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  • A hardware evaluation of cache partitioning to improve utilization and energy-efficiency while preserving responsiveness 

    Cook, Henry; Moreto Planas, Miquel; Bird, Sarah L.; Dao, Khanh; Patterson, David; Asanovic, Krste (ACM, 2013)
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    Computing workloads often contain a mix of interactive, latency-sensitive foreground applications and recurring background computations. To guarantee responsiveness, interactive and batch applications are often run on ...
  • A hardware/software architecture for UAV payload and mission control 

    Pastor Llorens, Enric; López Rubio, Juan; Royo Chic, Pablo (2006)
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    This paper presents an embedded hardware/software architecture specially designed to be applied on mini/micro Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV). An UAV is low-cost non-piloted airplane designed to operate in D-cube ...
  • A Hayekian self-organization approach to service allocation in computing systems 

    Eymann, Torsten; Reinicke, Michael; Freitag, Fèlix; Navarro Moldes, Leandro; Ardáiz Villanueva, Óscar; Artigas Vidal, Pau (Elsevier, 2005)
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    Future ‘on-demand’ computing systems, often depicted as potentially large scale and complex Service-Oriented Architectures, will need innovative management approaches for controlling and matching services demand and supply. ...
  • A heterogeneous database for movement knowledge extraction in Parkinson's disease 

    Samà Monsonís, Albert; Pérez López, Carlos; Rodríguez Martín, Daniel Manuel; Cabestany Moncusí, Joan; Moreno Aróstegui, Juan Manuel; Rodríguez Molinero, Alejandro (2013)
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    This paper presents the design and methodology used to create a heterogeneous database for knowledge movement extraction in Parkinson's Disease. This database is being constructed as part of REM- PARK project and is ...
  • A heuristic argument for the sole use of numerical stabilization with no physical LES modeling in the simulation of incompressible turbulent flows 

    Guasch, Oriol; Codina, Ramon (2009-07-14)
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    We aim at giving support to the idea that no physical Large Eddy Simulation (LES) model should be used in the simulation of turbulent flows. It is heuristically shown that the rate of transfer of subgrid kinetic energy ...
  • A heuristic for the inventory management of smart vending machine systems 

    Park, Yang-Byung (School of Industrial and Aeronautic Engineering of Terrassa (ETSEIAT). Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC), 2012-12)
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    Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to propose a heuristic for the inventory management of smart vending machine systems with product substitution under the replenishment point, order-up-to level policy and to evaluate ...
  • A heuristic forecasting model for stock decision 

    Zhang, D.; Jiang, Q.; Li, X. (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya. Secció de Matemàtiques i Informàtica, 2005)
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    This paper describes a heuristic forecasting model based on neural networks for stock decision-making. Some heuristic strategies are presented for enhancing the learning capability of neural networks and obtaining ...
  • A heuristic method to design autonomous village electrification projects with renewable energies 

    Ranaboldo, Matteo; García Villoria, Alberto; Ferrer Martí, Laia; Pastor Moreno, Rafael (2014-08-14)
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    Systems relying on renewable energies demonstrated to be a reliable and sustainable option to electrify isolated communities autonomously. Hybrid systems that combine different energy resources and distribution microgrids ...
  • A heuristic to minimize the inventory value of repairable parts with service constraints: application to an airline company 

    Cardós, Manuel; Babiloni, Eugenia; Palmer, Marta E.; Guijarro, Ester (School of Industrial and Aeronautic Engineering of Terrassa (ETSEIAT). Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC), 2013-07)
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    Purpose: This paper focuses on the improvement of the inventory management of repairable parts of the airline company Air Nostrum. The company uses a common sales replacement policy to manage their repairable parts and the ...
  • A hierarchical approach for generating regular floorplans 

    San Pedro Martín, Javier de; Cortadella Fortuny, Jordi; Roca Pérez, Antoni (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2014)
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    The complexity of the VLSI physical design flow grows dramatically as the level of integration increases. An effective way to manage this increasing complexity is through the use of regular designs which contain more ...
  • A hierarchical architecture to multiple target tracking 

    Rowe, Daniel; Huerta Casado, Iván; Perdersoli, Marco; Guinea, Soledad; Gonzàlez, Jordi; Villanueva, Juan J. (s. n., 2007)
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    This work presents an architecture based on a modular and hierarchically-organised system to perform Multiple-Target Tracking (MTT). A set of co-operating modules, which work following both bottom-up and top-down paradigms, ...
  • A hierarchical architecture with feature selection for audio segmentation in a broadcast news domain 

    Butko, Taras; Nadeu Camprubí, Climent (2010)
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    This work presents a hierarchical HMM-based audio segmentation system with feature selection designed for the Albayzin 2010 Evaluations. We propose an architecture that combines the outputs of individual binary detectors ...
  • A hierarchical control structure for multi-terminal VSC-based HVDC grids with GVD characteristics 

    Rouzbehi, Kumars; Miranian, Arash; Candela García, José Ignacio; Luna Alloza, Álvaro; Rodríguez Cortés, Pedro (2013)
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    This paper presents a hierarchical control structure for Multi terminal HVDC grids. The hierarchical control structure is inspired by the three-layer control structure of largescale AC power systems and it is divided into ...
  • A hierarchical perspective to fuzzy inductive reasoning: an attempt to obtain more understandable fuzzy inductive reasoning rules 

    Bagherpour, Solmaz; Múgica Álvarez, Francisco; Nebot Castells, M. Àngela (2015)
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    Generalizing hypotheses based on the past data in order to predict the future is the essential core of human learning. Various successful methods and techniques have been developed so far that perform some sort of ...
  • A hierarchy of change-point methods for estimating the time instant of leakages in water distribution networks 

    Boracchi, Giacomo; Puig Cayuela, Vicenç; Roveri, Manuel (Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, 2013)
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    Leakages are a relevant issue in water distribution networks with severe effects on costs and water savings. While there are several solutions for detecting leakages by analyzing of the minimum night flow and the pressure ...
  • A High Availability platform design using Heartbeat and integration in a production environment 

    Iglesias Aparicio, Abraham (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2008-06-05)
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    Nowadays, the number of services in the Internet grows more and more. Hardware vendors bring to market more powerful and stable servers. Operative systems are becoming more robust and flexible offering loads of ...
  • A high dynamic-range RF programmable-gain front end for G.hn RF-Coax in 65-nm CMOS 

    Trulls Fortuny, Xavier; Mateo Peña, Diego; Bofill, Adrià (IEEE Microwave Theory and Techniques Society, 2012-10)
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    A high-dynamic-range programmable-gain inductorless RF front end suitable for the RF-coax bandplan of the G.hn recommendation is presented. A double-input RF programmable gain amplifier (DI-RFPGA) with switchable capacitive ...
  • A high performance CRF model for clothes parsing 

    Simó Serra, Edgar; Fidler, Sanja; Moreno-Noguer, Francesc; Urtasun, Raquel (Springer, 2014)
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    In this paper we tackle the problem of clothing parsing: Our goal is to segment and classify different garments a person is wearing. We frame the problem as the one of inference in a pose-aware Conditional Random Field ...
  • A High Speed Solution for Aircraft Ground Communications 

    Rodríguez Aguilera, Grace Mary (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2013-05-16)
    Master thesis
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    [ANGLÈS] Aircraft Ground Communications are the different links used to exchange data when the plane is not flying (on ground). Nowadays there is a lack of options to transmit the big amount of data that is needed to be ...
  • A high-efficiency matching technique for low power levels in RF harvesting 

    Anchustegui Echearte, Iker; Jimenez Lopez, David; Gasulla Forner, Manuel; Giuppi, Francesco; Georgiadis, Apostolos (The Electromagnetics Academy, 2013)
    Conference report
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    Radiofrequency (RF) energy can be harvested in order to power autonomous sensors either from the surrounding environment or from dedicated sources. A conventional RF harvester is mainly composed by an antenna, a matching ...