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    • Anàlisi i disseny d'avatars adreçats a Sistemes Augmentatius i Alternatius de Comunicació 

      Serrano Vázquez, Olga (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2020-10-22)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      [CAT] Aquest treball de final de grau tracta de redissenyar tant emoticones existents com avatars que transmetin i comuniquin diferents emocions. Aquests aniran a la App Easy Communicator (ECO) dirigida a nens i adults, ...
    • Análisis, propuestas de mejora y lanzamiento de la app Easy Communicator para niños 

      Vélez de Mendizábal Plaza, Noelia (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2017-07)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      Covenantee:   Tegar / Hospital de Sant Antoni Abat
      Easy Communicator es una aplicación para dispositivos Android que permite a personas con autismo, deficiencias mentales y motoras o problemas en el habla poder comunicarse y relacionarse con otras personas, aprender y, a ...
    • Applying user experience methods on TV quiz shows interaction design 

      Pifarré, Marc; Villegas, Eva; Fonseca, David; Redondo Domínguez, Ernesto; Navarro Delgado, Isidro (2012-02)
      Article
      Open Access
      The participation of the audience in tv quiz shows has traditionally two types of profiles: the contestant and the home viewer. This project has the goal of define the creation a new user profile: the remote contestant, ...
    • Avaluació del sistema de comunicació augmentatiu i alternatiu 'Easy Communicator' en un entorn assistencial amb gent gran 

      Tomasa Pons, Ferran (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2018-09)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      Covenantee:   L'Onada Serveis
      [CATALÀ] L'Easy Communicator, o ECO, és una aplicació per a tauleta que s'emmarca dins el conjunt dels SAAC, o Sistemes Augmentatius i Alternatius de Comunicació. L'ECO ha estat dissenyat al llarg dels anys per diferents ...
    • Beyond cognition and affect: sensing the unconscious 

      Ivonin, Leonid; Huang-Ming, Chang; Díaz Boladeras, Marta; Català Mallofré, Andreu; Chen, Wei; Rauterberg, Mattias (Taylor & Francis, 2015-03-04)
      Article
      Restricted access - publisher's policy
      In the past decade, research on human-computer interaction has embraced psychophysiological user interfaces that enhance awareness of computers about conscious cognitive and affective states of users and increase their ...
    • Desarrollo de aplicaciones Human-Machine Interface para motos eléctricas 

      Ruiz Martínez, Pablo (Universitat Politécnica de Catalunya, 2020-01-16)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      Covenantee:   Silence Urban Ecomobility
      El presente proyecto consiste en el diseño y la implementación del software de escritorio de la moto electrica S01 de la marca Silence. Este software interacciona con los distintos elementos de la moto y permite, por una ...
    • Design for diagnosability: methodologies and guidelines for standardization 

      Estrada Girbau, Carles (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2020-06)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      This project tackles several Industry 4.0 topics to enable Reliability-Centered Maintenance (RCM) in new product development cycles. Customers are interested in maximizing uptime and OEE to optimize production. Diagnosability ...
    • Developing a socially-aware robot assistant for delivery tasks 

      Flores Vazquez, Carlos; Angulo Bahón, Cecilio; Icaza, Daniel; Cobos-Torres, Juan-Carlos (Springer, 2019)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      This paper discusses about elements to be considered for developing a Service Robot that performs its task in a social environment. Due to the social focus of the service, not only technical considerations are demanded in ...
    • Development of a cap applicator based on a simulated environment 

      Zaldua Pascual, Xabier (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2019-07-10)
      Master thesis
      Restricted access - author's decision
      The project described in the present document is a total development of an automatization process of a cap applicator, based on a simulated environment. The bottles are introduced constantly separated by one meter from ...
    • Dispositiu d'anticol·lisió activa per robot industrial 

      Fernández Casanova, Marc (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2018-10-25)
      Bachelor thesis
      Restricted access - author's decision
      [CATALÀ] L’objectiu d’aquest treball és el disseny i aplicació d’un dispositiu d’anticol·lisió que s’incorpora a un robot industrial. La funció d’aquest dispositiu és, mitjançant un sistema amortidor i uns sensors que ...
    • Estandarization in human robot interaction 

      Tolós Pons, Nàdia (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya / Oulun Yliopisto, 2013)
      Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
      Open Access
      Standardization is an important consideration in the integration of robots in factories because of the need of know the risks of working with robots and determine the guidelines for working safely. The goal of the ReBORN ...
    • Expert system of a sewage treatment plant for wood industry 

      Bouza Fernández, Javier; Gonzalez Filgueira, Gerardo; Heras Jiménez, Salvador Augusto de las; Vazquez Gonzalez, David (IEEE Press and Wiley, 2010)
      Conference report
      Open Access
    • Gesture based HRI for industrial AGVs 

      Fandos Jahrsetz, Alexander (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2014)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      Interaction between humans and AGVs (Automatic guided vehicles) is often reduced to non-existent or just some pushbuttons, touchscreens or signalling lamps [17][18][19][20]. In recent years some researchers have attempted ...
    • Gesture control interface for immersive panoramic displays 

      Alcoverro Vidal, Marcel; Suau, Xavier; Morros Rubió, Josep Ramon; López Méndez, Adolfo; Gil, Albert; Ruiz Hidalgo, Javier; Casas Pla, Josep Ramon (2013-07-25)
      Article
      Open Access
      In this paper, we propose a gesture-based interface designed to interact with panoramic scenes. The system combines novel static gestures with a fast hand tracking method. Our proposal is to use static gestures as shortcuts ...
    • Gesture recognition using deep learning in virtual reality environments 

      Forcada Sans, José Antonio (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2018-05)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      Contactless systems have taken on a notable presence in the evolution of human-computer communication in recent years. Methods based on gestural recognition have been one of the most investigated. With the emergence of ...
    • 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 ...
    • Implementation of Body-Coupled Communication on a wearable tag 

      Garcia Vilanova, Marc (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2017-06)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      Body Coupled Communication (BCC) is a very new technology consisting in transmitting information by sending electrical signals through the human body. It is very interesting to learn what can it provide by now. The basis ...
    • Integration of an adaptive infotainment system in a vehicle and validation in real driving scenarios 

      Galarza Osio, Miguel Ángel; Bayona Margarit, Teresa; Paradells Aspas, Josep (2017-02-15)
      Article
      Open Access
      More services, functionalities, and interfaces are increasingly being incorporated into current vehicles and may overload the driver capacity to perform primary driving tasks adequately. For this reason, a strategy for ...
    • Monitoring and managing interaction patterns in Human-Robot interaction 

      Martí Carrillo, Felip (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya / Lund University, 2014)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      Nowadays, one of the most challenging problems in Human-Robot Interaction (HRI) is to make robots able to understand humans to successfully accomplish tasks in human environments. HRI has a very different role in all the ...
    • Proprioception for collision detection 

      Climent Bigas, Albert (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya / École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne, 2014)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      Nowadays a lot of research is done in the eld of human-robot interaction to allow robots to work in human environments. Haptic perception is crucial for human and robot safety since it allows to detect contacts. It is ...