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  • A case study in hybrid multi-threading and hierarchical reinforcement learning approach for cooperative multi-agent systems 

    Ponce, Hiram (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 2016)
    This paper describes a case study about a multi-agent system for cooperative tasks, i.e. a mixing color task given three different sources of color. A reinforcement learning approach was performed by the agents, however, ...
  • Kynekilektros : an integrated system for augmenting capabilities on street trips 

    Anzures, Kevin; Cazares, Hugo; Scott, Alejandro; Soberon, Federico; Ponce, Hiram (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 2017)
    Generation system based on the transformation of kinetic energy into, electrical energy through an alternator, with a central signals processing unit ans its interpretation of quantitative and qualitative information in ...
  • Video motion magnification for monitoring of vital signals using a perceptual model 

    Brieva, Jorge; Moya-Albor, Ernesto; Ponce, Hiram (SPIESociety of Photo-optical Instrumentation Engineers, 2017)
    In this paper we present an Eulerian motion magnification technique using a spatial decomposition based on the Steered Hermite Transform (SHT) which is inspired in the Human Vision System (HVS). We test our method in one ...
  • Medi-Kit : developing a solution to improve attention on medical treatment 

    Mondragón, Andrea; Hoyos, Andrés de; Trejo, Axayacatl; González, Marco; Ponce, Hiram (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 2017)
    Leaving unattended a medical treatment may have consequences, from prolonging a recovery waiting time to mortal circumstances. rent technological solutions have been proposed for this problem, including pillboxes and ...
  • Electric wheelchair module : converting a mechanical to an electric wheelchair 

    Galván, Emiliano; González Mora, José Guillermo; Mañón, Santiago; Ponce, Hiram; Hernández Ortega, Guillermo (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 2017)
    There is a growing need for transportation, either inside a house or office, as well as in the streets and other public spaces. This constant need is a disadvantage for anyone with some kind of disability, specially those ...
  • Can crush : an automated waste compacting system for public areas 

    Ponce, Carlos; Rodríguez, Javier; Vázquez, David; Ponce, Hiram; Becker, Juan (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 2017)
    Overwhelming amount of waste is generated every year globally. This problem has been shown to be significant interenst in solving the waste managament, e.g. land filling is a common practice. However, environmental issues ...
  • A novel artificial hydrocarbon networks based value function approximation in hierarchical reinforcement learning 

    Ponce, Hiram (Springer Verlag, 2017)
    Reinforcement learning aims to solve the problem of learning optimal or near-optimal decision-making policies for a given domain problem. However, it is known that increasing the dimensionality of the input space (i.e. ...
  • Design of an automated hive for bee proliferation and crop betterment 

    Lopez Tagle, Eduardo; Siqueiros, Eduardo; Ponce, Hiram (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 2017)
    Apiculture has been a method for harvesting honey and helping crop proliferation, nonetheless late climate changes have affected bee population. Having an automated hive as a tool for beekeepers would help to increase and ...
  • Interpretability of artificial hydrocarbon networks for breast cancer classification 

    Ponce, Hiram; Martinez-Villaseñor, Lourdes (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 2017)
    In machine learning, interpretability refers to understand the underlying behavior of the prediction of a model in order to identify diagnosis criteria and/or new rules from its output. Interpretability contributes to ...
  • Virtual vibration absorbers in motion control of a quadrotor aerial vehicle 

    Valderrábano González, Antonio (International Institute of Acoustics and Vibration, IIAV, 2018)
    Passive and active vibration absorbers have been widely used to suppress undesirable frequency harmonic excitations in flexible mechanical structures. This paper introduces a study on the application of virtual active ...
  • Application of VM to improve service in a University Cafeteria by adding value to its Serving cardboard box 

    Martínez Jaled, Miriam; Álvarez del Castillo Dávila Galindo, Daniel; Longoria Chávez, Mariana (SAVE International, 2018)
  • Design of an automated sweeper for public parks 

    Alan Melgarejo, Jeffrey Eduardo; Jiménez Taylor, Gonzalo; Maldonado de la Cruz, Edwin; Silvestre Cabañas, Antonio; Poza Aguilar, David Alberto; Vargas Urióstegui, Moisés; Ponce, Hiram (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 2018)
    Some of the most serious problems in cities are soil pollution and littering in public places. The amount of litter pilled up in the venues of public parks is so much that it indirectly causes different phenomena like ...
  • A genetic algorithm to solve power system expansion planning with renewable energy 

    Martinez-Villaseñor, Lourdes; Ponce, Hiram; Marmolejo-Saucedo, José-Antonio (Springer Verlag, 2018)
    In this paper, a deterministic dynamic mixed-integer programming model for solving the generation and transmission expansion-planning problem is addressed. The proposed model integrates conventional generation with renewable ...
  • Distance estimation using a bio-inspired optical flow atrategy applied to neuro-robotics 

    Ponce, Hiram; Brieva, Jorge; Moya-Albor, Ernesto (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 2018)
    Movement detection and characterization of a 3D scene are relevant tasks in vision systems and particularly in robotic applications controlled by visual features. One of the challenges to characterize a 3D scene in navigation ...
  • A new vision-based method using deep learning for damage inspection in wind turbine blades 

    Moreno Estrada, Sahir de Jesús; Peña Campos, Miguel; Toledo Garay, Sandra Alexia; Treviño Dávila, Ricardo; Ponce, Hiram (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 2018)
    Wind turbines are having great impact in the field of clean energies. However, there is a need to improve these technologies in various aspects, such as: Maintenance, energy storage, cases of overload or mechanical failure. ...
  • A conceptual design of a firefighter drone 

    Cervantes Zorrilla, Alonso; García Cordero, Paola; Herrera Granados, César; Morales Olvera, Elizabeth; Tarriba Strecker, Fernando; Tena Fernández, Eduardo Ricardo; Ponce, Hiram (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 2018)
    In this paper, a mechatronic design of a firefighter drone is presented. Unmanned aerial vehicles have been around for years, they present characteristics that aloud them to be used for different purposes. Nowadays, these ...
  • Heart rate estimation using Hermite transform video magnification and deep learning 

    Moya-Albor, Ernesto; Brieva, Jorge; Ponce, Hiram; Rivas Scott, Orlando; Gómez Peña, Cristina Aimée (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 2018)
    Monitoring of heart rate can be used in many medical and sports applications. Lack of portability and connection problems make traditional monitoring methods difficult to use outside of clinical environments. The computer ...
  • A genetic algorithm to solve power system expansion planning with renewable energy 

    Martinez-Villaseñor, Lourdes; Ponce, Hiram; Marmolejo-Saucedo, José-Antonio (Springer Verlag, 2018)
    In this paper, a deterministic dynamic mixed-integer programming model for solving the generation and transmission expansion-planning problem is addressed. The proposed model integrates conventional generation with renewable ...
  • Design and equilibrium control of a force-balanced one-leg mechanism 

    Ponce, Hiram; Acevedo Alvarado, Mario (Springer Verlag, 2018)
    The problem of equilibrium is critical for planning, control, and analysis of legged robot. Control algorithms for legged robots use the equilibrium criteria to avoid falls. The computational efficiency of the equilibrium ...
  • Human activity recognition on mobile devices using artificial hydrocarbon networks 

    Ponce, Hiram; González Mora, José Guillermo; Martinez-Villaseñor, Lourdes; Miralles, Luis (Springer Verlag, 2018)
    Human activity recognition (HAR) aims to classify and identify activities based on data-driven from different devices, such as sensors or cameras. Particularly, mobile devices have been used for this recognition task. ...