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  • Real-Time Non-Intrusive Assessment of Viewing Distance During Computer Use 

    Argilés Sans, Marc; Cardona Torradeflot, Genís; Pérez Cabré, Elisabet; Pérez Magrané, Ramon; Morcego Seix, Bernardo; Gispets Parcerisas, Joan (2016-10-22)
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    Purpose: To develop and test the sensitivity of an ultrasound-based sensor to assess the viewing distance of visual display terminals operators in real-time conditions. Methods: A modified ultrasound sensor was attached ...
  • Data-based fault detection in chemical processes: Managing records with operator intervention and uncertain labels 

    Askarian, Mahdieh; Benítez Iglesias, Raúl; Graells Sobré, Moisès; Zarghami, Reza (2016-06-23)
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    Developing data-driven fault detection systems for chemical plants requires managing uncertain data labels and dynamic attributes due to operator-process interactions. Mislabeled data is a known problem in computer science ...
  • Towards the STEM knowledge homogenization of pre-university students in 21st century MOOC: The Language for Engineering 

    Estela Carbonell, M. Rosa; Codina Mendoza, Andreu; Poblet-Puig, Jordi; Pardo Tràfach, Patricia; Puigví Burniol, Maria Àngels; Pujadas Gispert, Ester; Valls del Barrio, Susanna; Álvarez del Castillo, María Dolores; Guaus Guerrero, Ester; Hervada Sala, Carme; Macanás de Benito, Jorge; Masip Álvarez, Albert; Morillo Cazorla, Margarita; Nejjari Akhi-Elarab, Fatiha (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2016)
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    For the past five years, Engineering students from Barcelona School of Civil Engineer in UPC BarcelonaTech have shown that educational intervention in first-year engineering programs can positively affect students’ awareness ...
  • A real-time human-robot interaction system based on gestures for assistive scenarios 

    Canal Camprodon, Gerard; Escalera, Sergio; Angulo Bahón, Cecilio (2016)
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    Natural and intuitive human interaction with robotic systems is a key point to develop robots assisting people in an easy and effective way. In this paper, a Human Robot Interaction (HRI) system able to recognize gestures ...
  • Improvement in neural respiratory drive estimation from diaphragm electromyographic signals using fixed sample entropy 

    Estrada Petrocelli, Luis; Torres Cebrián, Abel; Sarlabous Uranga, Leonardo; Jané Campos, Raimon (2016-03-01)
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    Diaphragm electromyography is a valuable technique for the recording of electrical activity of the diaphragm. The analysis of diaphragm electromyographic (EMGdi) signal amplitude is an alternative approach for the ...
  • Model-based active damping control for three-phase voltage source inverters with LCL filter 

    Guzmán Solà, Ramon; García de Vicuña Muñoz de la Nava, José Luis; Morales López, Javier; Castilla Fernández, Miguel; Miret Tomàs, Jaume (2016-09-02)
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    This paper presents a robust model-based active damping control in natural frame for a three-phase voltage source inverter with LCL filter. The presence of the LCL filter complicates the design of the control scheme, ...
  • Electrophysiological effects of selective atrial coronary artery occlusion in humans 

    Álvarez-García, Jesus; Vives Borras, Miquel; Gomis Román, Pedro; Ordoñez Llanos, Jordi; Ferrero-Gregori, Andreu; Serra Peñaranda, Antoni; Cinca Cuscullola, Juan Maria (2016-06-07)
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    Background-The arrhythmogenesis of ventricular myocardial ischemia has been extensively studied, but models of atrial ischemia in humans are lacking. This study aimed at describing the electrophysiological alterations ...
  • Improved neural models for roughness in honing processes 

    Sivatte Adroer, Mauricio; Llanas Parra, Francesc Xavier; Buj Corral, Irene (2016)
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    In the present work improved neural network models for average roughness Ra in rough honing processes are studied. Four different adaptive models were tested, which integrate previously obtained direct and indirect models. ...
  • Guaranteed cost estimation and control for nonlinear system using LMI optimization 

    Buciakowski, Mariusz; Puig Cayuela, Vicenç (2016)
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    In the paper, a methodology for the guaranteed cost estimation and control for nonlinear system discretetime systems is proposed. To solve such a challenging problem, the article starts with a general description of the ...
  • Acute sleep deprivation induces a local brain transfer information increase in the frontal cortex in a widespread decrease context 

    Alonso López, Joan Francesc; Romero Lafuente, Sergio; Mañanas Villanueva, Miguel Ángel; Alcalá Álvarez, Marta; Antonijoan, Rosa Maria; Giménez Badia, Sandra (2016-04-01)
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    Sleep deprivation (SD) has adverse effects on mental and physical health, affecting the cognitive abilities and emotional states. Specifically, cognitive functions and alertness are known to decrease after SD. The aim of ...

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