Master in Robotics

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OBJETIVES

  • Ability to handle and understand the mathematical tools necessary for analyzing industrial robots and understanding their basic elements
  • Understanding and capacity to use artificial intelligence algorithms in robotics
  • Ability to design and apply algorithms for information extraction, descriptions, and recognition from digital images
  • Understand concepts related to neuroscience and signal processing necessary for developing neural interfaces for interacting with devices
  • Know the main scientific bases in the field of robotics, as well as the different phases of a research project

CURRICULUM

The Master is structured in 2 semesters (60 ECTS ), divided into 5 units : Industrial Robotics (12 ECTS) with global contents. Robotics Perception (18 ECTS) about Data acquisition systems, Service Robotics (15 ECTS) about robotics systems. Robotics Research (3 ECTS) about showing different lines of robotics research. Final Master’s Project (12 ECTS).

Module A: Industrial Robotics

Robot Kinematics
Introduction to serial manipulators. Kinematic analysis of serial robots with classic tools.

First semester | 3.5 ECTS Lecture – 1 ECTS Laboratory

  • Arturo Gil Aparicio
  • José María Marín López
Dynamics and Simulation of Robot Manipulation
Advanced block of robot manipulator analysis and simulation. Dynamic analysis of serial robots with class tools.

First semester | 3.5 ECTS Lecture – 1 ECTS Laboratory

  • Arturo Gil Aparicio
  • Mónica Ballesta Galdeano
Sensory Control of Robotics Systems
Robot control using unconventional sensors (force sensors and artificial vision cameras).

First semester | 2.4 ECTS Lecture – 0.6 ECTS Laboratory

  • Carlos Pérez Vidal

Module B: Robotics Perception

Perception Systems in Robotics
Perception systems used most in mobile robotics. Examination of the type of information that they provide and the basic statistical tools that permit describing this information. Diverse analysis and interpretation tools of data provided by sensors.

First semester | 2 ECTS Lecture – 1 ECTS Laboratory

  • Luis Payá Castelló
Physical Fundamentals of Artificial Vision
Examination and presentation of the bases upon which imaging systems are formed, starting from nature and the physics of light. Additionally, the notions of optical systems are presented given their great importance and transcendence in imaging systems.

First semester | 2.5 ECTS Lecture – 0.5 ECTS Laboratory

  • Ignacio Moreno Soriano
Image Processing
Fundamental concepts for understanding digital image acquisition and image processing in the field of computer vision. The problem of classification in the concept of computer vision, considering the fundamental stages of an image recognition system.

First semester | 3 ECTS Lecture – 1.5 ECTS Laboratory

  • Óscar Reinoso García
  • Luis Miguel Jiménez García
Artificial Intelligence in Robotics
A review of the main artificial intelligence algorithms applied in robots, focusing on some that, due to their applicability, are currently used more. In this sense, special attention is given to neural networks as pattern classification systems.

First semester | 3 ECTS Lecture – 1.5 ECTS Laboratory

  • Óscar Reinoso García
3D Vision
The mathematical tools for modeling the image formation process and its calibration are raised. The projective model of a stereoscopic acquisition system and its application in the recovery of 3D information from two-dimensional images.

First semester | 2 ECTS Lecture – 1 ECTS Laboratory

  • Luis Miguel Jiménez García

Module C: Service Robotics

Medical Robotics
Medical imaging, biomedical signals, rehabilitation robotics, assistive robotics.

Second semester | 3.5 ECTS Lecture – 1 ECTS Laboratory

  • José María Sabater Navarro
  • Nicolás Manuel García Aracil
Mobile Robotics
Most common locomotion systems in mobile robots. The concept of mobile robot kinematics through various examples. Different methods for creating maps in unknown environments that are useful so a mobile robot can subsequently be found in such environments precisely. Problems of planning trajectories and navigation.

Second semester | 3.5 ECTS Lecture – 1 ECTS Laboratory

  • Luis Payá Castelló
  • Mónica Ballesta Galdeano
  • Óscar Reinoso García
Neurorobotics
Basic concepts related to neuroscience. Use of electrooculography signals in the development of human-machine interfaces. Description of the development of interfaces based on brain activity to interact with devices. Techniques that can be used to stimulate brain activity.

Second semester | 2 ECTS Lecture – 1 ECTS Laboratory

  • José María Azorín Poveda
  • Eduardo Iáñez Martínez
Telerobotics
Basic concepts related with telerobotics. Control schemes that can be employed to control teleoperation systems, different applications in telerobotics.

Second semester | 2 ECTS Lecture – 1 ECTS Laboratory

  • José María Azorín Poveda
  • Eduardo Iáñez Martínez

Module D: Robotics Research

Emerging Technologies and Research in Robotics
Funding sources in robotics. Documentation resources and sources, emerging lines of research.

Second semester | 2.5 ECTS Lecture – 0.5 ECTS Laboratory

  • Óscar Reinoso García
  • Mónica Ballesta Galdeano
  • José María Marín López
  • Carlos Pérez Vidal
  • Eduardo Iáñez Martínez
  • Nicolás Manuel García Aracil
  • Ignacio Moreno Soriano
  • Luis Miguel Jiménez García
  • José María Sabater Navarro
  • José María Azorín Poveda
  • Luis Payá Castelló
  • Arturo Gil Aparicio

Module E: Robotics Research

Final Master's Project
Realization of a paper or project, supervised by an advisor, that reflects some of the material or lines covered in the master’s program and demonstrates the knowledge and skills attained by the student throughout the entire program.

Second semester | 12 ECTS Laboratory – 0 ECTS Laboratory

FACULTY

The faculty of the Master in Robotics is composed of teachers from the UMH specialized in different lines of robotics research which are studied in the programme and experts who provide an innovative view of labor reality.

Dr. Óscar Reinoso García

Dr. Óscar Reinoso García

Dpt. Systems Engineering and Automation

UMH

Dr. Nicolás M. García Aracil

Dr. Nicolás M. García Aracil

Dpt. Systems Engineering and Automation

UMH

Dr. José María Azorín Poveda

Dr. José María Azorín Poveda

Dpt. Systems Engineering and Automation

UMH

Dr. Arturo Gil Aparicio

Dr. Arturo Gil Aparicio

Dpt. Systems Engineering and Automation

UMH

Dra. Mónica Ballesta Galdeano

Dra. Mónica Ballesta Galdeano

Dpt. Systems Engineering and Automation

UMH

Dr. Eduardo Iáñez Martínez

Dr. Eduardo Iáñez Martínez

Dpt. Systems Engineering and Automation

UMH

CONTACTO

Dpt. Systems Engineering and Automation

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