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Robots at work.

Robotics is a huge research area.

We are mainly involved in autonomous robots, mobile robots, bio-inspired robots, SLAM, service robots, edutainment and entertainment robots.

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Project Proposals

If you are a student and you are looking to a project proposal in this area, please click here

Ongoing Projects

Wiki Page: AGW
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Title: AGW - Automatic Guided Wheelchair
Description: Control system design of an electric wheelchair for autonomous drive with obstacle avoidance
Tutor: MatteoMatteucci, Marcello Farina, Luca Bascetta
Additional Info: CFU / Master of Science / Thesis

Wiki Page: Adaptive Behaviors for Robogames
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Title: Adaptive Behaviors for Robogames
Description: The goal of the project is to develop a system to adapt behaviors of a robot to the way of playing of a human player
Tutor: EwertonLopes
Additional Info: CFU / Master of Science / Thesis

Wiki Page: Autonomous Robot for emotional interaction
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Title: Autonomous Robot for emotional interaction
Description: Expressing emotions in interaction with children wih disabilities.
Tutor: AndreaBonarini
Additional Info: CFU / Bachelor of Science / Thesis

Wiki Page: Balancing robots: Tilty, TiltOne
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Title: BalancingRobots
Description: Meta-project about balancing robots.
Tutor: MartinoMigliavacca
Additional Info: CFU

Wiki Page: DiffDrivePlanner

Title: Search-based Differential Drive Planner
Description: A Search-Based Trajectory Planner for differential drive vehicles in ROS Context
Tutor: MatteoMatteucci
Additional Info: CFU / Master of Science / Thesis

Wiki Page: EKF on Manifolds
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Title: EKF on Manifolds
Description: Extended Kalman Filtering operating on Lie Groups
Tutor: DavideCucci
Additional Info: CFU

Wiki Page: Effects of Continuous and Discrete Perception and Decision in Exploration

Title: Effects of Continuous and Discrete Perception and Decision in Exploration
Description: A study of how exploration is affected by employing continuous or discrete perception and decision
Tutor: FrancescoAmigoni
Additional Info: CFU

Wiki Page: Effects of Rates of Perception and Decision in Exploration

Title: Effects of Rates of Perception and Decision in Exploration
Description: A study of how exploration is affected by perception and decision rates
Tutor: FrancescoAmigoni
Additional Info: CFU

Wiki Page: Emotional Bioinspired Control

Title: Emotional Bioinspired Control
Description: A control system able to control motors to emulate the movement of biological entities, with the possibility to show emotional features at control level.
Tutor: AndreaBonarini
Additional Info: CFU / Master of Science / Thesis

Wiki Page: EmotionalLamp
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Title: EmotionalLamp
Description: Lamp showing emotion reactions
Tutor: AndreaBonarini
Additional Info: CFU / Bachelor of Science / Course

Wiki Page: Low-cost IMU

Title: Low-cost IMU
Description: Characterization of a low-cost IMU module developed by AIRLab; use of such module to extract high-level information about human behavior.
Tutor: MartinoMigliavacca, MatteoMatteucci
Additional Info: CFU / Master of Science / Thesis

Wiki Page: Object Recognition with Deep Boltzmann Machines

Title: Object recognition with DBMs
Description: Deep Boltzmann machines for classification tasks
Tutor: MatteoMatteucci, FrancescoVisin
Additional Info: CFU / Master of Science

Wiki Page: Puffy
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Title: Puffy: a Mobile Inflatable Interactive Companion for children with Neurodevelopmental Disorder
Description:
Tutor: MirkoGelsomini
Additional Info: CFU / Master of Science / Thesis

Wiki Page: Robogame Strategy

Title: Learning behaviors and user models to optimise the player's experience in robogames
Description: Focused on the use of machine learning for supporting player modelling and behavior/strategy adjustment towards maintaining (or conversely, improving) human player engagement in PIRGs.
Tutor: Francesco Amigoni
Additional Info: CFU / PhD / Thesis

Wiki Page: Robot For Autism

Title: Robot For Autism
Description:
Tutor:
Additional Info: CFU / Master of Science / Thesis

Wiki Page: Robot per autismo

Title: Robot per autismo
Description:
Tutor:
Additional Info: CFU / Master of Science / Thesis

Wiki Page: SmallBasketBot
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Title: SmallBasketBot
Description: Robogame
Tutor: AndreaBonarini
Additional Info: CFU / Bachelor of Science / Course

Wiki Page: Temporary Unnamed Project
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Title: Temporary Unnamed Project
Description: Simple game that consists in a robot looking for a coloured tower and the human opponents trying to guide him to another zone marked with a different colour, avoiding him to win.
Tutor: AndreaBonarini
Additional Info: CFU / Bachelor of Science / Course

Wiki Page: Teo Interactive
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Title: Teo_Interactive
Description: Interaction with Teo, robot for autistic children
Tutor: AndreaBonarini
Additional Info: CFU / Master of Science / Thesis

Wiki Page: TiltOne
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Title: TiltOne
Description: Balancing robot
Tutor: MartinoMigliavacca
Additional Info: CFU / Bachelor of Science / Thesis

Past Projects

Some of the finished projects in this area are listed below:


ROS Tutorials

  • ROS is a framework for the creation of software for robots, providing many useful tools and modules. We are using it with some of our robots. Go to our ROS HOWTO page for advice and tutorials.