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    • A bilinear formulation for the motion planning of non-holonomic parallel orienting platforms 

      Grosch Obregon, Patrick John; Thomas, Federico (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2013)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      This paper deals with the motion planning problem for parallel orienting platforms with one non-holonomic joint and two prismatic actuators which can maneuver to reach any three-degree-of-freedom pose of the moving platform. ...
    • 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 general method for the numerical computation of manipulator singularity sets 

      Bohigas Nadal, Oriol; Zlatanov, Dimiter; Ros Giralt, Lluís; Manubens Ferriol, Montserrat; Porta Pleite, Josep Maria (2014)
      Article
      Open Access
      The analysis of singularities is central to the development and control of a manipulator. However, existing methods for singularity set computation still concentrate on specific classes of manipulators. The absence of ...
    • A multi-robot cooperation strategy for dexterous task oriented teleoperation 

      Hernansanz Prats, Alberto; Casals Gelpi, Alicia; Amat Girbau, Josep (2015-06-01)
      Article
      Open Access
      The use of multiple robots working cooperatively in a redundant way offers new possibilities in the execution of complex tasks in dynamic workspaces. The aim of this work is to increase the range of applicability of ...
    • A new multi-criteria optimization strategy for shared control in wheelchair assisted navigation 

      Sandoval, Francisco; Caltagirone, Carlo; Annicchiarico, Roberta; Cortés García, Claudio Ulises; Urdiales García, Cristina; Peula, José Ma.; Fernández-Carmona, Manuel; Barrué Subirana, Cristian; Pérez, Eduardo J.; Sánchez-Tato, Isabel; del Toro, J.C.; Galluppi, F. (2011-02-01)
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      In todays aging society, many people require mobility assistance, that can be provided by robotized assistive wheelchairs with a certain degree of autonomy when manual control is unfeasible due to disability. Robot ...
    • A secure JXTA-overlay platform for robot control 

      Spaho, Evjola; Matsuo, Keita; Barolli, Leonard; Arnedo Moreno, Joan; Xhafa Xhafa, Fatos; Kolici, Vladi (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2010)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      Due to the improvement of connections capabilities of end-devices there is an increasing interest to design and implement full featured P2P networks that integrate end-devices. In this paper, we use JXTA-Overlay for the ...
    • Análisis del rendimiento de un sistema robótico de control en red basado en simulación 

      Paillacho Chiluiza, Dennys Fabian (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2010-06)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      Debido a la dificultad de evaluar el rendimiento global de un sistema robótico de control en red de manera analítica, el presente trabajo trata el análisis del comportamiento de un sistema robótico de control en red, tanto ...
    • Application of JXTA-overlay platform for secure robot control 

      Spaho, Evjola; Matsuo, Keita; Barolli, Leonard; Xhafa Xhafa, Fatos; Arnedo Moreno, Joan; Kolici, Vladi (2010)
      Article
      Open Access
      In this paper, we present the evaluation and experimental results of secured robot control in a P2P system. The control system is based on JXTA-Overlay platform. We used secure primitives and functions of JXTA-Overlay for ...
    • Automatic Email Management using RPA (Robotic Process Automation) and AI (Artificial Intelligence) 

      Olivella Farell, Telm (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2019-01)
      Bachelor thesis
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    • Batch gating for data association in monocular SLAM 

      Guerra Paradas, Edmundo; Munguía Alcalá, Rodrigo Francisco; Bolea Monte, Yolanda; Grau Saldes, Antoni (Trans Tech Publications, 2013-05-27)
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      This work describes the development and implementation of a single-camera SLAM system, introducing a novel data validation algorithm. A 6-DOF monocular SLAM method developed is based on the Delayed Inverse-Depth (DI-D) ...
    • Bilateral teleoperation of flexible-joint manipulators with dynamic gravity compensation and variable time-delays 

      Nuño, Emmanuel; Valle, Daniela; Sarras, Ioannis; Basañez Villaluenga, Luis (2013)
      Conference report
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      Abstract—It is widely known that the problem of controlling a rigid bilateral teleoperator with time-delays has been effectively addressed since the late 80’s. However, the control of flexible joint manipulators in a ...
    • Centro de mecanizado robotizado Schunk 

      Armayones Ordoñez, Adrian (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2016)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      En aquest projecte es dissenya i programa una cèl·lula de mecanitzat robotitzat. La cèl·lula integra un robot central que interactua amb diferents estacions de treball. La finalitat del projecte és que el client amb la ...
    • Combining motion planning and task planning for a dual-arm system 

      Rodríguez Pacheco, Carlos; Suárez Feijóo, Raúl (2016)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      This paper deals with the problem of combining motion and task assignment for a dual-arm robotic system. Each arm of the system performs independent tasks in a cluttered environment. Robot actions are ...
    • Competició remota supervisada de robots mòbils 

      Català Antúnez, Albert (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2007-06-25)
      Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
      Open Access
    • 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. ...
    • Consensus of networks of nonidentical robots with flexible joints, variable time--delays and unmeasurable velocities 

      Valle, Daniela; Nuño, Emmanuel; Basañez Villaluenga, Luis; Arana Daniel, Nancy (2013)
      Conference report
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      The present paper proposes two controllers for solving a consensus problem to a given desired position of networks composed of a class of under actuated mechanical systems: flexible joints robots. One of the controllers ...
    • Construcción de un micro brazo articulado: parte electrónica 

      Estévez Afonso, Francisco Javier (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2016-09-05)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      Este proyecto tiene como objeto de estudio un micro brazo robótico basado en una paletizadora de la empresa ABB. El estudio describe el proceso de diseño e implementación de la electrónica necesaria para su correcto control ...
    • Control de un manipulador cartesiano 

      Cava Jiménez, Daniel (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2015)
      Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
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      El propósito de este proyecto es el de diseñar e implementar un control tanto de posición como de velocidad de dos actuadores lineales ensamblados formando un eje XY y con un cilindro para emular el eje Z con materiales ...
    • Control of bilateral teleoperators in operational space without velocity measurements 

      Aldana López, Carlos Iván; Nuño, Emmanuel; Basañez Villaluenga, Luis (2013)
      Conference report
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      This paper proposes a proportional plus damping injection (P + d) controller for bilateral teleoperators in the operational space. Unit quaternions are used to describe the endeffectors’ orientation since they exhibit the ...
    • Control of teleoperators with joint flexibility, uncertain parameters and time-delays 

      Nuño, Emmanuel; Sarras, Ioannis; Basañez Villaluenga, Luis; Kinnaert, Michel (2014)
      Article
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      The problem of controlling a rigid bilateral teleoperator has been the subject of study since the late 1980s and several control approaches have been reported to deal with time-delays, position tracking and transparency. ...