Maggie

Maggie is a personal social robot built by the Robotics Lab (University Carlos III of Madrid). It is a research platform to study human robot interaction and robot intelligence and autonomy.

Hello! my name is Maggie and everybody says that I am a very funny and clever robot. I was born in spring 2005. My fathers and mothers (oh yes, I have many of them!) say that my creation was a very hard process. It took almost two years. Here are some photos.

I am 1.4 m high. I can move my body, arms, head and eyes; and I can talk and recognise voice. I have many sensors: IR, US and laser range finders; TV cameras and tactile sensors on my body.

People can communicate with me by talking, using gestures and also touching me. I also have a touching screen on my chest.

I am very young and my skills are still very limited, but my parents are working hard to give me new capacities.

I am a personal robot. That means that I am a robot created to be close to people, to entertain and help them.

I love playing. My first public presentation took place in Campus Party 2005 and was broadcasted by many TV channels (see movies).

Pictures and movies

Books
- M.A.Salichs; R.Barber; M.Malfaz. The Industrial Electronics Handbook. Control and Mechatronics. Chapter: 39. Mobile Robots. pp.1-13. ISBN: 978-1-4398-0287. CRC Press. 2011.
- R.Barber; V.Egido; M.Malfaz; M.A.Salichs. Design and Control of Intelligent Robotic Systems. Chapter: Path planning inspired on emotional intelligence. pp.119-132. ISBN: 978-3-540-89932. Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg. 2009.
- J.Salichs; A.Castro-González; M.A.Salichs. Progress in Robotics. Communications in Computer and Information Science 44. Chapter: Infrared Remote Control with a Social Robot. pp.86-95. ISBN: 978-3-642-03985. Springer. 2009.
- R.Pacheco; R.Barber; M.A.Salichs. Robots Personales y Asistenciales. Chapter: Desarrollo de un sistema de detecci¶on de caras y gestos para el robot personal Maggie. pp.77-96. ISBN: 978-84-691-3824. Universidad Carlos III de Madrid. 2008.
- R.Rivas; R.Barber; A.Corrales; M.A.Salichs. Arquitecturas de Control para Robots. Chapter: Arquitectura software de un robot personal. pp.101-115. ISBN: 978-84-7484-196. Universidad Polit¶ecnica de Madrid. 2007.
- A.Corrales; M.A.Salichs. Book Title: Progress in Robotics. Title: Integration of a RFID System in a Social Robot. A. Corrales and M.A. Salichs. Book Series Title: Communications in Computer and Information Science Copyright: 2009 Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg Isbn: 978-3-642-03986-7. Pages: 63-- 73 Volume: 44 . ISBN: . . 0000.
- A.Corrales; R.Rivas; M.A.Salichs. Robots Personales y Asistenciales. Capítulo 4: Habilidad de adquisición de información web para el robot personal Maggie. A. Corrales, R.Rivas y M.A. Salichs. Universidad Carlos III de Madrid. ISBN: 978-84-691-3824-3 . ISBN: . . 0000.
Journal publications
- A.Corrales; M.Malfaz; M.A.Salichs. Signage system for the navigation of autonomous robots in indoor environments. IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics.(Online). Vol. 10. No. 1. pp.680-688. 2014.
- A.Castro-González; M.Malfaz; M.A.Salichs. An autonomous social robot in fear. IEEE Transactions on Autonomous Mental Development (Online). Vol. 5. No. 2. pp.135-151. 2013.
- A.Ramey; M.Malfaz; M.A.Salichs. Fast 3D Cluster-tracking for a Mobile Robot using 2D Techniques on Depth Images. Cybernetics and Systems: An International Journal (Online). Vol. 44. No. 4. pp.325-350. 2013.
- V.Gonzalez; M.Malfaz; M.A.Salichs. Teaching Human Poses Interactively to a Social Robot. Sensors (Online). Vol. 13. No. 9. pp.12406-12430. 2013.
- F.Alonso; J.F.Gorostiza; M.Malfaz; M.A.Salichs. Multimodal Fusion as Communicative Acts during Human–Robot Interaction. Cybernetics and Systems: An International Journal (Online). Vol. 44. No. 8. pp.681-703. 2013.
- F.Alonso; M.Malfaz; J.F.Gorostiza; M.A.Salichs. A Multimodal Emotion Detection System during Human–Robot Interaction. Sensors (Online). Vol. 13. No. 11. pp.15549-15581. 2013.
- M.A.Salichs; M.Malfaz. A new approach to modelling emotions and their use on a decision making system for artificial agent. IEEE Transactions on Affective Computing (Online) . Vol. 3. No. 1. pp.56-68. 2012.
- M.Malfaz; A.Castro-González; R.Barber; M.A.Salichs. A biologically inspired architecture for an autonomous and social robot. IEEE Transactions on Autonomous Mental Development (Online). Vol. 3. No. 3. pp.232-246. 2011.
- F.Alonso; M.A.Salichs. Integration of a voice recognition system in a social robot. Cybernetics and Systems: An International Journal (Online). Vol. 42. No. 4. pp.215-245. 2011.
- A.Castro-González; M.Malfaz; M.A.Salichs. Learning the selection of actions for an autonomous social robot by reinforcement learning based on motivations. International Journal of Social Robotics. (Online). Vol. 3. No. 4. pp.427-441. 2011.
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Conference publications
- F.Alonso; A.Castro-González; J.F.Gorostiza; M.A.Salichs. Multidomain Voice Activity Detection during Human-Robot Interaction.. International Conference on Social Robotics (ICSR 2013). . Bristol. UK. Oct, 2013.
- F.Alonso; A.Castro-González; J.F.Gorostiza; M.A.Salichs. Multidomain Voice Activity Detection during Human-Robot Interaction.. International Conference on Social Robotics (ICSR 2013). . Bristol. UK. Oct, 2013.
- F.Alonso; J.F.Gorostiza; M.A.Salichs. Preliminary Experiments on HRI for improvement the Robotic Dialog System (RDS). Robocity2030 11th Workshop: Robots Sociales. Leganés. España. Mar, 2013.
- A.Ramey; M.A.Salichs. Real-time recognition of the gender of users around a social robot: preliminary results. Robocity 2030. Leganés. Spain. Mar, 2013.
- V.Gonzalez; M.A.Salichs. Active Learning for Pose Recognition. Studying what and when to ask for Feature Queries. HRI 2013 Pioneers Workshop. Tokyo. Japan. Mar, 2013. Proceedings of the . ISBN: 978-1-300-70725. Proceedings of the HRI 2013 Pioneers Workshop. pp.46-47. 2013.
- F.Alonso; J.F.Gorostiza; M.A.Salichs. Musical Expression in a Social Robot. Proceedings of the 2012 International IEEE Intelligent Vehicles Symposium. Workshops V Perception in Robotics. Alcalá de Hena. Spain. Jun, 2012.
- A.Ramey; J.F.Gorostiza; M.A.Salichs. A Social Robot as an Aloud Reader: Putting together Recognition and Synthesis of Voice and Gestures for HRI Experimentation. 7th ACM-IEEE International Conference on Human Robot Interaction. Boston. United States. Mar, 2012.
- A.Ramey; M.A.Salichs. Playzones : A robust detector of game boards for playing visual games with robots. Robot 2011 - III Workshop de Robótica : Robótica Experimental. Sevilla. Spain. Nov, 2011.
- A.Corrales; M.A.Salichs. Use of RFID technology on a mobile robot for topological navigation tasks. IEEE International Conference on RFID-Technologies and Applications. Sitges. Spain. Sep, 2011.
- A.Ramey; V.Gonzalez; M.A.Salichs. Integration of a Low-Cost RGB-D Sensor in a Social Robot for Gesture Recognition. HRI 2011. Lausanne. Switzerland. Mar, 2011.
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