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    • Evaluate and correct robot actions using EEG signals 

      Ferrandis Vilaró, Joan (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2018)
      Master thesis
      Restricted access - author's decision
      Covenantee:   Nagaoka Gijutsu Kagaku Daigaku
    • Exoesqueleto para el movimiento de los dedos de una mano 

      Rodríguez Serrano, Javi (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2008-06-30)
      Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
      Open Access
    • Influence of the privacy issue in the deployment and design of networking robots in European urban areas 

      Sanfeliu Cortés, Alberto; Llácer, Maria Rosa; Gramunt, Maria Dolors; Punsola, Alberto; Yoshimura, Yuji (2010)
      Article
      Open Access
      In this article we analyze how the privacy issue will affect in the deployment and design of Networking Robots in European urban areas. Privacy means the way to guarantee self control on private data that can be processed ...
    • 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 ...
    • Localized IR communications with Thymio II 

      Soldevila Vilarrasa, Josep (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya / École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne, 2014-02-10)
      Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
      Open Access
      [ANGLÈS] The goal of this master project is to develop an IR communication protocol for the robot Thymio II in order to use the seven IR proximity sensors existing in the robot, used to detect obstacles around it) to ...
    • Model-based friction control of a parallel robot of DOF 5 

      Lores Garcia, Eduard (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya / Rheinisch-Westfälische Technische Hochschule Aachen, 2009)
      Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
      Restricted access - author's decision
      The major scope of this thesis was the improvement of the accuracy of the Pentapod for slow movements. Consequently, all the work was divided into four distinct parts. First of all, the study of the tendency of the gravity ...
    • My Personal Assistant 

      Tong González, Melvin Carles (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2016-05)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      This thesis shows the design and implementation of a personal assistant as those found in our mobile devices, e.g. “Okey Google”, “Siri” or “Cortana”. The basic idea of this project is to create and develop an exclusive ...
    • Numerical computation of manipulator singularities 

      Bohigas Nadal, Oriol; Zlatanov, Dimiter; Ros Giralt, Lluís; Manubens Ferriol, Montserrat; Porta Pleite, Josep Maria (IEEE, 2012)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      This paper provides a method to compute all types of singularities of non-redundant manipulators with non-helical lower pairs and designated instantaneous input and output speeds. A system of equations describing each ...
    • On-line human activity recognition by monitoring the interaction with the objects in a known environment 

      Ajenjo Escolano, Enrique Javier (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2016-01)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      Until now, the robots environment was characterized for being parametrized. This means, that all tasks must be defined and the robot only needs to repeat the programed action continually. Furthermore, the robot and the ...
    • Path planning under kinematic constraints by rapidly exploring manifolds 

      Jaillet, Leonard Georges; Porta Pleite, Josep Maria (2013)
      Article
      Open Access
      The situation arising in path planning under kinematic constraints, where the valid configurations define a manifold embedded in the joint ambient space, can be seen as a limit case of the well-known narrow corridor problem. ...
    • Programació d'autòmats : Allen-Bradley PLC5 i SLC 

      Boix Aragonès, Oriol; Saigi Grau, Miguel Ángel; Sudrià Andreu, Antoni (Edicions UPC, 1993)
      Book
      Open Access
      Aquest manual conté els modes de funcionament i la descripció de quasi totes les instruccions dels autòmats programables Allen-Bradley tipus PLC5 i SLC. No es tracta d'un manual d'instruccions, sinó d'un manual de formació ...
    • Programación de pupitre de control y robot Kuka KR6-2 para trabajo con torno 

      García Ureña, Juan (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2010-05-27)
      Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
      Open Access
      Covenantee:   Grupo Plásticos Ferro
      Este proyecto tiene como objetivo automatizar una célula de robot para la manipulación de piezas de latón, las cuáles son mecanizadas por un torno. A la célula del robot se le añade un pupitre de control para realizar ...
    • Randomized path planning on manifolds based on higher-dimensional continuation 

      Porta Pleite, Josep Maria; Jaillet, Leonard Georges; Bohigas Nadal, Oriol (2012)
      Article
      Open Access
      Despite the significant advances in path planning methods, highly constrained problems are still challeng- ing. In some situations, the presence of constraints defines a configuration space that is a non-parametrizable manifold ...
    • Real-time software for mobile robot simulation and experimentation in cooperative environments 

      Corominas Murtra, Andreu; Mirats Tur, Josep Maria; Sandoval Torres, Óscar; Sanfeliu Cortés, Alberto (Springer Verlag, 2008)
      Part of book or chapter of book
      Open Access
      This paper presents the software being developed at IRI (Institut de Robotica i Informatica Industrial) for mobile robot autonomous navigation in the context of the European project URUS (Ubiquitous Robots in Urban Settings). ...
    • Realización de los componentes hardware y software de la instalación columna Ingrávida 

      Gallard Torres, Juan (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2009-03-23)
      Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
      Open Access
      El objetivo de este proyecto es realizar la construcción de la base física y lógica de 5 robots, que tienen que cumplir las siguientes características: · Diseño compacto y de reducido tamaño, para facilitar la maniobrabilidad ...
    • Reconfiguració de robots modulars 

      Busquets Fabra, Merce (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2011-06-16)
      Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
      Open Access
      Català: L'objectiu d'aquest projecte és la implementació d'un simulador de diversos algorismes de reconfiguració de robots modulars del tipus cristal·lí o telecub. El simulador està dissenyat perquè pugui ser ampliat amb ...
    • Robbie, the pioneer robot nanny: science fiction helps develop ethical social opinion 

      Torras, Carme (2010)
      Article
      Open Access
      I fully agree with Sharkey and Sharkey's statement that “there is a need to examine the ethical issues before the technology is developed for the mass market”, and would like to add that we should make every effort for ...
    • Robot Actor 

      Luna Pérez, David (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya / Politecnico di Milano, 2014)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
    • Robot Car 

      Fernández Agudo, Sergi (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2020-10-21)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      En aquest projecte intentaré implementar un sistema de seguiment de línia, mitjançant un sensor d’infrarojos, un sistema automatitzat capaç de detectar obstacles i ser capaç de evitar-los i decidir el camí alternatiu més ...
    • Routine learning using statistics for robot’s tasks planning software 

      Troyano Feliu, Sandra (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2012)
      Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
      Open Access
      Nowadays, the need to optimize time has caused a recent growth in the interest for home robots. Therefore, in this thesis the main household tasks feasible by a home robot are described and their usefulness is analysed by ...