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  • 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 on-line coordination algorithm for multi-robot systems 

    Montaño Sarria, Andrés Felipe; Suárez Feijóo, Raúl (2013)
    Conference report
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    This paper proposes a solution to the problem of coordinating multi-robot systems, which execute individually planned tasks in a shared workspace. The presented approach is a decoupled method that can coordinate the participants ...
  • A novel closed-form solution for the inverse kinematics of redundant manipulators through workspace analysis 

    Zaplana Agut, Isiah; Basañez Villaluenga, Luis (2018-03-01)
    Article
    Open Access
    © 2017 Elsevier Ltd This work addresses the inverse kinematic problem for redundant serial manipulators. Its importance relies on its effect in the programming and control of redundant robots. Besides, no general closed-form ...
  • Aplicación de las metodologías de ludificación en Robótica de 1º de la ESO 

    Arribas Romero, Sergio (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2019-06-19)
    Master thesis
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    La finalidad de este trabajo de fin de máster es la de desarrollar e implementar una propuesta de intervención didáctica basada en la ludificación donde se pretende conseguir una mejora en el aprendizaje, dentro de la ...
  • Aplicación de realidad aumentada para robot industrial 

    Matute Arévalo, Jaime Alberto (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2017-07-10)
    Bachelor thesis
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    En este proyecto se ha realizado una investigación con el fin de encontrar una solución al problema propuesto. Para ello se ha analizado a fondo todos los medios que tenían capacidad de resolverlo. Una vez escogido el que ...
  • Aplicaciones demostrativas de robótica y visión 

    Martínez Moran, Rafael (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2016-01-10)
    Bachelor thesis
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    El propósito de este proyecto es diseñar e implementar una demostración de visión artificial y robótica para mostrarla el día de jornada de puertas abiertas de la EUETIB. Se pretende ilustrar a las jóvenes generaciones una ...
  • Aplicacions de la robòtica en la construcció d'estructures 

    Martínez Rodríguez, Adrián (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2018-02-28)
    Bachelor thesis
    Open Access
    Aquest projecte té com a objectiu analitzar i estudiar les diferents aplicacions robòtiques que existeixen actualment per a la construcció d’estructures. La construcció d’estructures en l’actualitat segueix fent-se d’una ...
  • A qualitative spatial descriptor of group-robot interactions 

    Falomir, Zoe; Angulo Bahón, Cecilio (Schloss Dagstuhl - Leibniz-Zentrum für Informatik, 2017)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    The problem of finding a suitable qualitative representation for robots to reason about activity spaces where they carry out tasks such as leading or interacting with a group of people is tackled in this paper. For that, ...
  • A roadmap to robot motion planning software development 

    Pérez Ruiz, Alexander; Rosell Gratacòs, Jan (2009-02-23)
    Article
    Open Access
    PhD programs and graduate studies in robotics usually include motion planning among its main subjects. Students that focus their research in this subject find themselves trapped in the necessity of programming an environment ...
  • A robot learning from demonstration framework to perform force-based manipulation tasks 

    Rozo Castañeda, Leonel; Jiménez Schlegl, Pablo; Torras, Carme (Springer, 2013)
    Article
    Open Access
    This paper proposes an end-to-end learning from demonstration framework for teaching force-based manipulation tasks to robots. The strengths of this work are manyfold. First, we deal with the problem of learning through ...
  • Artificial Intelligence on a Drone 

    Borras Pons, Alberto Francisco (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2019-06)
    Bachelor thesis
    Open Access
    Artificial intelligence for image detection applied on a drone, making it capable to autonomously track a person and respond with different actions to its gestures.
  • Artificial Vision in the Nao Humanoid Robot 

    González Sánchez, Tomás (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2009-09)
    Master thesis
    Open Access
    Robocup is an international robotic soccer competition held yearly to promote innovative research and application in robotic intelligence. Nao humanoid robot is the new RoboCup Standard Platform robot. This platform is ...
  • A space decomposition method for path planning of loop linkages 

    Porta Pleite, Josep Maria; Cortes, Juan; Ros Giralt, Lluís; Thomas, Federico (IEEE, 2007)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    This paper introduces box approximations as a new tool for path planning of closed-loop linkages. Box approximations are finite collections of rectangloids that tightly envelop the robot's free space at a desired resolution. ...
  • Aspectos técnicos de los robots co-trabajadores con operadores humanos 

    Suárez Feijóo, Raúl; Rosell Gratacòs, Jan (2019-07-01)
    Article
    Open Access
    La robótica colaborativa, en la que los robots comparten el espacio de trabajo con los humanos e interactúan con ellos, toma un papel cada vez más relevante. En este contexto, el artículo presenta desarrollos realizados ...
  • 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)
    Conference report
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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 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)
    Article
    Open Access
    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. ...
  • Automation of an underwater vacuum cleaner 

    Valdivieso Merino, Marc (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2018-03-11)
    Bachelor thesis
    Open Access
    Reparation and improvement of the capabilities of an underwater vacuum cleaner for the study of software capabilities of underwater robotic platforms
  • Autonomous motion planning of a hand-arm robotic system based on captured human-like hand postures 

    Rosell Gratacòs, Jan; Suárez Feijóo, Raúl; Rosales Gallegos, Carlos; Pérez, Alexander (2011-07)
    Article
    Open Access
    The paper deals with the problem of motion planning of anthropomorphic mechanical hands avoiding collisions and trying to mimic real human hand postures. The approach uses the concept of “principal motion directions” ...
  • 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
  • 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)
    Conference lecture
    Open Access
    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 ...