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    • 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 ...
    • A Cloud robotics architecture to foster individual child partnership in medical facilities 

      Navarro, Joan; Sancho-Asensio, Andreu; Garriga, Carles; Albo-Canals, J.; Ortiz-Villajos Maroto, Julio; Raya Giner, Cristóbal; Angulo Bahón, Cecilio; Miralles, David (2013)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      Robots and automation systems have become a valuable partner in several facets of human life: from learning and teaching, to daily working, including health monitoring and assistance. So far, these appealing robot-based ...
    • A general strategy for interactive decision-making in robotic platforms 

      Agostini, Alejandro Gabriel; Torras, Carme; Wörgötter, Florentin (2011)
      External research report
      Open Access
      This work presents an intergated strategy for planning and learning suitable to execute tasks with robotic platforms without any previous task specification. The approach rapidly learns planning operators from few action ...
    • 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 ...
    • An exploratory study of group-robot social interactions in a cultural center 

      Paillacho Chiluiza, Dennys Fabian; Angulo Bahón, Cecilio; Díaz Boladeras, Marta (2015)
      Conference lecture
      Open Access
      This article describes an exploratory study of social human-robot interaction with the experimental robotic platform MASHI. The experiences were carried out in La Bobila Cultural Center in Barcelona, Spain to study the visit
    • An ontology for failure interpretation in automated planning and execution 

      Diab, Mohammed; Pomarlan, Mihai; Bebler, Daniel; Akbari, Aliakbar; Bateman, John; Beetz, Michael; Rosell Gratacòs, Jan (2019)
      Conference lecture
      Restricted access - publisher's policy
      Autonomous indoor robots are supposed to accomplish tasks, like serve a cup, which involve manipulation actions, where task and motion planning levels are coupled. In both planning levels and execution phase, several source ...
    • Análisis y diseño de un robot móvil autónomo y de su localización e integración en un ambiente inteligente 

      Zapater Sancho, Marina (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2010-03)
      Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
      Open Access
      El presente Proyecto Fin de Carrera se haya dividido en dos partes diferenciadas y correspondientes a: Análisis y diseño de un Robot móvil autónomo para un entorno inteligente: en esta parte se parte del prototipo de ...
    • Approach to grasp with Romeo robot using RTM 

      Salord Quetglas, Lluís (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya / Technische Universität Wien, 2015)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      Covenantee:   Technische Universität Wien
      Romeo as humanoid robot, which has for main goal help people who has some kind of disability, needs to be capable to grasp objects. Considering that it has led to do this first approach to grasp with Romeo. Moreover, it ...
    • Autonomous Discovery of Motor Constraints in an Intrinsically-Motivated Vocal Learner 

      Acevedo Valle, Juan Manuel; Angulo Bahón, Cecilio; Moulin-Frier, Clément (2017-04-28)
      Article
      Open Access
      This work introduces new results on the modeling of early-vocal development using artificial intelligent cognitive architectures and a simulated vocal tract. The problem is addressed using intrinsically-motivated learning ...
    • Biologically inspired path execution using SURF flow in robot navigation 

      Perez-Sala, Xavier; Angulo Bahón, Cecilio; Escalera, Sergio (2011-06)
      Article
      Restricted access - publisher's policy
      An exportable and robust system using only camera images is proposed for path execution in robot navigation. Motion information is extracted in the form of optical flow from SURF robust descriptors of consecutive frames, ...
    • Building up child-robot relationship: from initial attraction towards long-term social engagement 

      Díaz Boladeras, Marta; Nuño Bermudez, Neus; Sàez Pons, Joan; Pardo Ayala, Diego Esteban; Angulo Bahón, Cecilio; Andrés, Amara (2011)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      To explore social bonds’ emergence with robots, a field study with 49 sixth grade scholars (aged 11-12 years) and 4 different robots was carried out at an elementary school. A subsequent laboratory experiment with 4 of ...
    • Conectando el Robot AIBO a ROS: Extracción de imágenes 

      Lillo Fantova, Lucía; Téllez Lara, Ricardo; Velasco García, Manel; Angulo Bahón, Cecilio (2015)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      En este documento se realiza una introduccion al trabajo realizado con el robot AIBO, de Sony, para la obtencion de imagenes, asi como su tratamiento con el objetivo que el robot navegue de forma autonoma mediante algoritmos ...
    • Definición de reglas de comportamiento para un robot cognitivo social 

      Díaz Boladeras, Marta; Sàez Pons, Joan; Angulo Bahón, Cecilio (2011)
      Conference lecture
      Open Access
      En el proyecto singular estratégico Avanza2 ACROSS (AutoConfigurable Robots for Social Services) se definen tres escenarios para validar los desarrollos experimentales: (i) marketing, (ii) niños con problemas psicoafectivos ...
    • Delayed monocular SLAM approach applied to unmanned aerial vehicles 

      Munguía Alcalá, Rodrigo Francisco; Urzua, Sarquis; Grau Saldes, Antoni (2016-12-29)
      Article
      Open Access
      In recent years, many researchers have addressed the issue of making Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) more and more autonomous. In this context, the state estimation of the vehicle position is a fundamental necessity for ...
    • Desenvolupament d'un robot autònom sobre la plataforma Single-Rio 

      Sarraga Torredemer, Guillermo; Mas Rico, Antoni (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2010-07-27)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
    • Design and build a mechanical finger actuated by shape memory alloy 

      Martínez Navarro, Xavier (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2011-06)
      Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
      Open Access
      Covenantee:   Nottingham Trent University
      From the beginning of Humanity the society has tried to find a solution to any kind of necessity. Because of that the technology was invented. Technology was invented to satisfy the people necessities. In the twenty-first ...
    • Design, validation and manufacturing of an anthropomorphic manipulator for rovs using titanium rapid prototyping 

      Iglesias, P.; Izquierdo, P.; Yañez, P.; Vilán, J.A.; Arias, A.; Segade, A.; Casarejos, E. (SARTI, 2018)
      Article
      Open Access
      It is at least two decades since the conventional robotic manipulators have become a common manufacturing tool for different industries, from automotive to pharmaceutical. The advances in manipulators and sensors have given ...
    • Development of a ROV titanium manipulator for light work class ROV vehicles 

      Garay, Gaizka X.; Sosa, Dario (SARTI, 2016)
      Conference lecture
      Open Access
      This paper shows the development of a high technical equipment to be used as tooling of submersible ROV (Remote Operated Vehicles) for offshore operations, particularly the design and fabrication by Additive Manufacturing ...
    • Disparos a las estrellas 

      Barceló Garcia, Miquel (2016-06)
      Article
      Open Access
    • Disseny d’un robot teledirigit per a inspeccionar canalitzacions d’aigua potable 

      Antolínez García, Iván; Rodríguez Forés, Sergi (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2011-06-27)
      Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
      Restricted access - author's decision
      L’idea sorgeix d’un dels professors del departament d’expressió gràfica a l’enginyeria de l’Escola Politècnica Superior d’Enginyeria de Vilanova i la Geltrú, Manel López Membrilla. Després de definir uns objectius coherents ...