Conference Papers

2016

  1. JD Hernández, K Istenic, N Gracias, R García, P Ridao, M Carreras. Autonomous Seabed Inspection for Environmental Monitoring. Robot 2015: Second Iberian Robotics Conference, 27-39.
  2. Vallicrosa, G.; Bosch, J.; Palomeras, N.; Ridao, P. ;Carreras, M.; Gracias, N. Autonomous Homing and Docking for AUVs Using Range-Only Localization and Light Beacons. 10th IFAC Conference on Control Applications in Marine Systems. September 13-16, 2016, Trondheim, Norway.
  3. M Carreras, JD Hernández, E Vidal, N Palomeras, P Ridao.Online motion planning for underwater inspection.Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUV), 2016 IEEE/OES, 336-341
  4. Marc Carreras, Andrea Gori, Angelos Mallios, Narcís Palomeras, Cristina Linares, Josep Maria Gili, David Ribas Romagos, Natàlia Hurtós, Lluís Magí, Pere Ridao. Seabed monitoring with Girona 500 AUV working as HROV. Instrumentation viewpoint, 65-66

2015

  1. Bosch, Josep; Ridao, Pere; Ribas, David; Gracias, Nuno, "Creating 360° underwater virtual tours using an omnidirectional camera integrated in an AUV," in OCEANS 2015 - Genova , vol., no., pp.1-7, 18-21 May 2015. doi: 10.1109/OCEANS-Genova.2015.7271525.
  2. N Gracias, J Bosch, ME Karim. Pose Estimation for Underwater Vehicles using Light Beacons. IFAC-PapersOnLine 48 (2), 70-75.
  3. A. Palomer, P. Ridao, D. Ribas, G. Vallicrosa. Multi-beam Terrain/Object Classification for Underwater Navigation Correction. OCEANS-Genova, 2015 MTS/IEEE. Genoa, May 2015.
  4. J. D. Hernandez, E. Vidal, G. Vallicrosa, E. Pairet, M. Carreras. Simultaneous Mapping and Planning for Autonomous Underwater Vehicles in Unknown Environments. OCEANS-Genova, 2015 MTS/IEEE. Genoa, May 2015.
  5. P. Ridao. Intervention AUVs: Experiences and Challenges. Invited presentation at EU funded Marine Robotics Applications (EMRA'15) workshop. Lisbon (Portugal) 18-129 June, 2015.
  6. P. Cieslak, P. Ridao, M. Giergiel. Autonomous Underwater Panel Operation by GIRONA500 UVMS: A Practical Approach to Autonomous Underwater Manipulation. IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), 2015.
  7. J. D. Hernández,  G. Vallicrosa, E. Vidal,  E. Pairet, M. Carreras, and P. Ridao. On-line 3D Path Planning for Close-proximity Surveying with AUVs. IFAC Workshop on Navigation, Guidance and Control of Underwater Vehicles (NGCUV’2015). Girona.
  8. G. Vallicrosa, P. Ridao, D. Ribas . AUV Single Beacon Range-Only SLAM with a SOG Filter. IFAC Workshop on Navigation, Guidance and Control of Underwater Vehicles (NGCUV’2015). Girona.
  9. Spadafora, F.; Muzzupappa, M.;  Bruno, F.;  Ribas, D.;  Ridao, P. Design and Construction of a.Robot Hand Prototype for Underwater Applications. IFAC Workshop on Navigation, Guidance and Control of Underwater Vehicles (NGCUV’2015). Girona.
  10. Ricard Campos, Nuno Gracias, Albert Palomer, Pere Ridao, Global Alignment of a Multiple-Robot Photomosaic using Opto-Acoustic Constraints★, IFAC-PapersOnLine, Volume 48, Issue 2, 2015, Pages 20-25, ISSN 2405-8963, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ifacol.2015.06.004. (http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2405896315002438)

2014

  1. Narcis Palomeras, Antonio Penalver, Miquel Massot-Campos, Guillem Vallicrosa, Pep Lluis Negre, J Javier Fernandez, Pere Ridao, Pedro J Sanz, Gabriel Oliver-Codina, Albert Palomer. I-AUV docking and intervention in a subsea panel.  IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS 2014), pp.2279-2285.
  2. G Vallicrosa, P Ridao, D Ribas, A Palomer. Active Range-Only beacon localization for AUV homing. IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS 2014), pp 2286-2291.
  3. Vallicrosa, Guillem; Palomer, Albert; Ribas, David; Ridao, Pere; Realtime AUV Terrain Based Navigation with Octomap in a Natural Environment, ROBOT2013: First Iberian Robotics Conference,41-53,2014,Springer International Publishing
  4. E Galceran, R Campos, N Palomeras, M Carreras, P Ridao. Coverage path planning with realtime replanning for inspection of 3d underwater structures. IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), 2014 , 6586-6591.
  5. P Ridao, M Carreras, D Ribas, PJ Sanz, G Oliver. Intervention AUVs: The Next Challenge.  Proceedings of the 19th IFAC World Congress, 2014. Keynote in the Marine Robotics Workshop.
  6. N Palomeras, P Ridao, D Ribas, G Vallicrosa. Autonomous I-AUV Docking for Fixed-base Manipulation. Proceedings of the 19th IFAC World Congress, 2014.

2013

    1. Pedro J. Sanz, Pere Ridao, Gabriel Oliver, Giuseppe Casalino, Yvan Petillot, Carlos Silvestre, Claudio Melchiorri, Alessio Turetta. TRIDENT: An European Project Targeted to Increase the Autonomy Levels for Underwater Intervention Missions. In Proceedings of the Oceans IEEE, San Diego, USA, September 2013.
    2. P. Ridao, D. Ribas, N. Palomeras, M. Carreras, A. Mallios,  N. Hurtòs, N.Gracias,  Ll. Magí, R.Garcia, R. Campos, R. Prados, J. Scartin. Operational Validation of GIRONA500 AUV. 5th International Workshop on Marine Technology. Girona, Spain. October, 2013.
    3. Marc Carreras, Carles Candela, David Ribas, Angelos Mallios, Lluís Magí, Eduard Vidal, Narcís Palomeras, Pere Ridao. SPARUS II, design of a lightweight hovering AUV.  5th International Workshop on Marine Technology. Girona, Spain. October, 2013.
    4. Albert Palomer, Pere Ridao, David Ribas, Angelos Maillos, Guillem Vallicrosa. A Comparison of G2o Graph SLAM and EKF Pose Based SLAM With Bathymetry Grids. Proceedings of the 9th IFAC conference in Control of Marine Systems. Osaka, Japan. September 2013.
    5. Guillem Vallicrosa, Pere Ridao. Realtime AUV Terrain Based Navigation with Octomap. XXXIV Jornadas de Automática. Terrassa, Barcelona. Setiembre 2013. Poster.
    6. G Vallicrosa, A Palomer, D Ribas, P Ridao. Realtime AUV Terrain Based Navigation with Octomap in a Natural Environment. ROBOT2013: First Iberian Robotics Conference, 41-53
    7. Enric Galceran, Sharad Nagappa, Marc Carreras, Pere Ridao and Albert Palomer. Uncertainty-driven Survey Path Planning for Bathymetric Mapping. Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS). Tokyo, Japan. November 2013.
    8. Simone Zandara, Pere Ridao, David Ribas, Angelos Mallios, Albert Palomer. Probabilistic Surface Matching for Bathymetry Based SLAM. 2013 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA). Karlsruhe (Germany).
    9. Albert Palomer, Pere Ridao, David Ribas, Angelos Mallios, Nuno Gracias and Guillem Vallicrosa. Scan Matching SLAM in Underwater Environments. In Proceedings of the Oceans IEEE, Bergen, Norway, June 2013.
    10. Enric Galceran, Marc Carreras, Narc´ıs Palomeras Pere Ridao. Complex Structure Profile Estimation and Following with the GIRONA500 AUV. In Proceedings of the Oceans IEEE, Bergen, Norway, June 2013.
    11. Nuno Gracias., Pere Ridao, Rafael Garcia., Javier Escartin, Michel L’Hour, Franca Cibecchini, Ricard Campos, Marc Carreras., David Ribas., Narcís Palomeras., Lluis Magi., Albert Palomer., Tudor Nicosevici., Ricard Prados., Ramon Hegedusz, Laszlo Neumann.k, Francesco de Filippox, Angelos Mallios.. Mapping the Moon: Using a lightweight AUV to survey the site of the 17th Century ship ‘La Lune’. In Proceedings of the Oceans IEEE, Bergen, Norway, June 2013.
    12. P. Ridao, N. Gracias, M. Carreras, R. Garcia. "From Survey to Intervention- The Challenges of 3D Mapping for Multipurpose Intervention", Workshop on Marine Robotics (EUROCAST'2013), Las Palmas, Spain, February 2013.

    2012

    1. J. Gonzalez, I. Masmitja, S. Gomariz, E. Molino, J. del Rio, A. Manuel, J. Busquets, A. Guerrero, F. López, M. Carreras, D. Ribas, A. Carrera, C. Candela, P. Ridao, J. Sousa, P. Calado, J. Pinto, A. Sousa, R. Martins, D. Borrajo, A. Olaya, B. Garau, I. Gonzalez, S. Torres, K. Rajan, M. McCann, J. Gilabert. AUV Based Multi-vehicle Collaboration: Salinity Studies in Mar Menor Coastal Lagoon. In IFAC Workshop on Navigation, Guidance and Control of Underwater Vehicles (NGCUV) , Porto, Portugal.
    2. Prats, M, García, JC, Wirth, S, Ribas, D, Sanz, PJ, Ridao, P, Gracias, N, Oliver, G. “Multipurpose Autonomous Underwater Intervention: A Systems Integration Perspective”, in 20th Mediterranean Conference on Control & Automation (MED 2012), Barcelona (Spain), 2012. Pp. 1379-1384; ISBN: 978-1-4673-2529-5/12
    3. Mario Prats, Narcís Palomeras, Pere Ridao, Pedro J. Sanz. Template Tracking and Visual Servoing for Alignment Tasks with Autonomous Underwater Vehicles. Submitted to MCMC 2012.
    4. D Ribas, P Ridao, A Mallios, N Palomeras. Delayed state information filter for USBL-Aided AUV navigation. Robotics and Automation (ICRA), 2012 IEEE International Conference on, 4898-4903.
    5. Nomikou P., Escartin J., Ridao P., Sakellariou D., Camilli R., Ballu V., Moreira M., Mével, C., Mallios A., Deplus C., Andreani M., Pot O., Garcia R., Rouzie L., Gabsi T., Campos R., Gracias N., Hurtos Ν., Magi L., Palomeras N., Ribas D. Preliminary submarine monitoring of Santorini Caldera: Hydrothermal activity, and seafloor deformation. Poster in Volcanism of the Southern Aegean in the frame of the broader Mediterranean area 10-12 October 2012 Santorini, Greece.
    6. Zandara S., Ridao P. , Mallios A.,  Ribas D., “MBpIC-SLAM  Probabilistic Surface Matching for Bathymetry Based SLAM”, NGCUV 2012: IFAC Workshop on Navigation, Guidance and Control of Underwater Vehicles. Porto – Portugal. 10th – 12th April, 2012.
    7. Pedro J. Sanz; Pere Ridao; Gabriel Oliver; Carlos Insaurralde; Giuseppe Casalino; Carlos Silvestre; Claudio Melchiorri; Alessio Turetta. TRIDENT: Recent Improvements about Intervention Missions. Submitted to IFAC Workshop on Navigation, Guidance and Control of Underwater Vehicles (NGCUV’2012) April 10-12 2012.
    8. Kalwa, J., A. Pascoal, P. Ridao, A. Birk, M. Eichhorn, and L. Brignone, "The European R&D-Project MORPH: Marine robotic systems of self-organizing, logically linked physical nodes", IFAC Workshop on Navigation, Guidance and Control of Underwater Vehicles (NGCUV), Porto, Portugal, IFAC, 2012.
    9. J.C.Garcia, M. Prats, P.J.Sanz, D.Ribas, P.Ridao, S.Wirth, G.Oliver. An Integration Perspective of The Project.5th International Conference on Cognitive Systems CogSys 2012, Vienna Austria.
    10. R. Prados, R. Garcia, N. Gracias, P. Ridao, J. Escartín, L. Neumann. "Construcción de Mapas Ópticos para la Caracterización del Fondo Marino", XXIII Jornadas de Automática, pp. 985-992, Vigo, Spain, 2012. ISBN: 978-84-8158-583-4.
    11. E. Hernandez, M. Carreras, P. Ridao and A. Mallios. Homotopic Path Planning for an AUV on Maps Improved with Scan Matching. IFAC Workshop on Navigation, Guidance and Control of Underwater Vehicles (NGCUV-2012), Porto, Portugal, April, 2012.
    12. E. Hernandez, M. Carreras and P. Ridao. A bug-based path planner guided with homotopy classes. 9th International Conference on Informatics in Control, Automation and Robotics (ICINCO), Rome, Italy, July 2012.
    13. C. Becker, D. Ribas, P. Ridao, Simultaneous Sonar Beacon Localization & AUV Navigation, 9th IFAC Conference on Manoeuvring and Control of Marine Craft (MCMC), 2012.

    2011

    1. M. Villanueva, X. Cufí, A. ElFakdi, P. Ridao, R. Garcia, “Attracting Talent to Increase Interest for Engineering among Secondary School Students. Team-based building of a Remotely Operated Underwater Robot”, in Proceedings of the IEEE EDUCON 2011. Aman Jordan, April - 2011.
    2. P. Ridao, D. Ribas, E. Hernández, and A. Rusu. “USBL/DVL navigation through delayed position fixes”, in Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (accepted for publication), Shanghai, China, May - 2011.
    3. S. Zandara, P, Ridao, D. Ribas, R. Campos R. Garcia, “Kornati Bathymetry Survey Data-Set for Navigation and Mapping”. 19th Mediterranean Conference on Control and Automation (accepted for publication), June, 2011.
    4. D. Ribas, P. Ridao, L. Magí, N. Palomeras, and M. Carreras. The Girona 500, a multipurpose autonomous underwater vehicle. In Proceedings of the Oceans IEEE, Santander, Spain, June 2011.
    5. Mallios, A.; Ridao, P.; Carreras, M.; Hernandez, E.; , "Navigating and mapping with the SPARUS AUV in a natural and unstructured underwater environment," OCEANS 2011 , vol., no., pp.1-7, 19-22 Sept. 2011.
    6. D. Ribas, P. Ridao, N. Palomeras, A. Mallios, M. Carreras, and L. Magí. Girona 500, un vehículo autónomo submarino para la investigación. In Actas del Robot 2011, pages 286–290, Sevilla, Spain, November 2011
    7. E. Hernandez, M. Carreras, P. Ridao, J. Antich and A. Ortiz. A Search-based Path Planning Algorithm with Topological Constraints. Application to an AUV. 18th IFAC World Congress, Milan (Italy), 28 August – 2 September, 2011.
    8. E. Hernandez, M. Carreras, E. Galceran and P. Ridao. Path Planning with Homotopy Class Constraints on Bathymetric Maps. OCEANS'11 IEEE, Santander (Spain), June 6-9, 2011.
    9. E. Hernandez, M. Carreras, J. Antich, A. Ortiz and P. Ridao. A Topologically Guided Path Planner for an AUV Using Homotopy Classes. IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA 2011), Shangai (China), May 9-13, 2011.
    10. E. Hernandez, M. Carreras and P. Ridao. A Path Planning Algorithm for an AUV Guided with Homotopy Classes. 21st International Conference on Automated Planning and Scheduling (ICAPS 2011), Freiburg (Germany), June 11-16, 2011.
    11. C. Becker, P. Ridao, D. Ribas. “Known-depth Single-beacon bearings-only SLAM”. In Actas del Robot 2011, pages 286–290, Sevilla, Spain, November 2011.
    12. J. Gilabert, S. Gomariz, E. Molino, J. del Río, A. Mabuel, M. Carreras, P. Ridao, J. Sousa, R. Martins, D. Borrajo, A. Olaya, B. Garau, I. González, J. Busquets, A. Guerrero, F. García-Córdova and  K. Kajan. AUV-2011-Underwater Robotics experiment in the Mar Menor Coastal Lagoon. Fourth International Workshop On Marine Technology, MARTECH, Cádiz (Spain), September 22-23, 2011.

    2010

    1. Angelos Mallios, Pere Ridao, David Ribas, Francesco Maurelli and Yvan Petillot. EKF-SLAM for AUV navigation under Probabilistic Sonar Scan-Matching. IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, Taipei, Taiwan, October 2010.
    2. Mallios A. Ridao, Garcia R. Maurelli F. Petillot Y. On the closed-form covariance estimation for the pIC algorithm. Proceedings of IFAC Intelligent Autonomous Vehicles Symposium, Lecce, Italy, September 2010.
    3. A. Mallios, P. Ridao, D. Ribas, and E. Hernàndez. Probabilistic sonar scan matching SLAM for underwater environment. Oceans IEEE, Sydney, Australia, May 2010.
    4. N. Palomeras, P. Ridao, C. Silvestre and A. El-Fakdi. Multiple vehicles mission coordination using Petri nets. IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation ICRA'10, Anchorage, USA, May 2010.
    5. N. Palomeras, J. C. García, M. Prats, J. J. Fernández, P. J. Sanz, P. Ridao, "Distributed Architecture for Enabling Autonomous Underwater Intervention Missions", "4th Annual IEEE International System Conference", pp. 159-164, San Diego (USA), April-2010.
    6. P. J. Sanz, M. Prats, P. Ridao, D. Ribas, G. Oliver, and A. Ortiz. Recent progress in the RAUVI project: A reconfigurable autonomous underwater vehicle for intervention. 52nd International Symposium ELMAR, Zadar, Croatia, September 2010.
    7. P. J. Sanz, P. Ridao, G. Oliver, C. Melchiorri, G. Casalino, C. Silvestre, Y. Petillot, A. Turetta, "TRIDENT: A Framework for Autonomous Underwater Intervention Missions with Dexterous Manipulation Capabilities", in the 7th Symposium on Intelligent Autonomous Vehicles, Lecce (Italy), Sept-2010.
    8. Narćıs Palomeras, Pere Ridao, Marc Carreras, Carlos Silvestre. Towards a Deliberative Mission Control System for an AUV.Proceedings of IFAC Intelligent Autonomous Vehicles Symposium, Lecce, Italy, September 2010. 
    9. F.Maurelli, A. Mallios, S. Krupinski, Y. Petillot, P. Ridao. Speeding-up Particle Convergence with Probabilistic Active Localisation for AUV. Proceedings of IFAC Intelligent Autonomous Vehicles Symposium, Lecce, Italy, September 2010.

    2009

    1. A. Mallios, P. Ridao, E. Hernàndez, and D. Ribas.Pose-based SLAM with probabilistic scan matching algorithm using a mechanical scanned imaging sonar.3rd Congrés Internacional sobre Tecnologia Marina. Martech’09, number 8 in Instrumentation viewpoint, page 32, November 2009.
    2. P. Ridao, M. Carreras, R. Garc ́ıa, and D. Ribas.AIRSUB: Recent results in vision-based dam inspection with an AUV. 11th Unmanned Underwater Vehicle Showcase, Southampton, UK, September 2009.
    3. De Novi, G., Melchiorri, C., García, J. C., Sanz, P. J., Ridao, P., Oliver, G., A New Approach for a Reconfigurable Autonomous Underwater Vehicle for Intervention. In Proc. IEEE IEEE International Systems Conference 2009, Page(s): pending publication, Vancouver, Canada. ISBN: 9781-4244-3463-3.
    4. F. Maurelli, S. Krupinski, A. Mallios, Y. Petillot, P. Ridao.Sonar-based AUV localization using an improved particle filter algorithm.OCEANS 2009 IEEE; Bremen, Germany.
    5. T. Palmer, D. Ribas, P. Ridao, and A. Mallios.Vision based localization system for auv docking on subsea intervention panels. Oceans IEEE, Bremen, Germany, May 2009.
    6. A. Mallios, P. Ridao, E. Hernàndez, D. Ribas, F. Maurelli, and Y. Petillot.Pose-based slam with probabilistic scan matching algorithm using a mechanical scanned imaging sonar.Oceans IEEE, Bremen, Germany, May 2009.
    7. Palomeras N., Ridao P., Carreras M., Silvestre C.Mission Control System for an Autonomous Vehicle: Application Study of a Dam Inspection using an AUV.8th IFAC International Conference on Manoeuvring and Control of Marine Craft, Guaruja, Brasil, September 2009.
    8. E.Hernandez, P. Ridao, A. Mallios, M. Carreras.Occupancy Grid Mapping in an Underwater Structured Environment. 8th IFAC International Conference on Manoeuvring and Control of Marine Craft, Guaruja, Brasil, September 2009.
    9. F. Maurelli, A. Mallios, D. Ribas, P. Ridao, Y. Petillot.Particle Filter Based AUV Localization using Imaging Sonar.8th IFAC International Conference on Manoeuvring and Control of Marine Craft, Guaruja, Brasil, September 2009.
    10. Palomeras N., Ridao P., Carreras M., Silvestre C.Using Petri nets to specify and execute missions for Autonomous Underwater Vehicles.IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, St. Louis, USA, October 2009.
    11. E. Hernandez, P. Ridao, D. Ribas and A. Mallios. Probabilistic Sonar Scan Matching for an AUV. IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, St. Louis, USA, October 2009.
    12. W. Kazmi, P. Ridao, D. Ribas and E. Hernández. Dam Wall Detection and Tracking Using a Mechanically Scanned Imaging Sonar.IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, Kobe, Japan, May 2009.

    2008

    1. Palomeras N., Ridao P., Carreras M., Silvestre C. Towards a Mission Control Language for AUVs. 17th World Congress The International Federation of Automatic Control, Vol. 17, July 2008
    2. E. Hernández P. Ridao D. Ribas and J. Batlle. Probabilistic scan matching with a mechanical scan imaging sonar. IX Workshop en Agentes Físicos. Vigo, Spain, September 2008.

    2007

    1. Andres El-Fakdi, Marc Carreras, Pere Ridao, Direct Gradient-Based. Reinforcement Learning for Robot Behavior Learning. Informatics in Control, Automation and Robotics II, 175-182, Springer, Ed. Filipe, J.; Ferrier, J.-L.; Cetto, J.A.; Carvalho, M.,
    2. D. Ribas, P. Ridao, J. Neira and J.D. Tardós. Underwater SLAM for manmade environments. 2nd Congrés Internacional sobre Tecnologia Marina (Martech'07), Vilanova i la Geltrú, Spain, November 2007. ISBN: 978-1-4020-5625-3, 2007.
    3. D. Ribas, P. Ridao, J.D. Tardós and, J. Neira. Underwater SLAM in a marina environment. IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, San Diego, USA, October 2007.
    4. D. Ribas, P. Ridao, J. Neira and J.D. Tardós. A method for extracting lines and their uncertainty from acoustic underwater images for SLAM. 6th IFAC Symposium on Intelligent Autonomous Vehicles, Toulouse, France, September 2007.
    5. D. Ribas, P. Ridao, J. Neira and J.D. Tardós. Line extraction from mechanically scanned imaging sonar. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 4477:322–329, 2007.
    6. D. Ribas, N. Palomeras, P. Ridao, M. Carreras and E. Hernàndez. Ictineu AUV wins the first SAUC-E competition. IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, Roma, Italy, April 2007.
    7. Palomeras N., Ridao P., Carreras M. Defining a Mission Control Language. Congrés Internacional sobre Tecnologia Marina, (2007)
    8. Palomeras N., Ridao P., Carreras M., Batlle J. MCL: A Mission Control Language for AUVs. IFAC Conference on Control in Marine Systems, Bol, Croatia, September 2007.
    9. G. García de Marina, D. Ribas and P. Ridao. A global localization system for structured environments using an imaging sonar. IFAC Conference on Control in Marine Systems, Bol, Croatia, September 2007.
    10. J.Horgan, D. Toal, P. Ridao, R. Garcia. Real-time vision based AUV navigation system using a complementary sensor suite, IFAC Conference on Control in Marine Systems, Bol, Croatia, September 2007.

    2006

    1. E. Hernàndez, P. Ridao, M. Carreras, D. Ribas and N. Palomeras. Ictineu AUV, un Robot per a Competir. 9th Congrés Català d'Intel.ligència Artificial, Perpignan, France, October 2006.
    2. Ridao P., Hernandez E., Palomeras N., Carreras M. Remote Training in AUV Control Using HIL Simulators. Manoeuvring and Control of Marine Craft, (2006)
    3. Palomeras N., Ridao P., Carreras M., Hernandez E. Design of a Mission Controller for an Autonomous Underwater Robot
    4. Workshop Agentes Físicos, (2006)
    5. Palomeras N., Carreras M., Ridao P., Hernandez E. Mission control system for dam inspection with an AUV. International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, (2006). 
    6. D. Ribas, J. Neira, P. Ridao and J.D. Tardós. SLAM using an imaging sonar for partially structured environments. IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, Beijing, China, October 2006.
    7. A. El-Fakdi, M. Carreras and P. Ridao. Towards direct policy search reinforcement learning for robot control. IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots ans Systems IROS'06, Beijing, China, October 2006.
    8. D. Ribas, J. Neira, P. Ridao and J.D. Tardós. AUV localization in structured underwater environments using an a priori map.7th IFAC Conference on Manoeuvring and Control of Marine Crafts, Lisboa, Portugal, September 2006.

    2005

    1. A.El-Fakdi, M. Carreras, N. Palomeras and P. Ridao. Autonomous underwater vehicle control using reinforcement learning policy search methods. IEEE OCEANS'05 Europe, Brest, France, June 2005.
    2. A. El-Fakdi, M. Carreras and P. Ridao. Direct gradient-based reinforcement learning for robot behavior learning. 2nd International Conference on Informatics in Control, Automation and Robotics ICINCO'05, Barcelona, Spain, September 2005.
    3. A. El-Fakdi, M. Carreras, P. Ridao and E. Hernández. Studying the feasibility of policy reinforcement learning methods for autonomous agents. 6th Workshop de Agentes Físicos WAF'05, Granada, Spain, September 2005.
    4. Ridao P., Batlle E., Palomeras N. First steps in Remote Experimentation with UUVs. Workshop International en Telerobótica y Realidad Aumentada para Teleoperación, (2005). 
    5. P. Ridao, E. Batlle, D. Ribas, and M. Carreras. NEPTUNE: A HIL simulator for multiple UUVs. Oceans 04 MTS/IEEE, Kobe, Japan, November 9-12 2004.
    6. P. Ridao, D. Ribas, E. Batlle, and E. Hernandez. Simulation of physical agents. An application to underwater robots. V Workshop on Physical Agents, Girona, Spain, March 2004.
    7. P. Ridao, M. Carreras, D. Ribas, and A. El-Fakdi. Graphical simulators for AUV development. First International Symposium on Control, Communications and Signal Processing, Hammamet, Tunisia, March 2004.

    2004

    1. B. Innocenti, P. Ridao, N. Gascons, A. El-Fakdi, B. Lopez and J. Salvi. Dynamical model parameters identification of a wheeled mobile robot. 5th IFAC Symposium on Intelligent Autonomous Vehicles IAV'04, Lisboa, Portugal, July 2004.
    2. P. Ridao, M. Carreras, D. Ribas, and A. El-Fakdi. Graphical simulators for AUV development. IEEE First International Symposium on Control, Communications and Signal Processing ISCCSP'04, Hammamet, Tunisia, March 2004.
    3. J.Antich, A. Ortiz, M. Carreras and P. Ridao. Testing the Control Architecture of a Visually Guided Underwater Cable Tracker by using a UUV Prototype. 5th IFAC Symposium on Intelligent Autonomous Vehicles IAV'04, Lisboa, Portugal, July 2004.
    4. P.Ridao, E.Batlle, D. Ribas, M.Carreras.NEPTUNE: A HIL Simulator for MultipleUUVs. Oceans IEEE, Kobe, Japan, 2004.
    5. Pere Ridao, Marc Carreras, David Ribas y Andres El-fakdi. Graphical simulators for AUV development. First International Symposium on Control, Communications and Signal Processing Hammamet, Tunisia, Marzo 2004.
    6. P.Ridao, D. Ribas, E.Batlle, E.Hernandez. Simulation of physical agents. An application to underwater robots. Workshop on Physical Agents, Girona, España 2004.
    2003
    1. M. Carreras, P. Ridao and A. El-Fakdi. Semi-Online Neural-Q-Learning for real-time robot learning. IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems IROS'03, Las Vegas, USA, October 2003.
    2. A. El-Fakdi, A. Tiano, P. Ridao and J. Batlle. Identification of non-linear models of unmanned underwater vehicles: Comparison between two identification methods. 6th International Conference on Maneuvering and Control of Marine Crafts MCMC'03, Girona, Spain, September 2003.
    3. A. Tiano, M. Carreras, A. El-Fakdi, P. Ridao and M. Cuneo. Non-linear identification of underwater vehicles. 9th International Conference on Methods and Models in Automation and Robotics MMAR'03, Miedzyzdroje, Poland, August 2003.
    4. M. Carreras, A. Tiano, A. El-Fakdi, A. Zirilli and P. Ridao. On the identification of non linear models of unmanned underwater vehicles. First IFAC Workshop on Guidance and Control of Underwater Vehicles GCUV'03, Wales, UK, April 2003.
    5. M. Carreras, P. Ridao, J. Batlle, and D. Ribas. High-accuracy localization of an underwater robot in a structured environment using computer vision. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 2652:150–157, 2003.
    6. R. Garcia, T. Nicosevici, P. Ridao, and D. Ribas. Towards a real-time vision-based navigation system for a small-class UUV.
    7. IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, Las Vegas, USA, October 2003.
    8. D. Ribas, P. Ridao, M. Carreras, and X. Cufí. An EKF vision-based navigation of an UUV in a structured environment.
    9. 6th IFAC Conference on Manoeuvring and Control of Marine Crafts, Girona, Spain, September 2003.
    10. D. Ribas, P. Ridao, X. Cufí, and A. El-fakdi. Towards a DVL-based navigation system for an underwater robot. 4th Workshop on European Scientific and Industrial Collaboration, Miskolc, Hungary, May 2003.
    11. R.Garcia, X. Cufí, M. Carreras and P. Ridao. Correction of Shading Effects in Vision-Based UUV Localization. IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), Taipei, Taiwan, vol. 1, pp. 989-994, 2003.
    12. M.Carreras, P. Ridao, R. Garcia and T. Nicosevici. Vision-based localization of an underwater robot in a structured environment. IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), Taipei, Taiwan, vol. 1, pp. 971-976, 2003.

    2002

    1. X.Cufí, R. Garcia and P. Ridao. An Approach to Vision-Based Station Keeping for an Unmanned Underwater Vehicle. IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), vol. 1, pp. 799-804, Lausanne, Switzerland, 2002.
    2. R.Garcia, J. Puig, P. Ridao and X. Cufi. Augmented State Kalman Filtering for AUV Navigation. IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), pp. 4010-4015, Washington, 2002.
    3. M.Carreras, P. Ridao, R. Garcia and Z. Ursulovici. Learning Reactive Robot Behaviors with a Neural-Q_Learning Approach. Cinquè Congrés Català de Intel·ligència Artificial, Castellón, Spain, 2002.
    4. X. Cufí, R. Garcia and P. Ridao, "An Approach to Vision-Based Station Keeping for an Unmanned Underwater Vehicle," IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), vol. 1, pp. 799-804, Lausanne, Switzerland, 2002. 
    5. R. Garcia, J. Puig, P. Ridao and X. Cufi, "Augmented State Kalman Filtering for AUV Navigation," IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), pp. 4010-4015, Washington, 2002.

    2001

    To be completed ....

    2000

    To be completed ....

    1999

    X.Armangué, R. García, J. Batlle, X. Cufí, J.Ll. De La Rosa, P. Ridao. Implementació d’un Algorisme Paral·lel de Seguiment de Múltiples Microrobots Mitjançant VHDL. 2on Congrès Català d'Intel.ligència Artificial (CCIA), Girona, 1999.
    To be completed ...

    1998

    P.Ridao, J. Forest, L. Pacheco, R. García, X. Cufí. Sensorial and Navigation Systems for a Mobile Robot (Roger).
    Proceedings of the 3rd IFAC Symposium on Intelligent Autonomous Vehicles, Madrid, Spain, 1998.

    To be completed ....