Antonio Neves

University of AveiroPortugal

Prof. António J. R. Neves received the Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Aveiro, in 2007. Since 2002 he is a researcher at Institute of Electronics and Informatics Engineering of Aveiro and since 2007 an Assistant Professor at the Department of Electronics, Telecommunications and Informatics of the University of Aveiro. He is an IEEE Senior Member and member of several other research organizations worldwide. His main research interests are computer vision, robotics and image and video processing. He participated or coordinated several research projects and published 145 publications, including books, book chapters, journal articles and conference papers. He has also a vast experience as a reviewer of several journals and conferences. As a professor, he supervised several Ph.D. students and Master students in the referred areas. Moreover, he has been head Professor for several courses in the areas of computer science, signal processing, image processing and robotics. Over the last months I have been coordinating the restructuring of the Master’s Program in Electronics and Telecommunications Engineering, as he has been recently nominated as director.

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The idea of using robots in our daily lives was an inspiring research in the field of robotics during the last decades. Service robots can be found nowadays in warehouses, hospitals, retail stores, city streets, and industrial parks or as personal assistants. The effort on the development of these robots is confirmed by the amount of money invested in projects and companies, the creation on new start-ups worldwide, and, not less important, the quantity and quality of the manuscripts published in journals and conferences worldwide. This book is an outcome of research done by several researchers who have highly contributed to the field of service robots. The main goal of this book is to present the recent advances in the field of service robots.

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