Péter Galambos

Péter Galambos
Óbudai Egyetem · Antal Bejczy Center for Intelligent Robotics

PhD

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119
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68 Research Items
733 Citations
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Additional affiliations
October 2016 - present
Óbudai Egyetem
Position
  • Principal Investigator
May 2009 - December 2015
Hungarian Academy of Sciences
Position
  • Research fellow, team leader
January 2009 - December 2015
Hungarian Academy of Sciences
Position
  • Researcher

Publications

Publications (119)
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This paper describes a Mass Ventilation System (MVS) which serves as a medical ventilator system. It can be used to ventilate large number of COVID-19 patients in parallel (5 – 50+) with personalized respiratory parameters. The system has been designed to be medically suitable for both non-invasive and invasive patient ventilation. It protects heal...
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Modern technologies, as well as the technologies that will emerge in the near future, pose a great challenge to researchers and educators in education and educational methodology. Teaching the intuitive use of mathematical tools, developing the ability to abstract, using appropriate theoretical and practical models and demonstration tools are all r...
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Advanced robotics and autonomous vehicles rely on filtering and sensor fusion techniques to a large extent. These mobile applications need to handle the computations onboard at high rates while the computing capacities are limited. Therefore, any improvement that lowers the CPU time of the filtering leads to more accurate control or longer battery...
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Mushrooms destined for the fresh market are harvested exclusively by hand. As a result, the mushroom industry is highly dependent on human labor. About half of the operating costs of mushroom farms are labor costs, which mainly consist of harvesting costs. Rising wages and stricter consideration of working hours and working conditions also increase...
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Modern robot applications often rely on visual information to perform manipulation tasks in semi-structured environments. A common requirement for such systems is to detect objects in the scene and predict their pose either for building a map, for navigation, or for manipulation purposes. Predicting segmentation masks for the objects is usually hel...
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The Laboratory Automation Plug & Play (LAPP) framework is a high-level abstraction layer that makes the autonomous operation of life science laboratory robots possible. The plug & play nature lies in the fact that the manual teaching and configuration of robots is not required. A digital twin (DT) based concept is proposed that outlines the types o...
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Given the rising popularity of robotics, student-driven robot development projects are playing a key role in attracting more people towards engineering and science studies. This article presents the early development process of an open-source mobile robot platform—named PlatypOUs—which can be remotely controlled via an electromyography (EMG) applia...
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Increasing the level of automation in pharmaceutical laboratories and production facilities plays a crucial role in delivering medicine to patients. However, the particular requirements of this field make it challenging to adapt cutting-edge technologies present in other industries. This article provides an overview of relevant approaches and how t...
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Increasing the level of automation in pharmaceutical laboratories and production facilities plays a crucial role in delivering medicine to patients. However, the particular requirements of this field make it challenging to adapt cutting-edge technologies present in other industries. This article provides an overview of relevant approaches and how t...
Conference Paper
This paper describes a Mass Ventilation System (MVS) which serves as a medical ventilator system. It can be used to ventilate large number of COVID-19 patients in parallel (5 – 50+) with personalized respiratory parameters. The system has been designed to be medically suitable for both non-invasive and invasive patient ventilation. It protects heal...
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This paper describes the development of PlatypOUs - an open-source electromyography (EMG)-controlled mobile robot platform that uses the MindRove Brain Computer Interface (BCI) headset as signal acquisition unit, implementing remote control. Simultaneously with the physical mobile robot, simulation environment is also prepared using Gazebo, within...
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The fast evolution in computational and sensor technologies brings previously niche solutions to a wider userbase. As such, 3D reconstruction technologies are reaching new use-cases in scientific and everyday areas where they were not present before. Cost-effective and easy-to-use solutions include camera-based 3D scanning techniques, such as photo...
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The importance of comprehensive automation in biotechnological and pharmaceutical laboratories is gaining more and more importance. Liquid handler robots have been present in these facilities for a long time. New technologies and approaches, such as individual in-house solutions utilizing low-cost hardware and open-source software to implement Inte...
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Describes the special features of the MassVentil system. This ventilator system has been developed and tested in a laboratory environment, will be able to simultaneously ventilate 10 people at the preclinical stage, and up to 50 or more in the future, while protecting health-care professionals.
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The ever-increasing complexity of robot applications induces the need for methods to approach problems with no (viable) analytical solution. Deep learning (DL) provides a set of tools to address this kind of problems. This survey presents a categorization of the major challenges in robotics that leverage DL technologies and introduces representativ...
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Robotics is one of the major megatrends unfolding these days. Clearly, robots are capable of doing much more outside the factories than ever imagined, and that has a great impact on the whole society. This chapter provides some practical updates and guidelines on a few exciting aspects of automated technologies: applied robotics in the industry, in...
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As we are witnessing the dawn of the artificial intelligence revolution, it is a good time to discuss the system-architecture challenges of the new age of robotics. Most of the disputes are related to the wide variety of cloud-computing arrangements along the questions of why, with what, and how to exploit existing information technologies to cope...
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Self-driving-car development on the global scale has reached a point where prototypes have proven the validity of the technology in various environments. Nevertheless, an increasing debate surrounds the serial production of these systems, with some experts arguing that real, trusted autonomous-driving capabilities may be at least a decade away, whi...
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In this paper the simultaneous effects of measurement noises and information losses are investigated at the first time in a Fixed Point Iteration-based adaptive control solution for a strongly nonlinear, modified van der Pol – Duffing Oscillator. This adaptive controller uses slightly delayed observation signals for the calculation of the necessary...
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The systematic assessment and development of human learning capabilities is one of the biggest challenges in applied sciences. It can be observed within the medical domain how evidence-based paradigms are gradually gaining space. In this chapter, the development process of a laparoscopic box trainer is introduced. A simulator including a phantom fo...
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Cobotix is one of the latest paradigm changes emerged in the era of modern industrial robotics at the focal point of the so-called Industry 4.0 concept. Safe physical human-robot contact is the core enabling technology and therefore, it has special importance in research and also in education of robotics engineers. This paper introduces a low-cost,...
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This paper introduces the novel concept of Affine Tensor Product (TP) Model and the corresponding model transformation algorithm. Affine TP Model is a unique representation of Linear Parameter Varying systems with advantageous properties that makes it very effective in convex optimization-based controller synthesis. The proposed model form describe...
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This study investigates the computer-regulated propofol administration in anesthesia during medical interventions considering output feedback and robust PID control. The paper applies the Affine Tensor Product Model Transformation to derive the appropriate polytopic quasi-LPV representation of the closed-loop dynamics. This model form enables the u...
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Ultrasound is one of the most widely employed real-time diagnostic imaging modalities in modern medicine. To use it efficiently, and to correctly interpret the images, the medical staff needs to acquire sophisticated skills. In this article, a review is provided on the devices and methods of modern ultrasonography training employing high-end inform...
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Robot-assisted Minimally Invasive Surgical techniques are becoming standard-of-care in the surgical practice. With the rapid advancement of surgical robotics, many believe that the next step is subtask automation, since it has the potential to safely improve one element of a surgery, which might be most suitable for design and execution supported b...
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The laparoscopic minimally invasive surgical technique is widely employed on a global scale. However, the efficient and ethical teaching of this technique requires equipment for surgical simulation. These educational devices are present on the market in the form of box trainers and virtual reality simulators, or some combination of those. In this a...
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The paper shows that the separated structure of parameter dependencies within the Polytopic Tensor-Product (TP) model can be exploited during the controller design by applying controller candidates that depend only on certain parameter sets. This approach combines the polytopic uncertainty and Parallel Distributed Compensation (PDC) concepts in suc...
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The paper revisits and renew the concept of Polytopic Tensor Product (TP) Model based control analysis and synthesis by generalizing the use of TP-structured variables in the definite conditions derived from the applied control criteria. For TP forms that can depend on multivariate parameter sets (optionally with two times or larger multiplicities)...
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The spatial location of objects is processed in egocentric and allocentric reference frames, the early temporal dynamics of which have remained relatively unexplored. Previous experiments focused on ERP components related only to egocentric navigation. Thus, we designed a virtual reality experiment to see whether allocentric reference frame-related...
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The task to distinguish between soft tissues by testing their mechanical properties is often referred to as the primary cognitive role of haptic devices. It is a common view that today's surgical simulators that are using haptic interfaces should rely on simple mechanical models of soft tissues, instead of complex, parameterized finite element mode...
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The vertices of a polytopic LPV/qLPV model determine the feasibility of any linear matrix inequality (LMI) based control design as well as the achievable control performance, since the polytope typically includes not only the actual system dynamics. This paper proposes a powerful method to determine suitable polytopic qLPV Tensor-Product model form...
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This study presents a teleoperation system for remote control of mobile manipulators over the Internet. A bilateral control algorithm is proposed that can assure both stability and proper force reflection in the presence of non-constant delay in the communication channels between the master and the slave. The control approach in this paper is based...
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Information technology tools are gaining increasing importance in surgical skill training and assessment, due to the need of objective and repeatable measurement of performance. This is especially true for Minimally Invasive Surgery (MIS), where complex tool manipulation should be mastered employing artificial phantoms and simulators—either in the...
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Achieving reliable force control is one of the main design goals of robotic teleoperation. It is essential to grant safe and stable performance of these systems, regarding HMI control, even under major disturbing conditions such as time delay or model parameter uncertainties. This paper discusses the systematic derivation of polytopic qLPV model fr...
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In polytopic model based controller synthesis, the vertices of the model determine the achievable performance. This paper demonstrates a complete and tractable design process exposing the polytopic qLPV model generation and a polytopeshaping technique through the example of the TORA (Translational Oscillator with a Rotational Actuator) system. The...
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Robotic telesurgery application could greatly benefit from force control, providing safe and stable application even under time delays and other disturbing conditions. This paper describes a soft tissue model which can be integrated into the control loop of a teleoperational master–slave robot. Three alternations of the Wiechert model have been imp...
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Under the conceptual framework of Cognitive Infocommunications, a recently published definition of Cognitive Control draws twofold sense characterizing the goals of this branch of systems and control science. On the one hand, Cognitive Control aims to apply the results of control theory to regulate natural or artificial cognitive systems. While on...
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Virtual reality is often used for gaming or for demonstrating the technology itself. However in the globalized world the development of compatible business skills are turning to be crucial. Starting a company requires dedicated skills and it often includes virtual collaboration with teammates or partners. The 3D immersive virtual reality is a field...
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Modern engineering design and simulation software (CAD, CAM, CAE) allow for extensive use of virtual prototypes along the product and production development reducing the cost and time of physical prototyping. These software technologies in turn has also important role in testing and verification against the various regulations. This paper reviews t...
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Varying time delays are inherent and unavoidable properties of a large set of control systems causing stability issues in most cases. Control design methods that guarantee the stability, such as those based on the Lyapunov–Krasovskii functional, are mathematically highly complicated and therefore have hardly spread into everyday engineering practic...
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The paper presents a versatile experimentation framework for psychophysical research of spatial cognition. The framework provides a systematic experiment description format, which does not require strong programming skills to define complex scenarios and stimulation strategies. A key feature of the system that it supports different displays from a...
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Wireless EEG is a promising tool that can bring neuroscience research closer to the study of perception and cognition in realistic scenarios. Perhaps the most interesting approach is to combine wireless EEG and virtual reality, where one can create and manipulate realistic multimodal environments. However EEG recording during locomotion in a virtua...