázquez Salceda, Javier; Angulo Bahón, Cecilio; Sanfeliu Cortés, Alberto; Iocchi, Luca; Cohn, Anthony G. (2023-01)
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      Open Access
      We propose a hierarchical framework for collaborative intelligent systems. This framework organizes research challenges based on the nature of the collaborative activity and the information that must be shared, with each ...
    • A new algorithm to compute the distance between multi-dimensional histograms 

      Serratosa Casanelles, Francesc; Sanromà Güell, Gerard; Sanfeliu Cortés, Alberto (Springer Verlag, 2007)
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      The aim of this paper is to present a new algorithm to compute the distance between ndimensional histograms. There are some domains such as pattern recognition or image retrieval that use the distance between histograms ...
    • A view of network robot systems in urban areas in Europe 

      Sanfeliu Cortés, Alberto (IEEE, 2008)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      Presentation of the projects in network robot systems in Europe
    • Accurate detection and depth estimation of table grapes and peduncles for robot harvesting, combining monocular depth estimation and CNN methods 

      Coll Ribes, Gabriel; Torres Rodriguez, Ivan Jesús; Grau Saldes, Antoni; Guerra Paradas, Edmundo; Sanfeliu Cortés, Alberto (Elsevier, 2023-12)
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      Open Access
      Precision agriculture is a growing field in the agricultural industry and it holds great potential in fruit and vegetable harvesting. In this work, we present a robust accurate method for the detection and localization of ...
    • Action evaluation for mobile robot global localization in cooperative environments 

      Corominas Murtra, Andreu; Mirats Tur, Josep Maria; Sanfeliu Cortés, Alberto (2008-01)
      Article
      Open Access
      This work is about solving the global localization issue for mobile robots operating in large and cooperative environments. It tackles the problem of estimating the pose of a robot or team of robots in the map reference ...
    • Action selection for single-camera SLAM 

      Vidal Calleja, Teresa; Sanfeliu Cortés, Alberto; Andrade-Cetto, Juan (2010)
      Article
      Open Access
      A method for evaluating, at video rate, the quality of actions for a single camera while mapping unknown indoor environments is presented. The strategy maximizes mutual information between measurements and states to help ...
    • Adaptive multi agent system for guiding groups of people in urban areas 

      Garrell Zulueta, Anais; Sandoval Torres, Óscar; Sanfeliu Cortés, Alberto (Springer, 2011)
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      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)
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      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 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)
      Conference lecture
      Open Access
      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 ...
    • 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
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      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 ...
    • An European vision of network robot systems in urban areas 

      Sanfeliu Cortés, Alberto (NRF, 2008)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      Presentation of a vision of Network Robot Systems in Europe
    • An innovative ICT solution for sewer systems 

      Grau Saldes, Antoni; Bolea Monte, Yolanda; Sanfeliu Cortés, Alberto; Puig-Pey Clavería, Ana María (EasyChair Publications, 2018)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      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)
      Conference lecture
      Open Access
      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, ...
    • Analysis of methods for playing human robot hide-and-seek in a simple real world urban environment 

      Goldhoorn, Alex; Sanfeliu Cortés, Alberto; Alquézar Mancho, René (Springer, 2013)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      The hide-and-seek game has many interesting aspects for studying cognitive functions in robots and the interactions between mobile robots and humans. Some MOMDP (Mixed Observable Markovian Decision Processes) models and a ...
    • Anticipative kinodynamic planning: multi-objective robot navigation in urban and dynamic environments 

      Ferrer, Gonzalo; Sanfeliu Cortés, Alberto (2018-01-01)
      Article
      Open Access
      This paper presents the anticipative kinodynamic planning (AKP) approach for robot navigation in urban environments, while satisfying both dynamic and nonholonomic constraints. Our main motivation is to minimize the impact ...