Publications

Jounal Papers:
  • M Webster, C Dixon, M Fisher, M Salem, J Saunders, KL Koay, K Dautenhahn and J Saez-PonsTowards Reliable Autonomous Robotics Assistants Through Formal Verification. (Accepted) Human-Machine Systems, IEEE Transactions on , pp , (2014).
  • Jacques Penders, Lyuba Alboul, Ulf Witkowski, Amir Naghsh, Joan Saez-Pons, Stefan Herbrechtsmeier and Mohamed El-Habbal. A Robot Swarm assisting a Human Fire Fighter. Advanced Robotics, Vol. 25, (1-2), pp. 93-117 (2011). [pdf]
  • Joan Saez-Pons, Lyuba Alboul, Jacques Penders, Leo Nomdedeu. Multi-robot team formation control in the GUARDIANS project. Industrial Robot: An International Journal, Vol. 37 (4), pp.372–383 (2010) [pdf]

Conferences and Workshops:
  • J Saez-Pons, J Lehman, DS Syrdal, K Dautenhahn. Development of the Sociability of Non-Anthropomorphic Robot Home Companions. Development and Learning and on Epigenetic Robotics. IEEE International Conference on ICDL-Epirob 2014, pp 6, Genoa, Italy (2014).
  • Hagen Lehmann, Michael L. Walters, Anna Dumitriu, Alex May, Kheng Lee Koay, Joan Saez-Pons, Dag Sverre Syrdal, Luke Wood, Joe Saunders, Nathan Burke, Ismael Duque, Bruce Christianson and Kerstin Dautenhahn. Artists as HRI Pioneers: A Creative Approach to Developing Novel Interactions for Living with Robots. International Conference on Social Robotics (ICSR'13), Bristol, UK (2013) [pdf]
  • M. Diaz, J. Saez-Pons, M. Heerink and C. Angulo. Emotional factors in robot-based assistive services for elderly at home. International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication (RO-MAN'13), Gyeongju, Korea (2013). [pdf]
  • W.C. Ho, K. Dautenhahn, N. Burke, J. Saunders, J. Saez-Pons. Episodic memory visualization in robot companions providing a memory prosthesis for elderly users. European Association for the Advancement of Assistive Technology in Europe Conference (AAATE'13), Vilamoura, Portugal (2013). [pdf]
  • D. Pardo, O. Franco, J. Saez-Pons, A. Andrés and C. Angulo. Human – Humanoid Robot Interaction: The 20Q Game. 6th International Conference on Ubiquitous Computing & Ambient Intelligence (UCAm'12), Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain (2012). [pdf]
  • Joan Saez-Pons and Ales Ude. Towards 3D Object Recognition and Pose Estimation for Manipulation Tasks. In proceedings IEEE Elektrotehniško in Računalniško Konferenco (ERK'11). Portoroz, Slovenia, September (2011). [pdf]
  • Joan Saez-Pons, Amir M. Naghsh and Leo Nomdedeu. Cooperative Navigation and Integration of a Human into Multi-robot System. In proceedings Towards Autonomous Robotic Systems, 12th Annual Conference (TAROS'11), pp. 382-383, Sheffield, UK, August 31 – September 2, (2011). [pdf]
  • Joan Saez-Pons, Lyuba Alboul and Jacques Penders. Experiments in Cooperative Human Multi-Robot Navigation. IEEE Int. Conf. on Robotics and Automation 2011 (ICRA'11 Communications), pp. 6512-6516, May 9-13, Shanghai, China (2011). [pdf]
  • M. Díaz, N. Nuño, J. Saez-Pons, D. E. Pardo, C. Angulo. Building up child-robot relationship for therapeutic purposes. From initial attraction towards long-term social engagement. IEEE Int. Workshop on Social Behavior Analysis 2011 (SBA'11) in 9th IEEE Int. Conf. on Automatic Face and Gesture Recognition (FG'11), Santa Barbara, CA, USA, 21 March (2011). [pdf]
  • Marta Díaz, Neus Nuño, Joan Saez-Pons, Diego Pardo, Cecilio Angulo and Amara Andrés. Building up child-robot relationship. From initial attraction towards social engagement. 6th ACM/IEEE Int. Conf. on Human-Robot Interaction (HRI'11), March 6-9, Laussane, Switzerland (2011).
  • M. Díaz, N. Nuño, J. Saez-Pons, D. E. Pardo, C. Angulo. Pet robots with social skills for satisfactory interaction with hospitalized children. Workshop on Learning for Human-Robot Interaction Modelling in Robotics Science and Systems (RSS'10), Zaragoza, Spain (2010).
  • A. Naghsh, J. Saez-Pons, J. Penders, J. Gancet, E Motard, L. Nomdedeu, J. Sales, E. Cervera, R. Marin, P. Sanz, R. Sebastia. Remote and in-situ multirobot interaction for firefighters interventions under smoke condition. 2nd IFAC Symposium on Telematics Applications (TA'10), Timișoara, Romania, Oct. 5‒8 (2010). [pdf]
  • Lyuba Alboul, Joan Saez-Pons, Jacques Penders and Leo Nomdedeu. Challenges of the multi-robot team in the GUARDIANS project. 2nd Int. Conf. on Intelligent Robotics and Applications (ICIRA09), pp. 112-125, Singapore (2009). [pdf]
  • Lyuba Alboul, Joao Duro, Jacques Penders and Joan Saez-Pons. Robots team tasks in the GUARDIANS project. Basic and emerging behaviours. 14th Int. Symposium on Robotics Research (ISRR09), Lucerne, Switzerland (2009). [pdf]
  • Aboul, L., Saez-Pons, J. and Penders, J. Mixed human-robot team navigation in the Guardians project. IEEE Int. Workshop on Safety, Security and Rescue Robotics (SSRR'08). Sendai, Japan (2009). [pdf]
  • Aboul, L., Saez-Pons, J., Penders, J. and Nomdedeu, L. Heterogeneous multi-agent system behaviourpatterns for robotics applications.  Proc. EURON/IARP International Workshop on Robotics for Risky Interventions and Surveillance of the Environment (RISE09). Benicàssim, Spain  (2009). [pdf]
  • Saez-Pons, J., Alboul, L., Penders, J., Veysel, G. Non-Communicative Robot Swarming in the Guardians Project. Proc. EURON/IARP International Workshop on Robotics for Risky Interventions and Surveillance of the Environment (RISE08). Benicàssim, Spain (2008).
  • Saez-Pons, J., Hübner, W., Dahmen, J. Mallot, H.A. Vision-based robot homing in dynamic environments. In: Schilling K (Hrsg) Proc. 13th IASTED Int. Conf. Robotics and Applications (RA07) ACTA Press: pp. 293-298. Würzburg, Germany (2007). [pdf]
  • Saez-Pons, J., Mallot, H.A. Robust visual navigation using optical flow fields in dynamic environments. Proc. 9th Tübingen Perception Conference. Germany (2006).
  • Saez-Pons, J., Mallot, H.A. Visual navigation in dynamic environments. Making Europe more attractive to researchers, MEST-CT-2004-504321. Pisa, Italy (2005).

Book Chapters:

  • J. Saez-Pons, L. Alboul, J. Penders and Leo Nomdedeu. Heterogeneous multiagent system behaviour patterns for robotics applications. Proc. of the EURON/IARP Int. Workshop on Robotics for Risky Interventions and Surveillance of the Environment (RISE09). Brussels, Belgium (2009). In book “Using Robots in Hazardous Environments: Landmine Detection, De-mining and Other Applications”. By Woodhead Publishing Ltd. 15 pg, August (2010).
  • Nomdedeu L., Sales J., Marin R., Cervera E., Saez-Pons, JSensing capabilities for mobile robotics. Proc. of the EURON/IARP Int. Workshop on Robotics for Risky Interventions and Surveillance of the Environment (RISE09). Brussels, Belgium (2009). In book “Using Robots in Hazardous Environments: Landmine Detection, De-mining and Other Applications”. Published by Woodhead Publishing Ltd., 15 pg, August (2010).

Technical Reports:
  • Penders, J. and Alboul, L. and Witkowski, U. and Naghsh, A. and Saez-Pons, J. and Herbrechtsmeier, S. and El-Habbel, M. GUARDIANS final report part 1 (draft): a robot swarm assisting a human fire fighter. In Sheffield Hallam University Research Archive (2009).