Publications

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Year: 2017
  • R. Campos and R. Garcia. Surface Meshing of Underwater Maps from Highly Defective Point Sets. Journal of Field Robotics, 2017. DOI: 10.1002/rob.21758
  • O. A. Codruta,  C. Ancuti, C. De Vleeschouwer, R. Garcia. A semi-global color correction for underwater image restoration. In ACM SIGGRAPH 2017 (SIGGRAPH '17), New York, NY, USA. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1145/3102163.3102237.
  • C. Ancuti, C. O. Ancuti, C. De Vleeschouwer, R. Garcia. LocallyAdaptive Color Correction for Underwater Dehazing and Image Matching, IEEE CVPR, 2017. NTIRE 2017 (Best Paper Award)
  • J. Escartin, C. Mével, S. Petersen, D. Bonnemains, M. Cannat, M. Andreani, N. Augustin, A. Bezos, V. Chavagnac, Y. Choi, M. Godard, K. Haaga, C. Hamelin, B. Ildefonse, J. Jamieson, B. John, T. Leleu, C. J. MacLeod, M. Massot-Campos, P. Nomikou, J. A. Olive, M. Paquet, C. Rommevaux, M. Rothenbeck, A. Steinfuhrer, M. Tominaga, L. Triebe, R. Campos, N. Gracias, R. Garcia, Tectonic structure, evolution, and the nature of oceanic core complexes and their detachment fault zones (13°20’N and 13°30’N, Mid Atlantic Ridge), Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems, April 2017 doi:10.1002/2016GC006775.
  • R. Garcia, N. Gracias, T. Nicosevici, R. Prados, N. Hurtos, R. Campos, J. Escartín, A. Elibol, R. Hegedus, L. Neumann, «Chapter 4. Exploring the Seafloor with Underwater Robots», in Computer Vision for Vehicle Technology: Land, Sea & Air (A. Lopez, A. Imiya, and T. Padjla, eds.), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK, Feb 2017, DOI: 10.1002/9781118868065.ch4
  • N. Gracias, R. Garcia, R. Campos, N. Hurtos, R. Prados, A. S. M. Shihavuddin, T. Nicosevici, A. Elibol, R. L. Neumann, J. Escartín, «Chapter 7. Application Challenges of Underwater Vision», in Computer Vision for Vehicle Technology: Land, Sea & Air (A. Lopez, A. Imiya, and T. Padjla, eds.), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK, Feb 2017, DOI: 10.1002/9781118868065.ch7
  • R. Prados, R. Garcia, N. Gracias, L. Neumann, H. Vågstøl, Real-time Fish Detection in Trawl Nets, Proc. of the MTS/IEEE OCEANS 2017 Conference, Aberdeen, UK, June 2017.
  • O. A. Codruta,  C. Ancuti, C. De Vleeschouwer, L. Neumann, R. Garcia. Color transfer for underwater dehazing and depth estimation. IEEE Int. Conference on Image Processing (IEEE ICIP) 2017.
  • K Istenič, V. Ila, L. Polok, N. Gracias and R. García, "Mission-time 3D Reconstruction with Quality Estimation", Proc. of the MTS/IEEE OCEANS 2017 Conference, Aberdeen, UK, June 2017.
Year: 2016
    Research Publications
  • A. Elibol, H. Shim, S. Hong, J. Kim, N. Gracias and R. Garcia, Online underwater optical mapping for trajectories with gaps, Intelligent Service Robotics, vol. 9, no. 3, pp 217–229. eISSN: 1861-2784, ISSN: 1861-2776. doi: 10.1007/s11370-016-0195-4 
  • J.D. Hernández, K. Istenič, N. Gracias, N. Palomeras, R. Campos, E. Vidal, R. García, M. Carreras, "Autonomous Underwater Navigation and Optical Mapping in Unknown Natural Environments". Sensors, no. 8:1174. 2016. doi:10.3390/s16081174
  • P. G. Fernandes, P. Copland, R. Garcia, T. Nicosevici, B. Scoulding. "Additional evidence for fisheries acoustics: small cameras and angling gear provide tilt angle distributions and other relevant data for mackerel surveys", ICES Journal of Marine Science, 2016. doi: 10.1093/icesjms/fsw091 
  • A. Elibol, J. Kim, N. Gracias, R. Garcia. "Fast Underwater Image Mosaicing through Submapping". Journal of Intelligent Robotic Systems, 1-21, 2016.
  • J. Escartin, F. Leclerc, M. Catherine, R. Campos, N. Gracias, N. Gracias, R. Garcia, et al.  "First direct observation of coseismic slip and seafloor rupture along a submarine normal fault and implications for fault slip history". Earth and Planetary Science Letters,  vol. 450, pp. 96–107, 2016. DOI: doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2016.06.024
  • J.M. Durden, T. Schoening, F. Althaus, A. Friedman, R. Garcia, et al. "Perspectives in visual imaging for marine biology and ecology: from acquisition to understanding". In R.N. Hughes, D.J. Hughes, I.P. Smith, A.C. Dale (Eds.), Oceanography and Marine Biology: An Annual Review, Vol. 54 (pp. 1-72): CRC Press. 2016. 
  • C. Ancuti, C. O. Ancuti, C. De Vleeschouwer, R. Garcia, A.C. Bovik. "Multi-scale Underwater Descattering", International Conference on Pattern Recognition (ICPR), Cancún, Mexico, 2016.
  • N. Gracias, R. Garcia, R. Campos, R. Prados, J. Bosch, A. Elibol, T. Nicosevici, L. Neumann, J. Quintana, Omnidirectional Underwater Surveying and Telepresence, Proceedings of the 7th International Workshop on Marine Technology (MARTECH), Instrumentation Viewpoint 19 Barcelona, Spain, 2016.
  • J. Bosch, P. Ridao, R. Garcia and N. Gracias, Towards omnidirectional immersion for ROV teleoperation, Proceedings of the XXXVII Jornadas de Automática, Madrid, Spain, 2016.
Educational Publications
  • A. Bikfalvi, R. Garcia, M. Falgàs, T. Bardera, P. Cornellà. "Do Motivated Teachers Generate more Motivated Students: A Classroom Investigation on Motivation and Engagement". Managing Innovation and Diversity in Knowledge Society Through Turbulent Time: Proceedings of the MakeLearn and TIIM Joint International Conference, Timisoara, Romania, 2016.
Year: 2015
    Research Publications
  • R. Campos, R. Garcia, P. Alliez, M. Yvinec. "A Surface Reconstruction Method for In-Detail Underwater 3D Optical Mapping". The International Journal of Robotics Research, vol. 34 no. 1 64-89, January 2015. eISSN: 1741-3176, ISSN: 0278-3649. DOI: 10.1177/0278364914546536
  • J. Escartin, T. Barreyre, M. Cannat, R. Garcia, N. Gracias, A. Deschamps, A. Salocchi, P.-M. Sarradin and V. Ballu, Hydrothermal activity along the slow-spreading Lucky Strike ridge segment (Mid-Atlantic Ridge): Distribution, heatflux, and geological controls, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, 431, p. 173 - 185, 2015, doi:10.1016/j.epsl.2015.09.025
  • R. Camilli, P. Nomikou, J. Escartin, P. Ridao, A. Mallios, S. P. Kilias, A. Argyraki, M. Andreani, V. Ballu, R. Campos, C. Deplus, T. Gabsi, R. Garcia, N. Gracias, N. Hurtós, L. Magí, C. Mével, M. Moreira, N. Palomeras, O. Pot, D. Ribas, L. Ruzié, D. Sakellariou. The Kallisti Limnes, carbon dioxide-accumulating subsea pools. Scientific Reports 5, Article number: 12152 (2015) doi:10.1038/srep12152
  • K. Korotkov, J. Quintana, S. Puig, J. Malvehy, R. Garcia. "A New Total Body Scanning System for Automatic Change Detection in Multiple Pigmented Skin Lesions". IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging, vol.34, no.1, pp.317-338, 2015. ISSN: 0278-0062. DOI: 10.1109/TMI.2014.2357715
  • M. Rastgoo, R. Garcia, O. Morel, F. Marzani. "Automatic differentiation of melanoma from dysplastic nevi," Computerized Medical Imaging and Graphics, vol. 43, pp.44-52, 2015. ISSN 0895-6111, DOI: 10.1016/j.compmedimag.2015.02.011.
  • J. Gich, J. Freixenet, R. Garcia, J.C. Vilanova, D. Genís, Y. Silva, X. Montalban and L. Ramió-Torrentà. "A new cognitive rehabilitation programme for patients with multiple sclerosis: the 'MS-line! Project'". Multiple Sclerosis Journal, vol. 21(10), pp. 1344–1348 2015. DOI: 10.1177/1352458514561905.
  • J. Gich, J. Freixenet, R. Garcia, J.C. Vilanova, D. Genís, Y. Silva, X. Montalban and L. Ramió-Torrentà. "A randomized, controlled, single-blind, 6-month pilot study to evaluate the efficacy of MS-Line!: a cognitive rehabilitation programme for patients with multiple sclerosis". Multiple Sclerosis Journal, vol. 21(10), pp. 1332–1343. 2015. DOI: 10.1177/1352458515572405.
  • G. Bianco, M. Muzzupappa, F. Bruno, R. Garcia, L. Neumann, "A new color correction method for underwater imaging", International Archives of the Photogrammetry Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences, 2015.
  • R. Prados, T. Nicosevici and R. Garcia. "Optical Data Processing in the Context of the PICMAR Project". Instrumentation Viewpoint, pp. 70-71, 2015. ISSN: 1886-4864.
  • T. Nicosevici, R. Prados and R. Garcia. "3D Data Processing for Underwater Inspection and Monitoring". Instrumentation Viewpoint, pp. 72-73, 2015. ISSN: 1886-4864.
  • P. Ridao, M. Carreras, D. Ribas, N. Gracias, R. Garcia. Survey and Intervention HROV. Proceedings of the XXXVI Jornadas de Automática - 2015 conference, Bilbao, Spain, September 2015
  • G. Bianco, M. Muzzupappa, F. Bruno, R. Garcia, L. Neumann. "A new color correction method for underwater imaging". ISPRS/CIPA Workshop on Underwater 3D Recording and Modelling, Piano di Sorrento (Napoli), Italy. 16-17 April 2015.
  • J.D. Hernandez, K. Istenic, N. Gracias, R. Garcia, P. Ridao and M. Carreras, Autonomous Seabed Inspection for Environmental Monitoring, Proceedings of the Second Iberian Robotics Conference - ROBOT'2015, Lisboa, Portugal, November 2015
Year: 2014
    Research Publications
  • A. Elibol, J. Kim, N. Gracias, R. Garcia. "Efficient Image Mosaicing for Multi-robot Visual Underwater Mapping", Pattern Recognition Letters. Vol. 46, pp. 20–26, 2014. DOI: 10.1016/j.patrec.2014.04.020
  • Ricard Prados, Rafael Garcia, László Neumann. "Image Blending Techniques and their Application in Underwater Mosaicing", Springer, 2014. ISBN 978-3-319-05557-2 (Book)
  • A. Elibol, N. Gracias, R. Garcia, J. Kim. "Graph Theory Approach for Match Reduction in Image Mosaicing", Journal of the Optical Society of America A. vol. 31, no. 4, pp. 773-782, 2014. ISSN: 1084-7529. DOI: 10.1364/JOSAA.31.000773
  • A.S.M. Shihavuddin, N. Gracias, R. Garcia, R. Campos, A. Gleason, B. Gintert. "Automated Detection of Underwater Military Munitions Using Fusion of 2D and 2.5D Features From Optical Imagery," Marine Technology Society Journal, 48(4), 2014. ISSN: 0025-3324. DOI: 10.4031/MTSJ.48.4.7
  • J. Escartin, S. A. Soule, D. J. Fornari, M. Cannat, D. Düsünür and R. Garcia, "Lucky Strike Seamount: Implications for the emplacement and rifting of segment-centered volcanoes at slow-spreading mid ocean ridges," Geochemistry, Geophysics and Geosystems, 15, pp. 4157–4179, 2014. ISSN: 1525-2027. DOI: 10.1002/2014GC005477.
  • R. Garcia, N. Gracias, R. Campos, R. Prados, L. Neumann, T. Nicosevici, J. Escartin. "3-D Mapping for the Characterization of the Seafloor using an Underwater Robot within the MUMAP Project," International Symposium on Naval Architecture and Maritime (INT-NAM), Istanbul, Turkey, 2014.
  • A. Elibol, J. Kim, N. Gracias, R. Garcia. "Towards automatic identification of mismatched image pairs through loop constraints", in Proceedings of SPIE Vol. 9025, 2014. doi:10.1117/12.2040778
  • G. Sancho, J. Miller, J. Escartín, T. Barreyre, R. Garcia. "Use of photomosaic images to characterize fish communities at the Lucky Strike hydrothermal vent site," Ocean Sciences Meeting 2014, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, 24-28 February 2014.
  • J. Escartín, D. Bonnemains, C. Mevel, M. Cannat, S. Petersen, N. Augustin, A. Bezos, V. Chavagnac, Y. Choi, M. Godard, K. Haaga., C. Hamelin, B. Ildefonse, J. W. Jamieson, B. E. John, T. Leleu, M. Massot-Campos , P. Nomikou, J.-A. L. Olive, M. Paquet, C. Rommevaux, M. Rothenbeck, A. Steinführer, M. Tominaga, L. Triebe, R. Garcia and R. Campos, Insights into the internal structure and formation of striated fault surfaces of oceanic detachments from in situ observations (13°20’N and 13°30’N, Mid-Atlantic Ridge), Fall AGU 2014 Meeting, San Francisco, USA, 15-19 Dec. 2014. (invited abstract)
  • J. Escartín, F. Leclerc, M. Cannat, S. Petersen, N. Augustin, A. Bezos, D. Bonnemains, V. Chavagnac, Y. Choi, M. Godard, K. Haaga., C. Hamelin, B. Ildefonse, J. W. Jamieson, B. E. John, T. Leleu, M. Massot-Campos, C. Mevel, P. Nomikou, J.-A. L. Olive, M. Paquet, C. Rommevaux, M. Rothenbeck, A. Steinführer, M. Tominaga, L. Triebe, R. Garcia, N. Gracias, N. Feuillet and C. Deplus, "Quantifying Coseismic Normal Fault Rupture at the Seafloor: The 2004 Les Saintes Earthquake (Mw 6.3) Along the Roseau Fault (French Antilles)," Fall AGU 2014 Meeting, San Francisco, USA, 15-19 Dec. 2014.
  • J. W. Jamieson, S. Petersen, N. Augustin, A. Steinführer, I. Yeo, J. Escartín and ODEMAR Scientific Party, "AUV- and ROV-based exploration of active and inactive seafloor massive sulfide deposits at the Semenov and Irinovskoe sites on the Mid-Atlantic Ridge," 43rd Conference of the Underwater Mining Institute, 21-28 Sep 2014, Lisbon, Portugal.
  • Escartín, J., ODEMAR Science Party, The 13°20’N and 13°30 ‘N detachments along the Mid-Atlantic Ridge : On the nature of the detachment fautl zone, its formation and evolution, and the links to hydrothermal activity, Geol. Soc. London Conf. On Geometry and growth of normal faults, London, UK, 23-25 June 2014.
Year: 2013
    Research Publications
  • R. Campos, R. Garcia, P. Alliez, M. Yvinec. "Splats-based Surface Reconstruction from Defect-Laden Point Sets", Graphical Models. Vol. 75, no. 6, pp. 346-361, 2013. ISSN: 1524-0703. DOI: 10.1016/j.gmod.2013.08.001
  • A. Elibol, N. Gracias and R. Garcia. "Fast Topology Estimation for Image Mosaicing using Adaptive Information Thresholding", Robotics and Autonomous Systems, vol. 61, no. 2, pp. 125–136, 2013. ISSN: 0921-8890. doi: 10.1016/j.robot.2012.10.010
  • T. Nicosevici and R. Garcia. "Efficient 3D Scene Modeling and Mosaicing", Springer, 2013. ISBN 978-3-642-36417-4 (Book)
  • L. Neumann, R. Garcia, J. Basa, R. Hegedus. "Acquisition and Visualization Techniques for Narrow Spectral Color Imaging", Journal of the Optical Society of America A. Vol. 30, no. 6, pp. 1039–1052, 2013. ISSN: 1084-7529. doi: 10.1364/JOSAA.30.001039
  • R. Prados, R. Garcia, L. Neumann. "Construcción Automática de Ortofotomapas: Una Aproximación Fotométrica," Revista Iberoamericana de Automática e Informática Industrial, vol. 10, no. 1, pp. 104-115, 2013. ISSN: 1697-7912.
  • A. Shihavuddin, N. Gracias, R. Garcia, A. C. R. Gleason and B. Gintert, "Image-Based Coral Reef Classification and Thematic Mapping". Remote Sensing, 5(4), pp. 1809-1841. 2013. ISSN 2072-4292. doi:10.3390/rs5041809
  • J. Escartin, R. Garcia, T. Barreyre, M. Cannat, N. Gracias, A. Shihavuddin, E. Mittelstaedt. "Optical methods to monitor temporal changes at the seafloor: The Lucky Strike deep-sea hydrothermal vent field (Mid-Atlantic Ridge)," IEEE International Underwater Technology Symposium, 2013. ISBN: 978-1-4673-5948-1 doi: 10.1109/UT.2013.6519838
  • R. Campos, N. Gracias, R. Prados, R. Garcia, "Merging bathymetric and optical cues for in detail inspection of an underwater shipwreck," Instrumentation Viewpoint, no. 15, pp. 67-68, 2013. ISSN 1886-4864
  • F. De Filippo, N. Gracias, R. Garcia, J. Ferrer, F. Bruno. "Incremental underwater mapping in 6DOF with stereo tracking," Instrumentation Viewpoint, no. 15, pp. 20-21, 2013. ISSN 1886-4864
  • P. Ridao, D. Ribas, N. Palomeras, M. Carreras, A. Mallios, N. Hurtós, N. Gracias, Ll. Magí, R. Garcia, R. Campos, R. Prados, J. Escartin. "Operational validation of Girona500 AUV," 5th International Workshop on Marine Technology, 2013.
  • N. Gracias, P. Ridao, R. Garcia, J. Escartin, M. L’Hour, F. Cibecchini, R. Campos, M. Carreras, D. Ribas, N. Palomeras, L. Magi, A. Palomer, T. Nicosevici, R. Prados, R. Hegedus, L. Neumann, F. de Filippo and A. Mallios. Mapping the Moon: Using a lightweight AUV to survey the site of the 17th Century ship ‘La Lune’. MTS/IEEE OCEANS Conference, Bergen, Norway, 2013. ISBN: 978-1-4799-0000-8. DOI: 10.1109/OCEANS-Bergen.2013.6608142
  • A. Shihavuddin, N. Gracias, R. Garcia, J. Escartin and R. Pedersen, Automated classification and thematic mapping of bacterial mats in the North Sea, MTS/IEEE OCEANS Conference, Bergen, Norway, 2013. ISBN: 978-1-4799-0000-8. DOI: 10.1109/OCEANS-Bergen.2013.6608111
  • A. Elibol, J. Kim, S-C. Yu, N. Gracias and R. Garcia, Match Elimination using Cycle Basis in Underwater Optical Mapping, MTS/IEEE OCEANS Conference, Bergen, Norway, 2013. ISBN: 978-1-4799-0000-8. DOI: 10.1109/OCEANS-Bergen.2013.6608034
  • P. Ridao, N.Gracias, M. Carreras, R. Garcia. "From Survey to Intervention- The challenges of 3D Mapping for Multipurpose Intervention", Workshop on Marine Robotics (EUROCAST'2013), 2013.
  • Educational Publications
  • I. Torra, D. Màrquez, T. Pagès, P. Solà, R. Garcia, F. Molina, A.-P. González, A. Sangrà. "Retos institucionales de la formación del profesorado universitario". Revista de Docencia Universitaria (REDU), vol. 11 no. 1, pp. 285-309, 2013. ISSN 1887-4592
  • N. Gracias and R. Garcia. Can we Trust Peer Grading in Oral Presentations? Towards Optimizing a Critical Resource Nowadays: Teacher’s Time, 5th International Conference on Education and New Learning Technologies (EDULEARN), Barcelona, Spain, July 2013
  • M. Soler, L. Escoda, S. Espinosa, C. Echazarreta, I. Ferrer, R. García, J. Puig. "Reflexions sobre la implantació de l’aprenentatge per projectes en un entorn transdisciplinar", UNIVEST, 2013.
Year: 2012
    Research Publications
  • T. Nicosevici, R. Garcia. "Automatic Visual Bag-of-Words for Online Robot Navigation and Mapping," IEEE Transactions on Robotics, vol. 28, no. 4, pp. 886-898, 2012. ISSN: 1552-3098. doi:10.1109/TRO.2012.2192013
  • R. Prados, R. Garcia, N. Gracias, J. Escartín, L. Neumann. "A Novel Blending Technique for Underwater Giga-Mosaicing," IEEE Journal of Oceanic Engineering, vol. 37, no. 4, pp. 626-644, 2012. ISSN 0364-9059. doi: 10.1109/JOE.2012.2204152
  • T. Barreyre, J. Escartin, R. Garcia, M. Cannat, E. Mittelstaedt, R. Prados. "Structure, temporal evolution, and heat flux estimates from a deep-sea hydrothermal field derived from seafloor image mosaics," Geochemistry, Geophysics and Geosystems, vol. 13, no. 4, pp. 1-29, 2012. ISSN: 1525-2027. doi:10.1029/2011GC003990
  • E. Mittelstaedt, J. Escartin, N. Gracias, J.-A. Olive, T. Barreyre, A. Davaille, M. Cannat, R. Garcia. "Quantifying diffuse and discrete venting at the Tour Eiffel vent site, Lucky Strike hydrothermal field" Geochemistry, Geophysics and Geosystems, vol. 13, no. 4, pp. 1-18, 2012. ISSN: 1525-2027. doi:10.1029/2011GC003991
  • A. Elibol, N. Gracias and R. Garcia. "Efficient Topology Estimation for Large Scale Optical Mapping", Springer, 2012. ISBN 978-3-642-30312-8 (Book)
  • K. Korotkov, R. Garcia. "Computerized analysis of pigmented skin lesions: A review" Artificial Intelligence in Medicine, vol. 56, no. 2, pp. 69–90, 2012. ISSN: 0933-3657. doi: 10.1016/j.artmed.2012.08.002
  • M. Carreras, P. Ridao, R. Garcia, D. Ribas, N. Palomeras. "Inspección visual subacuática mediante robótica submarina," Revista Iberoamericana de Automática e Informática Industrial, vol. 9, no. 1, pp. 34-45, 2012. ISSN: 1697-7912.
  • R. Garcia, "Challenges and Limitations of High-resolution Sea-floor Optical Mapping using UUVs". IFAC Workshop on Navigation, Guidance and Control of Underwater Vehicles (NGCUV 2012). Porto, Portugal, 2012. (Plenary Talk).
  • R. Prados, R. Garcia, N. Gracias, P. Ridao, J. Escartín, L. Neumann. "Construcción de Mapas Ópticos para la Caracterización del Fondo Marino", XXIII Jornadas de Automática, pp. 985-992, Vigo, Spain, 2012. ISBN: 978-84-8158-583-4
  • A. Shihavuddin, N. Gracias, R. Garcia. "Online Sunflicker Removal using Dynamic Texture Prediction". International Conference on Computer Vision Theory and Applications (VISSAP'2012), pp. 161-167, Rome (Italy). ISBN 978-989-8565-03-7.
  • A. Elibol, N. Gracias and R. Garcia, "Efficient Image Mosaicing for Optical Underwater Mapping," IEEE 20th Conference on Signal Processing and Communications Applications (SIU), Fethiye, Turkiye, 2012 (National conference and published in Turkish).
  • Nomikou, P.; Escartin, J.; Ridao, P.; Sakellariou, D.; Camilli, R.; Ballu, V.; Moreira, M.; Mevel, C.; Mallios, A.; Deplus, C.; Andreani, M.; Pot, O.; Garcia, R.; Rouzie, L.; Gabsi, T.; Campos, R.; Gracias, N.; Hurtos, Ν.; Magi, L.; Palomeras, N.; Ribas, D. Preliminary submarine monitoring of Santorini Caldera: Hydrothermal activity, and seafloor deformation Volcanism of the Southern Aegean in the frame of the broader Mediterranean area. Pòster, International Conference on Volcanism of the Southern Aegean (VOLSAM 2012), Santorini, Greece. 2012. (Abstract)
  • J. Quintana, R. Campos, R. Garcia, J. Freixenet, N. Gracias, S. Puig, J. Malvehy. "A novel acquisition device for Total Body Photography," World Congress of Dermoscopy. Brisbane, Australia. 2012. (Abstract)
  • Educational Publications
  • X. Cufí, M. Villanueva, A. El-Fakdi, R. Garcia, J. Massich. Team-Based Building of a Remotely Operated Robot as a Method to Increase Interest for Engineering among Secondary School Students, International Conference on Education and New Learning Technologies (EDULEARN'2012), pp. 4768-4775, Barcelona. ISBN: 978-84-695-3491-5
  • S. Espinosa, J. Puig, I. Ferrer, M. Soler, L. Escoda, C. Echazarreta, R. García. "Cómo adquirir competencias específicas y transversales a partir de los mass media. Una aplicación original de APP en la UdG," Vivat Academia, nº 117E, pp. 1473-1499, 2012. ISSN: 1575-2844
  • R. Garcia and N. Gracias. "Project-based Learning as a Motivating tool to Teach Computer Vision". IEEE Global Engineering Education Conference (EDUCON'2012), Marrakesh, Morocco, 2012. ISSN: 2165-9559. E-ISBN: 978-1-4673-1455-8. Print ISBN: 978-1-4673-1457-2. DOI: 10.1109/EDUCON.2012.6201174
  • R. García, J. Puig, C. Echazarreta, S. Espinosa, M. Soler, L. Escoda, I. Ferrer. "L'aprenentatge per projectes en un entorn multidisciplinar", International Congress on University Teaching and Innovation (CIDUI'2012), Barcelona, Spain, 2012. ISBN: 978-84-695-4073-2
  • C. Echazarreta, L. Escoda, S. Espinosa, I. Ferrer, R. García, J. Puig, M. Soler. "Hidden Science in a Kitchen: A Project-Based Learning (PBL) Interdisciplinary Experience Working Both Specific and Transversal Competencies," III European Conference on Information Technology in Education and Society (TIES), Barcelona, 2012.
  • C. Echazarreta, L. Escoda, S. Espinosa, I. Ferrer, R. García, J. Puig, M. Soler. "Quina ciència oculta la cuina?", 3as Jornadas de Bones Pràctiques, Girona, 2012. ISBN: 978-84-8458-400-1
Year: 2011
    Research Publications
  • A. Elibol, R. Garcia, N. Gracias. "A New Global Alignment Approach for Underwater Optical Mapping," Ocean Engineering, vol. 38, no. 10, pp. 1207-1219, 2011. ISSN: 0029-8018. DOI:10.1016/j.oceaneng.2011.05.013
  • J. Quintana, R. Garcia, L. Neumann. "A Novel Method for Color Correction in Epiluminescence Microscopy," Computerized Medical Imaging and Graphics, vol. 35, no. 7-8, pp. 646-652, October-December 2011. ISSN: 0895-6111. doi:10.1016/j.compmedimag.2011.03.006
  • R. Garcia, N. Gracias. Underwater Optical Mapping. 4th International Workshop on Marine Technology (Martech’11), Cádiz, Spain, 2011. ISSN 1697-2562 (BEST PRESENTATION AWARD)
  • J. Aulinas, Y. Petillot, X. Llado, J. Salvi, R. Garcia, "Vision-Based Underwater SLAM for the SPARUS AUV". 10th International Conference on Computer and IT Applications in the Maritime Industries, pp. 171-181, Berlin (Germany), May 2011.
  • A. Elibol, N. Gracias, R. Garcia, A. Gleason, B. Gintert, D. Lirman and R.P. Reid. "Efficient Autonomous Image Mosaicing with Applications to Coral Reef Monitoring". Proc. of the Workshop on Robotics for Environmental Monitoring held at IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), San Francisco, USA, pp. 50-57, September 2011.
  • R. Garcia, N. Gracias, "Detection of Interest Points in Turbid Underwater Images," IEEE OCEANS Conference, pp. 1-9, Santander, Spain, 2011. ISBN (print): 978-1-4577-0086-6. DOI: 10.1109/Oceans-Spain.2011.6003605.
  • R. Campos, R. Garcia, T. Nicosevici, "Surface reconstruction methods for the recovery of 3D models from underwater sites," IEEE OCEANS Conference, pp. 1-10, Santander, Spain, 2011. ISBN (print): 978-1-4577-0086-6. DOI: 10.1109/Oceans-Spain.2011.6003633
  • R. Prados, R. Garcia, J. Escartin, L. Neumann, "Challenges of Close-Range Underwater Optical Mapping," IEEE OCEANS Conference, pp. 1-10, Santander, Spain, 2011. ISBN (print): 978-1-4577-0086-6. DOI: 10.1109/Oceans-Spain.2011.6003501.
  • J. Aulinas, M. Carreras, X. Lladó, J. Salvi, R. Garcia, R. Prados, Y. Petillot. "Feature Extraction for Underwater Visual SLAM," IEEE OCEANS Conference, pp. 1-7, Santander, Spain, 2011. ISBN (print): 978-1-4577-0086-6. DOI: 10.1109/Oceans-Spain.2011.6003474
  • J. Aulinas, A. Fazlollahi, J. Salvi, X. Llado, Y. Petillot, J. Sawas, R. García. "Robust automatic landmark detection for underwater SLAM using side-scan sonar imaging". 11th International Conference on Mobile Robots and Competitions, pp. 22-27, Lisboa, Portugal, April 2011.
  • J. Escartin, R. Garcia, T. Barreyre and M. Cannat, "Long-term monitoring and quantification of fluid outflow at the seafloor using photomosaics: An example from the Lucky Strike Hydrothermal field," Deep Sea and Sub Seafloor Frontier. Workshop on Fluid flow in Arctic continental margins and sedimented ocean ridges, Tromso, Norway, 2011. (abstract)
  • J. Quintana, R. Campos, N. Gracias, J. Freixenet, R. Garcia. "3D Skin Mapping for Melanoma Detection," Medical Image Computing Conference (MICCAT2011). Barcelona. 2011.
  • Educational Publications
  • R. Garcia, J. Puig. "A Model for Improving the Quality of Student Internship Placements in Engineering Degrees," International Journal of Advanced Corporate Learning (iJAC), vol. 4, no. 1, pp. 4-11, 2011. ISSN: 1867-5565. DOI: 10.3991/ijac.v4i1.1518
  • M. Villanueva, X. Cufí, A. ElFakdi, P. Ridao and R. Garcia. "Attracting Talent to Increase Interest for Engineering among Secondary School Students," IEEE Global Engineering Education Conference (EDUCON'2011), Amman, Jordan, pp. 347-353, 2011. ISBN: 978-1-61284-642-2. DOI: 10.1109/EDUCON.2011.5773159
  • S. Espinosa, J. Puig, I. Ferrer, M. Soler, L. Escoda, C. Echazarreta, R. García. "Proyecto Arguiñano: una Fórmula para Adquirir Competencias Específicas y Transversales en un Entorno Multidisciplinar," Nuevas Fórmulas Docentes en el EEES, Capítulo XIV, pp. 243-262. Editorial: Visión Libros, 2011. ISBN: 978-84-9008-115-0
  • R. Garcia, J. Puig, J. Velayos, I. Villaescusa, M. Gispert, J. Xargayó, M. Fàbregas, J. Serarols, N. Mancebo. "Enterprise internships: modern fashion or real need?" UNIVEST International Conference, Girona, Spain, 2011. ISBN 978-84-8458-354-7
  • C. Echazarreta, L. Escoda, S. Espinosa, I. Ferrer, R. García, J. Puig, M. Soler. "Proyecto Arguiñano: una Fórmula para Adquirir Competencias Específicas y Transversales en un Entorno Multidisciplinar," Congreso Universitario Internacional sobre Contenidos, Investigación, Innovación y Docencia (CUICIID'2011), 2011. ISBN: 978-84-9008-114-3
  • M. Fàbregas, I. Villaescusa, M. Doblado, J. Velayos, M. Gispert, J. Xargayó, J. Serarols, R. Garcia, N. Mancebo. "La inserció universitaria dels alumnes de primer curs". Congrès Internacional UNIVEST, Girona, Spain, 2011. ISBN 978-84-8458-354-7 (in Catalan)
  • C. Echazarreta, L. Escoda, S. Espinosa, I. Ferrer, R. García, J. Puig, M. Soler. Xarxa d'innovació docent sobre Aprenentatge per Projectes: Projecte "La cuina de l'Arguiñano". 2es Jornades de Bones Pràctiques, Girona. pp. 1-5. Juliol 2011. ISBN 978-84-8458-361-5.
Year: 2010
  • J. Ferrer, R. Garcia. "Bias Reduction for Stereo Triangulation," Electronics Letters, vol. 46, no. 25, pp. 1665-1666, 2010. ISSN: 0013-5194. DOI: 10.1049/el.2010.2455
  • A. Elibol, N. Gracias, R, Garcia. "Augmented State-Extended Kalman Filter Combined Framework for Topology Estimation in Large Area Underwater Mapping," Journal of Field Robotics, vol. 27, no. 5, pp. 656-674, 2010. ISSN: 1556-4959. DOI: 10.1002/rob.20357
  • P. Ridao, M. Carreras, D. Ribas, R. Garcia. "Visual Inspection of Hydroelectric Dams using an AUV," Journal of Field Robotics, vol. 27, no. 6, pp. 759-778, 2010. ISSN: 1556-4959. DOI: 10.1002/rob.20351
  • R. Garcia, J. Puig. "Student Internship Placements: Improving the quality of engineering internship programmes," IEEE Global Engineering Education Conference (EDUCON'2010) (BEST PAPER AWARD), pp.91-98, Madrid, Spain. 2010. E-ISBN: 978-1-4244-6570-5, Print ISBN: 978-1-4244-6568-2. DOI: 10.1109/EDUCON.2010.5492592
  • P. Ridao, M. Carreras, R. Garcia, D. Ribas, J. Batlle. "Advancing Underwater Robotics," International Water Power and Dam Construction Magazine, vol. 62, pp. 40-43, 2010. ISSN: 0306-400X
  • T. Barreyre, J. Escartin, M. Cannat, R. Garcia, "Distribution, Structure and Temporal Variability of Hydrothermal Outflow at a Slow-Spreading Hydrothermal Field from Seafloor Image Mosaics," Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, vol. 74, no. 12, pp. A55, 2010. ISSN: 0016-7037.
  • R. Garcia, "20,000 photographs under the sea," Novática CEPIS Upgrade, European Journal for the Informatics Professional, vol. XI, no. 6, pp. 33-34, 2010. ISSN: 1684-5285.
  • J. Gich, L. Ramió-Torrentà, R. Menéndez, J. Freixenet, R. Garcia, J.C. Vilanova, D. Genís. "Eficacia de un programa de rehabilitación cognitiva para pacientes con esclerosis múltiple: proyecto EM-line!," Neurología, vol. 25, pp. 58, 2010. ISSN: 0213-4853. Abstracts of the LXII Reunión anual de la Sociedad Española de Neurología. (in Spanish)
  • A. Mallios, P. Ridao, R. Garcia, F. Maurelli, Y. Petillot. "On the closed-form covariance estimation for the pIC algorithm," 7th IFAC Symposium on Intelligent Autonomous Vehicles, pp. 473-478, Lecce, Italy, 2010. ISBN: 978-3-902661-87-6. DOI: 10.3182/20100906-3-IT-2019.00082
  • J. Escartin, R. Garcia, R. Prados, R. Campos, T. Barreyre and Bathyluck’09 Science Party, "Image seafloor mosaics: Acquisition, processing, and role on deep-sea observatory planning and implementation," Geophysical Research Abstracts, Vol. 12, EGU2010-A-10544, Vienna, Austria, 2010. ISSN (printed): 1029-7006. ISSN (electronic): 1607-7962. (Abstract)
Year: 2009
  • T. Nicosevici, N. Gracias, S. Negahdaripour, R. Garcia. "Efficient three-dimensional Scene Modeling and Mosaicing," Journal of Field Robotics, vol. 26, no. 10, pp. 759-788, 2009. (Special Issue: Three-Dimensional Mapping, Part 1). ISSN (Print): 1556-4959. ISSN (Online): 1556-4967. DOI: 10.1002/rob.20305.
  • T. Nicosevici, R. Garcia. "On-line Visual Vocabularies for Robot Navigation and Mapping". IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, pp. 205-212, St. Louis, USA, 2009. ISBN: 0-7803-7860-1. DOI: 10.1109/IROS.2009.5354392.
  • R. Campos, J. Ferrer, M. Villanueva, L. Magí, R. Garcia. "Trinocular System for 3D Motion and Dense Structure Estimation," Instrumentation Viewpoint, 2009. ISSN 1697-2562 (Print) 1886-4864 (Online).
  • O. Delaunoy, N. Gracias and R. Garcia. "Small Scale Underwater Change Detection". Instrumentation Viewpoint, 2009. ISSN 1697-2562 (Print) 1886-4864 (Online).
  • A. Elibol, N. Gracias and R. Garcia, "Match Selection in Batch Mosaicing using Mutual Information". Lecture Notes in Computer Science vol. 5524, Ed. Springer, pp. 104-111, 2009. 4th Iberian Conference on Pattern Recognition and Image Analysis (IbPRIA2009), Povoa do Varzim, Portugal, 2009. ISSN 0302-9743 (Print) 1611-3349 (Online). ISBN 978-3-642-02171-8 DOI 10.1007/978-3-642-02172-5_15
  • P. Ridao, M. Carreras, R. Garcia and D. Ribas. "AIRSUB: Recent Results in vision-based dam inspection with an AUV". Unmanned Underwater Vehicle Showcase, Southampton, U.K. 2009.
  • O. Delaunoy, N. Gracias and R. Garcia, "Small Scale Underwater Change Detection". Annual Conference of the American Society of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing. Baltimore, USA, 2009. (Abstract)
  • P. Ridao, M. Carreras, R. Garcia and D. Ribas. "AIRSUB: Recent Results in vision-based dam inspection with an AUV". II Workshop de Robótica ROBOT. 2009.

Year: 2008

  • J. Escartin, R. Garcia, O. Delaunoy, J. Ferrer, N. Gracias, A. Elibol, X. Cufí, L. Neumann, D.J.Fornari, S.E. Humphris, J. Renard. "Globally aligned photomosaic of the Lucky Strike hydrothermal vent field (Mid-Atlantic Ridge, 37º18.5'N): Release of georeferenced data, mosaic construction, and viewing software," Geochemistry, Geophysics and Geosystems, vol. 9, no. 12, pp. 12(1)-12(17), 2008. ISSN: 1525-2027. DOI: 10.1029/2008GC002204.
  • L. Neumann, R. Hegedus, G. Horvath and R. Garcia, "Applications of High Precision Imaging Polarimetry," Computational Aesthetics in Graphics, Eurographics Workshop on Computational Aesthetics in Graphics, Visualization, and Imaging, Eurographics Book Series, Ed. Springer, pp. 89-98, 2008. ISBN 987-3-905674-08-8
  • A. Elibol, B. Möller and R. Garcia, "Perspectives of Auto-Correcting Lens Distortions in Mosaic-Based Underwater Navigation". In Proc. of 23rd Int. Symposium on Computer and Information Sciences (ISCIS'08), Istanbul, Turkey, October 2008. ISBN: 978-1-4244-2880-9. DOI: 10.1109/ISCIS.2008.4717863
  • A. Elibol, R. Garcia, O. Delaunoy and N. Gracias, "A New Global Alignment Method for Feature Based Image Mosaicing," Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol. 5359. Proc. of the 4th International Symposium on Advances in Visual Computing (ISVC08), pp. 257-266, Las Vegas USA, Dec. 2008. ISBN:978-3-540-89645-6. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-540-89646-3_25.
  • N. Gracias, S. Negahdaripour, L. Neumann, R. Prados and R. Garcia, "A motion compensated filtering approach to remove sunlight flicker in shallow water images," Proc. of the MTS/IEEE Oceans 2008 Conference, Quebec City, Canada, Sep. 2008. ISBN: 978-1-4244-2619-5. DOI: 10.1109/OCEANS.2008.5152111
  • O. Delaunoy, N. Gracias and R. Garcia. "Towards detecting changes in underwater image sequences," MTS/IEEE Techno-Ocean Conference (Oceans'08), Kobe, Japan, Apr. 2008. ISBN: 978-1-4244-2125-1. DOI: 10.1109/OCEANSKOBE.2008.4531004
  • T. Nicosevici and R. Garcia. "On-line robust 3D Mapping using structure from motion cues," MTS/IEEE Techno-Ocean Conference (Oceans'08), Kobe, Apr. 2008. ISBN: 978-1-4244-2125-1. DOI: 10.1109/OCEANSKOBE.2008.4531022
  • J. Soler, R. Garcia, J.L. Marzo, J. Suy, S. Thió. "Pràctiques en empreses en els estudis d'informàtica: dels convenis de cooperació educativa a les estades en entorns laborals", Congreso Internacional UNIVEST, Girona, 2008. (in Catalan)

Year: 2007

Year: 2006
  • M. Carreras, P. Ridao, R. Garcia and J. Batlle, "Behavioural Control of Unmanned Underwater Vehicles", in: Advances in Unmanned Marine Vehicles. Robert Sutton and Geoff Roberts (Eds.). IEE Control Engineering Series. pp. 67-86. 2006. ISBN: 0863414508
  • R. Garcia, X. Cufi, P. Ridao and M. Carreras, "Constructing Photo-mosaics to Assist UUV Navigation and Station-keeping," Chapter 9 in: Robotics and Automation in the Maritime Industries, iIAI-CSIC. J. Aranda, P. Gonzalez de Santos and J. M. de la Cruz (Eds.)., Ed. PGM, pp. 195-234, 2006. ISBN-10: 84-611-3915-1
  • M. Cannat, N. Le Bris, R. Santos, J.M. Miranda, N. Holm, N. Dubilier, P. Favali, D. Connelly, A. Schultz, P. Dando, R. Garcia, F. Dehairs, P. Tarits, F. Gaill. MOMARnet: MOnitoring deep sea floor hydrothermal environments on the Mid Atlantic Ridge: A Marie Curie Research Training Network funded by the European Commission, Geophysical Research Abstracts, Vol. 8, 07398, 2006. ISSN (printed): 1029-7006. ISSN (electronic): 1607-7962.
  • O. Delaunoy, A. Elibol, R. Garcia, J. Escartin, D. Fornari, S. Humphris, Generation of High-Resolution Geo-referenced Photo-Mosaics From Navigation Data, Eos Trans. AGU, 87(52), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract OS31B-1640, 2006.
  • R. Garcia, R. Prados, T. Nicosevici, F. Garcia, C. Matabosch, Dense 3D Modelling of Underwater Structures Using an Optical Sensor, Eos Trans. AGU, 87(52), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract OS31B-1641, 2006.

Year: 2005
  • V. Ila, R. García, X. Cufí, J. Batlle, "Interest Point Characterisation through Textural Analysis for Rejection of Bad Correspondences," Pattern Recognition Letters. Vol. 26, No. 10, pp. 1587-1596, 2005. ISSN: 0167-8655. DOI:10.1016/j.patrec.2005.01.008
  • S. Negahdaripour, R. Prados, R. Garcia, "Planar homography: accuracy analysis and applications," IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP), Genova (Italy), vol. 1, pp. 1089-1092, 2005. ISBN: 0-7803-9134-9. DOI: 10.1109/ICIP.2005.1529944
  • V. Ila, R. García, F. Charot, , "VLSI Architecture for an Underwater Robot Vision System," IEEE OCEANS-Europe Conference (OCEANS), Brest (France), vol. 1, pp. 674-679, 2005. ISBN: 0-7803-9103-9 DOI: 10.1109/OCEANSE.2005.1511795
  • T. Nicosevici, S. Negahdaripour, R. García, "Monocular-Based 3-D Seafloor Reconstruction and Ortho-Mosaicing by Piecewise Planar Representation," MTS/IEEE OCEANS Conference (OCEANS), Washington, USA, 2005. ISBN: 0-933957-34-3. DOI: 10.1109/OCEANS.2005.1639931.
  • R. Garcia, X. Cufí, R. Prados, A. Elibol, J. Ferrer, M. Villanueva, T. Nicosevici, "Georeferenced Photo-Mosaicing of the Seafloor", Instrumentation Viewpoint Journal, no. 4, 2005. ISSN 1697-2562
  • R. Garcia, J. Ferrer, R. Prados, M. Villanueva, J. Escartin, "Photo-mosaicing for environmental characterization: why is it so difficult?" International MoMAR Implementation Workshop, Lisbon (Portugal) Apr. 2005.

Year: 2004
  • J. Batlle, P. Ridao, R. Garcia, M. Carreras, X. Cufí, A. El-Fakdi, D. Ribas,T. Nicosevici, E. Batlle, G. Oliver, A. Ortiz, J. Antich, "URIS: Underwater Robotic Intelligent System", in: Automar, Instituto de Automática Industrial, CSIC, J. Aranda and M. A. Armada and J. M. de la Cruz (Eds.). Chapter 11, pp. 177-203, 2004.
  • C. Matabosch, J. Salvi, X. Pinsach, and R. Garcia, "Surface Registration from Range Image Fusion," IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), vol. 1, pp. 678-683, New Orleans, USA, 2004. ISSN: 1050-4729. ISBN: 0-7803-8232-3. DOI: 10.1109/ROBOT.2004.1307227
  • V. Ila, R. García, J. Batlle, "Reconfigurable Architecture to Estimate Motion of an Underwater Vehicle". Journal of Control Engineering and Applied Informatics, vol. 6, no. 2., pp. 9-14, 2004.
  • V. Ila, R. García, F. Charot, J. Batlle, "Proposal of a Parallel Architecture for a Motion Detection Algorithm," IEEE International Conference on Pattern Recognition, ICPR'2004, pp. 797-800, Cambridge (U.K.) Aug. 2004. ISSN: 1051-4651. ISBN: 0-7695-2128-2. DOI: 10.1109/ICPR.2004.1334337
  • V. Ila, R. García, F. Charot, J. Batlle, "FPGA Implementation of a Vision-Based Motion Estimation Algorithm for an Underwater Robot", Lecture Notes in Computer Science vol. 3203. Field Programmable Logic and its Applications (FPL), Antwerp (Belgium), pp. 1152-1154, Aug. 2004. ISBN: 978-3-540-22989-6. ISSN: 0302-9743 (Print) 1611-3349 (Online). DOI: 10.1007/b99787
  • V. Ila, R. García, J. Batlle, "Reconfigurable Architecture to Estimate the Motion of an Underwater Vehicle", International Conference on Automation, Quality and Testing, Robotics, AQTR'2004, pp. 67-73, Cluj-Napoca (Rumania), May 2004.
  • T. Nicosevici, R. García, M. Carreras, M. Villanueva, "A Review of Sensor Fusion Techniques for Underwater Vehicle Navigation", MTS/IEEE OCEANS, Kobe (Japan), Vol. 3, pp. 1600-1605, Nov. 2004. ISBN: 0-7803-8669-8. DOI: 10.1109/OCEANS.2004.1406361

Year: 2003
  • R. Garcia, X. Cufí and V. Ila, "Recovering Camera Motion in a Sequence of Underwater Images through Mosaicking", Lecture Notes in Computer Science no. 2652, pp. 255-262, Eds. Springer-Verlag, 2003. ISBN: 978-3-540-40217-6. ISSN: 0302-9743 (Print) 1611-3349 (Online). DOI: 10.1007/b12122.
  • R. Garcia, T. Nicosevici, P. Ridao and D. Ribas, "Towards a Real-Time Vision-Based Navigation System for a Small-Class UUV". IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), Las Vegas (USA), pp. 818-823, Oct. 2003. ISBN: 0-7803-7860-1. DOI: 10.1109/IROS.2003.1250730.
  • R. Garcia, X. Cufí, M. Carreras and P. Ridao, "Correction of Shading Effects in Vision-Based UUV Localization". IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), Taipei, Taiwan, vol. 1, pp. 989-994, 2003. ISSN: 1050-4729. ISBN: 0-7803-7736-2.
  • M. Carreras, P. Ridao, R. Garcia and T. Nicosevici, "Vision-based localization of an underwater robot in a structured environment". IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), Taipei, Taiwan, vol. 1, pp. 971-976, 2003. ISSN: 1050-4729. ISBN: 0-7803-7736-2.
  • J. Pagès, J. Salvi, R. Garcia and C. Matabosch, "Overview of coded light projection techniques for automatic 3D profiling" IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), Taipei, Taiwan, vol. 1, pp. 133-138, 2003. ISSN: 1050-4729. ISBN: 0-7803-7736-2.
  • J. Batlle, T. Nicosevici, R. Garcia, and M. Carreras, "ROV-aided dam inspection: Practical results". 6th IFAC Conference on Manoeuvring and Control of Marine Crafts (MCMC), pp. 309-312, Girona, Spain, 2003. Ed. Elsevier. ISSN: 1474-6670. ISBN: 0-08-044033 9.
Year: 2002
  • R. Garcia, J. Batlle and J. Salvi, "A New Approach to Pose Detection Using a Trinocular Stereovision System", Real-Time Imaging, vol. 8, no. 2, pp. 73-93, Apr. 2002. ISSN 1077-2014. DOI:10.1006/rtim.2001.0236
  • X. Cufí, R. Garcia and P. Ridao, "An Approach to Vision-Based Station Keeping for an Unmanned Underwater Vehicle," IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), vol. 1, pp. 799-804, Lausanne, Switzerland, 2002. ISBN: 0-7803-7398-7. DOI: 10.1109/IRDS.2002.1041488.
  • R. Garcia, J. Puig, P. Ridao and X. Cufi, "Augmented State Kalman Filtering for AUV Navigation," IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), vol. 4, pp. 4010-4015, Washington DC, 2002. ISBN: 0-7803-7272-7. DOI: 10.1109/ROBOT.2002.1014362
  • R. Garcia, T. Nicosevici and X. Cufí, "On the Way to Solve Lighting Problems in Underwater Imaging," IEEE OCEANS Conference (OCEANS), pp. 1018-1024, Biloxi, Mississipi, 2002. ISBN: 0-7803-7534-3. DOI: 10.1109/OCEANS.2002.1192107.
  • V. Ila, J. Batlle, X. Cufí and R. Garcia, "Recent Trends in FPAA Devices," in Book: Recent Trends in Multimedia Information Processing. (Ed.) P. Liatsis, World Scientific Publishing Co. Proc. of the International Workshop on Systems, Signals and Image Processing (IWSSIP), pp. 186-190. Manchester, UK, Nov. 2002. ISBN: 981-238-243-7(print) 978-981-277-626-6(ebook)
  • J. Freixenet, P. Planiol, J. Martí, R. García, J. Batlle, R. Bassaganyas, "Cluster-Shape Characterization of Microcalcifications," IEE Digest 2002, IEE Colloquium on Medical Applications of Signal Processing, pp. 5/1-5/5. London, UK. Oct. 2002. DOI:10.1049/ic:20020283
  • M. Carreras, P. Ridao, R. Garcia and Z. Ursulovici, "Learning Reactive Robot Behaviors with a Neural-Q_Learning Approach," Cinquè Congrés Català de Intel·ligència Artificial, Castellón, Spain, 2002.
  • J. Martí, J. Freixenet, X. Cufí, X. Muñoz, J. Batlle, R. García, X. Lladó. "L'assignatura de visió per computador. Elaboració i Muntatge d'un conjunt de pràctiques que reflecteixen la realitat de l'entorn industrial". La Innovació docent a la Universitat de Girona. Presentació de projectes d'innovació docent. Diversitas [38]. Universitat de Girona: Institut de Ciències de l'Educació Josep Pallach. March 2003. ISBN: 84-8458-183-7 (in Catalan)

Year: 2001
  • R. Garcia, X. Cufi and M. Carreras, "Estimating the motion of an underwater robot from a monocular image sequence," IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), vol. 3, pp. 1682-1687, Maui, Hawaii, 2001. ISBN: 0-7803-7398-7. DOI: 10.1109/IROS.2001.977220
  • R. Garcia, J. Batlle and X. Cufi, "A System to Evaluate the Accuracy of a Visual Mosaicking Methodology," MTS/IEEE OCEANS Conference, vol. 4, pp. 2570-2576, Honolulu, Hawaii, 2001. ISBN: 0-933957-28-9. DOI: 10.1109/OCEANS.2001.968405.
  • R. Garcia, X. Cufí and  J. Batlle, "Detection of Matchings in a Sequence of Underwater Images through Texture Analysis," IEEE International Conference on Image Processing (ICIP), vol. 1, pp. 361-364, Thessaloniki, Greece, 2001. ISSN: 1522-4880. ISBN: 0-7803-6725-1. DOI: 10.1109/ICIP.2001.959028
  • R. Garcia, J. Batlle, X. Cufí and J. Amat, "Positioning an Underwater Vehicle through Image Mosaicking," IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), vol. 3, pp. 2779-2784, Seoul, Rep.of Korea, 2001. ISSN: 1050-4729. ISBN: 0-7803-6576-3. DOI: 10.1109/ROBOT.2001.933043
  • X. Cufí, R. Garcia, "Image Stabilisation based on Mosaics," Workshop on European Scientific and Industrial Collaboration (WESIC), Enschede, The Netherlands, 2001. ISBN 90-365-16102
  • J. Pagès, J. Forest, J. Salvi and R. García, "An accurate pallet pose estimation for guiding autonomous forklift vehicles," Workshop on European Scientific and Industrial Collaboration (WESIC), Enschede, The Netherlands, 2001. ISBN 90-365-16102
  • L. Pacheco, X. Cufí and R. Garcia, "Navegación autónoma del robot móvil ROGER basada en estrategias de control difusas," Seminario Anual de Automàtica Industrial e Instrumentación (SAAEI), Matanzas, Cuba, Sep. 2001.(in Spanish)
  • R. Garcia, X. Cufí, X. Muñoz, L. Pacheco, J. Batlle, "An Image Mosaicking Method based on the Integration of Grey Level and Textural Features," IX Spanish Symposium on Pattern Recognition and Image Analysis (SNRFAI), Vol. II, pp. 243-248. Benicassim, Castellón, 2001. ISBN: 84-8021-351-5
  • P. Planiol, J. Martí, R. Garcia, J. Español. "Higiea: a Mammographic Analysis System using Computer Vision Techniques," IX Spanish Symposium on Pattern Recognition and Image Analysis (SNRFAI), Vol. II, pp. 87-92. Benicassim, Castellón, 2001. ISBN: 84-8021-351-5
  • J. Martí, J. Freixenet, X. Cufí, X. Muñoz, J. Batlle, R. Garcia, X. Lladó, "Visió per Computador. Elaboració i muntatge d'un conjunt de pràctiques que reflecteixin la realitat del món industrial”. La innovació docent a la Universitat de Girona: presentació de projectes d'investigació docent. Ed. ICE Josep Pallach, pp.57-67, 2001. ISBN:84-8458-183-7. (in Catalan)

Year: 2000
  • A. Oller, J.Ll. de La Rosa, R. Garcia, J.A. Ramon and A. Figueras, "Micro-Robots Playing Soccer Games: A Real Implementation Based on a Multi-Agent Decision-Making Structure", Int. Journal on Intelligent Automation and Soft Computing, vol. 6, no.1, pp. 67-74, 2000. ISSN: 1079-8587
  • R. Garcia, J. Batlle, Ll. Magí and Ll. Pacheco, "Seguimiento de Múltiples Objetos: un Enfoque Predictivo", Revista Electrónica de Visión por Computador (REVC), no. 1, 2000. (in Spanish)
  • J.L. de la Rosa, R. García, B. Innocenti, I. Muñoz, A. Figueras, J.A. Ramon, "Rogi 2 Team Description". RoboCup-99: Robot Soccer World Cup III. Lecture Notes in Computer Science no. 1856. Veloso, Pagello and Kitano (Eds.),Springer Verlag, pp. 153-159, 2000. ISBN 3-540-41043-0, ISSN: 0302-9743. DOI: 10.1007/3-540-45327-X_80
  • R. García, X. Cufí, Ll. Pacheco, "Image Mosaicking for Estimating the Motion of an Underwater Vehicle," 5th IFAC Conference on Manoeuvring and Control of Marine Crafts (MCMC), Aalborg, Denmark, 2000.
  • J. Martí, J. Freixenet, R. García, J. Español, E. Golobardes, M. Salamó, "Classification of Microcalcifications in Digital Mammograms Using Case-Based Reasoning," 5th International Workshop on Digital Mammography (IWDM'00), Toronto (Canada), pp. 285-294, 2000. ISBN: 1-930524-00-5.

Year: 1999
  • X. Armangué, R. García, J. Batlle, X. Cufí, J.Ll. De La Rosa, P. Ridao, "Implementació d"un Algorisme Paral·lel de Seguiment de Múltiples Microrobots Mitjançant VHDL," 2on Congrès Català d"Intel.ligència Artificial (CCIA), Girona, 1999.
  • J. Forest, J. Español, C. Barceló, R. Garcia, J. Martí, "Microcalcification Analysis Using Shape Features," VIII Symposium Nacional de Reconocimiento de Formas y Análisis de Imágenes (SNRFAI), Bilbao, Spain, 1999.
  • R. Garcia, J. Batlle, L. Magí, Ll. Pacheco, "Multiple Object Tracking: A Predictive Approach," VIII Symposium Nacional de Reconocimento de Formas y Análisis de Imágenes (SNRFAI), vol 1, pp. 353-360, Bilbao, Spain, 1999.
  • R. Garcia, J. Batlle, M. Carreras, "Real-Time Tracking of Mobile Robots in Structured Environments," The Automation Conference: Novelties and Prospects, Varsovia, Poland, 1999.
Year: 1998
  • A. Oller, R. Garcia, J.A. Ramon, A. Figueras, S. Esteva, J.Ll. de la Rosa, J.M. Humet and E. del Acebo, "Description of Rogi Team", pp. 286-294, Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence no. 1395, Eds. Springer-Verlag, 1998.
  • R. Garcia, J.Ll. de la Rosa, A. Oller, et al., "A Fast Vision System for Tracking in Robotic Soccer", IEEE Proceedings on Micro-Robot World Cup Soccer Tournament, Paris 1998. R. J. Stonier (ed).
  • J. Español, C. Barceló, J. Martí, M. Osorio, S. Thió, F. Castañer, J. Forest, R. García, J. Salvi, "Microcalcification evaluation based on shape parameters" in Proceedings of the 4th International Workshop on Digital Mammography. Nijmegen, The Netherlands, June 1998.
  • Ll. Pacheco, R. Garcia, X. Cufi, J. Freixenet. "Desarrollo de un Sistema de Deteccion de Balizas de Colores para la Navegación de un Robot Autónomo", in Proceedings of the Seminario Anual de Automatica, Electrónica Industrial e Instrumentación (SAAEI'98), pp. 547-550. Pamplona, Spain. Sept. 1998. (in Spanish)
  • J. Batlle, R. García, J. Forest, "Specialized Processor for 3D Real-Time Tracking of Moving Objects Using The Knowledge Of Their Chromatic Components", Proceedings Of Spie 12th Anual International Symposium On Aerospace/Defense Sensing, Simulation And Controls, Vol. 3365, Orlando, Florida, USA, 1998.
  • P. Ridao, J. Forest, L. Pacheco, R. García, X. Cufí, "Sensorial and Navigation Systems for a Mobile Robot (Roger)", Proceedings of the 3rd IFAC Symposium on Intelligent Autonomous Vehicles, Madrid, Spain, 1998.

Year: 1997 and previous
  • A. Oller, R. García, J.A. Ramon, A. Figueras, J.  Ll. De la Rosa, "Cooperación Entre Robots Basada en un Planteamiento Multi-Agente con Herramientas CACSD", Proceedings of the XVIII Jornadas de Automática. Girona, pp. 215-220, 1997. ISBN: 84-88762-76-3 (in Spanish)
  • A. Oller, R. García, J.A. Ramon, A. Figueras, J.  Ll. De la Rosa "Cooperation Among Robots by Means of Multi-Agent Decision Making Framework under MATLAB/SIMULINK". IEEE Proceedings on Micro-Robot World Cup Soccer Tournament, (MIROSOT'97), Taejon, Korea, 1997.
  • R. García, J. Batlle, R. Bishoff, "Architecture Of An Object-Based Tracking System Using Color Segmentation", 3rd International Workshop in Signal and Image Processing (IWISP'96), Manchester, U. K., 1996.
  • R. García, J. Salvi, L. Pacheco, "Una Plataforma para la Experimentación", Seminario Anual de Automática y Electrónica Industrial (SAAEI'96), vol. 1, pp. 467-470 Zaragoza, Spain, 1996. ISBN: 84-8499-564-X. (in Spanish)
  • J. Salvi, L. Pacheco, R. García, "ROGER: A Mobile Robot for Research Experimentations", World Automotion Congress (WAC'96), Montpellier, France, 1996.
  • J. Forest, R. García, J. Salvi, "Position, Orientation Detection and Control of Mobile Robots through Real Time Colour Processing", World Automotion Congress (WAC'96), Montpellier, France, 1996.
  • J. Batlle, R. García, J. Forest, X. Cufí, "Presentation of a Robot-Prototype: R.O.G.E.R." Intelligent Autonomous Vehicles (IAV'95), Espoo-Helsinki, 1995.
  • J. Batlle, J. Forest, R. García, A. B. Martínez, "Colour Specialised Processor for Helping Blind People in Sportive and Recreative Activities", International Conference The City And The Handicapped, Barcelona, Spain, 1995.