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  • Dual-arm dexterous mobile manipulator with new omnidirectional wheels manipulador móvil, bibrazo y diestro con nuevas ruedas omnidireccionales 

    Suárez Feijóo, Raúl; Palomo Avellaneda, Leopold; Martínez Miralles, Jordi Ramon; Clos Costa, Daniel (2020-01-01)
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    Este artículo describe un manipulador móvil, bimanual y con capacidad de manipulación diestra denominado MADAR (de Mobile Anthropomorphic Dual-Arm Robot). Básicamente puede dividirse en dos partes, una base móvil y una ...
  • Contingent task and motion planning under uncertainty for human–robot interactions 

    Akbari, Aliakbar; Rosell Gratacòs, Jan; Diab, Mohammed (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute, 2020-03-01)
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    Manipulation planning under incomplete information is a highly challenging task for mobile manipulators. Uncertainty can be resolved by robot perception modules or using human knowledge in the execution process. Human ...
  • A review and comparison of ontology-based approaches to robot autonomy 

    Olivares Alarcos, Alberto; Bebler, Daniel; Khamis, Alaa; Goncalves, Paulo; Habib, Maki K.; Bermejo Alonso, Julita; Barreto, Marcoss; Diab, Mohammed; Rosell Gratacòs, Jan; Quintas, João; Olszewska, Joanna; Nakawala, Hirenkumar; Pignaton de Freitas, Edison; Gyrard, Amelie; Borgo, Stefano; Alenyà Ribas, Guillem; Beetz, Michael; Li, Howard (2019-01-01)
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    Within the next decades, robots will need to be able to execute a large variety of tasks autonomously in a large variety of environments. To relax the resulting programming effort, a knowledge-enabled approach to robot ...
  • Planning grasping motions for humanoid robots 

    Rosell Gratacòs, Jan; Suárez Feijóo, Raúl; García, Néstor; Ud Din, Muhayy (2019-12-15)
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    This paper addresses the problem of obtaining the required motions for a humanoid robot to perform grasp actions trying to mimic the coordinated hand–arm movements humans do. The first step is the data acquisition and ...
  • Reliability and diagnostic accuracy of a new vaginal dynamometer to measure pelvic floor muscle strength 

    Romero Cullerés, Georgia; Peña Pitarch, Esteve; Jané Feixas, Cecília; Vilaseca Grané, Ana; Montesinos Muñoz, Jesús; Arnau, Anna (Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2020-04-21)
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    Aims: Assess the intrarater and interrater reliabilities and diagnostic accuracy of a new vaginal dynamometer to measure pelvic floor muscle (PFM) strength in incontinent and continent women. Methods: A test-retest ...
  • Preface: a special selection on biomechanics in medical application - Part II 

    Peña Pitarch, Esteve; Drochon, Angès; Ng Yin Kwee, Eddie (2019-12-13)
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    Part II of this special issue sums up the selections focusing on the Applications of Biomechanics in Medicine.
  • Dexterous manipulation of unknown objects using virtual contact points 

    Montaño Sarria, Andrés Felipe; Suárez Feijóo, Raúl (MDPI AG, 2019-10-12)
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    The manipulation of unknown objects is a problem of special interest in robotics since it is not always possible to have exact models of the objects with which the robot interacts. This paper presents a simple strategy to ...
  • Preface: a special selection on biomechanics in medical applications - Part I 

    Peña Pitarch, Esteve; Drochon, Angès; Ng Yin Kwee, Eddie (2019-10-17)
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    Part I of this special issue sums up the selections focusing on the Applications of Biomechanics in Medicine.
  • Preface: a special selection on biological application of mechanics - Part II 

    Peña Pitarch, Esteve; Drochon, Angès; Ng Yin Kwee, Eddie (2018-12-01)
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    Part II of this special issue concludes the selection concentraiting on the Applications on Mechanics in Medicine and Biology.
  • Preface: a special selections on biological applications of mechanics - Part I 

    Peña Pitarch, Esteve; Drochon, Angès; Ng Yin Kwee, Eddie (2018-11-14)
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    Part I of these special issue concludes the selection concentraiting on the Applications on Mechanics in Medicine and Biology.
  • Numerical model for a nineteenth-century hydrometric module 

    Vives i Costa, Jordi; Felipe Blanch, José Juan de; Peña Pitarch, Esteve (2019-11-01)
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    The Cequia of Manresa is a 26-km open channel constructed in the fourteenth century that conveys water from the Llobregat River to the city of Manresa using an elevation difference of 10.4 m. The channel is still operational ...
  • Aspectos técnicos de los robots co-trabajadores con operadores humanos 

    Suárez Feijóo, Raúl; Rosell Gratacòs, Jan (2019-07-01)
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    La robótica colaborativa, en la que los robots comparten el espacio de trabajo con los humanos e interactúan con ellos, toma un papel cada vez más relevante. En este contexto, el artículo presenta desarrollos realizados ...

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