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  • Performance evaluation of HSPA networks through drive testing tools: Case study in UPC campus Nord 

    Al Nuaimat, Fadel Mutasem Fathi; Tabannaj, Yazan (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2014-06-18)
    Master thesis
    Open Access
    Understanding the cellular technologies and analyzing RF/HSPA coverage within campus Nord, joined with a fully explained tutorial of the used drive testing tools (QualiPoc and ROMES). In particular my work has focused on ...
  • Advanced Methods for the Measurement of Chromatic Dispersion at Optical Frequencies 

    Sarabia Díaz, Eugenia Teresa (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2015-02-16)
    Master thesis
    Open Access
    Currently, most networks are hybrid, combining fiber with copper wire, but the goal is for them to be completely of fiber. Like any other transmission medium, using fiber has some drawbacks, being chromatic dispersion one ...
  • Network Virtualization strategy based on Paths Algebra to implement the concept of Infrastructure as a Service 

    Gutierrez Anato, Alejandro Antonio (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2014-12-10)
    Master thesis
    Open Access
    One of the main challenges of network virtualization is the virtual network embedding problem(VNE). The objective of the VNE is to map a set of Virtual Network Request (VNR) to a physical node and link. VNR is composed by ...
  • Social review-based recommender systems from theory to practice 

    Capdevila Pujol, Joan (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2014-06-26)
    Master thesis
    Open Access
    Social Recommender Systems were born with the goal to mitigate the current information overload caused by the birth of Social Networks among other causes. They have enabled Internet actors (e.g. users, web browsers, sensors, ...
  • Performance analysis of prioritization in LTE networks with the Vienna LTE system level simulator 

    Assaf, Simon Sassine (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2014-07-18)
    Master thesis
    Open Access
    This study was performed with two main goals in mind. The first goal was to understand the prioritisation capabilities in Long Term Evolution (LTE) networks and how it is done. The second goal was to understand the simulation ...
  • A GRASP-based algorithm for the optimised DIF allocation in the RINA network architecture 

    Keshavarz, Pegah (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2013-12-13)
    Master thesis
    Open Access
    [ANGLÈS] Reviewing the current internet and its problems and introducing the new architecture of internet RINA, and find a minimized cost route to allocate demands in the network by using the GRASP algorithm.
  • Wireless Sensor Networks on-board aircrafts: design and implementation of medium access control protocol 

    Sánchez-Camacho Yebra, Cristian (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2013-12-16)
    Master thesis
    Open Access
    [ANGLÈS] The Wireless Sensor Networks (WSN) is an upcoming technology with a huge potential. It has the ability of monitor an environment and provide the data collected to a central entity in a wireless way. The Sensor ...
  • SNAVA: A Generic Threshold-Based-SNN Emulation Solution 

    Tiruvendipura Achyutha Raghavan, Athul Sripad (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2013-09-25)
    Master thesis
    [ANGLÈS] Spiking Neural Networks has been the focus of research of the decade. It has been proved possible to mimic several mechanisms of the mammalian brain with SNN models. Several dedicated hardware, both analog and ...
  • Analysis of the efficiency of protocol DOCSIS 3.0 in HFC networks 

    Tan, Hui (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2012-07-03)
    Master thesis
    Restricted access - author's decision
    [ANGLÈS] I have studied both Docsis 2.0 and Docsis 3.0 specification documents to: i) find out the similarities and differences between the two Docsis versions and, ii) to extend and analyze the Docsis 2.0 model to Docsis ...
  • A High Speed Solution for Aircraft Ground Communications 

    Rodríguez Aguilera, Grace Mary (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2013-05-16)
    Master thesis
    Restricted access - author's decision
    [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 ...

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