• A Configurable Smart E-Nose for Spatio-Temporal Olfactory Analysis 

      Sánchez-Garrido, Carlos; G. Monroy, Javier; González-Jiménez, Javier (2014-11-12)
      This paper describes a novel electronic nose (enose) aimed at applications that require knowing not only the gas composition and concentration, but also its temporal and spatial evolution. This is done by capturing ...
    • A multi-hierarchical symbolic model of the environment for improving mobile robot operation 

      Galindo, Cipriano (Servicio de Publicaciones y Divulgación Científica, 2015)
      El trabajo desarrollado en esta tesis se centra en el estudio y aplicación de estructuras multijerárquicas, que representan el entorno de un robot móvil, con el objetivo de mejorar su capacidad de realizar tareas complejas ...
    • A Primal-Dual Framework for Real-Time Dense RGB-D Scene Flow 

      Jaimez, Mariano; Souiai, Mohamed; González-Jiménez, Javier; Cremers, Daniel (IEEE, 2015-05)
      This paper presents the first method to compute dense scene flow in real-time for RGB-D cameras. It is based on a variational formulation where brightness constancy and geometric consistency are imposed. Accounting for ...
    • An assisted navigation method for telepresence robots 

      Meléndez-Fernández, Francisco; Galindo, Cipriano; González-Jiménez, Javier (2016)
      Telepresence robots have emerged as a new means of interaction in remote environments. However, the use of such robots is still limited due to safety and usability issues when operating in human-like environments. This ...
    • Contributions to Localization, Mapping and Navigation in Mobile Robotics 

      Blanco-Claraco, José Luis (Servicio de Publicaciones y Divulgación Científica, 2009)
      This thesis focuses on the problem of enabling mobile robots to autonomously build world models of their environments and to employ them as a reference to self–localization and navigation. For mobile robots to become ...
    • Contributions to metric-topological localization and mapping in mobile robotics 

      Fernández Moral, Eduardo Jesús (Servicio de Publicaciones y Divulgación Científica, 2014)
      La presente tesis doctoral aborda el problema de localización y cartografía (o mapeo) en robótica móvil. La capacidad de un robot móvil para crear un mapa de su entorno a partir de la información obtenida por sus sensores ...
    • Creating maps of VOC odors in urban areas by cycling with a portable e-nose 

      G. Monroy, Javier; González-Jiménez, Javier; Sánchez-Garrido, Carlos (2015-01-26)
      This work describes an application for monitoring volatile organic compounds (VOCs) in urban areas, likely coming from residential waste or the public sewage system. The objective is to obtain a spatial and temporal ...
    • Detección de Cambios en Imágenes de Satélite de Alta Resolución 

      Antelo, Jose (2015-05-29)
      Vivimos en un mundo cambiante en el que se hace necesario el estudio de los cambios que se producen en su superficie para estudiar cómo evoluciona, facilitar su conversación y planificar el desarrollo de la actividad ...
    • Enhancement of a commercial multicopter for research in autonomous navigation 

      Góngora, Andrés; González-Jiménez, Javier (2015-06-09)
      Multicopters are lightweight and maneuverable aerial vehicles yet unable to carry heavy payloads, such as large sensors or computers required for indoor autonomous navigation. Therefore, localization is usually performed ...
    • Enhancing smart environments with mobile robots 

      Moreno, Francisco-Angel; Galindo, Cipriano; González-Jiménez, Javier (2016)
      Sensor networks are becoming popular nowadays in the development of smart environments. Heavily relying on static sensor and actuators, though, such environments usually lacks of versatility regarding the provided services ...
    • Evaluation of Using Semi-Autonomy Features in Mobile Robotic Telepresence Systems 

      Kiselev, Andrey; Kristoffersson, Annica; Melendez, Francisco; Galindo, Cipriano; Loutfi, Amy; [et al.] (2015-06-05)
      Mobile robotic telepresence systems used for social interaction scenarios require that users steer robots in a remote environment. As a consequence, a heavy workload can be put on users if they are unfamiliar with using ...
    • Mobile Robot Object Recognition through the Synergy of Probabilistic Graphical Models and Semantic Knowledge 

      Ruiz-Sarmiento, J.R.; Galindo, Cipriano; González-Jiménez, Javier (2014-10-22)
      Mobile robots intended to perform high-level tasks have to recognize objects in their workspace. In order to increase the success of the recognition process, recent works have studied the use of contextual information. ...
    • Online Estimation of 2D Wind Maps for Olfactory Robots 

      Monroy, Javier G.; Jaimez, Mariano; González-Jiménez, Javier (2017-06-15)
      This work introduces a novel solution to approximate in real time the 2D wind flow present in a geometrically known environment. It is grounded on the probabilistic framework provided by a Markov random field and enables ...
    • Probability and Common-Sense: Tandem Towards Robust Robotic Object Recognition in Ambient Assisted Living 

      Ruiz-Sarmiento, Jose-Raul; Galindo, Cipriano; González-Jiménez, Javier (2016)
      The suitable operation of mobile robots when providing Ambient Assisted Living (AAL) services calls for robust object recognition capabilities. Probabilistic Graphical Models (PGMs) have become the de-facto choice in ...
    • Real-Time odor classification through sequential bayesian filtering 

      Monroy, Javier G.; González-Jiménez, Javier (2015-07-08)
      The classification of volatiles substances with an e-nose is still a challenging problem, particularly when working under real-time, out-of-the-lab environmental conditions where the chaotic and highly dynamic characteristics ...
    • Robust Stereo Visual Odometry through a Probabilistic Combination of Points and Line Segments 

      Gómez-Ojeda, Rubén; González-Jiménez, Javier (IEEE, 2016-05)
      Most approaches to stereo visual odometry reconstruct the motion based on the tracking of point features along a sequence of images. However, in low-textured scenes it is often difficult to encounter a large set of point ...
    • Stereo Visual SLAM for Mobile Robots Navigation 

      Moreno Dueñas, Francisco Ángel (Servicio de Publicaciones y Divulgación Científica, 2015)
      Esta tesis está enfocada a la combinación de los campos de la robótica móvil y la visión por computador, con el objetivo de desarrollar métodos que permitan a un robot móvil localizarse dentro de su entorno mientras construye ...