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Elenco Pubblicazioni - Publications (1022)

Wi-Fi based localization enables detection of users’ position in indoor spaces by means of wireless networking infrastructure. The positive aspects of this solution include the reuse of already deployed systems and thus its reduced costs.…
How experienced emotional states, induced by the events that emerge in our context, influence our behaviour? Are they an obstacle or a helpful assistant for our reasoning process? Antonio Damasio gave exhaustive answers to these…
Sensing and interpreting the interlocutor’s social behaviours is a core challenge in the development of social robots. Social robots require both an innovative sensory apparatus able to perceive the “social and emotional world” in which…
Accurate measurement of contact forces between hand and grasped objects is crucial to study sensorimotor control during grasp and manipulation. In this work we introduce ThimbleSense, a prototype of individual-digit wearable force/torque sensor based on…
Touch is an extremely dynamic sense. To take into account this aspect, it has been hypothesized that there are mechanisms in the brain that specialize in processing dynamic tactile stimuli, in a way not too…