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  • Economic analysis of battery electric storage systems operating in electricity markets 

    Heredia, F.-Javier (Francisco Javier); Riera, Jordi; Mata, Montserrat; Escuer, Joan; Romeu, Jordi (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2015)
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    Battery electric storage systems (BESS) in the range of 1-10 MWh is a key technology allowing a more efficient operation of small electricity market producer. The aim of this work is to assess the economic viability of ...
  • Distributed experiment for the calculus of optimal values for energy consumption in buildings 

    Fonseca Casas, Pau; Fonseca Casas, Antoni; Garrido Soriano, Núria; Aina Ortiz, Joana; Casanovas Garcia, Josep; Salom, Jaume (2015)
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  • UPCEO, connecting statistics and people using R 

    Fonseca Casas, Pau; Tormos, Raül; Casanovas Garcia, Josep (2015)
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    A methodology and a tool that implements this methodology are developed using R to construct a web site that allows a lay user to consult statistical information owned by an institution and stored in a cloud database. This ...
  • SDL – The IoT Language 

    Sherratt, Edel; Ober, Ileana; Gaudin, Emmanuel; Fonseca Casas, Pau; Kristoffersen, Finn (2015)
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    Interconnected smart devices constitute a large and rapidly growing element of the contemporary Internet. A smart thing can be as simple as a web-enabled device that collects and transmits sensor data to a repository for ...
  • Optimization of energy renovation of residential sector in Catalonia based on comfort, energy and costs 

    Ortiz, Joana; Fonseca Casas, Antoni; Salom, Jaume; Russo, Verdina; Garrido Soriano, Núria; Fonseca Casas, Pau (2015)
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    The paper describes OptiHab study, done in the framework of the MARIE project. The objective of OptiHab is to provide technical and economic information to optimize the energy renovation of residential sector in Catalonia, ...
  • Modeling tuberculosis in Barcelona. A solution to speed-up agent-based simulations 

    Montañola Sales, Cristina; Gilabert Navarro, Joan-Francesc; Casanovas Garcia, Josep; Prats Soler, Clara; López Codina, Daniel; Valls Ribas, Joaquim; Cardona Iglesias, Pere Joan; Vilaplana, Cristina (2015)
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    Tuberculosis remains one of the world’s deadliest infectious diseases. About one third of the world’s population is infected with tuberculosis bacteria. Understanding the dynamics of transmission at ...
  • NECADA. Optimization software for sustainable architecture 

    Fonseca Casas, Pau; Fonseca Casas, Antoni (2015)
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    In this work, we present a hybrid infrastructure, named NECADA, which supports the execution of a detailed simulation model representing all building processes on a supercomputer, cloud, cluster of computers or desktop ...
  • Advanced traffic data for dynamic OD demand estimation: the state of the art and benchmark study 

    Djukic, Tamara; Barceló, Jaume; Bullejos, Manuel; Montero Mercadé, Lídia; Cipriani, Ernesto; van Lint, Hans; Hoogendoorn, Serge (2015)
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    In this paper, the use of advanced traffic data is discussed to contribute to the ongoing debate about their applications in dynamic OD estimation. This is done by discussing the advantages and disadvantages of traffic ...
  • Solutions to the facility location problem with general Bernoulli demands 

    Albareda Sambola, Maria; Fernández Aréizaga, Elena; Saldanha da Gama, Francisco (2015)
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    In this work we address the facility location problem with general Bernoulli demands. Extended formulations are proposed for two different outsourcing policies, which allow using sample average approximation for estimating ...
  • Kinetic study of the indirect electro-oxidation of azo reactive dyes 

    López Grimau, Víctor; Pepió Viñals, Montserrat; Gutiérrez Bouzán, María Carmen (2015)
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    In this work, an electrochemical treatment in a batch cell with Ti/Pt anode was applied to degrade two reactive dyes (Color Index Reactive Orange 4 and 13) in the presence of chloride ions, usually used as dyeing ...

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