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    • Tools for embedding and assessing sustainable development goals in engineering education 

      Sánchez Carracedo, Fermín; Segalàs Coral, Jordi; Bueno Mendieta, Gorka; Busquets Rubio, Pere; Climent Vilaró, Joan; Garcia Galofré, Victor; Lazzarini, Boris; López Álvarez, David; Martín Escofet, Carme; Miñano Rubio, Rafael; Sáez de Cámara Oleaga, Estíbaliz; Sureda Carbonell, Bàrbara; Tejedor Papell, Gemma; Vidal López, Eva María (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2021-11-03)
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      This paper presents three tools developed within the framework of the project EDINSOST2-SDG, aimed at embedding and assessing the Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) in Engineering curricula. ESD is promoted through ...
    • User-friendly smartphone interface to share knowledge in human-robot collaborative search tasks 

      Domínguez Vidal, José Enrique; Torres Rodriguez, Ivan Jesús; Garrell Zulueta, Anais; Sanfeliu Cortés, Alberto (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2021)
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      Long-distance human-robot collaborative tasks require robust forms of knowledge-sharing among agents in order to optimize the performance of the task. In this paper, we propose to take advantage of the proliferation of ...
    • Attention deep learning based model for predicting the 3D Human Body Pose using the Robot Human Handover Phases 

      Laplaza Galindo, Javier; Pumarola Peris, Albert; Moreno-Noguer, Francesc; Sanfeliu Cortés, Alberto (2021)
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      This work proposes a human motion prediction model for handover operations. We use in this work, the different phases of the handover operation to improve the human motion predictions. Our attention deep learning based ...
    • Robots in industry: The past, present and future of a growing collaboration with humans 

      Grau Saldes, Antoni; Indri, Marina; Lo Bello, Lucia; Sauter, Thilo (2021-03)
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      Robots have been part of automation systems for a very long time, and in public perception, they are often synonymous with automation and industrial revolution perse. Fueled by Industry 4.0 and Internet of Things (IoT) ...
    • Multi-task closed-loop inverse kinematics stability through semidefinite programming 

      Martí Saumell, Josep; Santamaria Navarro, Àngel; Ocampo-Martínez, Carlos; Andrade-Cetto, Juan (2020)
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      Today’s complex robotic designs comprise in some cases a large number of degrees of freedom, enabling for multi-objective task resolution (e.g., humanoid robots or aerial manipulators). This paper tackles the stability ...
    • Integration of a testbench for the optical and thermal characterization of near-infrared detectors used in ground and space-based astronomy 

      Jimenez Rojas, Jorge; Grau Saldes, Antoni; Padilla Aranda, Cristóbal (2021)
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      The mercury–cadmium–tellurium (MCT) sensors are considered the ideal infrared detectors to equip the focal plane arrays (FPAs) of astronomical scientific missions. To tackle Europe to be self-sufficient on this technology ...
    • Monocular visual SLAM based on a cooperative UAV–target system 

      Trujillo, Juan Carlos; Munguía Alcalá, Rodrigo Francisco; Sarquís Urzúa Cevallos, Isidro; Guerra Paradas, Edmundo; Grau Saldes, Antoni (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2020-06-22)
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      To obtain autonomy in applications that involve Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs), the capacity of self-location and perception of the operational environment is a fundamental requirement. To this effect, GPS represents the ...
    • Design and implementation of a virtual sensor network for smart waste water monitoring 

      Guerra Paradas, Edmundo; Bolea Monte, Yolanda; Gámiz Caro, Javier Francisco; Grau Saldes, Antoni (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2020-01-08)
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      A high density virtual sensor network has been designed to robotize sampling tasks associated with monitoring of water treatment plant with open air basins. The designed virtual network is to be actually implemented by a ...
    • Collaborative-AI: Social robots accompanying and approaching people 

      Sanfeliu Cortés, Alberto; Repiso Polo, Ely; Garrell Zulueta, Anais (CEUR-WS.org, 2020)
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      Collaborative AI to approach or to accompany people using social robots will be a fundamental robotics field in the near future. If we desire to share and to collaborate with social robots during the development of our ...
    • Sampling operation with robotic UAV 

      Guerra Paradas, Edmundo; Grau Saldes, Antoni; Bolea Monte, Yolanda; Munguía Alcalá, Rodrigo Francisco (2019)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      This work presents a solution to automatize sampling tasks in a wastewater treatment plant with open air basins. At the behest of human operators, a set of UAVs managed as a network of autonomous agents will perform sample ...
    • Towards robust 6-DoF detection in uncontrolled lightning enviroments 

      Mora, Alejandro; Guerra Paradas, Edmundo; Manzanares Brotons, Manuel; Grau Saldes, Antoni (2019)
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      One of the most critical issues that arises when controlling a robot is the necessity to locate itself in the environment. Ranging from industrial processes applications to outdoor mobile robots, landmarks are used to such ...
    • C-Flow: conditional generative flow models for images and 3D point clouds 

      Pumarola Peris, Albert; Popov, Stefan; Moreno-Noguer, Francesc; Ferrari, Vittorio (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2020)
      Conference report
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      Flow-based generative models have highly desirable properties like exact log-likelihood evaluation and exact latent-variable inference, however they are still in their infancy and have not received as much attention as ...