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    • 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, ...
    • IVO Robot: a new social robot for human-robot collaboration 

      Laplaza Galindo, Javier; Rodríguez Linares, Nicolás Adrián; Domínguez Vidal, José Enrique; Herrero Cotarelo, Fernando; Hernández Juan, Sergi; López Gestoso, Alejandro; Sanfeliu Cortés, Alberto; Garrell Zulueta, Anais (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2022)
      Conference lecture
      Open Access
      We present a new social robot named IVO, a robot capable of collaborating with humans and solving different tasks. The robot is intended to cooperate and work with humans in a useful and socially acceptable manner to ...
    • 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 ...
    • People's adaptive side-by-side model evolved to accompany groups of people by social robots 

      Repiso Polo, Ely; Garrell Zulueta, Anais; Sanfeliu Cortés, Alberto (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2020-04-01)
      Article
      Open Access
      The presented method implements a robot accompaniment in an adaptive side-by-side formation of a single person or a group of people. The method enhances our previous robot adaptive side-by-side behavior allowing the robot ...
    • People's V-formation and side-by-side model adapted to accompany groups of people by social robots 

      Repiso Polo, Ely; Zanlungo, Francesco; Kanda, Takayuki; Garrell Zulueta, Anais; Sanfeliu Cortés, Alberto (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2019)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      This paper presents a new method to allow robots to accompany a person or a group of people imitating pedestrians behavior. Two-people groups usually walk in a side-by-side formation and three-people groups walk in a ...
    • Proactive behavior of an autonomous mobile robot for human-assisted learning 

      Garrell Zulueta, Anais; Villamizar Vergel, Michael Alejandro; Moreno-Noguer, Francesc; Sanfeliu Cortés, Alberto (2013)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      During the last decade, there has been a growing interest in making autonomous social robots able to interact with people. However, there are still many open issues regarding the social capabilities that robots should have ...
    • Random clustering ferns for multimodal object recognition 

      Villamizar Vergel, Michael Alejandro; Garrell Zulueta, Anais; Sanfeliu Cortés, Alberto; Moreno-Noguer, Francesc (2017-09-01)
      Article
      Open Access
      We propose an efficient and robust method for the recognition of objects exhibiting multiple intra-class modes, where each one is associated with a particular object appearance. The proposed method, called random clustering ...
    • Real-life experiment metrics for evaluating human-robot collaborative navigation tasks 

      Repiso Polo, Ely; Garrell Zulueta, Anais; Sanfeliu Cortés, Alberto (2023)
      Conference report
      Restricted access - publisher's policy
      As robots move from laboratories and industries to the real world, they must develop new abilities to collaborate with humans in various aspects, including human-robot collaborative navigation (HRCN) tasks. Then, it is ...
    • Robot approaching and engaging people in a human-robot companion framework 

      Repiso Polo, Ely; Garrell Zulueta, Anais; Sanfeliu Cortés, Alberto (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2018)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      This paper presents a new model to make robots capable of approaching and engaging people with a human-like behavior, while they are walking in a side-by-side formation with a person. This method extends our previous work ...
    • Robot companion: a social-force based approach with human awareness-navigation in crowded environments 

      Ferrer Mínguez, Gonzalo; Garrell Zulueta, Anais; Sanfeliu Cortés, Alberto (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2013)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      Robots accompanying humans is one of the core capacities every service robot deployed in urban settings should have. We present a novel robot companion approach based on the so-called Social Force Model (SFM). A new model ...
    • Robot companions for guiding people in urban areas 

      Garrell Zulueta, Anais; Corominas Murtra, Andreu; Sanfeliu Cortés, Alberto (Escuela Superior de Ingenieros de la Universidad de Sevilla, 2011)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      In this paper we explain some developments on robot guidance of people and how we manage the robust navigation in urban areas. This work is part of the research of ongoing EU and national research projects (URUS, ...
    • Robot interactive learning through human assistance 

      Ferrer Mínguez, Gonzalo; Garrell Zulueta, Anais; Villamizar Vergel, Michael Alejandro; Huerta Casado, Iván; Sanfeliu Cortés, Alberto (Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 2013)
      Part of book or chapter of book
      Open Access
    • Robot social-aware navigation framework to accompany people walking side-by-side 

      Ferrer, Gonzalo; Garrell Zulueta, Anais; Herrero Cotarelo, Fernando; Sanfeliu Cortés, Alberto (2017-04-01)
      Article
      Open Access
      We present a novel robot social-aware navigation framework to walk side-by-side with people in crowded urban areas in a safety and natural way. The new system includes the following key issues: to propose a new robot ...
    • Searching and tracking people in urban environments with static and dynamic obstacles 

      Goldhoorn, Alex; Garrell Zulueta, Anais; Alquézar Mancho, René; Sanfeliu Cortés, Alberto (2017-12-01)
      Article
      Open Access
      Searching and tracking people in crowded urban areas where they can be occluded by static or dynamic obstacles is an important behavior for social robots which assist humans in urban outdoor environments. In this work, we ...