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  • Distributed model predictive control applied to a VAV based HVAC system based on sensitivity analysis 

    Darure, Tejaswinee; Puig Cayuela, Vicenç; Yamé, Joseph; Hamelin, Frederic; Wang, Ye (2018-01-01)
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    This paper proposes a distributed model predictive control strategy for a HVAC system that relies on its decomposition into subsystems based on the sensitivity analysis. An economic model predictive controller is implemented ...
  • Dimensionality reduction in learning Gaussian mixture models of movement primitives for contextualized action selection and adaptation 

    Colomé Figueras, Adrià; Torras, Carme (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2018)
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    Robotic manipulation often requires adaptation to changing environments. Such changes can be represented by a certain number of contextual variables that may be observed or sensed in different manners. When learning and ...
  • "Elbows out": predictive tracking of partially occluded pose for robot-assisted dressing 

    Chance, Greg; Jevtic, Aleksandar; Caleb-Solly, Praminda; Alenyà Ribas, Guillem; Torras, Carme; Dogramadzi, Sanja (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2018)
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    Robots that can assist in the Activities of Daily Living (ADL), such as dressing, may support older adults, addressing the needs of an aging population in the face of a growing shortage of care professionals. Using depth ...
  • CURSA-SQ: a methodology for service-centric traffic flow analysis 

    Ruiz Ramírez, Marc; Coltraro Ianniello, Franco; Velasco Esteban, Luis Domingo (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2018-09-01)
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    The rapid availability of new services means that network operators cannot exhaustively test their impact on the network or anticipate any capacity exhaustion. This situation will be worse with the imminent introduction ...
  • UAV visual and laser sensors fusion for detection and positioning in industrial applications 

    Guerra Paradas, Edmundo; Munguía Alcalá, Rodrigo Francisco; Grau Saldes, Antoni (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2018-06-28)
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    This work presents a solution to localize Unmanned Autonomous Vehicles with respect to pipes and other cylindrical elements found in inspection and maintenance tasks both in industrial and civilian infrastructures. The ...
  • Deciding the different robot roles for patient cognitive training 

    Andriella, Antonio; Alenyà Ribas, Guillem; Hernández Farigola, Joan; Torras, Carme (2018-09-01)
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    Accés restringit per política de l'editorial
    Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) and Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI) represent a major challenge for health systems within the aging population. New and better instruments will be crucial to assess the disease severity and ...
  • Set-membership approach and Kalman observer based on zonotopes for discrete-time descriptor systems 

    Wang, Ye; Puig Cayuela, Vicenç; Cembrano Gennari, Gabriela (2018-07-01)
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    This paper proposes a set-membership state estimator and a zonotopic Kalman observer for discrete-time descriptor systems. Both approaches are developed in a set-based context considering system disturbances, measurement ...
  • Breakingnews: article annotation by image and text processing 

    Ramisa Ayats, Arnau; Yan, Fei; Moreno-Noguer, Francesc; Mikolajczyk, Krystian (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2018-05-01)
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    Accés obert
    Building upon recent Deep Neural Network architectures, current approaches lying in the intersection of Computer Vision and Natural Language Processing have achieved unprecedented breakthroughs in tasks like automatic ...
  • Autonomous navigation of micro aerial vehicles: state estimation using fast and low-cost sensors 

    Santamaria Navarro, Àngel; Loianno, Giuseppe; Solà Ortega, Joan; Kumar, VIjay; Andrade-Cetto, Juan (2018)
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    The combination of visual and inertial sensors for state estimation has recently found wide echo in the robotics community, especially in the aerial robotics field, due to the lightweight and complementary characteristics ...
  • Energy management strategy for a bioethanol isolated hybrid system: simulations and experiments 

    Rullo, Pablo Gabriel; Costa Castelló, Ramon; Roda Serrat, Vicente; Feroldi, Diego Hernan (2018-05-28)
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    Renewable energy sources have significant advantages both from the environmental and the economic point of view. Additionally, renewable energy sources can contribute significantly to the development of isolated areas that ...
  • Economic model predictive control with nonlinear constraint relaxation for the operational management of water distribution networks 

    Wang, Ye; Álamo Cantarero, Teodoro; Puig Cayuela, Vicenç; Cembrano Gennari, Gabriela (2018)
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    This paper presents the application of an economic model predictive control (MPC) for the operational management of water distribution networks (WDNs) with periodic operation and nonlinear constraint relaxation. In addition ...
  • Teaching a robot the semantics of assembly tasks 

    Savarimuthu, Thiusius Rajeeth; Anders, Buch; Schlette, Christian; Wantia, Nils; Rossmann, Jürgen; Martinez Martinez, David; Alenyà Ribas, Guillem; Torras, Carme; Ales, Ude; Bojan, Nemec; Aljaž, Kramberger; Worgotter, Florentin; Eren Erdal, Aksoy; Papon, Jeremie; Haller, Simon; Piater, Justus; Krüger, Norbert (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2018)
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    We present a three-level cognitive system in a learning by demonstration context. The system allows for learn- ing and transfer on the sensorimotor level as well as the planning level. The fundamentally different data ...

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