Recent Submissions

  • Análisis estadístico de corpus cronológicos : aplicación al estudio de bases bibliográficas y textos retóricos 

    Hernández Ramírez, Daría Micaela (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2016-12-19)
    Doctoral thesis
    Open Access
    Due to the huge amount of textual data that is persintently generated, researchers are obliged to classify and analize them, even though there are different ways as well as computing tools to facilitate their study. In ...
  • A demand-responsive traffic control system for urban areas 

    Grau Mariani, Rafael (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 1995-02-08)
    Doctoral thesis
    Open Access
    The goal of this Ph.D. Thesis is the design, development and testing of a 'well-engineered system' aimed at the demand-responsive traffic control of urban areas. Because of the author's background -software engineering-, ...
  • Composite endpoints in clinical trials : computational tools, practical guidelines and methodological extensions 

    Gómez-Mateu, Moisés (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2016-06-30)
    Doctoral thesis
    Open Access
    The conclusions from randomized clinical trials (RCT) rely on the primary endpoint (PE), which is chosen at the design stage of the study; thus, it is of utmost importance to select it appropriately. In RCT, there should ...
  • The Optimum Communication Spanning Tree Problem : properties, models and algorithms 

    Luna Mota, Carlos (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2016-02-01)
    Doctoral thesis
    Open Access
    For a given cost matrix and a given communication requirement matrix, the OCSTP is defined as finding a spanning tree that minimizes the operational cost of the network. OCST can be used to design of more efficient ...
  • Scheduling policies for multi-period services 

    Núñez del Toro, Alma Cristina (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2016-02-02)
    Doctoral thesis
    Open Access
    In many situations, the resources in organizations are employed to satisfy some demand (or services) requirements, which are repeated with some periodicity. These recurrent services appear in a large variety of processes ...
  • Bayesian analysis of textual data 

    Font Valverde, Martí (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2016-01-18)
    Doctoral thesis
    Open Access
    En esta tesis se desarrolla, siempre con el enfoque bayesiano en mente, una metodología estadística para el análisis de datos discretos en su aplicación en problemas estilometría. El análisis estadístico del estilo literario ...
  • The impact of effective factors on the Iranian electricity market in comparison to the Spanish electricity market 

    Nasrazadani, Hajar (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2016-03-01)
    Doctoral thesis
    Open Access
    Electricity market analysis is important to access strategic market information which can be further employed to pass energy policies. Due to the advantages of privatization, the Iranian government has taken certain ...
  • Improving urban deliveries via collaboration 

    Roca Riu, Mireia (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2015-12-22)
    Doctoral thesis
    Open Access
    Distribution of goods is essential for the economic development of cities but at the same time it entails several problems to the urban systems and different stakeholders. Carriers spend a significant portion of their cost ...
  • Contributions to industrial statistics 

    Fontdecaba Rigat, Sara (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2015-12-23)
    Doctoral thesis
    Open Access
    This thesis is about statistics' contributions to industry. It is an article compendium comprising four articles divided in two blocks: (i) two contributions for a water supply company, and (ii) significance of the effects ...
  • Medium-term power planning in electricity markets with renewable generation sources 

    Marí Tomàs, Laura (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2015-09-25)
    Doctoral thesis
    Open Access
    The problem addressed in this thesis is the medium-term generation planning over a yearly horizon of a generation company participating in a liberalized electricity market with pool auction of generation and consumption ...

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