Publications

2019

  1. M. Brandao, M. Fallon, and I. Havoutis, “Multi-controller multi-objective locomotion planning for legged robots,” in 2019 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, 2019. [Abstract] [PDF]
  2. M. Brandao, “Age and gender bias in pedestrian detection algorithms,” in Workshop on Fairness Accountability Transparency and Ethics in Computer Vision, CVPR, 2019. [Abstract] [PDF]
  3. Y. M. Shiguematsu, M. Brandao, and A. Takanishi, “Effects of Walking Style and Symmetry on the Performance of Localization Algorithms for a Biped Humanoid Robot,” in 2019 IEEE/SICE International Symposium on System Integration (SII), 2019, pp. 307–312. [Abstract] [PDF]

2018

  1. Y. M. Shiguematsu, M. Brandao, K. Hashimoto, and A. Takanishi, “Effects of Biped Humanoid Robot Walking Gaits on Sparse Visual Odometry Algorithms,” in 2018 IEEE-RAS 18th International Conference on Humanoid Robots (Humanoids), 2018, pp. 160–165. [Abstract] [PDF]
  2. W. X. Tan, M. Brandao, K. Hashimoto, and A. Takanishi, “Trajectory Optimization for High-Power Robots with Motor Temperature Constraints,” in Towards Autonomous Robotic Systems, Cham, 2018, pp. 3–14. [Abstract] [PDF]
  3. M. Brandao, “Moral Autonomy and Equality of Opportunity for Algorithms in Autonomous Vehicles,” in Envisioning Robots in Society - Power, Politics, and Public Space, 2018, vol. 311, pp. 302–310. [Abstract] [PDF]

2017

  1. M. Brandao, K. Hashimoto, and A. Takanishi, “Maximize-perturb-minimize: a fast and effective heuristic to obtain sets of locally optimal robot postures,” in IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Biomimetics (ROBIO), 2017. [Abstract] [PDF]
  2. M. Brandao, K. Hashimoto, and A. Takanishi, “SGD for robot motion? The effectiveness of stochastic optimization on a new benchmark for biped locomotion tasks,” in 17th IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots, 2017. [Abstract] [PDF]

2016

  1. M. Brandao, K. Hashimoto, and A. Takanishi, “Friction from Vision: A Study of Algorithmic and Human Performance with Consequences for Robot Perception and Teleoperation,” in 16th IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots, 2016, pp. 428–435. [Abstract] [PDF]
  2. M. Brandao, Y. M. Shiguematsu, K. Hashimoto, and A. Takanishi, “Material Recognition CNNs and Hierarchical Planning for Biped Robot Locomotion on Slippery Terrain,” in 16th IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots, 2016, pp. 81–88. [Abstract] [PDF]
  3. M. Brandao, K. Hashimoto, J. Santos-Victor, and A. Takanishi, “Footstep Planning for Slippery and Slanted Terrain Using Human-Inspired Models,” IEEE Transactions on Robotics, vol. 32, no. 4, pp. 868–879, Aug. 2016. [Abstract] [PDF]
  4. M. Brandao, R. Ferreira, K. Hashimoto, A. Takanishi, and J. Santos-Victor, “On Stereo Confidence Measures for Global Methods: Evaluation, New Model and Integration into Occupancy Grids,” IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence, vol. 38, no. 1, pp. 116–128, Jan. 2016. [Abstract] [PDF]

2015

  1. M. Brandao, K. Hashimoto, and A. Takanishi, “Extending humanoid footstep planning with ZMP tracking error constraints,” in Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Advanced Mechatronics, 2015, p. 130. [Abstract]
  2. M. Brandao, K. Hashimoto, J. Santos-Victor, and A. Takanishi, “Optimizing energy consumption and preventing slips at the footstep planning level,” in 15th IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots, 2015, pp. 1–7. [Abstract] [PDF]
  3. M. Destephe, M. Brandao, T. Kishi, M. Zecca, K. Hashimoto, and A. Takanishi, “Walking in the uncanny valley: importance of the attractiveness on the acceptance of a robot as a working partner,” Frontiers in Psychology, vol. 6, Feb. 2015. [Abstract]

2014

  1. M. Brandao, K. Hashimoto, J. Santos-Victor, and A. Takanishi, “Gait planning for biped locomotion on slippery terrain,” in 14th IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots, 2014, pp. 303–308. [Abstract] [PDF]
  2. M. Brandao, R. Ferreira, K. Hashimoto, J. Santos-Victor, and A. Takanishi, “On the formulation, performance and design choices of Cost-Curve Occupancy Grids for stereo-vision based 3D reconstruction,” in 2014 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, 2014, pp. 1818–1823. [Abstract] [PDF]
  3. M. Destephe, M. Brandao, T. Kishi, M. Zecca, K. Hashimoto, and A. Takanishi, “Emotional Gait: Effects on Humans’ Perception of Humanoid Robots,” in 23rd IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication, 2014, pp. 261–266. [Abstract]
  4. M. Brandao, K. Hashimoto, and A. Takanishi, “Uncertainty-based mapping and planning strategies for safe navigation of robots with stereo vision,” in 14th Mechatronics Forum Conference, 2014, pp. 80–85. [Abstract] [PDF]
  5. L. Jamone, M. Brandao, L. Natale, K. Hashimoto, G. Sandini, and A. Takanishi, “Autonomous online generation of a motor representation of the workspace for intelligent whole-body reaching,” Robotics and Autonomous Systems , vol. 62, no. 4, pp. 556–567, 2014. [Abstract]

2013

  1. M. Brandao, R. Ferreira, K. Hashimoto, J. Santos-Victor, and A. Takanishi, “Integrating the whole cost-curve of stereo into occupancy grids,” in 2013 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, 2013, pp. 4681–4686. [Abstract] [PDF]
  2. M. Brandao, R. Ferreira, K. Hashimoto, J. Santos-Victor, and A. Takanishi, “Active Gaze Strategy for Reducing Map Uncertainty along a Path,” in 3rd IFToMM International Symposium on Robotics and Mechatronics, 2013, pp. 455–466. [Abstract] [PDF]
  3. M. Brandao, L. Jamone, P. Kryczka, N. Endo, K. Hashimoto, and A. Takanishi, “Reaching for the unreachable: integration of locomotion and whole-body movements for extended visually guided reaching,” in 13th IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots (Humanoids), 2013, pp. 28–33. [Abstract] [PDF]

2012

  1. N. Moutinho et al., “Online calibration of a humanoid robot head from relative encoders, IMU readings and visual data,” in 2012 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems, 2012, pp. 2070–2075. [Abstract]

2011

  1. M. Brandao, A. Bernardino, and J. Santos-Victor, “Image Driven Generation of Pose Hypotheses for 3D Model-based Tracking,” in 12th IAPR Conference on Machine Vision Applications, 2011, pp. 59–62. [Abstract] [PDF]

2010

  1. M. Brandao and A. Bernardino, “Generating pose hypotheses for 3D tracking: a bottom-up approach,” in 16th Portuguese Conference on Pattern Recognition, 2010. [Abstract]