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Dr Gerard Canal

Dr Gerard Canal

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RAEng UK IC Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Research subject areas

  • Computer science

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Gerard is a Royal Academy of Engineering (RAEng) UK IC Postdoctoral Research Fellow in King's Department of Informatics, working with Dr Andrew Coles and Dr Oya Celiktutan.

In March 2020, Gerard completed his PhD in Robotics at the Institut de Robòtica i Informàtica Industrial under the supervision of Dr Guillem Alenyà and Professor Carme Torras.

In 2013, Gerard received his bachelor's degree in Computer Science from the Facultat d’Informàtica de Barcelona, part of the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya. Later, in 2015, he obtained a master's degree in Artificial Intelligence from Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Universitat de Barcelona and Universitat Rovira i Virgili.

Research Interests

  • Assistive Robotics
  • Robot behavior personalization based on preferences
  • Human-Robot Interaction
  • Social Robotics
  • AI Planning applied to Robotics and HRI
  • Explainable Robot Behavior

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