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2020

Joint optimization based on direct sparse stereo visual-inertial odometry

Wen, S., Zhao, Y., Zhang, H., Lam, H. K. & Manfredi, L., 10 Jan 2020, In : Autonomous Robots. 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Units of measurement
Cameras
Gravitation
Fusion reactions
Pixels

Path planning for active SLAM based on deep reinforcement learning under unknown environments

Wen, S., Zhao, Y., Yuan, X., Wang, Z., Zhang, D. & Manfredi, L., 16 Jan 2020, In : Intelligent Service Robotics. p. 1-10 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Reinforcement learning
Motion planning
Navigation
Robots
Collision avoidance
2019
2 Citations (Scopus)
38 Downloads (Pure)

4 DOFs hollow soft pneumatic actuator – HOSE

Manfredi, L., Putzu, F., Guler, S., Huan, Y. & Cuschieri, A., 28 Jan 2019, In : Materials Research Express. 6, 4, 045703.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Pneumatic actuators
Actuators
Degrees of freedom (mechanics)
Rubber
Torque
53 Downloads (Pure)

A Soft Pneumatic Inchworm Double balloon (SPID) for colonoscopy

Manfredi, L., Capoccia, E., Ciuti, G. & Cuschieri, A., 31 Jul 2019, In : Scientific Reports. 9, p. 1-9 9 p., 11109.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Balloons
Pneumatics
Robots
Pneumatic actuators
Degrees of freedom (mechanics)
87 Downloads (Pure)

A Wireless Compact Control Unit (WiCCU) for Untethered Pneumatic Soft Robots

Manfredi, L. & Cuschieri, A., 27 May 2019, 2019 2nd IEEE International Conference on Soft Robotics (RoboSoft). IEEE, p. 31-36 6 p. 8722788. (RoboSoft 2019 - 2019 IEEE International Conference on Soft Robotics).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
File
Pneumatics
Robots
Pressure sensors
Pneumatic control
Pneumatic actuators

Fuzzy Neural Network algorithm based on the delay compensation force/position control structure of a redundant actuation parallel robot

Wen, S., Zha, Y., Yu, H., Manfredi, L., Li, X. & Wang, S., 16 Dec 2019, 2019 WRC Symposium on Advanced Robotics and Automation (WRC SARA). IEEE, p. 142-147 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Parallel Robot
Position Control
Force Control
Fuzzy neural networks
Fuzzy Neural Network
2 Citations (Scopus)
83 Downloads (Pure)

Modelling of a vibro-impact self-propelled capsule in the small intestine

Yang, Y., Liu, Y., Manfredi, L. & Shyam, P., Apr 2019, In : Nonlinear Dynamics. 96, 1, p. 123-144 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Radius
Forcing
Modeling
Energy efficiency
Natural frequencies
2018

A 3 DOFs Mini Variable Stiffness Soft Pneumatic Actuator

Manfredi, L., Yue, L. & Cuschieri, A., 25 Jun 2018, Proceedings of ACTUATOR 2018: 16th International Conference on New Actuators. 4 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Pneumatic actuators
Actuators
Stiffness
Robots
Sensory feedback
2 Citations (Scopus)

A 4 DOFs variable stiffness soft module

Manfredi, L., Yue, L., Zhang, J. & Cuschieri, A., 5 Jul 2018, 2018 IEEE International Conference on Soft Robotics, RoboSoft 2018. IEEE, p. 94-99 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Stiffness
Robot
Degree of freedom
Robots
Tendons
1 Citation (Scopus)
91 Downloads (Pure)

Design of a 2 DOFs Mini Hollow Joint Actuated with SMA Wires

Manfredi, L. & Cuschieri, A., 17 Oct 2018, In : Materials. 11, 10, p. 1-13 13 p., 2014.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Shape memory effect
Wire
Intelligent materials
Energy efficiency
Robotics
131 Downloads (Pure)

New Robotic Technologies in Cancer Colon Screening

Manfredi, L. & Natale, G., Dec 2018, In : Clinical Cancer Drugs. 6, p. 1-7 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
File
Robotics
Early Detection of Cancer
Colonic Neoplasms
Colorectal Neoplasms
Technology
2017
9 Citations (Scopus)
123 Downloads (Pure)

Low power consumption mini rotary actuator with SMA wires

Manfredi, L., Huan, Y. & Cuschieri, A., 29 Sep 2017, In : Smart Materials and Structures. 26, 11, p. 1-13 13 p., 11503.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
shape memory alloys
Shape memory effect
Electric power utilization
Actuators
actuators
2016
67 Downloads (Pure)

Analysis of performance and energy efficiency of thin shape memory alloy wire-based actuators

Khan, M. A. H., Manfredi, L., Velsink, F., Huan, Y. & Cuschieri, A., 13 Jun 2016, Proceedings Actuator 2016. Borgmann, H. (ed.). Germany: Messe Bremen-HVG Hanseatische Veransaltungs-GMBH, p. 321-324 4 p. C 2.4

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
File
Shape memory effect
Energy efficiency
Actuators
Wire
Intelligent materials
133 Downloads (Pure)

A variable impedance actuator using shape memory alloy

Manfredi, L., Velsink, F., Khan, M. A. H. & Cuschieri, A., 13 Jun 2016, Proceedings Actuator 2016. Borgmann, H. (ed.). Germany: Messe Bremen-HVG Hanseatische Veransaltungs-GMBH, p. 167-170 4 p. B 1.2

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Open Access
File
Shape memory effect
Actuators
Wire
Pulleys
Robotics
2015

Complaint actuator

Manfredi, L. & Cuschieri, A., 2015, Patent No. PCT/GB2015/051191, Priority date 9 Apr 2014

Research output: Patent

Actuators
Endoscopy
Shape memory effect
Wire
Robots
2013
19 Citations (Scopus)

A bioinspired autonomous swimming robot as a tool for studying goal-directed locomotion

Manfredi, L., Assaf, T., Mintchev, S., Marrazza, S., Capantini, L., Orofino, S., Ascari, L., Grillner, S., Wallén, P., Ekeberg, O., Stefanini, C. & Dario, P., 2013, In : Biological Cybernetics. 107, 5, p. 513-527 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Robotics
Locomotion
Neurosciences
Robots
Artifacts
22 Citations (Scopus)

Design of a robotic module for autonomous exploration and multimode locomotion

Russo, S., Harada, K., Ranzani, T., Manfredi, L., Stefanini, C., Menciassi, A. & Dario, P., 4 Sep 2013, In : IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics. 18, 6, p. 1757-1766 10 p., 6291793.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Robotics
Robots
Lasers
Sensors
2012
5 Citations (Scopus)

A compliant bioinspired swimming robot with neuro-inspired control and autonomous behavior

Stefanini, C., Orofino, S., Manfredi, L., Mintchev, S., Marrazza, S., Assaf, T., Capantini, L., Sinibaldi, E., Grillner, S., Wallen, P. & Dario, P., 5 Dec 2012, 2012 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, ICRA 2012. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 5094-5098 5 p. 6224948

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Robots
Energy efficiency
Muscle
Robotics
Actuators
39 Citations (Scopus)

A novel autonomous, bioinspired swimming robot developed by neuroscientists and bioengineers

Stefanini, C., Orofino, S., Manfredi, L., Mintchev, S., Marrazza, S., Assaf, T., Capantini, L., Sinibaldi, E., Grillner, S., Wallén, P. & Dario, P., 22 May 2012, In : Bioinspiration and Biomimetics. 7, 2, 025001.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Lampreys
Robots
Binocular vision
Binocular Vision
Eels
20 Citations (Scopus)

An underwater reconfigurable robot with bioinspired electric sense

Mintchev, S., Stefanini, C., Girin, A., Marrazza, S., Orofino, S., Lebastard, V., Manfredi, L., Dario, P. & Boyer, F., 14 May 2012, 2012 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation, ICRA 2012. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., p. 1149-1154 6 p. 6224956

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Robotics
Robots
Experiments
31 Citations (Scopus)

Image-based 3D modeling and validation of radiofrequency interstitial tumor ablation using a tissue-mimicking breast phantom

Wang, Z., Aarya, I., Gueorguieva, M., Liu, D., Luo, H., Manfredi, L., Wang, L., McLean, D., Coleman, S., Brown, S. & Cuschieri, A., 2012, In : International Journal of Computer Assisted Radiology and Surgery. p. 1-8 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ablation
Tumors
Breast
Tissue
Computer-Aided Design
2011
44 Citations (Scopus)

CoCoRo - The self-aware underwater swarm

Schmickl, T., Thenius, R., Möslinger, C., Timmis, J., Tyrrell, A., Read, M., Hilder, J., Halloy, J., Campo, A., Stefanini, C., Manfredi, L., Orofino, S., Kernbach, S., Dipper, T. & Sutantyo, D., 3 Oct 2011, Proceedings - 2011 5th IEEE Conference on Self-Adaptive and Self-Organizing Systems Workshops, SASOW 2011. p. 120-126 7 p. 6114585

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Immune system
Fish
Neurons
Robotics
Data storage equipment
2010
11 Citations (Scopus)

A model of the smooth pursuit eye movement with prediction and learning

Zambrano, D., Falotico, E., Manfredi, L. & Laschi, C., 2010, In : Applied Bionics and Biomechanics. 7, 2, p. 109-118 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Smooth Pursuit
Eye movements
Eye Movements
Learning
Trajectories
2009
127 Downloads (Pure)

Neurophysiological models of gaze control in Humanoid Robotics

Manfredi, L., Maini, E. S. & Laschi, C., 1 Jan 2009, Humanoid Robots . Choi, B. (ed.). Ben Choi, IntechOpen ed. Intech, 28 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

Open Access
File
Robotics
Robots
Neurophysiology
Mechanics
Control systems
2008
11 Citations (Scopus)

An anthropomorphic robotic head for investigating gaze control

Laschi, C., Patanè, F., Maini, E. S., Manfredi, L., Teti, G., Zollo, L., Guglielmelli, E. & Dario, P., 2 Apr 2008, In : Advanced Robotics. 22, 1, p. 57-89 33 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Eye movements
Robotics
Degrees of freedom (mechanics)
Brain
Robots
10 Citations (Scopus)

Bioinspired velocity control of fast gaze shifts on a robotic anthropomorphic head

Maini, E. S., Manfredi, L., Laschi, C. & Dario, P., Aug 2008, In : Autonomous Robots. 25, 1-2, p. 37-58 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Velocity control
Robotics
Eye movements
Degrees of freedom (mechanics)
Robots

Real-time least-square fitting of ellipses applied to the RobotCub platform

Greggio, N., Manfredi, L., Laschi, C., Dario, P. & Carrozza, M. C., 31 Dec 2008, Simulation, Modeling, and Programming for Autonomous Robots - First International Conference, SIMPAR 2008, Proceedings. p. 270-282 13 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 5325 LNAI).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Least Square Fitting
Real-time
Machine Vision
Computer vision
Pattern Recognition
8 Citations (Scopus)

RobotCub implementation of real-time least-square fitting of ellipses

Greggio, N., Manfredi, L., Laschi, C., Dario, P. & Carrozza, M. C., 1 Dec 2008, 2008 8th IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots, Humanoids 2008. IEEE Computer Society, p. 174-181 8 p. 4755964

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Robotics
Hough transforms
Computer vision
Pattern recognition
Simulators
2006
16 Citations (Scopus)

Implementation of a neurophysiological model of saccadic eye movements on an anthropomorphic robotic head

Manfredi, L., Maini, E. S., Dario, P., Laschi, C., Girard, B., Tabareau, N. & Berthoz, A., 4 Dec 2006, Proceedings of the 2006 6th IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots, HUMANOIDS. p. 438-443 6 p. 4115639

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Eye movements
Robotics
Robots
Cameras
Kinematics
3 Citations (Scopus)

Reach and grasp for an anthropomorphic robotic system based on sensorimotor learning

Eskiizmirliler, S., Maier, M. A., Zollo, L., Manfredi, L., Teti, G. & Laschi, C., 20 Feb 2006, Proceedings of the First IEEE/RAS-EMBS International Conference on Biomedical Robotics and Biomechatronics, 2006, BioRob 2006. Vol. 2006. p. 708-713 6 p. 1639173

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

End effectors
Kinematics
Robotics
Neural networks