• 3D laser from RGBD projections in robot local navigation 

      Calderita, Luis Vicente; Bandera-Rubio, Juan Pedro; Manso, Luis J.; Vázquez-Martín, Ricardo (2014-11-03)
      Social robots are required to work in daily life environments. The navigation algorithms they need to safely move through these environments require reliable sensor data. We present a novel approach to increase the ...
    • CLARK - Smart Clinic Assistant Robot for CGA 

      Bandera-Rubio, Juan Pedro (2016-07-28)
      En esta presentación se exponen la arquitectura general y el estado actual de desarrollo del sistema CLARK. Dicho sistema tiene como objetivo el despliegue de un asistente robótico para ayudar a un médico en la realización ...
    • Cognitive architecture for an Attention-based and Bidirectional Loop-closing Domain (CABILDO) 

      Palomino López, Antonio Jesús (Universidad de Málaga, Servicio de Publicaciones y Divulgación Científica, 2014)
      This Ph. D. Thesis presents a novel attention-based cognitive architecture for social robots. The architecture aims to join perception and reasoning considering a double and simultaneous imbrication: the ongoing task biases ...
    • Cultural Heritage and Mobile Robotics Technologies 

      D'Ell Erba, Ramiro; Conte, Giuseppe; Scaradozzi, David; Bandera-Rubio, Juan Pedro (2016-07-21)
      This paper reviews current research works at the authors’ Institutions to illustrate how mobile robotics and related technologies can be used to enhance economical fruition, control, protection and social impact of the ...
    • Efficient Solutions in Path Planning for Autonomous Mobile Robots 

      Hidalgo Paniagua, Alejandro (UMA Editorial, 2018-07-20)
      Los robots, máquinas que desempeñan un abanico de tareas de lo más variopinto. Desde realizar tareas muy específicas en cadenas de montaje hasta desempeñar la mayoría de labores cotidianas que los seres humanos tenemos que ...
    • From perception to action and vice versa: a new architecture showing how perception and action can modulate each other simultaneously 

      Palomino, Antonio Jesús; García-Olaya, Angel; Fernández, Fernando; Bandera-Rubio, Juan Pedro (2013-10-09)
      Artificial vision systems can not process all the information that they receive from the world in real time because it is highly expensive and inefficient in terms of computational cost. However, inspired by biological ...
    • Hierarchical matching using submap isomorphism 

      Antúnez Ortiz, Esther (Servicio de Publicaciones y Divulgación Científica, 2015)
      This Ph.D. Thesis presents a novel part-based approach for automatic object detection in real scenes. For that purpose, the scene is represented using a novel perceptual segmentation approach, also presented in this thesis, ...
    • Integration of the Alexa assistant as a voice interface for robotics platforms 

      Hidalgo-Paniagua, Alejandro; Millán-Alcaide, Andrés; Bandera-Rubio, Juan Pedro; Bandera-Rubio, Antonio Jesus (2019-10-03)
      Virtual assistants such as Cortana or Google Assistant are becoming familiar devices in everyday environments, where they are used to control real devices through natural language. This paper extends this application ...
    • Multi-feature Bottom-up Processing and Top-down Selection for an Object-based Visual Attention Model 

      Palomino, Antonio Jesús; Marfil, Rebeca; Bandera-Rubio, Juan Pedro; Bandera-Rubio, Antonio Jesus (Servicio de Publicaciones de la Universidad de Málaga, 2013-08-30)
      Artificial vision systems can not process all the information that they receive from the world in real time because it is highly expensive and inefficient in terms of computational cost. However, inspired by biological ...
    • RoboARCH: An autonomous robot for analysis and documentation of historical architectures 

      Bandera-Rubio, Juan Pedro; Bandera-Rubio, Antonio Jesus; López-Chamizo, Sonia; Cumpián, Alberto; Sánchez, Pedro J. (2013-12-13)
      The Mediterranean basin has an impressive amount of millenarian urban structures which have been modelled along centuries. Unfortunately, they are sometimes damaged due to both the passage of time as well as bad preservation ...
    • Testing a fully autonomous robotic salesman in real scenarios 

      Romero-Garcés, Adrián; Calderita, Luis Vicente; Martínez-Gómez, Jesús; Bandera-Rubio, Juan Pedro; Marfil, Rebeca; [et al.] (2015-05-12)
      Over the past decades, the number of robots deployed in museums, trade shows and exhibitions have grown steadily. This new application domain has become a key research topic in the robotics community. Therefore, new robots ...
    • The cognitive architecture of a robotic salesman 

      Romero-Garcés, Adrián; Calderita, Luis Vicente; Martínez-Gómez, Jesús; Bandera-Rubio, Juan Pedro; Marfil, Rebeca; [et al.] (2015-12-04)
      This paper describes a robotics cognitive architecture for social robots named CORTEX. This architecture integrates di fferent levels of abstraction (from basic geometry to high-level predicates) into a unique Deep Space ...
    • Toward Social Cognition in Robotics: Extracting and Internalizing Meaning from Perception 

      Martínez-Gómez, Jesús; Marfil, Rebeca; Calderita, Luis Vicente; Bandera-Rubio, Juan Pedro; Manso, Luis J.; [et al.] (2014-07-01)
      En esta ponencia se analiza el mecanismo de interiorización de la información referente a personas y la interacción con las mismas implementado para el robot Gualzru.
    • Towards a robust robotic assistant for Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment procedures: the CLARC system 

      Romero Garcés, Adrián; Marfil, Rebeca; Martinez-Cruz, Jesus; Bandera-Rubio, Juan Pedro; Bandera-Rubio, Antonio Jesus; [et al.] (2018-09-26)
      Socially assistive robots appear as a powerful tool in the upcoming silver society. They are among the technologies for Assisted Living, offering a natural interface with smart environments, while helping people through ...
    • Vision-based gesture recognition in a robot learning by imitation framework 

      Bandera-Rubio, Juan Pedro (Universidad de Málaga, Servicio de Publicaciones, 2010)
      La robótica ha evolucionado en las últimas décadas hacia agentes cada vez más complejos, versátiles y capaces. Así, empiezan a aparecer robots capaces de trabajar en entornos cotidianos, dinámicos e imprevisibles. Es ...
    • Why socially assistive robots? 

      Bandera-Rubio, Juan Pedro (2018-10-15)
      Robots are becoming part of our daily living. The next generation of robots include autonomous cars, context-aware vacuum cleaners, smart house devices, collaborative wheelchairs, etc. Some of these robots are designed ...