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    • A field study with primary school children on perception of social presence and interactive behavior with a pet robot 

      Heerink, Marcel; Díaz Boladeras, Marta; Albo-Canals, Jordi; Angulo Bahón, Cecilio; Barco, Alex; Casacuberta Bagó, Judit; Garriga Berga, Carles (2012)
      Conference lecture
      Open Access
      This paper presents a study on measuring (1) how children experience a pet robot, (2) how they play with it and (3) how children’s perceptions on and interaction with pet robots are interrelated. The study features different ...
    • A quantitative analysis of dressing dynamics for robotic dressing assistance 

      CHANCE, GREG; Jevtic, Aleksandar; Caleb-Solly, Praminda; Dogramadzi, Sanja (2017)
      Article
      Open Access
      Assistive robots have a great potential to address issues related to an aging population and an increased demand for caregiving. Successful deployment of robots working in close proximity with people requires consideration ...
    • A real-time human-robot interaction system based on gestures for assistive scenarios 

      Canal Camprodon, Gerard; Escalera, Sergio; Angulo Bahón, Cecilio (2016)
      Article
      Open Access
      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 ...
    • Control de robots en neurorehabilitación: desde sensores neurales a sensores portables 

      Casals Gelpi, Alicia; Aranda López, Juan; Muñoz Morgado, Luis Miguel; Vinagre Ruiz, Manuel; Martínez Velasco, Antonio Benito; Jané Campos, Raimon; Amat Girbau, Josep (2017-07-06)
      External research report
      Open Access
      Las interfaces BCI tienen ya un cierto grado de desarrollo en el ámbito del diagnóstico y de la interacción persona-computador, sin embargo su aplicación al control de dispositivos robóticos está todavía muy limitado debido ...
    • Diseño de tareas persona-robot en el ámbito académico 

      Masó Clota, Bisnu; Ponsa Asensio, Pere; Tornil Sin, Sebastián (2020-09-23)
      Article
      Open Access
      Este artículo expone la necesidad de adaptación del currículo universitario a las nuevas tecnologías, en concreto en aspectos de robótica colaborativa. Y se incide cómo, a través de la disciplina interacción persona-ordenador, ...
    • Estudi i programació d'un robot col·laboratiu pel desenvolupament d'una tasca d'interacció home-màquina guiada per veu 

      Chueco Martínez, Ivan (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2020-06)
      Master thesis
      Restricted access - author's decision
      El projecte que es presenta té la finalitat d’obtenir una programació que permeti la interacció entre un robot col·laboratiu (també anomenat cobot) i un humà mitjançant la veu, i amb l’objectiu de completar una tasca ...
    • Exploiting the robot kinematic redundancy for emotion conveyance to humans as a lower priority task 

      Claret Robert, Josep Arnau; Venture, Gentiane; Basañez Villaluenga, Luis (2017-01-17)
      Article
      Open Access
      Current approaches do not allow robots to execute a task and simultaneously convey emotions to users using their body motions. This paper explores the capabilities of the Jacobian null space of a humanoid robot to convey ...
    • Externalising moods and psychological states to smooth pet-robot/child interaction through bluetooth communication 

      Larriba, Ferran; Raya Giner, Cristóbal; Angulo Bahón, Cecilio; Albo Canals, Jordi; Díaz Boladeras, Marta; Boldú, Roger (Springer International Publishing, 2015-02-02)
      Part of book or chapter of book
      Open Access
      Nowadays have already passed more than two years since PATRICIA research project about using pet robots to reduce pain and anxiety in hospitalized children was started and the advances made are more than significant. ...
    • Gamification in stroke rehabilitation 

      De Castro Cros, Martí (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2019-07-12)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      Stroke has a high incidence in the population and it is one of the leading causes of functional impairments among adults. Brain damage rehabilitation is still a relatively undeveloped field and some research lines are ...
    • Human - Humanoid Robot Interaction: The 20Q Game 

      Pardo Ayala, Diego Esteban; Franco Genís, Oscar; Sàez Pons, Joan; Andrés, Amara; Angulo Bahón, Cecilio (Springer, 2012)
      Conference report
      Restricted access - publisher's policy
      This article introduces the development of a human-robot interaction’s system. The NAO humanoid robot has been programmed to play the popular 20 questions (20Q) game. The system includes modules for both, speech recognition ...
    • Human-robot Interface based on Stretchable sensors 

      Ballesteros Fernandez, Julen (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2020-09-07)
      Master thesis
      Restricted access - author's decision
      Covenantee:   Inch'ŏn Taehakkyo
      Since their conception, robots have been created to help human beings in their work and daily tasks, gradually becoming an important part of the technological society. Today, robots are involved in many areas of people's ...
    • Integrating task planning and interactive learning for robots to work in human environments 

      Agostini, Alejandro Gabriel; Torras, Carme; Wörgötter, Florentin (AAAI Press. Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence, 2011)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      Human environments are challenging for robots, which need to be trainable by lay people and learn new behaviours rapidly without disrupting much the ongoing activity. A system that integrates AI techniques for planning and ...
    • On cognitive assistant robots for reducing variability in industrial human-robot activities 

      Chacón, Alejandro; Ponsa Asensio, Pere; Angulo Bahón, Cecilio (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute, 2020-07-26)
      Article
      Open Access
      In the industrial domain, one important research activity for cognitive robotics is the development of assistant robots. In this work, we show how the use of a cognitive assistant robot can contribute to (i) improving task ...
    • On interaction quality in human-robot interaction 

      Bensch, Suna; Jevtic, Aleksandar; Hellström, Thomas (SciTePress, 2017)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      In many complex robotics systems, interaction takes place in all directions between human, robot, and environment. Performance of such a system depends on this interaction, and a proper evaluation of a system must build ...
    • Pain and anxiety treatment based on social robot interaction with children to improve patient experience. Ongoing research 

      Angulo Bahón, Cecilio; Garriga Berga, Carles; Luaces, Carlos; Perez Payarols, Jaume; Albo-Canals, Jordi; Díaz Boladeras, Marta (2012)
      Conference lecture
      Open Access
      A major focus for children’s quality of life programs in hospitals is improving their experiences during procedures. In anticipation of treatment, children may become anxious and during procedures pain appears. The aim ...
    • Plataforma para un entorno asistencial inteligente heterogéneo 

      Casals Gelpi, Alicia; Vinagre Ruiz, Manuel; Aranda López, Juan; Amat Girbau, Josep (Comité Español de Automática (CEA-IFAC), 2018)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      La creciente demanda de soporte tecnológico para la asistencia a personas con necesidades especiales obliga a avanzar tecnológi-camente hacia sistemas más eficientes y con más prestaciones. En esta íinea, en este artículo ...
    • Posada en marxa d’un robot col·laboratiu 

      Masó Clota, Bisnu (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2020-07-13)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      Aquest document és el resultat del treball de final d’estudis del grau d’Enginyeria Electrònica Industrial i Automàtica. Té la finalitat de realitzar la posada en marxa d’una estació amb robot col·laboratiu de la marca ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 learning from demonstration in the force domain 

      Rozo Castañeda, Leonel; Jimenez Schlegl, Pablo; Torras, Carme (2011)
      Conference report
      Restricted access - publisher's policy
      Researchers are becoming aware of the importance of other information sources besides visual data in robot learning by demonstration (LbD). Forcebased perceptions are shown to convey very relevant information – missed by ...