The Laboratory of Robotics and Automation performs and promotes research in application problems that rise in the area of robotics, computer vision, multimodal integration, image analysis and understanding, visual surveillance, intelligent sensory networks, sensory fusion, and other relative topics. The lab utilizes state of the art tools to expand the scientific and technological front in the respective research areas, namely: artificial vision (including cognitive and robot Vision); intelligent systems (such as fuzzy systems and artificial neural networks); pattern recognition.
The laboratory possesses a long standing experience in collaborative projects in European level, with several industrial and academic partners.