Publications

Journal Papers

G. Ferrer and A. Sanfeliu. Anticipative Kinodynamic Planning: Multi-objective Robot Navigation in Urban and Dynamic Environments. Autonomous Robots 2018 [author_pdf]

M. P. Nemitz, R. J. Marcotte, M. E. Sayed, G. Ferrer, A. O. Hero, E. Olson and A. A. Stokes. Multi-Functional Sensing for Swarm Robots Using Time Sequence Classification: HoverBot, an Example. Frontiers in Robotics and AI, 2018

M. P. Nemitz, M. E. Sayed, J. Mamish, G. Ferrer, L. Teng, R. M. McKenzie, A. O. Hero, E. Olson and A. A. Stokes. HoverBots: Precise Locomotion Using Robots That Are Designed for Manufacturability. Frontiers in Robotics and AI, 2017

G. Ferrer, A. Garrell, F. Herrero and A. Sanfeliu. Robot social-aware navigation framework to accompany people walking side-by-side. Autonomous Robots, 41(4): 775–793, 2017. [author_pdf]

G. Ferrer and A. Sanfeliu. Bayesian Human Motion Intentionality Prediction in Urban Environments. Pattern Recognition Letters, 44:134-140, 2014. [bibtex]

E. Trulls Fortuny, A. Corominas Murtra, J. Perez, G. Ferrer, D. Vasquez, J. M. Mirats Tur and A. Sanfeliu. Autonomous Navigation for Mobile Service Robots in Urban Pedestrian Environments. Journal of Field Robotics, 28(3): 329-354, 2011. [video]

Conference Papers

G. Ferrer. Eigen-Factors: Plane Estimation for Multi-Frame and Time-Continuous Point Cloud Alignment. In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), to appear 2019. [video]

D. Mehta, G. Ferrer and E. Olson. C-MPDM: Continuously-Parameterized Risk-Aware MPDM by Quickly Discovering Contextual Policies. In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), 2018.

X. Wang, R. Marcotte, G. Ferrer and E. Olson. AprilSAM: Real-time Smoothing and Mapping. In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), 2018. [web]

D. Mehta, G. Ferrer and E. Olson. Backprop-MPDM: Faster risk-aware policy evaluation through efficient gradient optimization. In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), 2018. [web][video]

D. Mehta, G. Ferrer and E. Olson. Fast discovery of influential outcomes for risk-aware MPDM. In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA). pp. 6210-6216. Singapore , 2017. [web] [video]

D. Mehta, G. Ferrer and E. Olson. Autonomous Navigation in Dynamic Social Environments using Multi-Policy Decision Making . In Proceedings of the IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS). pp. 1190-1197. Korea, 2016. [web] [video]

G. Ferrer and A. Sanfeliu. Multi-objective cost-to-go functions on robot navigation in dynamic environments. In Proceedings of the IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS). pp. 3824-3829. Hamburg, Germany, 2015.

I. Huerta, G. Ferrer, F. Herrero, A. Prati and A. Sanfeliu. Multimodal feedback fusion of laser, image and temporal information. In International Conference on Distributed Smart Cameras. pp. 25:1-25:6. Venice, Italy, 2014.

G. Ferrer and A. Sanfeliu. Proactive Kinodynamic Planning using the Extended Social Force Model and Human Motion Prediction in Urban Environments. In Proceedings of the IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS). pp. 1739-1735. Chicago, USA, 2014. [video]

G. Ferrer and A. Sanfeliu. Behavior Estimation for a Complete Framework for Human Motion Prediction in Crowded Environments. In Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA). pp. 5940-5945. Hong Kong, China, 2014. [screencast]

G. Ferrer, A. Garrell and A. Sanfeliu. Robot Companion: A Social-Force Based Approach with Human Awareness-Navigation in Crowded Environments. In Proceedings of the IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS). pp. 1688-1694. Tokyo, Japan, 2013. [web] [screencast]

G. Ferrer, A. Garrell, and A. Sanfeliu. Social-Aware Robot Navigation in Urban Environments. In European Conference on Mobile Robotics (ECMR), Barcelona, Spain, 2013. [web]

G. Ferrer and A. Sanfeliu. Comparative Analysis of Human Motion Trajectory Prediction using Minimum Variance Curvature. In 6th ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction (HRI), Lausanne, Switzerland, 2011.

Book Chapters

G. Ferrer, A. Garrell, M. Villamizar, I. Huerta and A. Sanfeliu. Robot Interactive Learning through Human Assistance. Multimodal Interaction in Image and Video Applications, Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 2013. 185-203.