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  • An assessment of the characteristics of yard trimmings and recirculated yard trimmings used in biowaste composting 

    López Martínez, Margarita; Soliva Torrentó, Montserrat; Martínez Farré, Francesc Xavier; Bonmatí Blasi, August; Huerta Pujol, Oscar (2010-02)
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  • An assessment of the sea breeze energy potential using small wind turbines in peri-urban coastal areas 

    Mazón Bueso, Jordi; Rojas Gregorio, José Ignacio; Jou, Jordi; Valle, Aaron; Olmeda, David; Sanchez, Carlos (2015-01-29)
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    From wind speed data recorded hourly at 2 m high during 18 years (1993-2010) in the Llobregat Delta (15 km south of Barcelona city; northeast of the Iberian Peninsula), wind speed distributions at 10 m high were computed ...
  • An assisted re-synchronization method for robotic teleoperated tasks 

    Pérez Ruiz, Alexander; Rosell Gratacòs, Jan (IEEE, 2011)
    Conference report
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    Teleoperation tasks are performed at cartesian evel when the robot and the haptic device ave dissimilar inematics. If the size of the workspaces is also dissimilar, as it is usually the case, the mapping between workspaces ...
  • An asymmetric distributed shared memory model for heterogeneous parallel systems 

    Gelado Fernandez, Isaac; Cabezas, Javier; Navarro, Nacho; Stone, John E.; Patel, Sanjay; Hwu, Wen-mei W. (2010)
    Conference report
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    Heterogeneous computing combines general purpose CPUs with accelerators to efficiently execute both sequential control-intensive and data-parallel phases of applications. Existing programming models for heterogeneous ...
  • An asynchronous finite-state-machine-based buck-boost converter for on-chip adaptive power supply 

    Fernández, Daniel; Madrenas Boadas, Jordi; Alarcón Cot, Eduardo José (2013-01)
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    In this paper we present an asynchronous finite-state machine digital controller co-integrated with an on-chip non-inverting buck-boost power converter with dynamic signal-tracking capabilities. The mostly-digital controller ...
  • An atomistic-based finite deformation membrane for single layer crystalline films 

    Arroyo Balaguer, Marino; Belytschko, T (2002-09)
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    A general methodology to develop hyper-elastic membrane models applicable to crystalline films one-atom thick is presented. In this method, an extension of the Born rule based on the exponential map is proposed. The ...
  • An attempt to the determination of the partial safety factor for SFRC members subjected to bending forces 

    Camós Andreu, Carles; Casas Rius, Joan Ramon; Molins i Borrell, Climent (International Union of Laboratories and Experts in Construction Materials, Systems and Structures (RILEM), 2012)
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    In the last few years, research on techniques that permit the reduction or even the complete elimination of structural bar reinforcements has been intensified. The addition of steel fibres to the concrete matrix is proven ...
  • An attitude and heading reference system (AHRS) based in a dual filter 

    Munguía Alcalá, Rodrigo Francisco; Grau Saldes, Antoni (IEEE Press. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2011)
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    This paper describes the design, analysis, and experimental results of an Attitude and Heading System based on a Dual Kalman Filtering technique. The presented scheme is suitable for implementation using low cost sensors. ...
  • An automated, real time classification system for biological and anthropogenic sounds from fixed ocean observatories 

    Zaugg, Serge Alain; Schaar, Mike van der; Houegnigan, Ludwig; André, Michel (SARTI (Technological Development Centre of Remote Acquisition and Data processing Systems), 2010-07-20)
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    The automated, real time classification of acoustic events in the marine environment is an important tool to study anthropogenic sound pollution, marine mammals and for mitigating human activities that are potentially ...
  • An automatic and general least-squares projection procedure for sweep meshing 

    Roca Navarro, Francisco Javier; Sarrate Ramos, Josep (2010-01-07)
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  • An automatic audio classification system for radio newscast 

    Dimattia, Giuseppe (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2008-03)
    Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
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    Current web search engines generally do not enable searches into audio files. Informative metadata would allow searches into audio files, but producing such metadata is a tedious manual task. Tools for automatic production ...
  • An Automatic audio segmentation system for radio newscast 

    Dimattia, Vincenzo (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2008-03)
    Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
    Open Access
    Current web search engines generally do not enable searches into audio files. Informative metadata would allow searches into audio files, but producing such metadata is a tedious manual task. Tools for automatic production ...
  • An automatic song annotation system 

    Zeller Sancho, Irene (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2009)
    Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
    Open Access
    The amount of multimedia content in the audiovisual sector, as well as on the Internet, is increasing a lot, and Music is one of the most outstanding forms of multimedia content requested by users. Every year, new songs, ...
  • An autonomic traffic classification system for network operation and management 

    Carela Español, Valentín; Barlet Ros, Pere; Mulla Valls, Oriol; Solé Pareta, Josep (2015-07-01)
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    Traffic classification is an important aspect in network operation and management, but challenging from a research perspective. During the last decade, several works have proposed different methods for traffic classification. ...
  • An autonomous vehicle development for submarine observation 

    Gomáriz Castro, Spartacus; Prat Tasias, Jordi; Solé Rovira, Juan; Gaya Suñer, Pedro Francisco (2009-08-01)
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    En este proyecto se desarrolla un vehículo de observación oceánica de bajo coste, híbrido entre los Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUV) y los Autonomous Surface Vehicles (ASV), esto es, que se traslada por la superficie ...
  • An avatar acceptance study for home automation scenarios 

    Manresa-Yee, Cristina; Ponsa Asensio, Pere; Arellano, Diana; Larrea, Martin (2012-07-11)
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    In this paper we present a graphical user interface (GUI) for home automation which includes an avatar interface as a help-system. The work aims at analysing the user-home automation system interaction to model the ...
  • An axiomatic characterization of the potential decisiveness index 

    Freixas Bosch, Josep; Pons Navarro, Montserrat (2015-03-01)
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    Let us consider that somebody is extremely interested in increasing the probability of a proposal to be approved by a certain committee and that to achieve this goal he/she is prepared to pay off one member of the committee. ...
  • An easy way to construct 

    Gilbert, William J. (Université du Québec à Montréal, 1983)
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    Une méthode simple est donnée pour la construction de tous les carrelages du plan et de toutes les juxtapositions dont la région fondamentale, sous I’effet du groupe de symétrie de translations, consiste en une réunion de ...
  • An Eclipse plugin for improving the quality of UML conceptual schemas 

    Aguilera Moncusí, David; Gómez Seoane, Cristina; Olivé Ramon, Antoni (Springer, 2012)
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    The development of an information system requires its conceptual schema to be of high quality. Classically, this quality comprises properties such as syntactic and semantic correctness, relevance, and completeness, but ...