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Research interests

  • AI applications to Service Robotics
  • Design of Real–Time Embedded Systems
  • Cyberphysical systems

Selected recent publications

[AI application to Service Robotics] P. Bevilacqua, M. Frego, D. Fontanelli, L. Palopoli, Reactive Planning for Assistive Robots. IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters 3(2): 1276-1283 (2018)

[Assistive Technologies] Ferrari, F., S. Divan, C. Guerrero, F. Zenatti, R. Guidolin, L. Palopoli, and D. Fontanelli. Human–Robot Interaction Analysis for a Smart Walker for Elderly: The ACANTO Interactive Guidance System. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF SOCIAL ROBOTICS 2019 (2019).

[Design of Real–Time Systems] Tadeus Prastowo, Luigi Palopoli, Luca Abeni: Tice: a Real–time language Compilable using C++ compilers, Software Practice and Experience, in Press

[Assistive Roboticss] Marco Andreetto, Stefano Divan, Francesco Ferrari, Daniele Fontanelli, Luigi Palopoli and Fabiano Zenatti, Simulating passivity for Robotic Walkers via Authority-Sharing, IEEE Robotics and automation letters, year 2018

[Design of Real–TIme Systems] Bernardo Villalba Frìas, Luigi Palopoli, Luca Abeni, Daniele Fontanelli, Probabilistic Real-Time Guarantees: There Is Life Beyond the i.i.d. Assumption (Outstanding Paper). RTAS 2017: 175-186

[CyberPhysical Systems ] Daniele Fontanelli; Luca Greco,; Luigi Palopoli Optimal Resource Allocation for Stochastic Systems Performance Optimisation of Control Tasks undergoing Stochastic Execution Times, International Journal of Control, In press

[Robot Localisation] Payam Nazemzadeh, Daniele Fontanelli, David Macii, Luigi Palopoli, Indoor localization of mobile robots through QR code detection and dead reckoning data fusion, IEEE/ASME TRANSACTIONS ON MECHATRONICS, Vol.6, year 2107

[Robot Motion Planning] Marco Frego, Enrico Bertolazzi, Francesco Biral, Daniele Fontanelli Luigi Palopoli, Semi-analytical minimum time solutions with velocity constraints for trajectory following of vehicles, Automatica, Vol. 86, year 2017

[Robot Localisation] Payam Nazemzadeh, Moro Federico, Daniele Fontanelli, David Macii, Luigi Palopoli, Indoor Positioning of a Robotic Walking Assistant for Large Public Environments, IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement, year 2015

[Assistive Robotics] Luigi Palopoli et al., Navigation assistance and guidance of older adults across complex public spaces: the DALi approach, INTELLIGENT SERVICE ROBOTICS, year 2015