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  • A middle-level ontology for context modelling 

    Cabrera Béjar, Óscar Jair; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Marco Gómez, Jordi (Springer, 2015)
    Conference report
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    Context modelling is one of the stages conducted during the context life cycle. It has the aim of giving meaning and structure to the collected context’s raw data. Although there are different context models proposed in ...
  • A Middleware architecture for Unmanned Aircraft Avionics 

    López, Juan; Royo Chic, Pablo; Pastor Llorens, Enric; Barrado Muxí, Cristina; Santamaria Barnadas, Eduard (Uiversity of Irvine, 2007-11)
    Conference report
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    An Unmanned Aerial Vehicle is a non-piloted airplane designed to operate in dangerous and repetitive situations. With the advent of UAV's civil applications, UAVs are emerging as a valid option in commercial scenarios. ...
  • A middleware for building contract-aware agent-based services 

    Confalonieri, Roberto; Álvarez Napagao, Sergio; Panagiotidi, Sofia; Vázquez Salceda, Javier; Willmott, Steven Nicolás (Springer Verlag, 2008)
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    This paper presents a middleware to help designers in the implementation of contract-aware agent-based services. The middleware provides several components, including a contract manager, a communication manager and a ...
  • A Middleware framework for self-adaptive large scale distributed services 

    Chacin Martínez, Pablo Jesus (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2011-07-21)
    Doctoral thesis
    Open Access
  • A million-channel CO-PrOx microreactor on a fingertip for fuel cell application 

    Llorca Piqué, Jordi; Rosell, O.; Divins, N.J.; López, E.; Roig Costa, Maria; Todorov Trifonov, Trifon; Rodríguez Martínez, Ángel; González de Rivera, F.; Rodríguez, L.I.; Seco, M. (2010)
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    A silicon micromonolith containing ca.40000 regular channels of 3.3 μm in diameter per square millimeter has been successfully functionalized with anAu/TiO2 catalyst for CO preferential oxidation(CO-PrOx) in the presence ...
  • A MILP Model for the Long Term Academic Staff Size and Composition Planning in Public Universities 

    Torre Martínez, María del Rocío de la; Lusa García, Amaia; Mateo Doll, Manuel (2015-10)
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    This paper proposes a model for dealing with the long term staff composition planning in public universities. University academic staff is organized in units (or departments) according to their field of expertise. The staff ...
  • A MILP model for the teacher assignment problem considering teachers’ preferences 

    Domenech Léga, Bruno; Lusa García, Amaia (Elsevier, 2016)
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    The Teacher Assignment Problem is part of the University Timetabling Problem and involves assigning teachers to courses, taking their preferences into consideration. This is a complex problem, usually solved by means of ...
  • A MILP model to design hybrid wind-photovoltaic isolated rural electrification projects in developing countries 

    Ferrer Martí, Laia; Domenech Léga, Bruno; García Villoria, Alberto; Pastor Moreno, Rafael (Elsevier, 2013-04-16)
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    Electrification systems based on the use of renewable energy sources are a suitable option for providing electricity to isolated communities autonomously. Wind and hybrid wind–photovoltaic (PV) systems are increasingly ...
  • A MILP scheduling model for multi-stage batch plants 

    Kopanos, Georgios; Puigjaner Corbella, Lluís (Elsevier, 2009-06-15)
    Conference lecture
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    In the current work, a new precedence-based mixed integer linear programming (MILP) scheduling framework, based on a continuous-time representation, is developed for the scheduling in multi-stage batch plants. Advantages ...
  • A miniaturized two axis sun sensor for attitude control of nano-satellites 

    Angulo, M.; Gras, Ana; Ortega Villasclaras, Pablo Rafael; López Rodríguez, Gema; Ricart Campos, Jordi; Domínguez Pumar, Manuel; Castañer Muñoz, Luis María; Quero, J.M.; Tarrida, C. L.; Reina, M. (2010-10-10)
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    This paper describes the design, fabrication, characterization, and satellite integration of a miniaturized two axis sun sensor which has been used in the attitude control system of the Spanish nano-satellite NANOSAT-1B. ...
  • A mis amigos de Barcelona 

    Parent, Claude (Escola Tècnica Superior d'Arquitectura de Barcelona. Departament de Composició Arquitectònica, 2012-07)
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  • A mixed Lagrangian and Eulerian FSI approach for simulation of overtopping on embankment dams 

    Larese De Tetto, Antonia; Rossi, Riccardo; Oñate Ibáñez de Navarra, Eugenio (CIMNE (Centro Internacional de Métodos Numéricos en Ingeniería), 2009)
    Conference report
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    The present work is concerned with some recent advances in FSI simulations with particular emphasis on the simulation of rockfill dams during extreme phenomena. The final objective is the study of the consequences of an ...
  • A mixed qualitative quantitative self-learning classification technique applied to situation assessment in industrial process control 

    Aguado Chao, J. Carlos (Juan Carlos) (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 1998-12-22)
    Doctoral thesis
    Open Access
  • A mixed stabilized finite element formulation for strain localization analysis 

    Chiumenti, Michèle; Cervera Ruiz, Miguel; Agelet de Saracibar Bosch, Carlos (2010)
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    This work exploits the concept of stabilization techniques to improve the behaviour of either mixed or pu/mixed u/εlinear/linear triangular elements when strain localization analysis is required. Different stabilization ...
  • A mixed three-field FE formulation for stress accurate analysis including the incompressible limit 

    Chiumenti, Michèle; Cervera Ruiz, Miguel; Codina, Ramon (2015-01)
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    In previous works, the authors have presented the stabilized mixed displacement/pressure formulation to deal with the incompressibility constraint. More recently, the authors have derived stable mixed stress/displacement ...
  • A mixed-signal architecture for high complexity CMOS fuzzy controllers 

    Navas González, Rafael; Vidal Verdú, Fernando; Rodríguez-Vázquez, Ángel (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya. Secció de Matemàtiques i Informàtica, 1999)
    Article
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    Analog circuits provide better area/power efficiency than their digital counterparts for low-medium precision requirements [1]. This limit in precision, as well as the lack of design tools when compared to the digital ...
  • A mobile robotic platform capable of stereo vision based on blod detection 

    Caminal Pallarès, Helena (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2014-12)
    Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
    Open Access
    In robotics, vision is an indispensable tool. It is used for a wide spectrum of applications, such as Simultaneous Localization And Mapping (SLAM), object recognition and communication. Vision is expensive both in terms ...
  • A mobile Scenario for Electronic Publishing based on the MIPAMS Architecture 

    Delgado Mercè, Jaime; Llorente Viejo, Silvia; Rodríguez Luna, Eva; Torres Padrosa, Víctor (2011)
    Conference report
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    This paper describes several scenarios for the management of digital media, focusing on electronic publishing from mobile environments. The solution proposed in those scenarios is based on MIPAMS (Multimedia Information ...
  • A model and an algorithm for the grouping problem in telecom networks 

    García, F.; Hackbarth, Klaus D. (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya. Centre de Càlcul, 1991)
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    This paper deals with the so called grouping problem which arises in telecommunication network optimization when transmission equipment with a certain hierarchy is used. It is shown how this problem is embedded in the ...
  • A model for CAGD using fuzzy logic 

    Jacas Moral, Juan; Monreal Pujadas, Amadeo; Recasens Ferrés, Jorge (1997-01)
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    This paper presents a first approach to a system based on fuzzy logic for the design of curves and surfaces in the context of computer aided geometric design. Bézier curves and surfaces can be seen as particular cases of ...