• Publications
  • Influence
Minotaurus: A System for Affective Human–Robot Interaction in Smart Environments
TLDR
A distributed system for affective human–robot interaction which combines all the basic sensory elements and can collaborate with a smart environment and obtain further knowledge from the Internet. Expand
  • 12
  • 3
The ESA Lunar Robotics Challenge: Simulating Operations at the Lunar South Pole
Felipe A. W. Belo Interdepartmental Center “E. Piaggio,” Universitá di Pisa, Pisa, Italy e-mail: felipebelo@gmail.com Andreas Birk Jacobs University, Bremen, Germany e-mail:Expand
  • 10
  • 1
  • PDF
A study on the effect of MPE-FEC for 3D video broadcasting over DVB-H
TLDR
We use a priori knowledge of the transmitted media and apply MPE-FEC intelligently to provide better robustness by so-called Unequal Error Protection (UEP) mechanism. Expand
  • 6
  • 1
  • PDF
A distributed architecture for executing complex tasks with multiple robots
TLDR
This paper presents a software architecture for the network-transparent control of distributed robotic systems with a universal, easily extensible interface and a dynamically configurable state machine architecture. Expand
  • 26
  • PDF
On the selection of protocol and parameters for UWB-based wireless indoors localization
TLDR
In this paper we address selection of a protocol and of the respective parameters and communication mode for UWB-based active wireless indoor localization of machines and humans in, e.g., homes, hospitals. Expand
  • 15
Impact of IEEE 802.15.4 Communication Settings on Performance in Asynchronous Two Way UWB Ranging
TLDR
We focus on the problem of UWB-based wireless indoor localization of machines and humans by means of IEEE 802.4-2015 high rate pulse repetition UWB technology and specifically the accuracy of such localization. Expand
  • 6
  • PDF
Delivery of 3 D Video over DVB-H : Building the Channel
In this paper, the channel issues of 3D video delivery over DVB-H channel are addressed. The fullscale DVB-H broadcast channel set in Tampere University of Technology is described. In addition, anExpand
  • 13
  • PDF
MOBILE 3DTV technology demonstrator based on OMAP 3430
TLDR
We present receiver-side components of the mobile 3DTV technology being developed. Expand
  • 11
  • PDF
Markers – toward general purpose information representation
— In this paper, a general purpose information representation for robot's software development is described. The fundamental idea is to have only one structure for information that is be usedExpand
  • 8
  • PDF
The ESA Lunar Robotics Challenge: Simulating operations at the lunar south pole
TLDR
In 2008, the European Space Agency (ESA) challenged universities to design, develop, and test teleoperated robotic systems for a soil-sampling mission in a simulated lunar-crater-like environment. Expand
  • 2