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    • 1st BSC Doctoral Symposium : book of abstracts 

      Cucchietti, Fernando; Comes, Carles; Badia Moragas, Alba; Cabeza, Israel; Eguzkitza, Beatriz; Gifre Renom, Lluís; González, Santiago; Guevara Vilardell, Marc; Hernández, Roger; Hussain, Tassadaq; Jiménez, Brian; Liu, Qixiao; Moal, Iain; Obiso, Vincenzo; Palavedu, Karthikeyan; Panic, Milos; Rajovic, Nikola; Royuela, Sara; Scaini, Chiara; Soret, Albert; Stipić, Srđjan; Strassburg, Janko; Valverde, Víctor; Villalba, Álvaro (Barcelona Supercomputing Center, 2014-05-26)
      Conference report
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    • A city of cities: Measuring how 15-minutes urban accessibility shapes human mobility in Barcelona 

      Graells Garrido, Eduardo; Serra Burriel, Feliu; Rowe, Francisco; Cucchietti, Fernando; Reyes Valenzuela, Patricio Alejandro (Public Library of Science (PLOS), 2021-05-05)
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      As cities expand, human mobility has become a central focus of urban planning and policy making to make cities more inclusive and sustainable. Initiatives such as the “15-minutes city” have been put in place to shift the ...
    • A compromise archive platform for monitoring infrastructures 

      García Calatrava, Carlos; Cucchietti, Fernando; Becerra Fontal, Yolanda (Barcelona Supercomputing Center, 2020-05)
      Conference report
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      The great advancement in the technological field has led to an explosion in the amount of generated data. Many different sectors have understood the opportunity that acquiring, storing, and analyzing further information ...
    • A constellation of horrors: analysis and visualization of the #Cuéntalo movement 

      Bucalo Mana, María Soledad; Calvo, Luz; Cucchietti, Fernando; García Povedano, David; García Sáez, Artur; Gómez Celis, Juan Felipe; Arcadio González, Camilo; Marín, Guillermo; Reyes, Patricio; Serra Burriel, Feliu; Vélez García, Diana Fernanda; Meta, Irene (Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), 2019)
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      In this work, we analyze content and structure of the Twitter trending topic #cuentalo with the purpose of providing a visualization of the movement. A supervised learning methodology is used to train the classifying ...
    • A holistic scalability strategy for time series databases following cascading polyglot persistence 

      García Calatrava, Carlos; Becerra Fontal, Yolanda; Cucchietti, Fernando (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2022-08-18)
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      Time series databases aim to handle big amounts of data in a fast way, both when introducing new data to the system, and when retrieving it later on. However, depending on the scenario in which these databases participate, ...
    • A physiology-inspired framework for holistic city simulations 

      Meta, Irene; Cucchietti, Fernando; Navarro Mateu, Diego; Graells Garrido, Eduardo; Guallart, Vicente (Elsevier, 2022)
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      Life, services and activities within cities have commonly been studied by separate disciplines, each one independent from the others. One such approach is the computer simulation, which enables in-depth modelling and ...
    • A second-order distributed Trotter–Suzuki solver with a hybrid CPU–GPU kernel 

      Wittek, Peter; Cucchietti, Fernando (Elsevier, 2013-04)
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      The Trotter-Suzuki approximation leads to an efficient algorithm for solving the timedependent Schrödinger equation. Using existing highly optimized CPU and GPU kernels, we developed a distributed version of the algorithm ...
    • Alya: Multiphysics engineering simulation toward exascale 

      Vázquez, Mariano; Houzeaux, Guillaume; Koric, Seid; Artigues, Antoni; Aguado Sierra, Jazmin; Arís Sánchez, Ruth; Mira, Daniel; Calmet, Hadrien; Cucchietti, Fernando; Owen, Herbert; Taha, Ahmed; Dering Burness, Evan; Cela Espín, José M.; Valero Cortés, Mateo (Elsevier, 2016-05)
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      Alya is a multi-physics simulation code developed at Barcelona Supercomputing Center (BSC). From its inception Alya code is designed using advanced High Performance Computing programming techniques to solve coupled problems ...
    • Alya: Multiphysics engineering simulation toward exascale 

      Vázquez, Mariano; Houzeaux, Guillaume; Koric, Seid; Artigues, Antoni; Aguado-Sierra, Jazmin; Arís, Ruth; Mira, Daniel; Calmet, Hadrien; Cucchietti, Fernando; Owen, Herbert; Taha, Ahmed; Burness, Evan D.; Cela, José M.; Valero Cortés, Mateo (Elsevier, 2016-02-01)
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      Alya is a multi-physics simulation code developed at Barcelona Supercomputing Center (BSC). From its inception Alya code is designed using advanced High Performance Computing programming techniques to solve coupled problems ...
    • Detection of anomalous patterns in water consumption: an overview of approaches 

      Carrasco Jiménez, José Carlos; Baldaro, Filippo; Cucchietti, Fernando (Springer, Cham, 2020-08-25)
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      The water distribution system constantly aims at improving and efficiently distributing water to the city. Thus, understanding the nature of irregularities that may interrupt or exacerbate the service is at the core of ...
    • Double-electron ionization driven by inhomogeneous fields 

      Chacón, A.; Ortmann, L.; Cucchietti, Fernando; Suárez, N.; Pérez-Hernández, J.A.; Ciappina, M.F.; Landsman, A.S.; Lewenstein, Maciej (Springer International Publishing, 2017-04)
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      Electron–electron correlation effects play a crucial role in our understanding of sequential (SDI) and non-sequential double ionization (NSDI) mechanisms. Here, we present a theoretical study of NSDI driven by plasmonic-enhanced ...
    • Estimating heterogeneous wildfire effects using synthetic controls and satellite remote sensing 

      Serra Burriel, Feliu; Delicado Useros, Pedro Francisco; Prata, Andrew T.; Cucchietti, Fernando (2021-11)
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      Wildfires have become one of the biggest natural hazards for environments worldwide. The effects of wildfires are heterogeneous, meaning that the magnitude of their effects depends on many factors such as geographical ...
    • Introducing design in the development of effective climate services 

      Christel, Isadora; Hemment, Drew; Bojovic, Dragana; Cucchietti, Fernando; Calvo, Luz; Stefaner, Moritz; Buontempo, Carlo (Elsevier, 2018-01)
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      Seasonal to decadal climate predictions have the potential to inform different sectors in adapting their short to medium term practices and plans to climate variability and change. The data these predictions generate, ...
    • Introducing polyglot-based data-flow awareness to time-series data stores 

      García Calatrava, Carlos; Becerra Fontal, Yolanda; Cucchietti, Fernando (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2022-06-30)
      Article
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      The rising interest in extracting value from data has led to a broad proliferation of monitoring infrastructures, most notably composed by sensors, intended to collect this new oil. Thus, gathering data has become fundamental ...
    • Measuring spatial subdivisions in urban mobility with mobile phone data 

      Graells Garrido, Eduardo; Meta, Irene; Serra Burriel, Feliu; Reyes Valenzuela, Patricio Alejandro; Cucchietti, Fernando (Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), 2020)
      Conference report
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      Urban population grows constantly. By 2050 two thirds of the world population will reside in urban areas. This growth is faster and more complex than the ability of cities to measure and plan for their sustainability. To ...
    • NagareDB: A resource-efficient document-oriented time-series database 

      García Calatrava, Carlos; Becerra Fontal, Yolanda; Cucchietti, Fernando; Diví Cuesta, Carla (2021-08-13)
      Article
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      The recent great technological advance has led to a broad proliferation of Monitoring Infrastructures, which typically keep track of specific assets along time, ranging from factory machinery, device location, or even ...
    • Natural disasters, remote sensing, and synthetic controls 

      Serra Burriel, Feliu; Delicado Useros, Pedro Francisco; Cucchietti, Fernando (Barcelona Supercomputing Center, 2020-05)
      Conference report
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      Satellite imagery has been used for decades to study changes on Earth’s surface and understand the mechanisms that have shaped it as we know it today. Moreover, substantial improvements in computing power and the increase ...
    • ParaView + Alya + D8tree: Integrating high performance computing and high performance data analytics 

      Artigues, Antoni; Cugnasco, Cesare; Becerra Fontal, Yolanda; Cucchietti, Fernando; Houzeaux, Guillaume; Vázquez, Mariano; Torres Viñals, Jordi; Ayguadé Parra, Eduard; Labarta Mancho, Jesús José (Elsevier, 2017)
      Article
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      Large scale time-dependent particle simulations can generate massive amounts of data, making it so that storing the results is often the slowest phase and the primary time bottleneck of the simulation. Furthermore, analysing ...
    • Scientific Big Data Visualization: a Coupled Tools Approach 

      Artigues, Antoni; Cucchietti, Fernando; Tripiana, Carlos; Vicente, David; Calmet, Hadrien; Marín, Guillermo; Houzeaux, Guillaume; Vázquez, Mariano (South Ural State University (Chelyabinsk, Russia), 2015-02)
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      We designed and implemented a parallel visualisation system for the analysis of large scale time-dependent particle type data. The particular challenge we address is how to analyse a high performance computation style ...
    • The Camp Nou Stadium as a testbed for city physiology: a modular framework for urban digital twins 

      Meta, Irene; Serra Burriel, Feliu; Carrasco Jiménez, José Carlos; Cucchietti, Fernando; Diví Cuesta, Carla; García Calatrava, Carlos; García Povedano, David; Graells Garrido, Eduardo; Navarro Jimenez, German; Lázaro Gel, Quim; Reyes Valenzuela, Patricio Alejandro; Navarro Mateu, Diego; Gil Julian, Alex; Eguskiza Martínez, Imanol (Wiley-Blackwell, 2021-10-12)
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      In this paper, the Camp Nou stadium is used as a testbed for City Physiology, a theoretical framework for urban digital twins. With this case study, the modularity and adaptability of the framework, originally intended for ...