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  • 3D Bounding box detection from monocular images 

    Catà Villà, Marcel (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2019-05-08)
    Master thesis
    Open Access
    Object detection is particularly important in robotic applications that require interaction with the environment. Although 2D object detection methods obtain accurate results, these are not enough to provide a complete ...
  • A 3D mapping, obstacle avoidance and acoustic communication payload for the AUV SPARUS II 

    Massot Campos, Miquel; Bonin Font, Francisco; Negre Carrasco, Pep Lluís; Guerrero, Eric; Martorell, Antoni; Oliver Codina, Gabriel Antonio (SARTI, 2016)
    Conference lecture
    Open Access
    This paper presents the new payload for Turbot, the SPARUS II AUV unit, manufactured by the University of Girona and recently acquired by the Systems, Robotics and Vision Group of the University of the Balearic ...
  • Accuracy and precision studies for range-only underwater target tracking in shallow waters 

    Masmitjà Rusiñol, Ivan; Bouvet, Pierre-Jean; Gomáriz Castro, Spartacus; Aguzzi, Jacopo; Río Fernandez, Joaquín del; Toma, Daniel (2017)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    This paper studies the precision, and the accuracy, of an underwater target tracking system, using range-only and single-beacon methods, in shallow waters environments. For this study, different field tests have been ...
  • A Comparison of autonomous vehicle navigation simulators under regulatory and reinforcement learning constraints 

    Cabañeros, Alex; Angulo Bahón, Cecilio (IOS Press, 2019)
    Conference lecture
    Restricted access - publisher's policy
    The transition from conventional vehicles to autonomous vehicles is regulated thorough ADAS (Advanced Driver Assistance Systems) functionalities. The combination of different ADAS functions allows vehicles navigate on a ...
  • Acoustic TAG tracking: First experiments 

    Masmitjà Rusiñol, Ivan; Gomáriz Castro, Spartacus; Río Fernandez, Joaquín del; Kieft, B; O’Reilly, T; Aguzzi, Jacopo; Bouvet, Pierre-Jean (Centro de Desarrollo Tecnológico de Sistemas de Adquisición Remota y Tratamiento de la Información (SARTI), 2018)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    Nowadays, the use of autonomous vehicles for ocean research has increased, since these vehicles have a better cost/performance ratio than crewed vessels or oceanographic ships. For example, autonomous surface vehicles ...
  • Acoustic tag tracking: first experiments 

    Masmitjà Rusiñol, Ivan; Gomáriz Castro, Spartacus; Río Fernandez, Joaquín del; Kieft, B.; O'Reilly, Thomas; Aguzzi, Jacopo; Bouvet, P.J. (SARTI, 2018)
    Article
    Open Access
    Nowadays, the use of autonomous vehicles for ocean research has increased, since these vehicles have a better cost/performance ratio than crewed vessels or oceanographic ships. For example, autonomous surface vehicles can ...
  • Actuador de direcció d'un cotxe autònom 

    Vacas Vargas, Alberto (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2019-06)
    Bachelor thesis
    24 months embargo
    In this project we have performed a steering actuator for an autonomous vehicle, exactly for the driver's driver's car at the UPC
  • Adaptación de la ciudad de Barcelona para la implementación de vehículos autónomos 

    Tiana Gómez, Carlos (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2017-06-15)
    Bachelor thesis
    Open Access
    En el presente trabajo se estudia el impacto que tendría en diversos ámbitos – económico, social, medioambiental – la implantación del vehículo autónomo en la ciudad de Barcelona. Se inicia hablando del nivel de desarrollo ...
  • ADMAS: Rediseño del sistema de control de dirección 

    Climent Semper, Roger (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2018-09-12)
    Bachelor thesis
    Open Access
    Este trabajo fue realizado por estudiantes involucrados en el proyecto ADMAS. El proyecto ADMAS se dedica a la investigación para la generación de nuevos sistemas de asistencia avanzada a la conducción. ...
  • Advances in the Hierarchical Emergent Behaviors (HEB) approach to autonomous vehicles 

    Roca, Damian; Milito, Rodolfo; Nemirovsky, Mario; Valero Cortés, Mateo (2018-11-13)
    Article
    Open Access
    Widespread deployment of autonomous vehicles (AVs) presents formidable challenges in terms on handling scalability and complexity, particularly regarding vehicular reaction in the face of unforeseen corner cases. Hierarchical ...
  • A new deep reinforcement learning architecture for autonomous UAVs 

    Muñoz Ferran, Guillem (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2018-09-07)
    Bachelor thesis
    Open Access
    Recent improvements in computation and algorithmic research, together with the rising era of Big Data, have allowed Artificial Intelligence increase its popularity within masses. The recent publication of the Deep Q-Network ...
  • Anticipative kinodynamic real-time motion planning for autonomous driving in dynamic road environaments 

    Pérez Talamino, Jordi (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2017-06-15)
    Master thesis
    Restricted access - confidentiality agreement
  • Autonomous driving: a bird's eye view 

    Martínez Díaz, Margarita; Soriguera Martí, Francesc; Pérez Pérez, Ignacio (2019-04)
    Article
    Open Access
    The introduction of autonomous vehicles (AV) will represent a milestone in the evolution of transportation and personal mobility. AVs are expected to significantly reduce accidents and congestion, while being economically ...
  • Autonomous vehicle navigation with deep reinforcement learning 

    Cabañeros López, Àlex (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2019-05-20)
    Master thesis
    Open Access
    The irruption of Autonomous Vehicles in transportation sector is unstoppable. However, the tran-sition from conventional vehicles to Autonomous Vehicles will not happen from one day to theother, instead, it will be a process ...
  • Autonomous vehicles: theoretical and practical challenges 

    Martínez Díaz, Margarita; Soriguera Martí, Francesc (Elsevier, 2018)
    Article
    Open Access
    Autonomous driving is expected to revolutionize road traffic attenuating current externalities, especially accidents and congestion. Carmakers, researchers and administrations have been working on autonomous driving for ...
  • Balanced circular form control in a multi-agent system of oscillators 

    Shakil, Muhammad (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2018-06-21)
    Bachelor thesis
    Open Access
    The thesis analyzes a distributed, non-cooperative control strategy capable of achieving a balanced circular formation in a multi-agent system of oscillators using proximity sensors with limited range, and adapts the control ...
  • Benefits of autonomous driving in traffic flow using SUMO 

    Ramos De La Peña, Miguel (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2018-01-18)
    Bachelor thesis
    Restricted access - confidentiality agreement
  • CARACTERIZACIÓN DE POSICIONAMIENTO EN EL MEDIO MARINO MEDIANTE MÉTODOS ACÚSTICOS 

    Masmitjà Rusiñol, Ivan; Garcia Benadí, Albert; Gomáriz Castro, Spartacus; Río Fernandez, Joaquín del (2017)
    Conference lecture
    Open Access
    En la actualidad se realizan numerosos estudios en el medio marino, muchos de ellos utilizan vehículos que se desplazan por el fondo marino. En este entorno los sistemas de posicionamiento por satélite no son operativos ...
  • Comparison of two non-linear model-based control strategies for autonomous vehicles 

    Alcalá, Eugenio; Sellart, Laura; Puig Cayuela, Vicenç; Quevedo Casín, Joseba Jokin; Saludes Closa, Jordi; Vázquez, David; López, Antonio (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2016)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    This paper presents the comparison of two nonlinear model-based control strategies for autonomous cars. A control oriented model of vehicle based on a bicycle model is used. The two control strategies use a model reference ...
  • La Conducció autònoma i cooperativa a les ciutats. El cas de Barcelona 

    Cuerva Claver, Carles (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2015-09)
    Master thesis
    Open Access
    El present treball ha analitzat l’estat de l’art de la tecnologia de la conducció autònoma i cooperativa, repassant el seu desenvolupament tecnològic, aspectes legals així com el possible impacte en costos econòmics, socials ...