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Bounded synchronization in resistive multiterminal VSCHVDC transmission systems
(Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2014)
Conference report
Restricted access  publisher's policyMultiterminal VSCHVDC transmission is a promising solution to transport energy from the generating plants to the distribution stations, and the number and size of the corresponding power grids is expected to increase in ... 
Boundedwidth QBF is PSPACEcomplete
(20141101)
Article
Restricted access  publisher's policyTreewidth and pathwidth are two wellstudied parameters of structures that measure their similarity to a tree and a path, respectively. We show that QBF on instances with constant pathwidth, and hence constant treewidth, ... 
Boundedwidth QBF is PSPACEcomplete
(Schloss Dagstuhl  LeibnizZentrum für Informatik, 2013)
Conference report
Open AccessTreewidth is a wellstudied parameter of structures that measures their similarity to a tree. Many important NPcomplete problems, such as Boolean satisﬁability (SAT), are tractable on bounded treewidth instances. In ... 
Bounding Hilbert Space dimension from Temporal Correlations
(Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 20090909)
Master thesis
Open AccessIn this work, we tackle the problem of assessing the Hilbert space dimension from the set of correlations obtained when measuring in a nonlocal black box scheme. The concept of a dimension witness and its recent applications ... 
Bounding steadystate availability models with group repair and phase type repair distributions
(199905)
Article
Open AccessWe propose an algorithm to obtain bounds for the steadystate availability using Markov models in which only a small portion of the state space is generated. The algorithm is applicable to models with group repair and ... 
Bounding steadystate availability models with phase type repair distributions
(1998)
Conference lecture
Open AccessWe propose a method to obtain bounds for the steadystate availability using Markov models in which only a small portion of the state space is generated. The method is applicable to models with phase type repair distributions ... 
Bounding the distance of a controllable and observable system to an uncontrollable or unobservable one
(1999)
Article
Open AccessLet $(A,B,C)$ be a triple of matrices representing a timeinvariant linear system $\left .\aligned \dot x(t)&=Ax(t)+Bu(t)\\y(t)&=Cx(t)\endaligned \right \}$ under similarity equivalence, corresponding to a realization ... 
Bounding the distance of a controllable system to an uncontrollable one
(1998)
Article
Open AccessLet $(A,B)$ be a pair of matrices representing a timeinvariant linear system $\dot x(t)=Ax(t)+Bu(t)$ under blocksimilarity equivalence. In this paper we measure the distance between a controllable pair of matrices ... 
Bounding the output error in a buck power converter using perturbation theory
(Hindawi, 200807)
Article
Open AccessWe show the main results obtained when applying the average theory to Zero Average Dynamic control technique in a buck power converter with pulsewidth modulation (PWM). In particular, we have obtained the bound values for ... 
Bounding the volume of facetempty lattice tetrahedra
(2005)
Article
Open Access 
Bounds and adaptivity for 3D limit analysis
(20090608T10:28:14Z)
Conference report
Open AccessIn the present paper we compute upper and lower bounds for limit analysis in two and three dimensions. From the solution of the discretised upper and lower bound problems, and from the optimum displacement rate and stress ... 
Bounds for quantities of interest and adaptivity in the elementfree Galerkin method
(Wiley and Sons, 200807)
Article
Open AccessA novel approach to implicit residualtype error estimation in meshfree methods and an adaptive refinement strategy are presented. This allows computing upper and lower bounds of the error in energy norm with the ultimate ... 
Bounds for value at risk : the approach based on copulas with homogeneous tails
(Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya. Secció de Matemàtiques i Informàtica, 2008)
Article
Open AccessThe theory of copulas provides a useful tool for modeling dependence in risk management. In insurance and nance, as well as in other applications, dependence of extreme events is particularly important, hence there is ... 
Bounds of functional outputs for parabolic problems. Part I: Exact bounds of the discontinuous Galerkin time discretization
(200803)
Article
Open AccessClassical implicit residual type error estimators require using an underlying spatial finer mesh to compute bounds for some quantity of interest. Consequently, the bounds obtained are only guaranteed asymptotically that ... 
Bounds of functional outputs for parabolic problems. Part II: Bounds of the exact solution
(200803)
Article
Open AccessThe paper introduces a methodology to compute upper and lower bounds for linearfunctional outputs of the exact solutions of parabolic problems. In this second part, the bounds account for the error both in space and time. ... 
Bounds on the coefficients of tension and flow polynomials
(201105)
Article
Restricted access  publisher's policyThe goal of this article is to obtain bounds on the coefficients of modular and integral flow and tension polynomials of graphs. To this end we use the fact that these polynomials can be realized as Ehrhart polynomials of ... 
Bounds on the first nonnull eigenvalue for selfadjoint boundary value problems on networks
(200609)
Article
Open AccessWe aim here at obtaining bounds on the first nonnull eigenvalue for selfadjoint boundary value problems on a weighted network by means of equilibrium measures, that includes the study of Dirichlet, Neumann and Mixed ... 
Bounds on the possible evolution of the gravitational constant from cosmological typeIa supernovae
(200201)
Article
Open AccessRecent highredshift typeIa supernovae results can be used to set new bounds on a possible variation of the gravitational constant G. If the local value of G at the spacetime location of distant supernovae is different, ... 
Bounds on the size of super edgemagic graphs depending on the girth
(20091213)
External research report
Open AccessLet G = (V,E) be a graph of order p and size q. It is known that if G is super edgemagic graph then q 2p−3. Furthermore, if G is super edgemagic and q = 2p−3, then the girth of G is 3. It is also known that if the ... 
BoVDW: BagofVisualandDepthWords for gesture recognition
(2012)
Conference report
Restricted access  publisher's policyWe present a BagofVisualandDepthWords (BoVDW) model for gesture recognition, an extension of the BagofVisualWords (BoVW) model, that benefits from the multimodal fusion of visual and depth features. Stateoftheart ...