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  • 3D Mapping of indoor environments using RGB-D Kinect camera for robotic mobile application 

    Perez Bonnal, Emmanuel (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya / Politecnico di Torino, 2010)
    Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
    Open Access
    RGB-D cameras are new, low cost, sensors that provide depth information for every RGB pixel acquired. Combining this information, it is possible to develop 3D perception in an indoor environment. In this paper we investigate ...
  • Action evaluation for mobile robot global localization in cooperative environments 

    Corominas Murtra, Andreu; Mirats Tur, Josep Maria; Sanfeliu Cortés, Alberto (2008-01)
    Article
    Open Access
    This work is about solving the global localization issue for mobile robots operating in large and cooperative environments. It tackles the problem of estimating the pose of a robot or team of robots in the map reference ...
  • Adaptive Cruise Control, an scaled model: platooning using two-wheeled robots 

    Conejo Barcelo, Carlos (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2017-06-15)
    Bachelor thesis
    Open Access
    The aim of the project is to recreate, in a small-scale, the interaction between vehicles that circulate in the same path. Several technological options like Adaptive Cruise Control or Cooperative Adaptive Cruise Control ...
  • A Fault hiding approach for the sliding mode fault-tolerant control of a non-holonomic mobile robot 

    Stancu, Alexandru; Codres, Eduard; Puig Cayuela, Vicenç (IEEE Press, 2016)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    When mobile robots are intended to be used in hazardous environments or for long-time operations, it is needed to increase their robustness against faults. This could be achieved by means of the inclusion of Fault Tolerant ...
  • A Highest order hypothesis compatibility test for monocular SLAM 

    Guerra Paradas, Edmundo; Munguía Alcalá, Rodrigo Francisco; Bolea Monte, Yolanda; Grau Saldes, Antoni (2013-08)
    Article
    Open Access
    Simultaneous Location and Mapping (SLAM) is a key problem to solve in order to build truly autonomous mobile robots. SLAM with a unique camera, or monocular SLAM, is probably one of the most complex SLAM variants, based ...
  • Aibo JukeBox : a robot dance interactive experience 

    Angulo Bahón, Cecilio; Comas-Fernandez, Joan; Pardo Ayala, Diego Esteban (2011-06)
    Article
    Restricted access - publisher's policy
    This paper presents a human-robot interaction system based on the Aibo platform. This robot is both, complex and empathetic enough to generate a high level of interest from the user. The complete system is an interactive ...
  • A metrics review for performance evaluation on assisted wheelchair navigation 

    Urdiales García, Cristina; Peula, José Ma.; Cortés García, Claudio Ulises; Barrué Subirana, Cristian; Fernández Espejo, Blanca; Annicchiarico, Roberta; Sandoval, Francisco; Caltagirone, Carlo (Springer Verlag, 2009-06-10)
    Conference report
    Restricted access - publisher's policy
    In nowadays aging society, many people require assistance for non-pedestrian mobility. In some cases, assistive devices require a certain degree of autonomy when the persons’ disabilities difficult manual control. In this ...
  • A mobile robotic platform capable of stereo vision based on blod detection 

    Caminal Pallarès, Helena (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2014-12)
    Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
    Open Access
    In robotics, vision is an indispensable tool. It is used for a wide spectrum of applications, such as Simultaneous Localization And Mapping (SLAM), object recognition and communication. Vision is expensive both in terms ...
  • Analysis and Prediction of Human Motion Trajectories in Urban Environments 

    Ferrer M´ınguez, Gonzalo (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2011-09)
    Master thesis
    Restricted access - author's decision
    The design and development of intelligent service mobile robots that interact with humans in daily living activities or cooperate with persons in specific tasks, requires the design of new tools that allow the understanding ...
  • 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
  • Aplicación de algoritmos RRT en la planificación de movimientos óptimos en robótica 

    García, Néstor; Rosell Gratacòs, Jan; Suárez Feijóo, Raúl (2017)
    Conference lecture
    Restricted access - publisher's policy
    La planificación de movimientos es un área de investigación básica en robótica, sobre todo desde que los robots se convirtieron en una parte esencial en muchos campos de aplicación tales como, por ejemplo, las industrias ...
  • A POMDP approach to the hide and seek game 

    Georgaraki, Chryso (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2012-01-13)
    Master thesis
    Open Access
    Partially observable Markov decision processes (POMDPs) provide an elegant mathematical framework for modeling complex decision and planning problems in uncertain and dynamic environments. They have been successfully ...
  • A robust approach for a filter-based monocular simultaneous localization and mapping (SLAM) system 

    Munguía Alcalá, Rodrigo Francisco; Castillo Toledo, Bernardino; Grau Saldes, Antoni (2013-07-03)
    Article
    Open Access
    Simultaneous Localization and Mapping (SLAM) is an important problem to solve in robotics theory in order to build truly autonomous mobile robots. This work presents a novel method for implementing a SLAM system based on ...
  • A simplified LPV model for mobile robots navigation with audio features 

    Manzanares Brotons, Manuel; Bolea Monte, Yolanda; Grau Saldes, Antoni (2012)
    Conference lecture
    Open Access
  • A three-dof actuated robot 

    Mirats Tur, Josep Maria; Camps Sala, Josep (2011)
    Article
    Open Access
    This article presents the realization of a tensegrity-based robot composed of a three-bar symmetric prismlike minimal tensegrity configuration. Statics and kinematics are studied presenting the workspace for the designed ...
  • 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 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 navigation framework for a car-like robot 

    Hernández Juan, Sergi; Herrero Cotarelo, Fernando (2015)
    External research report
    Open Access
    This technical report describes the work done to develop a new navigation scheme for an autonomous car-like robot available at the Mobile Robotics Laboratory at IRI. To plan the general path the robot should follow (i.e. ...
  • Autonomous navigation of a robot with computer vision 

    Magallón Hernández, Ignacio (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya / Universidade de Sao Paulo, 2011)
    Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
    Restricted access - author's decision
    This TCC (Undergraduate Course Final Project) aims to develop a solution for intelligent autonomous navigation with mobile robots using computer vision. Using C language and OpenCV, an image processing library, the ...
  • Concurrent initialization for Bearing-Only SLAM 

    Munguía Alcalá, Rodrigo Francisco; Grau Saldes, Antoni (2010-03-01)
    Article
    Open Access
    Simultaneous Localization and Mapping (SLAM) is perhaps the most fundamental problem to solve in robotics in order to build truly autonomous mobile robots. The sensors have a large impact on the algorithm used for SLAM. ...