Publications

Journal Publications

  • F. Amadio, A. Colomé and C. Torras. Exploiting symmetries in reinforcement learning of bimanual robotic tasks. IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters, 4(2): 1838-1845, 2019.  More info

  • J. Borràs, G. Alenyà and C. Torras. A grasping-centered analysis for cloth manipulation. IEEE Transactions on Robotics, 36(3): 924-936, 2020 More info

  • A. Colomé and C. Torras. Dimensionality reduction for dynamic movement primitives and application to bimanual manipulation of clothes. IEEE Transactions on Robotics, 34(3): 602-615, 2018. More info

  • A. Colomé and C. Torras. Dimensionality reduction in learning Gaussian mixture models of movement primitives for contextualized action selection and adaptation. IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters, 3(4): 3922-3929, 2018.  More info

  • S. Donaire, J. Borràs, G. Alenyà, C. Torras, A versatile gripper for cloth manipulation, 2020 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems. IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters, 2020

  • I. Garcia-Camacho, M. Lippi, M.C. Welle, H. Yin, R. Antanova, A. Varava, J. Borràs Sol, C. Torras, A. Marino, G. Alenyà and D. Kragic. Benchmarking bimanual cloth manipulation. IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters, 5(2): 1111-1118, 2020. More info

  • P. Jiménez, C. Torras, Perception of cloth in assistive robotic manipulation tasks. Natural Computing, 409-431, 2020  More info

  • C. Torras. Science-fiction: A mirror for the future of humankind. Special issue on "Artificial Intelligence", edited by R. López de Mántaras, C. Sierra and P. Almeda. IDEES, 48: 1-11, 2020  More info

  • C. Torras. Social networks and robot companions: Technology, ethics and science fiction. Mètode Science Studies Journal, 99: 47-53, 2018.   More info

  • C. Torras. Assistive robotics: Research challenges and ethics education initiatives. DILEMATA: International Journal of Applied Ethics, 30: 63-77, 2019. More info

  • C. Torras and R. López de Mántaras. Special issue editorial: Interconnectats: Màquines i humans davant del segle 10101. Mètode Science Studies Journal, 99: 2-3, 2018.   More info

Conference Publications

  • J. Borràs Sol, R. Heudorfer, S. Rader, P. Kaiser and T. Asfour. The KIT swiss knife gripper for disassembly tasks: a multi-functional gripper for bimanual manipulation with a single arm, 2018 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, 2018, Madrid, pp. 4590-4597. More info

  • G. Canal, M. Cashmore, S. Krivić, G. Alenyà, D. Magazzeni and C. Torras. Probabilistic planning for robotics with ROSPlan, 2019 Annual Conference Towards Autonomous Robotic Systems Conference, 2019, London, in Towards Autonomous Robotic Systems, Vol 11649 of Lecture Notes in Computer Science, pp. 236-250, 2019, Springer More info

  • J. A.Delgado-Guerrero, A.Colomé, C. Torras, Contextual Policy Search for Micro-Data Robot Motion Learning through Covariate Gaussian Process Latent Variable Models, 2020 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, Accepted

  • J.A. Delgado-Guerrero, A. Colomé and C. Torras. Sample-efficient robot motion learning using Gaussian process latent variable models, 2020 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, 2020, Paris, France,  pp. 314-320 More info

  • R. Jangir, G. Alenyà and C. Torras. Dynamic cloth manipulation with deep reinforcement learning, 2020 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, 2020, Paris, France, pp. 4630-4636. More info

  • D. Parent, A. Colomé and C. Torras. Variable impedance control in Cartesian latent space while avoiding obstacles in null space, 2020 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, 2020, Paris, France, pp. 9888-9894  More info

  • C. Torras. Anticipatory science fiction to foster ethical debates on AI and robotics, 2019 International Symposium on Anticipation and Anticipatory Systems: Humans Meet AI, 2019, Örebro, Sweden, pp. 1-3. More info   

Other Publications

  • A. Colomé and C. Torras. Reinforcement Learning of Bimanual Robot Skills. Volume 134 of Springer Tracts in Advanced Robotics. Springer, 2020. More info

  • R. Jangir, G. Alenyà and C. Torras. Learning cloth manipulation with demonstrations. Technical Report IRI-TR-19-01, Institut de Robòtica i Informàtica Industrial, CSIC-UPC, 2019. More info

  • F. Strazzeri and C. Torras. Configuration space of a textile rectangle. In Geometry of Varieties and Applications - Research Perspectives CRM Barcelona, Spring 2019, Trends in Mathematics, vol. 10, Springer-Birkh auser, Basel, in press, 2020

  • C. Torras. Aprenentatge Automàtic en Xarxes i Robots: Reptes Tecnocientífics i Implicacions Ètiques. Institut d'Estudis Catalans. Secció de Ciències i Tecnologia, 2018.  More info

  • C. Torras. Robotics and artificial intelligence meet the humanities: Some initiatives for ethics education and dissemination. In Humanities and Higher Education: Synergies between Science, Technology and Humanities, 267-273. Global University Network for Innovation, 2019. More info

  • C. Torras. The Vestigial Heart. A Novel of the Robot Age. The MIT Press, 2018.   More info