2017

    [Journal] R. Gonzalez and K. Iagnemma; Slippage Estimation and Compensation for Planetary Exploration Rovers. State of the Art and Future Challenges; Journal of Field Robotics, 2017. DOI: 10.1002/rob.21761 [In Production]
    [Journal] R. Gonzalez, D. Apostolopoulos, K. Iagnemma; Slippage and Immobilization Detection for Planetary Exploration Rovers via Machine Learning and Proprioceptive Sensing; Journal of Field Robotics, 2017. DOI: 10.1002/rob.21736
    [Abstract]   [Online access]  
    [Journal] M.R. Bouguelia, R. Gonzalez, K. Iagnemma, S. Byttner; Unsupervised Detection of Soil Embedding Events for Planetary Exploration Rovers; Journal of Terramechanics, 2017. [In Production]
    [Journal] R. Gonzalez, A. Lopez, K. Iagnemma; Thermal Vision, Moisture Content, and Vegetation in the Context of Off-Road Mobile Robots; Journal of Terramechanics, Volume 70, April 2017. Pp. 35-48. DOI: 10.1016/j.jterra.2017.01.001.
    [Abstract]   [Online access]  
    [Journal] R. Gonzalez, P. Jayakumar, K. Iagnemma; Generation of Stochastic Mobility Maps for Large-Scale Route Planning of Ground Vehicles. A Case Study; Journal of Terramechanics, Volume 69, February 2017, Pp. 1-11. DOI: 10.1016/j.jterra.2016.10.001
    [Abstract]   [Online access]  
    [Journal] R. Gonzalez, P. Jayakumar, K. Iagnemma; Stochastic Mobility Prediction of Ground Vehicles over Large Spatial Regions. A Geostatistical Approach; Autonomous Robots, Volume 41(2), January 2017, Pp. 313-331. DOI: 10.1007/s10514-015-9527-z 
    [Abstract]   [Online access]  
    [Conference] R. Gonzalez, C. Mahulea, M. Kloetzer; Comparative Study of Trajectories Resulted from Cell Decomposition Path Planning Approaches; IEEE International Conference on System Theory, Control and Computing (ICSTCC) [Accepted]
    [Popular science book in Spanish] R. Gonzalez; Innovar o Morir? Esa es la cuestion (Innovate or Die? That's the question); Editorial Circulo Rojo. March 2017 (Second Edition).

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2016

    [Popular science book in Spanish] R. Gonzalez; Innovar o Morir? Esa es la cuestion (Innovate or Die? That's the question); Editorial Circulo Rojo. December 2016.

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    [Journal] R. Gonzalez, P. Jayakumar, K. Iagnemma; An Efficient Method for Increasing the Accuracy of Mobility Maps for Ground Vehicles; Journal of Terramechanics, Volume 68, December 2016, Pp. 23–35. DOI: 10.1016/j.jterra.2016.09.002
    [Abstract]   [Online access]  
    [Journal] R. Gonzalez, A. Rituerto, J.J. Guerrero; Improving Robot Mobility by Combining Downward-Looking and Frontal Cameras; Robotics, Volume 5(25), November 2016, Pp. 1-19. DOI: 10.3390/robotics5040025
    [Abstract]   [Online access]  
    [Conference] R. Gonzalez, S. Byttner, K. Iagnemma; Comparison of Machine Learning Approaches for Soil Embedding Detection of Planetary Exploration Rovers; International Conference of the ISTVS (International Society for Terrain-Vehicle Systems), 12-14 September 2016.
    [Abstract]   [Conference]
    [Conference] R. Gonzalez and K. Iagnemma; Soil Embedding Avoidance for Planetary Exploration Rovers; International Conference of the ISTVS (International Society for Terrain-Vehicle Systems), 12-14 September 2016.
    [Abstract]   [Conference]
    [Conference] S.U. Lee , R. Gonzalez, K. Iagnemma; Robust Sampling-based Motion Planning for Autonomous Tracked Vehicles in Deformable High Slip Terrain; IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), Pp. 2569 - 2574, 16-21 May 2016. Stockholm (Sweden). DOI: 978-1-4673-8026-3/16
    [Abstract]   [Conference]
    [Tech. Report] J. Dasch and P. Jayakumar, editors; ET-148 Next-Generation NATO Reference Mobility Model (NRMM). Ch. 8: Stochastics. K. Iagnemma and R. Gonzalez; NATO/OTAN, August, 2016.
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2015

    [Journal] R. Gonzalez, F. Rodriguez, J.L. Guzman; Autonomous Tracked Robots. History, Modelling, Localization, and Motion Control (Robots Móviles con Orugas. Historia, Modelado, Localización y Control); Revista Iberoamericana de Automática e Informática Industrial, Vol. 12(1), Pp. 3-12. 2015. DOI: 10.1016/j.riai.2014.11.001
    [Abstract]   [Journal]     [Online access]
    [Journal] M. Berenguel, F. Rodriguez, J.C. Moreno, J.L. Guzman, R. Gonzalez; Tools and Methodologies for Teaching Robotics in Computer Science & Engineering Studies; Computer Applications in Engineering Education, 2015, DOI: 10.1002/cae.21698
    [Abstract]   [Journal]     [Online access]
    [Conference] R. Gonzalez, C. Mahulea, M. Kloetzer; A Matlab-based Interactive Simulator for Teaching Mobile Robotics; IEEE International Conference on Automation Science and Engineering (CASE), Pp. 310 - 315, 24-28 August 2015. Gothenburg (Sweden). DOI: 10.1109/CoASE.2015.7294097
    [Abstract]   [Conference]   [Online access]
    [Conference] M. Kloetzer, C. Mahulea, R. Gonzalez; Optimizing Cell Decomposition Path Planning for Mobile Robots using Different Metrics; IEEE International Conference on System Theory, Control and Computing (ICSTCC), 14-16 October 2015. Cheile Gradistei (Romania). DOI: 10.1109/ICSTCC.2015.7321353
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2014

    [Book] R. Gonzalez, F. Rodriguez, J.L. Guzman; Autonomous Tracked Robots in Planar Off-Road Conditions. Modelling, Localization, and Motion Control. Springer, 2014. [Online access]
    More than 3000 chapter downloads (since April 2014)!
    [Journal] R. Gonzalez, L. Roca, F. Rodriguez; Economic Optimal Control applied to a Solar Seawater Desalination Plant; Computers and Chemical Engineering, Vol. 71, Pp. 554-562. 2014.
    [Abstract] [Online access]
    [Journal] J.L. Torres, R. Gonzalez, A. Gimenez, J. Lopez; Energy Management Strategy for Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicles. A Comparative Study; Applied Energy, Vol. 113, Pp. 816–824. 2014.
    [Abstract]   [Journal]     [Online access]
    [Patent] Guiding system for autonomous vehicles in greenhouses
    Applicants: University of Almeria (Spain), F. Rodriguez, J.G. Donaire, R. Gonzalez, A. Pawlowski, J. Sanchez-Hermosilla, J.L. Guzman, M. Berenguel, J.C. Lopez, E. Baeza, J.C. Gazquez, V. Plaza
    International Classification: G05D1/00 (2006.01)
    Publication number: ES2401509
    Grant Date: February 26, 2014
    [Online Information]  
    [Conference] J.G. Donaire, E. Gonzalez, R. Gonzalez, J.C. Moreno, F. Rodriguez; Development of a stereovision-based navigation strategy for mobile robots working in greenhouses, Ageng (International Conference on Agricultural Engineering), 2014, Zurich, Switzerland.
    [Conference]  
    [National conference] D. Rodríguez-Gracía, J.C. Moreno, F. Rodríguez, R. González, J.G. Donaire; Comparación de algoritmos de visión para la generación de trayectorías de robots móviles en el interior de invernaderos (Comparison of vision-based algorithms for generating trajectories for mobile robots working in greenhouses); I Symposium Nacional de Ingeniería Hortícola, 20-22 Febrero 2014, Orihuela, Spain.
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2013

    [Journal] R. Gonzalez, F. Rodriguez, J.L. Guzman, C. Pradalier, R. Siegwart; Control of Off-road Mobile Robots using Visual Odometry and Slip Compensation; Advanced Robotics, Vol. 27(11), 2013.
    [Abstract]   [Journal]   [Pdf]  
    [Journal] J. Sanchez-Hermosilla, R. Gonzalez, F. Rodriguez, J.G. Donaire; Mechatronic Description of a Laser Autoguided Vehicle for Greenhouse Operations; Sensors, Vol. 13, Pp. 769-784, 2013.
    [Abstract]   [Online access]  
    [Journal] R. Gonzalez, F. Rodriguez, J.L. Guzman, and M. Berenguel; Robust Constrained Economic Receding Horizon Control applied to the Two-time-scale Dynamics Problem of a Greenhouse; Optimal Control, Applications and Methods, 2013. DOI: 10.1002/oca.2080
    [Abstract]   [Online access]  
    [National conference] M. Godoy, R. Gonzalez, F. Rodriguez; Diseño Mecatrónico de un Robot Submarino de Bajo Coste para uso Docente (Mechatronic design of a low-cost submarine robot for teaching purposes); Jornadas de Automática, Septiembre 2013, Tarrasa, Spain.
    [Abstract]   [Conference]
    [National magazine] El reto de la movilidad limpia (The challenge of clean mobility)
    Revista Novaciencia: Actualidad Universitaria y Divulgación Científica
    Número 8. Octubre 2013
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2012

    [Journal] R. Gonzalez, A. Pawlowski, C. Rodriguez, J.L. Guzman, J. Sanchez-Hermosilla; Design and Implementation of an Automatic Pressure-Control System for a Mobile Sprayer for Greenhouse Applications; Spanish Journal of Agricultural Research, Vol. 10(4), 2012.
    [Abstract]   [Journal]     [Pdf]  
    [Journal] R. Gonzalez, F. Rodriguez, J.L. Guzman, C. Pradalier, R. Siegwart; Combined Visual Odometry and Visual Compass for Off-Road Mobile Robots Localization; Robotica, Vol. 30(6), 2012.
    [Abstract]   [Journal]   [Pdf]  
    [Conference] R. Gonzalez, J.G. Donaire, F. Rodriguez, A. Pawlowski; Guiding Strategy based on Laser and Template Matching for Autonomous Vehicles in Greenhouses, Ageng (International Conference on Agricultural Engineering), July 2012, Valencia, Spain.
    [Abstract]   [Pdf]   [Conference]  
    [Conference] V. Plaza, F. Rodriguez, R. Gonzalez; Vision System based on RGB Filter to Guide Autonomous Vehicles in Greenhouses, First RHEA International Conference on Robotics and Associated High-Technologies and Equipment for Agriculture, September 2012, Pisa, Italy.
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2011

    [Journal] R. Gonzalez, M. Fiacchini, T. Alamo, J.L. Guzman, F. Rodriguez; Online Robust Tube-based MPC for Time-Varying Systems: A Practical Approach; International Journal of Control, Vol. 86(6), 2011.
    [Abstract]   [Journal]   [Pdf]  
    [Journal] R. Gonzalez, M. Fiacchini, J.L. Guzman, T. Alamo, F. Rodriguez; Robust Tube-based Predictive Control for Mobile Robots in Off-Road Conditions; Robotics and Autonomous Systems, Vol. 59(10), 2011.
    [Abstract]   [Journal]   [Pdf]  
    [PhD Thesis] R. Gonzalez, Contributions to Modelling and Control of Mobile Robots in Off-Road Conditions, 2011, University of Almeria.
    [Abstract]  
    [Book chapter] R. Guirado, R. Gonzalez, F. Bienvenido, F. Rodriguez; Knowledge Modelling in Two-level Decision Making for Robot Navigation; Book: Advances in Robot Navigation, 2011, Intech Publisher.
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    [National conference] F. Rodriguez, R. Gonzalez, J. Sanchez, A. Gimenez, E. Baeza; Experiencias en Robotica Aplicada a Invernaderos (Experiences in Robotics applied to Greenhouses); III Workshop de Robotica: Robotica Experimental, Noviembre 2011, Sevilla, Spain.
    [Abstract]   [Pdf]   [Conference]
    [National conference] R. Gonzalez, F. Rodriguez, J.L. Guzman, M. Berenguel; Aplicación del Filtro de Kalman Indirecto a la Localización de Robots Móviles (Applying the Indirect Kalman Filter to Mobile Robot Localization); CEA Jornadas de Automatica, Septiembre 2011, Sevilla, Spain.
    [Abstract]   [Pdf]   [Conference]  
    [National magazine] Sistema de guiado para movimiento autonomo de vehiculos en entornos estructurados (Guiding system for autonomous vehicles working in structured environments)
    Revista Nexus: Revista de Transferencia de Resultados de Investigación
    Número 6. Noviembre 2011
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    [National magazine] Los robots de la UAL se instalan en el Parque de las Ciencias de Granada (Robots of the University of Almeria in the Science Museum of Granada)
    Revista Nexus: Revista de Transferencia de Resultados de Investigación
    Número 6. Noviembre 2011
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2010

    [Journal] R. Gonzalez, M. Fiacchini, T. Alamo, J.L. Guzman, F. Rodriguez; Adaptive Control for a Mobile Robot under Slip Conditions using an LMI-based Approach; European Journal of Control, Vol. 16(2), 2010.
    [Abstract]   [Journal]   [Pdf]  
    [Book chapter] J. Sanchez-Hermosilla, F. Rodriguez, R. Gonzalez, J.L. Guzman, M. Berenguel; A Mechatronics Description of an Autonomous Mobile Robot for Agricultural Tasks in Greenhouses; Book: Mobile Robots Navigation, 2010, Intech Publisher.
    [Abstract]   [Download]
    [Patent] Multipurpose Autonomous Vehicle for Working in a Greenhouse
    Applicants: University of Almeria (Spain), J. Sanchez-Hermosilla, F. Rodriguez, A. Sanchez, J.L. Guzman, R. Gonzalez, M. Berenguel
    International Classification: G05D1/02 (2006.01)
    Publication number: ES2329107
    Grant Date: September 7, 2010
    [Online Information]  
    [Conference] R. Gonzalez, F. Rodriguez, J.L. Guzman; Trajectory Tracking Control Algorithms and Localization Methods for Off-Road Mobile Robots, GeoFARMatics Workshop, November 2010, Cologne, Germany.
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    [National conference] R. Gonzalez, F. Rodriguez, J.L. Guzman, C. Pradalier, R. Siegwart; Arquitectura de Navegacion para Robots Moviles en Entornos Exteriores usando Visual Odometry para la Localizacion (Navigation Architecture based on Visual Odometry for Off-Road Mobile Robots ); CEA Jornadas de Automatica, Septiembre 2010, Jaen, Spain.
    [Abstract]   [Pdf]   [Conference]     Best Paper Award in Robotics
    [National conference] F.J. Martinez, R. Gonzalez, F. Rodriguez, J.L. Guzman; Laboratorio Virtual y Remoto para la Enseñanza de Robotica Paralela ( Virtual and Remote Lab for Teaching Parallel Robotics); CEA Jornadas de Enseñanza de la Ing. de Sistemas y Automatica, Junio 2010, Leon, Spain.
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2009

    [Journal] R. Gonzalez, F. Rodriguez, J. Sanchez-Hermosilla, J.G. Donaire; Navigation Techniques for Mobile Robots in Greenhouses; Applied Engineering in Agriculture, Vol. 25(2), Pp. 153 - 165, 2009.
    [Abstract]   [Journal]   [Pdf]  
    [Conference] R. Gonzalez, M. Fiacchini, J.L. Guzman, T. Alamo; Robust Tube-based MPC for Constrained Mobile Robots under Slip Conditions, IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, December 2009, Shangahi, China.
    [Abstract]   [Pdf]   [Conference]  
    [Conference] R. Gonzalez, M. Fiacchini, T. Alamo, J.L. Guzman, F. Rodriguez; Adaptive Control for a Mobile Robot under Slip Conditions using an LMI-based Approach, European Control Conference, August 2009, Budapest, Hungary, Pages: 1251 - 1256.
    [Abstract]   [Pdf]   [Conference]  
    [Conference] R. Gonzalez, F. Rodriguez, J.L. Guzman, M. Berenguel; Localization and Control of Tracked Mobile Robots under Slip Conditions, IEEE International Conference on Mechatronics, April 2009, Malaga, Spain.
    [Abstract]   [Pdf]   [Conference]  
    [Conference] R. Gonzalez, F. Rodriguez, J.L. Guzman, M. Berenguel; Comparative Study of Localization Techniques for Mobile Robots based on Indirect Kalman Filter, IFR International Symposium on Robotics, March 2009, Barcelona, Spain, Pages: 253 - 258.
    [Abstract]   [Pdf]   [Conference]  
    [Tech. report] R. Gonzalez; Results of my research stay at ASL, ETH Zurich.
    Supervisors: R. Siegwart, C. Pradalier and A. Krebs, 2009.
    - Development of a Task Scheduler for the CRAB rover
    - Localization of the CRAB rover using Visual Odometry
    [Pdf]   [ASL, ETH Zurich]   [CRAB rover]  
    [National conference] F. Parron, R. Gonzalez, F. Rodriguez, J.G. Donaire; Sistema de Localizacion para Robots Moviles basado en GPS. Aplicacion a Campos de Golf (GPS-based Localization of Mobile Robots. Application to Golf Courses); CEA Jornadas de Automatica, Septiembre 2009, Valladolid, Spain.
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2008

    [Conference] R. Gonzalez, F. Rodriguez, J.L. Guzman, M. Berenguel; Compensation of Sliding Effects in the Control of Tracked Mobile Robots, Portuguese Conference on Automatic Control (CONTROLO'08), July 2008, Vila Real, Portugal, Pages: 524 - 529.
    [Abstract]   [Pdf]   [Conference]  
    [Conference] M. Nachidi, F. Rodriguez, F. Tadeo, J.L. Guzman, R. Gonzalez; Modeling and Control of Nocturnal Temperature inside a Greenhouse using Takagi-Sugeno Fuzzy Models, Portuguese Conference on Automatic Control (CONTROLO'08), July 2008, Vila Real, Portugal, Pages: 518 - 523.
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    [National conference] F.J. Jimenez, J.C. Moreno, R. Gonzalez, J. Sanchez-Hermosilla; Sistema de Vision de Apoyo a la Navegacion de un Robot Movil en Internaderos (Vision-based System for Mobile Robots in Greenhouses); CEA Jornadas de Automatica, Septiembre 2008, Tarragona, Spain.
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    [National magazine] Un robot de la Universidad de Almería acapara la atención de los participantes en la Semana de la Ciencia ( A Robot from the University of Almeria captures the attention of the Science Week)
    Andalucía Investiga
    17 de Noviembre de 2008
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2007

    [Conference] R. Gonzalez, F. Rodriguez, J. Sanchez-Hermosilla, J.G. Donaire; Navigation Techniques for Mobile Robots in Greenhouses, AgriControl, September 2007, Osijek, Croatia, Pages: 159 - 164.
    [Abstract]   [Pdf]   [Conference]  
    [National conference] R. Gonzalez, F. Rodriguez, J. Sanchez-Hermosilla, J.G. Donaire; Experiencias en Sistemas de Navegacion de Robots Moviles para Tareas en Invernadero ( Experiences of Navigation Systems for Mobile Robots working in Greenhouses); AgroIngenieria, Septiembre 2007, Albacete, Spain.
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2006

    [National conference] R. Gonzalez, F. Rodriguez, J. Sanchez-Hermosilla, J.G. Donaire; Algoritmo de Navegacion Reactiva de Robots Moviles para Tareas Bajo Invernadero ( Reactive Navigation applied to Mobile Robots working in Greenhouses); CEA Jornadas de Automatica, Septiembre 2006, Almeria, Spain.
    [Abstract]   [Pdf]   [Conference]     Best Paper Award in Robotics
    [Master thesis] R. Gonzalez; Desarrollo de algoritmos de navegacion reactivos de robots moviles para tareas bajo invernadero ( Development of Reactive Navigation Algorithms applied to Mobile Robots working in Greenhouses); University of Almeria, July 2006, Almeria, Spain.
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UNPUBLISHED DOCUMENTS

    Presentation about Simultaneous Localization and Mapping [in Spanish]
    R. Gonzalez
    Year: 2007
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    Presentation about Robonaut: A robot for the International Space Station [in Spanish]
    R. Gonzalez
    Year: 2005
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