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  • A novel paths algebra-based strategy to flexibly solve the link mapping stage of VNE problems 

    Botero Vega, Juan Felipe; Molina, Miguel; Hesselbach Serra, Xavier; De Almeida Amazonas, Jose Roberto (2013-11)
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    One of the main challenges of network virtualization is the virtual network embedding problem (VNE) that consists of mapping virtual network demands in physical network resources. VNE can be decomposed into two stages: ...
  • A novel pedagogical tool integrating sustainability competence into engineering degrees 

    Bolea Monte, Yolanda; Grau Saldes, Antoni (IEEE, 2011)
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    The environmental and social crisis has forced the University to have a considerable influence on the society in an active manner and it faces new challenges such as the need to educate professionals that take respectful ...
  • A novel peptide-based platform for the dual presentation of biologically-active peptide motifs on biomaterials 

    Gil Mur, Francisco Javier; Mas Moruno, Carlos; Fraioli, Roberta; Albericio Palomera, Fernando; Manero Planella, José María (2014-03-27)
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    Biofunctionalization of metallic materials with cell adhesive molecules derived from the extracellular matrix is a feasible approach to improve cell–material interactions and enhance the biointegration of implant materials ...
  • A novel power efficient location-based cooperative routing with transmission power-upper-limit for wireless sensor networks 

    Shi, Juanfei; Calveras Augé, Anna M.; Cheng, Ye; Liu, Kai (2013-05-15)
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    The extensive usage of wireless sensor networks (WSNs) has led to the development of many power- and energy-efficient routing protocols. Cooperative routing in WSNs can improve performance in these types of networks. In ...
  • A novel procedure for training L1-L2 support vector machine classifiers 

    Anguita, Davide; Ghio, Alessandro; Oneto, Luca; Reyes Ortiz, Jorge Luis; Ridella, Sandro (2013)
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    In this work we propose a novel algorithm for training L1-L2 Support Vector Machine (SVM) classifiers. L1-L2 SVMs allow to combine the effectiveness of L2 models and the feature selection characteristics of L1 solutions. ...
  • A novel pulsewidth modulation to operate a bidirectional two-stage dc-ac converter with high-frequency isolation in discontinuous conduction mode for photovoltaic applications 

    Mata Dumenjó, Montserrat; Busquets Monge, Sergio; Diest, Jaume; Rocabert Delgado, Joan; Barenys, Mireia; Nicolás Apruzzese, Joan; Salaet Pereira, Juan Fernando (2009)
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  • A novel real-time edge-preserving smoothing filter 

    Reich, Simon; Abramov, Alexey; Papon, Jeremie; Worgotter, Florentin; Dellen, Babette (2013)
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    The segmentation of textured and noisy areas in images is a very challenging task due to the large variety of objects and materials in natural environments, which cannot be solved by a single similarity measure. In this ...
  • A novel reconstruction algorithm for the improvement of SMOS brightness temperatures 

    González Gambau, Veronica; Turiel, Antonio; Martinez, Justino; Olmedo, Edson; Corbella Sanahuja, Ignasi (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2014)
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    RFI (Radio Frequency Interference) sources, Sun signal and even land-sea transitions may generate large sidelobes that corrupt SMOS brightness temperature products and therefore, the quality of the soil moisture and sea ...
  • A novel robust index to assess beat-to-beat variability in heart rate time-series analysis 

    García González, Miguel Ángel; Pallàs Areny, Ramon (IEEE-INST ELECTRICAL ELECTRONICS ENGINEERS INC, 2001-06-30)
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    A new index is proposed to estimate the variance of the differentiated heart rate (RR) time series from its truncated histogram. The index is more robust to artifacts than the standard deviation of the differentiated RR ...
  • A novel robust sliding mode controller for Half-bridge converter 

    Hang, Lijun; Liu, Sensen; Lu, Zhengyu; Castilla Fernández, Miguel (2010)
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    This paper proposes one novel sliding mode controller for the Half-bridge converter to reduce the line and load disturbance. Based on the bilinear model of the Half-bridge DC/DC converter, the small signal model and the ...
  • A novel SDN enabled hybrid optical packet/circuit switched data centre network: the LIGHTNESS approach 

    Peng, Shuping; Simeonidou, Dimitra; Zervas, George; Spadaro, Salvatore; Perelló Muntan, Jordi; Agraz Bujan, Fernando; Careglio, Davide; Becerra Fontal, Yolanda; Farreras Esclusa, Montserrat (2014)
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    Current over-provisioned and multi-tier data centre networks (DCN) deploy rigid control and management platforms, which are not able to accommodate the ever-growing workload driven by the increasing demand of ...
  • A novel sensor-bridge-to-microcontroller interface 

    Custodio Ruiz, Ángel; Bragós Bardia, Ramon; Pallàs Areny, Ramon (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2001-05)
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    Sensor bridges are usually interfaced to microcontrollers by supplying the bridge with a voltage or current and digitizing the resulting voltage or current after being amplified and low-pass filtered. This paper proposes ...
  • A novel spectrum selection strategy for matching multi-service secondary traffic to heterogeneous primary spectrum opportunities 

    Bouali, Faouzi; Sallent Roig, José Oriol; Pérez Romero, Jordi; Agustí Comes, Ramon (IEEE, 2011)
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    In order to increase spectrum utilization efficiency, CRs (Cognitive Radios) have been introduced to reuse white spaces left unused by legacy services under the strict constraint of not interfering them. In this context, ...
  • A novel strategy for radar imaging based on compressive sensing 

    Tello Alonso, Mª Victoria; López Dekker, Francisco J.; Mallorquí Franquet, Jordi Joan (2010-07-08)
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    This paper aims at introducing the recent theory of compressive sensing to radar imaging systems in order to retrieve the imaged scene with better resolution and a reduced amount of collected samples. As a result of ...
  • A novel strategy for radar imaging based on compressive sensing 

    Tello Alonso, Mª Victoria; López Dekker, Francisco J.; Mallorquí Franquet, Jordi Joan (2008)
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    This paper aims at introducing the recent theory of compressive sensing to radar imaging systems in order to retrieve the imaged scene with better resolution and a reduced amount of collected samples. As a result of ...
  • A novel stress-accurate FE technology for highly non-linear analysis with incompressibility constraint: application to the numerical simulation of the FSW process 

    Chiumenti, Michèle; Cervera Ruiz, Miguel; Agelet de Saracibar Bosch, Carlos; Dialami, Narges (American Institute of Physics (AIP), 2013)
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    In this work a novel finite element technology based on a three-field mixed formulation is presented. The Variational Multi Scale (VMS) method is used to circumvent the LBB stability condition allowing the use of linear ...
  • A novel tunable multimodal bandpass filter 

    Contreras Lizarraga, Adrián Arturo; Pradell i Cara, Lluís; Ribó, M. (2011)
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    This paper presents a novel uniplanar tunable bandpass filter. In this filter, each resonator can be reconfigured easily using PIN diodes or MEMS switches. Design equations are derived from a simple circuit model which ...
  • A Novel Type of Hybrid Reluctance Motor Drive 

    Andrada Gascón, Pedro; Blanqué Molina, Balduino; Martínez Piera, Eusebio; Torrent Burgués, Marcel (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2014-08-01)
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    In this paper, a novel type of hybrid reluctance motor (HRM) drive is presented. This new motor is characterized by a stator formed by a combination of independent magnetic structures, each one composed of an electromagnet, ...
  • A novel variation-tolerant 4T-DRAM cell with enhanced soft-error tolerance 

    Ganapathy, Shrikanth; Canal Corretger, Ramon; Alexandrescu, Dan; Costenaro, Enrico; González Colás, Antonio María; Rubio Sola, Jose Antonio (IEEE Computer Society Publications, 2012)
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    In view of device scaling issues, embedded DRAM (eDRAM) technology is being considered as a strong alternative to conventional SRAM for use in on-chip memories. Memory cells designed using eDRAM technology in addition ...