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  • Who is a Better Tutor? Gaze Hints with a Human or Humanoid Tutor in Game Play 

    Mwangi, Eunice; Barakova, Emilia; Díaz Boladeras, Marta; Català Mallofré, Andreu; Rauterberg, Mattias (2017)
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    In this paper, we present a study that analyses the effects of robot or human gaze hints on people's choices in a card game. We asked human participants to play a matching card game in the presence of a human or a robotic ...
  • Approach to the modeling of LDO-assisted DC-DC voltage linear regulators 

    Sedaghati, Nasima; Martínez García, Herminio; Cosp Vilella, Jordi (Universidad de Málaga, 2017)
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    This paper presents the design of a LDO-assisted DC-DC converters in Cadence Virtuoso based on a 350-nm CMOS technology. This kind of voltage regulators consists of a switching converter together with a classic or LDO (low ...
  • Deep learning for detecting freezing of gait episodes in Parkinson’s disease based on accelerometers 

    Camps, Julià; Samà Monsonís, Albert; Martín Muñoz, Mario; Rodríguez Martín, Daniel Manuel; Pérez López, Carlos; Alcaine, Sheila; Mestre, Berta; Prats, Anna; Crespo, M. Cruz; Cabestany Moncusí, Joan; Bayés, Àngels; Català Mallofré, Andreu (2017)
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    Freezing of gait (FOG) is one of the most incapacitating symptoms among the motor alterations of Parkinson’s disease (PD). Manifesting FOG episodes reduce patients’ quality of life and their autonomy to perform daily living ...
  • Social HRI for people with dementia : one size fits all? 

    Perugia, Giulia; Díaz Boladeras, Marta; Barakova, Emilia; Català Mallofré, Andreu; Rauterberg, Mattias (Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), 2017)
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    Motivational and emotional disorders (i.e. apathy and depression) are very frequent in dementia and might greatly affect the positive psychological state experienced during social HRI. We conducted a six-weeks study in two ...
  • Can children take advantage of Nao gaze-based hints during gameplay? 

    Mwangi, Eunice; Díaz Boladeras, Marta; Barakova, Emilia; Català Mallofré, Andreu; Rauterberg, Mattias (Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), 2017)
    Conference lecture
    Open Access
    This paper presents a study that analyzes the effects of robots’ gaze hints on children's performance in a card-matching game. We conducted a within-subjects study, in which children played a card game “Memory” in the ...
  • Electrodermal Activity: Explorations in the Psychophysiology of Engagement with Social Robots in Dementia 

    Perugia, Giulia; Rodríguez Martín, Daniel Manuel; Díaz Boladeras, Marta; Català Mallofré, Andreu; Barakova, Emilia; Rauterberg, Mattias (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2017)
    Conference lecture
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    The study of engagement is central to improve the quality of care and provide people with dementia with meaningful activities. Current assessment techniques of engagement for people with dementia rely exclusively on behavior ...
  • Course on renewable energies for Energy Engineering students in the framework of the European Higher Education Area (EHEA) 

    Martínez García, Herminio; Cosp Vilella, Jordi (Universidad de Málaga, 2017)
    Conference report
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    As it is well known, the Bologna Process is a voluntary intergovernmental European cooperation initiative that led to the creation of the named European Higher Education Area (EHEA). EHEA was formed to promote mobility, ...
  • RTL implementation and analysis of fixed priority, round robin, and matrix arbiters for the NoC’s routers 

    Kamal, Rajeev; Moreno Aróstegui, Juan Manuel (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2016)
    Conference lecture
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    Networks-on-Chip (NoC) is an emerging on-chip interconnection centric platform that influences modern high speed communication infrastructure to improve the performance of many-core System-on-Chip (SoCs) designs. The core ...
  • A Transformational creativity tool to support musical composition 

    Raya Giner, Cristóbal; Ruiz Vegas, Francisco Javier; Angulo Bahón, Cecilio; Samà Monsonís, Albert; Agell, Nuria (IOS Press BV, 2017)
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    In this paper we use the idea of conceptual space introduced by Boden and redefine some properties such appropriateness and relevance that facilitate the computational implementation of the transformational creativity ...
  • VLSI hybrid DC–DC regulator 

    Cosp Vilella, Jordi; Martínez García, Herminio (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2015)
    Conference report
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  • Improving smartphones battery life by reducing energy waste of background applications 

    Bolla, Raffaele; Khan, Rafiullah; Llanas Parra, Francesc Xavier; Repetto, Matteo (2014)
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    Smartphones have undergone a remarkable evolution over the last few years, from simple calling devices to full fledged computing devices where multiple services and applications run concurrently. Unfortunately, battery ...
  • Training computationally efficient smartphone–based human activity recognition models 

    Anguita, Davide; Ghio, Alessandro; Oneto, Luca; Llanas Parra, Francesc Xavier; Reyes Ortiz, Jorge Luis (2013)
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    The exploitation of smartphones for Human Activity Recognition (HAR) has been an active research area in which the development of fast and efficient Machine Learning approaches is crucial for preserving battery life and ...