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  • 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)
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    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)
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    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 ...
  • Action evaluation for mobile robot global localization in cooperative environments 

    Corominas Murtra, Andreu; Mirats Tur, Josep Maria; Sanfeliu Cortés, Alberto (2008-01)
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    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)
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    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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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)
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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 ...
  • 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)
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    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 ...
  • An European vision of network robot systems in urban areas 

    Sanfeliu Cortés, Alberto (NRF, 2008)
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    Presentation of a vision of Network Robot Systems in Europe
  • 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 ...
  • 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, ...
  • Anticipatory kinodynamic motion planner for computing the best path and velocity trajectory in autonomous driving 

    Pérez Talamino, Jordi; Sanfeliu Cortés, Alberto (2019-04-01)
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    This paper presents an approach, using an anticipatory kinodynamic motion planner, for obtaining the best trajectory and velocity profile for autonomous driving in dynamic complex environments, such as driving in urban ...
  • Autonomous navigation for urban service mobile robots 

    Corominas Murtra, Andreu; Trulls Fortuny, Eduard; Sandoval Torres, Óscar; Perez Ibarz, Joan; Vasquez, Dizan; Mirats Tur, Josep Maria; Ferrer Sumsi, Miquel; Sanfeliu Cortés, Alberto (2010)
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    We present to the robotic community a fully autonomous navigation solution for mobile robots operating in urban pedestrian areas. We introduce our robots and the experimental zone, overview the architecture of the navigation ...
  • A view of network robot systems in urban areas in Europe 

    Sanfeliu Cortés, Alberto (IEEE, 2008)
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    Presentation of the projects in network robot systems in Europe
  • Bayesian human motion intentionality prediction in urban environments 

    Ferrer Mínguez, Gonzalo; Sanfeliu Cortés, Alberto (2014-07-15)
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    Human motion prediction in indoor and outdoor scenarios is a key issue towards human robot interaction and intelligent robot navigation in general. In the present work, we propose a new human motion intentionality indicator, ...
  • Behavior estimation for a complete framework for human motion prediction in crowded environments 

    Ferrer Mínguez, Gonzalo; Sanfeliu Cortés, Alberto (2014)
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    In the present work, we propose and validate a complete probabilistic framework for human motion prediction in urban or social environments. Additionally, we formulate a powerful and useful tool: the human motion behavior ...
  • Boosted Random ferns for object detection 

    Villamizar Vergel, Michael Alejandro; Andrade-Cetto, Juan; Sanfeliu Cortés, Alberto; Moreno-Noguer, Francesc (2018-02-01)
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    In this paper we introduce the Boosted Random Ferns (BRFs) to rapidly build discriminative classifiers for learning and detecting object categories. At the core of our approach we use standard random ferns, but we introduce ...
  • Combination of distributed camera network and laser-based 3D mapping for urban service robots 

    Andrade-Cetto, Juan; Ortega Jiménez, Agustín Alberto; Teniente Avilés, Ernesto; Trulls Fortuny, Eduard; Valencia Carreño, Rafael; Sanfeliu Cortés, Alberto (2009)
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