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  • A real-time human-robot interaction system based on gestures for assistive scenarios 

    Canal Camprodon, Gerard; Escalera, Sergio; Angulo Bahón, Cecilio (2016)
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    Natural and intuitive human interaction with robotic systems is a key point to develop robots assisting people in an easy and effective way. In this paper, a Human Robot Interaction (HRI) system able to recognize gestures ...
  • Assessing pediatrics patients’ psychological states from biomedical signals in a cloud of social robots 

    Díaz Boladeras, Marta; Angulo Bahón, Cecilio; Domènech Argemí, Miquel; Albo Canals, Jordi; Serrallonga, Núria; Raya Giner, Cristóbal; Barco, Alex (Springer, 2016)
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    This paper describes an on-going research aiming to design and deploy a robotic-pet based intervention integrated to the Child Life program in a paediatric hospital. The purpose is to provide in the personalized health-care ...
  • A study on output normalization in multiclass SVMs 

    González Abril, Luis; Velasco Morente, Francisco; Angulo Bahón, Cecilio; Ortega Ramírez, Juan Antonio (2013-02-01)
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    The use of binary support vector machines (SVMs) in multi-classification is addressed in this paper. Margins associated to the bi-classifiers, since they depend on the geometrical disposition of the classes being separated, ...
  • A survey on model based approaches for 2D and 3D visual human pose recovery 

    Perez Sala, Xavier; Escalera, Sergio; Angulo Bahón, Cecilio; Gonzàlez, Jordi (2014-03-03)
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    Human Pose Recovery has been studied in the field of Computer Vision for the last 40 years. Several approaches have been reported, and significant improvements have been obtained in both data representation and model design. ...
  • A Transformational creativity tool to support musical composition 

    Raya Giner, Cristóbal; Ruiz Vegas, Francisco Javier; Angulo Bahón, Cecilio; Samà Monsonís, Albert; Agell, Nuria (IOS Press BV, 2017)
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    In this paper we use the idea of conceptual space introduced by Boden and redefine some properties such appropriateness and relevance that facilitate the computational implementation of the transformational creativity ...
  • Autonomous Discovery of Motor Constraints in an Intrinsically-Motivated Vocal Learner 

    Acevedo Valle, Juan Manuel; Angulo Bahón, Cecilio; Moulin-Frier, Clément (2017-04-28)
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    This work introduces new results on the modeling of early-vocal development using artificial intelligent cognitive architectures and a simulated vocal tract. The problem is addressed using intrinsically-motivated learning ...
  • A week-long study on Robot-Visitors Spatial Relationships during Guidance in a Sciences Museum 

    Díaz Boladeras, Marta; Paillacho, Dennys; Angulo Bahón, Cecilio; Torres, Oriol; González, Jonathan; Albo Canals, Jordi (ACM, 2014)
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    In order to observe spatial relationships in social human-robot interactions, a eld trial was carried out within the CosmoCaixa Science Museum in Barcelona. The follow me episodes studied showed that the space con gurations ...
  • Biologically inspired path execution using SURF flow in robot navigation 

    Perez-Sala, Xavier; Angulo Bahón, Cecilio; Escalera, Sergio (2011-06)
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    An exportable and robust system using only camera images is proposed for path execution in robot navigation. Motion information is extracted in the form of optical flow from SURF robust descriptors of consecutive frames, ...
  • Biologically inspired turn control for autonomous mobile robots 

    Perez-Sala, Xavier; Angulo Bahón, Cecilio; Escalera, Sergio (IOS Press, 2011)
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    An exportable and robust system for turn control using only camera images is proposed for path execution in robot navigation. Robot motion information is extracted in the form of optical flow from SURF robust descriptors ...
  • BoVDW: Bag-of-Visual-and-Depth-Words for gesture recognition 

    Hernandez Vela, Antonio; Bautista, Miguel Angel; Perez-Sala, Xavier; Ponce, Víctor; Baró, Xavier; Pujol, Oriol; Angulo Bahón, Cecilio; Escalera, Sergio (2012)
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    We present a Bag-of-Visual-and-Depth-Words (BoVDW) model for gesture recognition, an extension of the Bag-of-Visual-Words (BoVW) model, that benefits from the multimodal fusion of visual and depth features. State-of-the-art ...
  • Building up child-robot relationship: from initial attraction towards long-term social engagement 

    Díaz Boladeras, Marta; Nuño Bermudez, Neus; Sàez Pons, Joan; Pardo Ayala, Diego Esteban; Angulo Bahón, Cecilio; Andrés, Amara (2011)
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    To explore social bonds’ emergence with robots, a field study with 49 sixth grade scholars (aged 11-12 years) and 4 different robots was carried out at an elementary school. A subsequent laboratory experiment with 4 of ...
  • Cálculo de la odometría en un robot cuadrúpedo mediante técnicas de visión artificial 

    Lillo Fantova, Lucía; Velasco García, Manel; Angulo Bahón, Cecilio (2015)
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    En una primera fase, se hizo posible publicar las imágenes obtenidas por la cámara del robot AIBO a través del entorno de programacion ROS, un estándar en la programacion de robots moviles. Estas imágenes, pueden ser ...
  • CASPER Project: Social pet robots facilitating tasks in therapies with children with ASD 

    Curley, Devyn; Barco, Alex; Pico, Sandra; Gallego, Pablo; Zervas, Dimitris; Angulo Bahón, Cecilio; Ozcan, Beste; Delvaux, Julien; Lhoir, Matthieu; Albo Canals, Jordi (2017)
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    In this paper, we present a Cognitive Assistive Social Pet Robot design and an early field study with it to facilitate learning with children with Autism Spectrum Disorder. The robotic platform is a low-cost robotic ...
  • Characterizing major avalanche episodes in space and time in the twentieth and early twenty-first centuries in the Catalan Pyrenees 

    Oller, Pere; Muntan, Elena; Garcia Sellés, David; Furdada Bellavista, Glòria; Baeza Adell, Cristina; Angulo Bahón, Cecilio (2015-02-01)
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    With the aim of better understanding avalanche risk in the Catalan Pyrenees, the present work focuses on the analysis of major (or destructive) avalanches. For such purpose major avalanche cartography was made by an ...
  • Children’s imaginaries of human-robot interaction in healthcare 

    Vallès Peris, Núria; Angulo Bahón, Cecilio; Domènech Argemí, Miquel (2018-05-12)
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    This paper analyzes children’s imaginaries of Human-Robots Interaction (HRI) in the context of social robots in healthcare, and it explores ethical and social issues when designing a social robot for a children’s hospital. ...
  • Comparing two LEGO Robotics-Based Interventions for Social Skills Training with Children with ASD 

    Albo-Canals, J.; Díaz Boladeras, Marta; Angulo Bahón, Cecilio (2013)
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    This paper presents an analysis of two comparable studies with LEGO Robotics-based activities in a social skills training program for children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD). One study has been carried out with a ...
  • Conectando el Robot AIBO a ROS: Extracción de imágenes 

    Lillo Fantova, Lucía; Téllez Lara, Ricardo; Velasco García, Manel; Angulo Bahón, Cecilio (2015)
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    En este documento se realiza una introduccion al trabajo realizado con el robot AIBO, de Sony, para la obtencion de imagenes, asi como su tratamiento con el objetivo que el robot navegue de forma autonoma mediante algoritmos ...
  • Control autónomo de cuadricópteros para seguimiento de trayectorias 

    Aguilar, Wilbert; Costa Castelló, Ramon; Angulo Bahón, Cecilio; Molina, Luis (2014)
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    El presente artículo técnico describe brevemente la propuesta de solución al control autónomo del seguimiento de trayectoria en el plano XY para el vehículo cuatrirrotor, como parte de la primer etapa del Concurso de ...
  • Definición de reglas de comportamiento para un robot cognitivo social 

    Díaz Boladeras, Marta; Sàez Pons, Joan; Angulo Bahón, Cecilio (2011)
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    En el proyecto singular estratégico Avanza2 ACROSS (AutoConfigurable Robots for Social Services) se definen tres escenarios para validar los desarrollos experimentales: (i) marketing, (ii) niños con problemas psicoafectivos ...
  • Defining dimensions in expertise recommender systems for enhancing open collaborative innovation 

    Jennifer, Nguyen; Asier, Pereda; Sánchez Hernández, Germán; Angulo Bahón, Cecilio (IOS Press, 2014)
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    In open innovation a firm’s R&D crosses not only internal boundaries but disciplines. It is an interactive process of knowledge generation and transfer between internal and external firms. However, the search for an external ...