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    • 3D Bounding box detection from monocular images 

      Catà Villà, Marcel (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2019-05-08)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      Object detection is particularly important in robotic applications that require interaction with the environment. Although 2D object detection methods obtain accurate results, these are not enough to provide a complete ...
    • 5G Evaluation platform for connected and autonomous vehicles 

      Romero Garrido, Alejandro (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2021-10-25)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      La nueva generación de comunicaciones móviles, es decir, 5G, promete una capacidad sin precedentes, vínculos y flexibilidad para admitir una amplia variedad de casos de uso. Se espera que la mejora en rendimiento en términos ...
    • 5G evaluation platform for connected and autonomous vehicles 

      Bereziartu Orts, Beñat (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2021-06)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      Connected vehicles are the next frontier in massive mobile communications. The field of vehicular communications has undergone a significant transformation and is interested in getting more vehicles connected to exchange ...
    • A Comparison of autonomous vehicle navigation simulators under regulatory and reinforcement learning constraints 

      Cabañeros, Alex; Angulo Bahón, Cecilio (IOS Press, 2019)
      Conference lecture
      Restricted access - publisher's policy
      The transition from conventional vehicles to autonomous vehicles is regulated thorough ADAS (Advanced Driver Assistance Systems) functionalities. The combination of different ADAS functions allows vehicles navigate on a ...
    • A low-power hardware accelerator for ORB feature extraction in self-driving cars 

      Taranco Serna, Raúl; Arnau Montañés, José María; González Colás, Antonio María (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2021)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      Simultaneous Localization And Mapping (SLAM) is a key component for autonomous navigation. SLAM consists of building and creating a map of an unknown environment while keeping track of the exploring agent's location within ...
    • A survey of machine learning approaches for surface maritime navigation 

      Azimi, Sepinoud; Salokannel, Johanna; Lafond, Sébastien; Lilius, Johan; Salokorpi, Mirva; Porres, Ivan (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya. Departament de Ciència i Enginyeria Nàutiques, 2020-09)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      In this article we present the state of the art in the field of autonomous surface ship navigation using machine learning. We discuss the main challenges towards the development of fully autonomous navigation systems with ...
    • Accuracy and precision studies for range-only underwater target tracking in shallow waters 

      Masmitjà Rusiñol, Ivan; Bouvet, Pierre-Jean; Gomáriz Castro, Spartacus; Aguzzi, Jacopo; Río Fernandez, Joaquín del; Toma, Daniel (2017)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      This paper studies the precision, and the accuracy, of an underwater target tracking system, using range-only and single-beacon methods, in shallow waters environments. For this study, different field tests have been ...
    • Achieving diverse redundancy for GPU Kernels 

      Alcaide Portet, Sergi; Kosmidis, Leonidas; Hernández Luz, Carles; Abella Ferrer, Jaume (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2022-04)
      Article
      Open Access
      Autonomous driving requires high-performance computing devices including general-purpose CPUs as well as specific accelerators, with GPUs having a key role due to their flexibility. Safety-critical microcontrollers have ...
    • Acoustic TAG tracking: First experiments 

      Masmitjà Rusiñol, Ivan; Gomáriz Castro, Spartacus; Río Fernandez, Joaquín del; Kieft, B; O’Reilly, T; Aguzzi, Jacopo; Bouvet, Pierre-Jean (Centro de Desarrollo Tecnológico de Sistemas de Adquisición Remota y Tratamiento de la Información (SARTI), 2018)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      Nowadays, the use of autonomous vehicles for ocean research has increased, since these vehicles have a better cost/performance ratio than crewed vessels or oceanographic ships. For example, autonomous surface vehicles ...
    • Acoustic tag tracking: first experiments 

      Masmitjà Rusiñol, Ivan; Gomáriz Castro, Spartacus; Río Fernandez, Joaquín del; Kieft, B.; O'Reilly, Thomas; Aguzzi, Jacopo; Bouvet, P.J. (SARTI, 2018)
      Article
      Open Access
      Nowadays, the use of autonomous vehicles for ocean research has increased, since these vehicles have a better cost/performance ratio than crewed vessels or oceanographic ships. For example, autonomous surface vehicles can ...
    • Acoustic tracking of Nephrops norvegicus by networked moored hydrophones in a deep-sea no-take reserve of the North Western Mediterranean Sea 

      Masmitjà Rusiñol, Ivan; Gomáriz Castro, Spartacus; Río Fernandez, Joaquín del; Navarro, Joan; Vigo Fernandez, Maria; Aguzzi, Jacopo; Bahamón Rivera, Nixon; García del Arco, José Antonio; Rotllant Estelrich, Guiomar; Company Claret, Joan Baptista (2020-12-01)
      Article
      Open Access
      Knowing the displacement capacity and mobility patterns of fished marine resources is pivotal to establish effective conservation management strategies in marine ecosystems. Accurate behavioral information of deep-sea ...
    • Actuador de direcció d'un cotxe autònom 

      Vacas Vargas, Alberto (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2019-06)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      In this project we have performed a steering actuator for an autonomous vehicle, exactly for the driver's driver's car at the UPC
    • Adaptación de la ciudad de Barcelona para la implementación de vehículos autónomos 

      Tiana Gómez, Carlos (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2017-06-15)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      En el presente trabajo se estudia el impacto que tendría en diversos ámbitos – económico, social, medioambiental – la implantación del vehículo autónomo en la ciudad de Barcelona. Se inicia hablando del nivel de desarrollo ...
    • Adaptive monitoring for autonomous vehicles using the HAFLoop architecture 

      Zavala Rodríguez, Edith Berenice; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Marco Gómez, Jordi; Berger, Christian (2021)
      Article
      Open Access
      Current Self-Adaptive Systems (SASs) such as Autonomous Vehicles (AVs) are systems able to deal with highly complex contexts. However, due to the use of static feedback loops they are not able to respond to unanticipated ...
    • ADBench: benchmarking autonomous driving systems 

      Tabani, Hamid; Pujol Torramorell, Roger; Alcón Doganoc, Miguel; Moya Riera, Joan; Abella Ferrer, Jaume; Cazorla Almeida, Francisco Javier (2022)
      Article
      Open Access
      Driven by the improvements in a variety of domains, autonomous driving is becoming a reality and today, industry aims at moving toward fully autonomous vehicles. High-tech chip manufacturers are designing high-performance ...
    • ADMAS: Rediseño del sistema de control de dirección 

      Climent Semper, Roger (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2018-09-12)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      Este trabajo fue realizado por estudiantes involucrados en el proyecto ADMAS. El proyecto ADMAS se dedica a la investigación para la generación de nuevos sistemas de asistencia avanzada a la conducción. ...
    • Advances in the Hierarchical Emergent Behaviors (HEB) approach to autonomous vehicles 

      Roca, Damian; Milito, Rodolfo; Nemirovsky, Mario; Valero Cortés, Mateo (2020)
      Article
      Open Access
      Widespread deployment of autonomous vehicles (AVs) presents formidable challenges in terms on handling scalability and complexity, particularly regarding vehicular reaction in the face of unforeseen corner cases. Hierarchical ...
    • Advantages and disadvantages of some unmanned aerial vehicles deployed in maritime surveillance 

      Bauk, Sanja; Kapidani, Nexhat; Sousa, Luis; Lukšić, Žarko; Spuža, Agim (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya. Departament de Ciència i Enginyeria Nàutiques, 2020-09)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      The paper discusses the advantages and disadvantages of some unmanned aerial vehicles used for maritime surveillance. As examples, the Zephyr pseudo-satellite, as well as the AR5 and the AR3 medium altitude unmanned aircraft ...
    • Alternative navigation system for autonomous vehicles using AI in case of GNSS signal loss 

      Ayats Marsal, Pere (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2020-02-10)
      Master thesis
      Restricted access - author's decision
      Covenantee:   Budapesti Műszaki és Gazdaságtudományi Egyetem
    • An overview of lidar imaging systems for autonomous vehicles 

      Royo Royo, Santiago; Ballesta Garcia, Maria (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute, 2019-10-01)
      Article
      Open Access
      Lidar imaging systems are one of the hottest topics in the optronics industry. The need to sense the surroundings of every autonomous vehicle has pushed forward a race dedicated to deciding the final solution to be ...