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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 ...
  • Aerial robotics in building inspection and maintenance 

    Grau Saldes, Antoni; Guerra Paradas, Edmundo; Bolea Monte, Yolanda; Puig-Pey Clavería, Ana María; Sanfeliu Cortés, Alberto (Technische Universität München, 2018)
    Conference lecture
    Open Access
    Buildings need periodic revision about their state, materials degrade with time and repairs or renewals have to be made driven by maintenance needs or safety requirements. That happens with any kind of buildings and ...
  • 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 ...
  • Aiding a SLAM system with an IMU sensor 

    Ibáñez Cuadal, Carlos (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2019-03-29)
    Bachelor thesis
    Restricted access - author's decision
    Covenantee:  Università degli studi di Roma "La Sapienza"
    This project consists of aid an existing SLAM system by developing and implementing a motion estimator based on the Inertial measurements of a VI-sensor in the SLAM pipeline. This entire project has been carried out at ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 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 ...
  • Billardor. Módulo de locomoción en superficies planas para robots 

    Gallart Matas, Daniel (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2011-06-15)
    Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
    Restricted access - author's decision
    Aquest projecte tracta el disseny d’un mòdul de locomoció per a robots mòbils d’aproximadament 100 kg de pes, que es desplacen sobre superfícies planes. Aquest projecte esta contingut dins el marc del disseny d’un robot ...
  • 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, ...
  • Biologically inspired turn control for autonomous mobile robots 

    Perez-Sala, Xavier; Angulo Bahón, Cecilio; Escalera, Sergio (IOS Press, 2011)
    Conference report
    Restricted access - publisher's policy
    An exportable and robust system for turn control using only camera images is proposed for path execution in robot navigation. Robot motion information is extracted in the form of optical flow from SURF robust descriptors ...
  • 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. ...