Juan-Antonio Fernández-Madrigal

Dr. Juan-Antonio Fernández-Madrigal holds a PhD in Computer Science and is tenured Associate Professor in the University of Málaga (Spain). He has been teaching since 1998 in graduate and post-graduate courses on real-time systems, control engineering and robotics. He has supervised PhD theses on cognitive robotics and probabilistic localization and mapping for mobile robots, and a relevant number of BSc and MSc theses on very diverse subjects. His research work has been developed mainly on different aspects of the modeling of the environment for mobile robots, cognitive robotics, and robotic software development. He has three books published internationally and nearly 80 scientific papers on these and other topics. He has been involved in different roles in regional, national and European research projects, and is co-inventor of several patents. Regarding his personal interests, they currently include programming, drawing and writing, having authored five sci-fi books in Spanish and more than a hundred short stories.

Publications

Simultaneous Localization and Mapping for Mobile Robots: Introduction and Methods
Juan-Antonio Fernández-Madrigal, José Luis Blanco Claraco. © 2013. 499 pages.
As mobile robots become more common in general knowledge and practices, as opposed to simply in research labs, there is an increased need for the introduction and...