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  • 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)
    Conference lecture
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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)
    Article
    Open Access
    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)
    Article
    Open Access
  • An automatic audio classification system for radio newscast 

    Dimattia, Giuseppe (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 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)
    Article
    Open Access
    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)
    Article
    Open Access
    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)
    Article
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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)
    Article
    Open Access
    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)
    Article
    Open Access
    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)
    Conference lecture
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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 ...
  • An econometric model on bilateral trade in education using an augmented gravity model 

    Tay, Christina Tay (OmniaScience, 2014-05)
    Article
    Open Access
    Purpose: Trade in education has become one of the most important trades for many economies. Yet, studies of education as a trade are scant owing to the conventional view of it being non-tradable. The purpose of this paper ...
  • An eddy-current-based sensor for preventing knots in metallic wire drawing processes 

    Esteban Dalmau, Bernat; Riba Ruiz, Jordi-Roger; Baquero Armans, Grau (2011-04-07)
    Article
    Open Access
    During metallic wire drawing processes, the presence of knots and the failure to detect them can lead to long production interruptions, significant economic losses and a lower quality of final product. Consequently, there ...
  • An educational approach to the internal model principle for periodic signals 

    Costa Castelló, Ramon; Olm Miras, Josep Maria; Vargas, Hector; Ramos Fuentes, Germán Andrés (2012-08)
    Article
    Open Access
    This article presents an educational approach to resonant control and repet- itive control, which are Internal Model Principle-based control techniques speci cally de- signed for the tracking/rejection of periodic signals. ...
  • An educational example to the maximum power transfer objective in electric circuits using a PD-controlled DC- driver 

    Acho Zuppa, Leonardo (2016)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    The main objective of this paper is to present an academic example of a PD controller applied to teach position control design of a DC-motor to automatically adjust a potentiometer. This adjustment is focused on to solve ...
  • An effective line search for the subgradient method 

    Beltran, C; Heredia, F.-Javier (Francisco Javier) (2005-04)
    Article
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    One of the main drawbacks of the subgradient method is the tuning process to determine the sequence of steplengths. In this paper, the radar subgradient method, a heuristic method designed to compute a tuning-free ...
  • An effective way to generate neural network structures for function approximation 

    Bastian, A. (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya. Secció de Matemàtiques i Informàtica, 1994)
    Article
    Open Access
    One still open question in the area of research of multi-layer feedforward neural networks is concerning the number of neurons in its hidden layer(s). Especially in real life applications, this problem is often solved by ...
  • An efficacious method to assemble a modern multi-modal robotic team: dilemmas, challenges, possibilities and solutions 

    Abdollahi Hosnijeh, Amir; Samani, Hooman Aghaebrahimi (Daisuke Chugo, Sho Yokota, 2012-01-05)
    Part of book or chapter of book
    Open Access
    A modern multiagent robotic platform consists of a cooperative team of humans which develop a collaborative team of robots. The multi-modal nature of both the system and the team causes a complex problem which needs to ...
  • An efficient and general approach for implementing thermodynamic phase equilibria information in geophysical and geodynamic studies 

    Afonso, Juan Carlos; Zlotnik, Sergio; Díez, Pedro (2015-10-25)
    Article
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    We present a flexible, general, and efficient approach for implementing thermodynamic phase equilibria information (in the form of sets of physical parameters) into geophysical and geodynamic studies. The approach is based ...