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    • A case study for the assessment of a dynamic passenger ride sharing mobility service 

      Linares Herreros, María Paz; Montero Mercadé, Lídia; Barceló Bugeda, Jaime; Casanovas Garcia, Josep; Carmona Bautista, Carlos; Serch, Oriol (2017)
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      Sustainable mobility is not merely a technological question. While automotive technology will be part of the solution, it will also be combined with a paradigm shift from car ownership to vehicle usage, which itself will ...
    • A case study on cooperative car data for traffic state estimation in an urban network 

      Montero Mercadé, Lídia; Pacheco, Meritxell; Barceló Bugeda, Jaime; Homoceau, Silvio; Casanovas Garcia, Josep (2016)
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      The use of Floating Car Data (FCD) as a particular case of Probe Vehicle Data (PVD) has been the object of extensive research for estimating traffic conditions, travel times and Origin to Destination trip matrices. It ...
    • A Framework proposal for monitoring and evaluating training in ERP implementation project 

      Esteves, José; Pastor Collado, Juan Antonio; Casanovas Garcia, Josep (2003-02)
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      During the last years some researchers have studied the topic of critical success factors in ERP implementations, out of which 'training' is cited as one of the most ones. Up to this moment, there is not enough research ...
    • A novel model to predict a slap avalanche configuration using m:n-CAk cellular automata 

      Fonseca Casas, Pau; Colls, Màxim; Casanovas Garcia, Josep (Elsevier, 2010-08-23)
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      The paper introduces a novel method to represent slap avalanche phenomena. The model is based on a cellular automaton generalization named m:n-$CA^k$. This generalization allows the use of different layers in a single ...
    • A traffic simulation tool for assessing smart city policies (CitScale) 

      Linares Herreros, María Paz; Montero Mercadé, Lídia; Casanovas Garcia, Josep (2019-09-28)
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      Over the last century, cities have developed as a function of increased usage of automobiles as the standard transport mode. The number of cars increased along with the population as highways and parking spots became ...
    • A user interface for large-scale demographic simulation 

      Montañola Sales, Cristina; Casanovas Garcia, Josep; Onggo, B.S.S.; Li, Zengxiang (2014)
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      Agent-based modeling is one of the promising modeling tools that can be used in the study of population dynamics. Two of the main obstacles hindering the use of agent-based simulation in practice are its scalability when ...
    • A visualization tool based on traffic simulation for the analysis and evaluation of smart city policies, innovative vehicles and mobility concepts 

      Montero Mercadé, Lídia; Linares Herreros, María Paz; Serch, Oriol; Casanovas Garcia, Josep (2017)
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      The CitScale tool is a software platform for visualizing, analyzing and comparing the impacts of smart city policies based on innovative mobility concepts in urban areas. It places emphasis on new automotive vehicles aimed ...
    • Agent-based simulation of large population dynamics 

      Montañola Sales, Cristina; Casanovas Garcia, Josep; Cela Espín, José M.; Onggo, B.S.S.; Kaplan Marcusan, Adriana (2013)
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      Agent-based modelling and simulation is a promising methodology that can be used in the study of population dynamics. One of the main obstacles hindering the use of agent-based simulation in practice is its scalability, ...
    • An integrated model system tool to evaluate the impact of urban mobility policies on air pollution: Barcelona case study 

      Rodriguez-Rey, Daniel; Guevara, Marc; Casanovas Garcia, Josep (Barcelona Supercomputing Center, 2020-05)
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      Air pollution remains as a key unresolved problem in many urban areas. Cities with such problem are gradually implementing Traffic Management Strategies (TMS) to reduce the total kilometers travelled by vehicles and ...
    • Analysis of applications to improve the energy savings in residential buildings based on Systemic Quality Model 

      Fonseca Casas, Antoni; Fonseca Casas, Pau; Casanovas Garcia, Josep (2016-10-19)
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      Creating a definition of the features and the architecture of a new Energy Management Software (EMS) is complex because different professionals will be involved in creating that definition and in using the tool. To simplify ...
    • Analysis of the gamification applications to improve the energy savings in residential buildings 

      Fonseca Casas, Pau; Casanovas Garcia, Josep (Asociación Española para la Inteligencia Artificial (AEPIA), 2016)
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      This paper proposes a set of metrics to evaluate and compare applications in a new but quickly developing field – energy management software (EMS) in residential buildings. The goal of the paper is to highlight tendencies ...
    • Analytics tool for assessing innovative mobility concepts, vehicles and city policies (CitScale) 

      Linares Herreros, María Paz; Montero Mercadé, Lídia; Lorente, Ester; Serch Muni, Oriol; Navarro, Germán; Casanovas Garcia, Josep; Salmeron Moya, Juan (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2017)
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      The CitScale tool is a software platform for visualizing, analyzing and comparing the impacts of new mobility concepts in urban models with special emphasis on new automotive vehicles or those based on innovative mobility ...
    • Analyzing policymaking for tuberculosis control in Nigeria 

      Ahmad, Nura MR; Montañola Sales, Cristina; Prats Soler, Clara; Musa, Mustapha; López Codina, Daniel; Casanovas Garcia, Josep (2018-11-07)
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      Today, tuberculosis (TB) is still one of the major threats to humankind, being the first cause of death by an infectious disease worldwide. TB is a communicable chronic disease that every year affects 10 million people ...
    • Approaching parallel computing to simulating population dynamics in demography 

      Montañola Sales, Cristina; Onggo, Bhakti S. S.; Casanovas Garcia, Josep; Cela Espín, José M.; Kaplan Marcusan, Adriana (2016-11-01)
      Article
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      Agent-based modelling and simulation is a promising methodology that can be applied in the study of population dynamics. The main advantage of this technique is that it allows representing the particularities of the ...
    • Approaching simulation to modelers: a user interface for large-scale demographic simulation 

      Montañola Sales, Cristina; Casanovas Garcia, Josep; Onggo, Bhakti S. S.; Cela Espín, José M.; Kaplan Marcusan, Adriana (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2014)
      Conference lecture
      Open Access
      Agent-based modeling is one of the promising modeling tools that can be used in the study of population dynamics. Two of the main obstacles hindering the use of agent-based simulation in practice are its scalability when ...
    • Building optisim, optimizador NZEB 

      Fonseca Casas, Pau; Colls, Màxim; Casanovas Garcia, Josep; Fonseca Casas, Antoni; Garrido Soriano, Núria (2012)
      Conference report
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      La simulación de la demanda energética de un edificio es una tarea compleja debido principalmente a dos factores clave. En primer lugar, es necesario definir la física y las complejas relaciones entre todos los elementos ...
    • Case study on cooperative car data for estimating traffic states in an urban network 

      Montero Mercadé, Lídia; Pacheco, Meritxell; Barceló Bugeda, Jaime; Homoceanu, Silviu; Casanovas Garcia, Josep (2016-10-01)
      Article
      Open Access
      The use of floating car data as a particular case of probe vehicle data has been the object of extensive research for estimating traffic conditions, travel times, and origin-to-destination trip matrices. It is based on ...
    • Complementary remarks and improvements to a lagrangean heuristic for capacitated plant location problems 

      Barceló Bugeda, Jaime; Casanovas Garcia, Josep (1985)
      External research report
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      In a former paper, [1], a heuristic using multipliers from a langrean relaxation was proposed for getting feasible solutions to a class of pure integer capacited plant location problems. The heuristic consisted of three ...
    • 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 ...
    • Definition of virtual reality simulation models using specification and description language diagrams 

      Fonseca Casas, Pau; Pi Palomés, Xavier; Casanovas Garcia, Josep; Jové, Jordi (Springer, 2013-06-26)
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      A full representation of a simulation model encompasses the behavior of the elements that define the model, the definition of the probability distributions that define the delays of the events that control the model, ...