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Journal articles

I. Navarro, A. Gutiérrez, C. Montero, E. Rodríguez-Ubiñas, E. Matallanas, M. Castillo-Cagigal, M. Porteros, J. Solórzano, E. Caamaño-Martín, M. A. Egido, J. M. Páez and S. Vega, Experiences and methodology in a multidisciplinar energy and architecture competition: Solar Decathlon Europe 2012, Energy and Buildings, Energy and Buildings, Volume 83, November 2014, Pages 3-9, ISSN 0378-7788. doi:10.1016/j.enbuild.2014.03.073. [Link]

E. Rodríguez-Ubiñas, C. Montero, M. Porteros, S. Vega, I. Navarro, M. Castillo-Cagigal, E. Matallanas, A. Gutiérrez, Passive Design Strategies and Performance of Net Plus Energy Houses, Energy and Buildings, Volume 83, November 2014, Pages 10-22, ISSN 0378-7788. doi:10.1016/j.enbuild.2014.03.074. [Link]

E. Matallanas, J. Solórzano, M. Castillo-Cagigal, I. Navarro, E. Caamaño-Martin, M. A. Egido, and A. Gutierrez, Electrical Energy Balance Contest in Solar Decathlon Europe 2012, Energy and Buildings, Volume 83, November 2014, Pages 36-43, ISSN 0378-7788. doi:10.1016/j.enbuild.2014.03.076. [Link]

M. Castillo-Cagigal, E. Matallanas, I. Navarro, E. Caamaño-Martin, F. Monasterio-Huelin and A. Gutierrez, A Variable Threshold Algorithm for Division of Labor Analyzed as a Dynamical System, IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics, In press. doi: 10.1109/TCYB.2014.2305194 [Link]

I. Navarro, Exploring Split and Join Capabilities of a Robotic Collective Movement Framework, International Journal of Advanced Robotic Systems, ISBN: 1729-8806, InTech, Vol. 10, 2013, DOI: 10.5772/55390 [Link] [pdf]

I. Navarro, F. Matía, A Survey of Collective Movement of Mobile Robots, International Journal of Advanced Robotic Systems, Grazia Cicirelli (Ed.), ISBN: 1729-8806, InTech, Vol. 10, 2013, DOI: 10.5772/54600. [Link] [pdf]

I. Navarro, F. Matía, An Introduction to Swarm Robotics, ISRN Robotics, vol. 2013, Article ID 608164, 10 pages, 2013. doi:10.5402/2013/608164.[Link]

I. Navarro, F. Matía, Distributed orientation agreement in a group of robots, Autonomous Robots, Volume 33, Number 4, 2012, Pages 445-465. DOI:10.1007/s10514-012-9300-5. [Link]

I. Navarro, F. Matía, A Framework for the Collective Movement of Mobile Robots Based on Distributed Decisions, Robotics and Autonomous Systems, Volume 59, Issue 10, October 2011, Pages 685-697. DOI: 10.1016/j.robot.2011.05.001. [pdf]

M. Hernando, R. Galan, I. Navarro and D. Rodríguez-Losada, Ten years of Cybertech: The Educational Benefits of Bullfighting Robotics, IEEE Transactions on Education, Volume: 54 Issue:4, Pages 569-575, November 2011, ISSN: 0018-9359, DOI: 10.1109/TE.2010.2095014. [pdf]

Peer-reviewed conference articles

I. Navarro, F. Zimmermann, M. Vasic and A. Martinoli. Distributed Graph-Based Control of Convoys of Heterogeneous Vehicles using Curvilinear Road Coordinates, IEEE Intelligent Transportation Systems Conference, 2016.

X. Qian, I. Navarro, A. de La Fortelle, F. Moutarde. Cooperative-Aware Motion Planning for Urban Autonomous Driving using Bézier Curves and MPC, IEEE Intelligent Transportation Systems Conference, 2016.

I. Navarro, E. Di Mario and A. Martinoli. Noise-Resistant Particle Swarm Optimization for the Learning of Robust Obstacle Avoidance Controllers using a Depth Camera,, 2016 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation (CEC).

M. Vasic, G. Lederrey, I. Navarro and A. Martinoli. An Overtaking Decision Algorithm for Networked Intelligent Vehicles Based on Cooperative Perception, IEEE Intelligent Vehicles Symposium, Gothenburg, Sweden, 2016.

Z. Talebpour, I. Navarro, and A. Martinoli, Human-aware Navigation for Indoor Resource-constrained Robots: A Case-study with the Ranger, 2015 IEEE/SICE International Symposium on System Integration, 2015.

J. M. Soares, I. Navarro and A. Martinoli, The Khepera IV Mobile Robot: Performance Evaluation, Sensory Data and Software Toolbox, ROBOT'2015: Second Iberian Robotics Conference, 2015.

I. Navarro, E. Di Mario and A. Martinoli, Distributed Particle Swarm Optimization - Particle Allocation and Neighborhood Topologies for the Learning of Cooperative Robotic Behaviors, IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems 2015.

I. Navarro, E. Di Mario and A. Martinoli, Distributed vs. Centralized Particle Swarm Optimization for Learning Flocking Behaviors, in proceedings of the European Conference on Artificial Life 2015, pp. 302-309, DOI:10.7551/978-0-262-33027-5-ch056.

G. Jornod, E. Di Mario, I. Navarro and A. Martinoli, SwarmViz: An Open-Source Visualization Tool for Particle Swarm Optimization, 2015 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation (CEC).

E. Di Mario, I. Navarro and A. Martinoli, Distributed Particle Swarm Optimization using Optimal Computing Budget Allocation for Multi-Robot Learning, 2015 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation (CEC).

E. Di Mario, I. Navarro and A. Martinoli, A Distributed Noise-Resistant Particle Swarm Optimization Algorithm for High-Dimensional Multi-Robot Learning, 2015 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA).

E. Di Mario, I. Navarro and A. Martinoli, Distributed Learning of Cooperative Robotic Behaviors using Particle Swarm Optimization, 2014 International Symposium on Experimental Robotics, 2014, to appear in Springer Tracts in Advanced Robotics.

E. Di Mario, I. Navarro and A. Martinoli, Analysis of Fitness Noise in Particle Swarm Optimization: From Robotic Learning to Benchmark Functions, 2014 IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation (CEC), Pages 2785 - 2792, DOI: 10.1109/CEC.2014.6900514

E. Di Mario, I. Navarro and A. Martinoli, The Role of Environmental and Controller Complexity in the Distributed Optimization of Multi-Robot Obstacle Avoidance, 2014 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), Pages 571-577, 2014.

E. Di Mario, I. Navarro and A. Martinoli, The Effect of the Environment in the Synthesis of Robotic Controllers: A Case Study in Multi-Robot Obstacle Avoidance using Distributed Particle Swarm Optimization, proceedings of the Twelfth European Conference on the Synthesis and Simulation of Living Systems, Advances in Artificial Life, ECAL 2013, 2013, pp. 561–568.

T. Lochmatter, E. Aydin, I. Navarro and A. Martinoli, A Plume Tracking Algorithm based on Crosswind Formations, in International Symposium on Distributed Autonomous Robotic Systems, Lausanne, Switzerland, 2010. [pdf]

I. Navarro, F. Matía, A Proposal of a Set of Metrics for Collective Movement of Robots, in Proceedings of Workshop on Good Experimental Methodology in Robotics, Robotics Science and Systems 2009, Seattle, WA, USA, June 28, 2009.[pdf]

I. Navarro, J. Pugh, A. Martinoli, and F. Matía, Distributed Autonomous Robotic Systems 8. Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 2009, ch. A Distributed Scalable Approach to Formation Control in Multi-robot Systems, pp. 203-214.ISBN: 978-3-642-00643-2. [pdf]

I. Navarro, A. Gutiérrez, F. Matía, and F. Monasterio-Huelin, An approach to flocking of robots using minimal local sensing and common orientation, in Hybrid Artificial Intelligent Systems: 3th International Workshop, HAIS 2008, ser. Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence (LNAI), E. Corchado, A. Abraham, and W. Pedrycz, Eds. Berlin, Germany: Springer-Verlag, 2008, vol. 5271, pp. 616-624. ISBN: 978-3-540-87655-7. [pdf]

I. Navarro and R. Galán, Cybertech Robotic Competition, in EUROBOT 2008, Communications in Computer and Information Science, A. Gottscheber and S. Enderle, Eds. Berlin, Germany: Springer-Verlag, 2009, vol 33, pp. 134-144. ISSN: 1865-0929. [pdf]

I. Navarro, Formaciones de Robots, in Proceedings of III Simposio CEA de Control Inteligente, Palma de Mallorca, Spain, 2007. [pdf-(Spanish)]

A. Gutiérrez, I. Navarro, D. Amor, J. M. Castro and J. Donate, PI2: A new Initiative in Educational Mobile Robotics, in Proceedings of Eurobot Workshop on Educational Robotics, Catania, Italy, 2006. [pdf]

D.Amor, J. M. Castro, J. Donate, A. Gutiérrez, M. Lerena and I. Navarro, PI y TC-EPI: Una Nueva Iniciativa de Hardware Abierto Orientado a la Formación en Robótica Móvil, in Proceedings of TELEC02 International Conference, Santiago de Cuba, July,2002. [pdf-(spanish)]

Thesis

I. Navarro, Collective Movement in Robotic Swarms, Ph.D. Thesis, UPM, Madrid, Spain, 2010. [pdf]

I. Navarro, Swarm Robotics and Formations of Robots, Predoctoral Thesis, UPM, Madrid, Spain, 2006. [pdf]

I. Navarro, Reactive Cooperation of AIBO Robots, Master Thesis, LTH, Lund, Sweden, 2004. [pdf]

Education book chapters (in Spanish)

I. Navarro and J. Donate, Exhibición de Robots, II Feria Madrid por la Ciencia 2001, pages 208-209, SM Editorial, 2002, ISBN: 84-348-8495X. [pdf]

D.Amor, J. M. Castro, J. Donate, A. Gutiérrez, M. Lerena and I. Navarro, Granja de robots cooperantes, III Feria Madrid por la Ciencia 2002, pages 44-45, SM Editorial, 2003, ISBN: 84-348-9247-2. [pdf]

D.Amor, J. M. Castro, J. Donate, A. Gutiérrez, M. Lerena and I. Navarro, Los ojos del Robot, IV Feria Madrid por la Ciencia 2003, pages 146-147, SM Editorial, 2004, ISBN: 84-675-0143-X. [pdf]