Josep Maria Porta Pleite

Científico Titular


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Kinematics and Robot Design


E-mail porta (at) iri.upc.edu

Phone 93 4010775

Internal Phone 93 4013018

Web http://www.iri.upc.edu/people/porta

Josep M. Porta received the degree in Computer Science in 1994, and the Ph.D. degree in Artificial Intelligence in 2001, both from the UPC. From 2001 to 2003 he held a postdoctoral position at the University of Amsterdam. Currently, he is an Associate Researcher at the Institut de Robòtica i Informàtica Industrial and his research interests include planning under uncertainty and computational kinematics.
Currently he is Associate Editor of the IEEE TRO.

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  • J.M. Porta and F. Thomas. Position analysis of spherical linkages via angle-bound smoothing, 2017 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, 2017, Singapore, to appear.

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  • R. Bordalba, J.M. Porta and L. Ros. Kinodynamic planning on constraint manifolds. Technical Report IRI-TR-17-01, Institut de Robòtica i Informàtica Industrial, CSIC-UPC, 2017.

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  • J.M. Porta and F. Thomas. Closed-form position analysis of variable geometry trusses. Mechanism and Machine Theory, 109: 14-21, 2017.

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  • F. Thomas and J.M. Porta. Closure polynomials for strips of tetrahedra, 15th International Conference on Advances in Robot Kinematics, 2016, Grasse, France, in Advances in Robot Kinematics, Vol 4 of Springer Proceedings in Advanced Robotics, pp. 303-312, 2018, Springer.

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  • F. Moreno-Noguer and J.M. Porta. A Bayesian approach to simultaneously recover camera pose and non-rigid shape from monocular images. Image and Vision Computing, 52: 141-153, 2016.

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  • J.M. Porta, A. Rull and F. Thomas. Sensor localization from distance and orientation constraints. Sensors, 16(7): 1096, 2016.

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  • J.M. Porta and S. Hernández. Path planning for active tensegrity structures. International Journal of Solids and Structures, 78: 47-56, 2016.

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  • A. Rull, J.M. Porta and F. Thomas. Distance bound smoothing under orientation constraints, 2015 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, 2015, Seattle, pp. 1431-1436.

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  • J.M. Porta, L. Ros, O. Bohigas, M. Manubens, C. Rosales and L. Jaillet. The CUIK suite: Analyzing the motion closed-chain multibody systems. IEEE Robotics and Automation Magazine, 21(3): 105-114, 2014.

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  • O. Bohigas, D. Zlatanov, L. Ros, M. Manubens and J.M. Porta. A general method for the numerical computation of manipulator singularity sets. IEEE Transactions on Robotics, 30(2): 340-351, 2014.

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