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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 ...
    • 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 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Actuador de direcció d'un cotxe autònom 

      Vacas Vargas, Alberto (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2019-06)
      Bachelor thesis
      24 months embargo
      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
      Restricted access - publisher's policy
      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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Anàlisi de riscos a vehicles intel·ligents 

      Altamirano Sabato, Matias Eugenio (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2020-06)
      Bachelor thesis
      Restricted access - confidentiality agreement
    • 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
    • Area-only method for underwater tagged animals tracking usign autonomous vehicles 

      Masmitjà Rusiñol, Ivan; Gomáriz Castro, Spartacus; Río Fernandez, Joaquín del; Kieft, B; O'Reilly, Thomas C.; Aguzzi, Jacopo; Bouvet, Pierre-Jean; Fannjiang, Clara; Katija, Kakani (2019)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      The use of autonomous underwater vehicles for ocean research has increased as they have a better cost/performance ratio than crewed oceanographic vessels. For example, autonomous vehicles (e.g. a Wave Glider) can be used ...
    • Automated driving and the Big Five Personality Traits: One size fits none 

      Rodríguez Sayrol, Alba (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2019-09-30)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      Covenantee:   Technische Universiteit Delft. Faculteit Civiele Techniek en Geowetenschappen
      Here at TU Delft, we are preparing a project to investigate the behaviour of drivers of automated vehicles, based on the Big Five Personalities. In order to conduct this project, we have to recruit participants of whom we ...
    • Autonomous driving: a bird's eye view 

      Martínez Díaz, Margarita; Soriguera Martí, Francesc; Pérez Pérez, Ignacio (2019-04)
      Article
      Open Access
      The introduction of autonomous vehicles (AV) will represent a milestone in the evolution of transportation and personal mobility. AVs are expected to significantly reduce accidents and congestion, while being economically ...
    • Autonomous racing using Linear Parameter Varying-Model Predictive Control (LPV-MPC) 

      Alcalá Baselga, Eugenio; Puig Cayuela, Vicenç; Quevedo Casín, Joseba Jokin; Rosolia, Ugo (2020-02-01)
      Article
      Restricted access - publisher's policy
      This article presents an innovative control approach for autonomous racing vehicles. Linear Parameter Varying (LPV) theory is used to model the dynamics of the vehicle and implement an LPV-Model Predictive Controller ...
    • Autonomous vehicle localization using state estimation techniques 

      Prieto Francia, Dunia (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2020-07-15)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      Recently, industrialized countries carry out a technological race towards autonomous driving. The current commercial driver assistant systems are limited to aiding the driver while the driver is responsible for overall ...