Recent Submissions

  • User Interaction in Group Recommender Systems 

    Pascual Milego, Jordi (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2014-06-30)
    Master thesis
    Open Access
    The project goal is the study and development of specific techniques for obtaining user preferences from several interaction mechanisms with the objective of making recommendations in a conversational group recommender ...
  • Analysis of the Impact Factor of scientific journals 

    Singla Valls, Jaume (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2014-02)
    Master thesis
    Open Access
  • Learning to open new doors 

    López, Víctor (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2014-01)
    Master thesis
    Open Access
    Finding and opening an unknown door autonomously is an unsolved challenge that the most advanced robots in the world have not solved yet. Door handles have diferent locations, shapes, operating mechanisms and are made of ...
  • Basis Decomposition Discriminant ICA 

    Tabas Díaz, Alejandro (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2013-09-09)
    Master thesis
    Open Access
    In this Master's Thesis, we introduce the methodology Basis-Decomposition Discriminant ICA (BD-DICA), capable of finding the most discriminant Independent Components to characterise a high-dimensional dataset. The ...
  • Smart Cage Active Contours and their application to brain image segmentation 

    Saeta Pérez, Israel (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2013-09-09)
    Master thesis
    Open Access
    In this work we present a new segmentation method named Smart Cage Active Contours (SCAC) that combines a parametrized active contour framework named Cage Active Contours (CAC), based on a ne trans- formations, with ...
  • Using Application-Specific Ontologies to Generate Grammar Rules in English, Hindi, and Spanish for a Web Interface 

    Paliwal, Piyush (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2013-09-09)
    Master thesis
    Open Access
    This thesis is concerned with the use of domain ontologies facilitating the generation of multilingual grammars, which furthermore can be integrated in the natural language understanding module of a communication system. ...
  • iTutorials for the Aid to Mild Cognitively Impaired Elderly Population in their Preferred Environment 

    Rubio Vazquez, Carolina (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2011-10-15)
    Master thesis
    Open Access
    In the context of Assistive Technologies, the present work addresses the improvement and greater adaptability of iTutorials, a supportive system which is intended to provide in-home support to cognitively impaired older ...
  • Tyre print identification through registration techniques and attribute graphs 

    Poquet Domènech, Pau (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2013-09-18)
    Master thesis
    Open Access
    Tire tread classification problem is primarily of use in two areas. First and foremost, forensics. It could come of great use in a case involving motor vehicles to be able to at least determine what kind of tire has been ...
  • Relighting the scene by finding the intrinsic images 

    Rafael Antón, Eduard (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2013-06-14)
    Master thesis
    Open Access
    In this project we will embed virtual objects in a real-life scene looking auto- matically for the most realistic approach. Previous works have demonstrated the lighting as the most important feature to achieve a better ...
  • Improving sparsity in online kernel models 

    Orihuela Salvatierra, Helena (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2013-09-14)
    Master thesis
    Open Access
    In this thesis, background theory about the online kernel-based algorithms and their use for online learning is presented. The analysis of the state-ofthe- art methods highlights an important drawback in many kernel ...

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