R & D - Instituto de Robótica para la Dependencia

The results of the work done by IRD researchers is already showing interesting outcomes and has been published in prestigious, international scientific journals.

The IRD’s published papers are:

Feature Extraction and Selection for Emotion Recognition from Electrodermal Activity

Publicación: IEEE Transactions on Affective Computing, Electronic ISSN: 1949-3045.
Editorial: IEEE (
Acceso al estudio:
Fecha de publicación: 26 Febrero 2019

Robot Assisted Interventions for Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities: Impact on Users and Caregivers

Chapter: International Journal of Social Robotics, ISSN: 1875-4791 (print version), ISSN: 1875-4805 (electronic version), Journal no. 12369.
Publisher: Springer Nature B.V. (
Publication date: 01 February 2019

Efficient wavelet-based artifact removal for electrodermal activity in real-world applications

Chapter: Volume 42, April 2018, Pages 45–52
Publication: Biomedical Signal Processing and Control
Publisher: Elsevier (DOI:
Date: January 9th 2018

Effectiveness of socially assistive robotics during cognitive stimulation interventions: Impact on caregivers

Chapter: 26th IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication (RO-MAN), Lisbon, Portugal
Publication: Robot and Human Interactive Communication
Publisher: IEEE (DOI: 10.1109/ROMAN.2017.8172281)
Date: December 14th 2017

MuDERI: Multimodal Database for Emotion Recognition Among Intellectually Disabled Individuals

Chapter: Volume 9979 of the series Lecture Notes in Computer Science pp 264-273
Publication: Social Robotics
Publisher: Springer International Publishing
Date: October 7th, 2016

An Interdisciplinary Approach to Improving Cognitive Human-Robot Interaction – A Novel Emotion-Based Model

Chapter: Volume 290: What Social Robots Can and Should Do pags 195-205
Publication: 2nd International Research Conference Robophilosophy 2016
Publisher: IOS Press – Frontiers in Artificial Intelligence and Applications
Date: October 21st, 2016

Cognitive mechanisms underlying Armoni: A computer-assisted cognitive training programme for individuals with intellectual disabilities

Chapter: v. 32, n. 1, p. 115-124 ISSN 1695-2294
Publication: Developmental and Educational Psychology
Publisher: Anales de Psicología / Annals of Psychology – Universidad de Murcia
Date: December 2015

A Comparison of Robot Interaction with Tactile Gaming Console Stimulation in Clinical Applications

Chapter: Volume 418 of the series Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing pp 435-445
Publication: Robot 2015: Second Iberian Robotics Conference
Publisher: Springer International Publishing
Date: 28 November 2015

A Case Study of Robot Interaction Among Individuals with Profound and Multiple Learning Disabilities

Chapter: Volume 9388 of the series Lecture Notes in Computer Science pp 613-622
Publication: Social Robotics
Publisher: Springer International Publishing
Date: 28 October 2015