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  • Using specification and description language to formalize multiagent systems 

    Fonseca Casas, Pau (2014-05-14)
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    Simulation is a multidisciplinary field of study used in different scopes, involving people with different areas of knowledge and backgrounds. Formal languages become important tools in order to build, understand, and ...
  • Passenger flow simulation in a hub airport: an application to the Barcelona International Airport 

    Fonseca Casas, Pau; Casanovas Garcia, Josep; Ferran, Xavier (2014-05)
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    This paper describes a conceptual model intended to be applied in a general approach to the micro-simulation of hub airports terminals. The proposed methodology is illustrated with the development of a simulation model ...
  • Geographical differences in whooping cough in Catalonia, Spain, from 1990 to 2010 

    Crespo, Inma; Soldevila, Nuria; Muñoz Gracia, María del Pilar; Godoy, Pere; Carmona, Gloria; Domínguez García, Angela (2014-03)
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    Whooping cough is a communicable disease whose incidence has increase d in recent years in some countries with vaccination. Since 1981, in Catalonia (Spain), cases must be reported to the Public Health Department. In 1997, ...
  • Comments on: space-time wind speed forecasting for improved power system dispatch 

    Muñoz Gracia, María del Pilar (2014-02-27)
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  • Formal simulation model to optimize building sustainability 

    Fonseca Casas, Pau; Fonseca Casas, Antoni; Garrido Soriano, Núria; Casanovas Garcia, Josep (2014-03)
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    In this work, we present a simulation model that makes it possible to find optimal values for various building parameters and the associated impacts that reduce the energy demand or consumption of the building. In the ...
  • Deadlock-free scheduling method for flexible manufacturing systems based on timed colored Petri nets and Anytime Heuristic Search 

    Baruwa, Olatunde T.; Piera, Miquel Angel; Guasch Petit, Antonio (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2015-05-01)
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    This paper addresses the deadlock (DL)-free scheduling problem of flexible manufacturing systems (FMS) characterized by resource sharing, limited buffer capacity, routing flexibility, and the availability of material ...
  • Estimate of influenza cases using generalized linear, additive and mixed models 

    Oviedo de La Fuente, Manuel; Domínguez García, Angela; Muñoz Gracia, María del Pilar (Landes Bioscience, 2015-01-01)
    Article
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    We investigated the relationship between reported cases of influenza in Catalonia (Spain). Covariates analyzed were: population, age, data of report of influenza, and health region during 2010-2014 using data obtained from ...
  • Conceptual modeling using Petri nets 

    Guasch Petit, Antonio; Figueras Jové, Jaume; Casanovas Garcia, Josep (IGI Global, 2013-07)
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    Transdisciplinary Models and Applications investigates a variety of programming languages used in validating and verifying models in order to assist in their eventual implementation. This book will explore different methods ...
  • Formal and operational validation of a bus stop public transport network micro simulation 

    Fonseca Casas, Pau; Codina Sancho, Esteve; Montero Mercadé, Lídia; Linares Herreros, Mª Paz; Montañola Sales, Cristina (2014)
    Conference report
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    We present a detailed simulation model with the purpose of analyzing the congestion and interaction between bus lines and passengers at stops. Our main goal is to perform a complete validation of a simulation model formalized ...
  • Informe Final Fase 3 - Estimació Bossa Tipus de Catalunya 

    Aluja Banet, Tomàs; Montero Mercadé, Lídia (2014-09)
    External research report
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    Projecte de l’Agència de Residus de Catalunya (ARC, en endavant) encarregat a la Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya , segons Conveni de 5 de Novembre del 2012. L’objecte d’aquest projecte és proveir la metodologia ...

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