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    • 8è Premi ex-aequo a la Qualitat de la Docència Universitària del Consell Social de la UPC: "Els nous estudis de la FIB: viatge a l'Espai Europeu d'Ensenyament Superior" 

      García Almiñana, Jordi (2006-02)
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      En aquesta presentació es pretén donar una visió general de l’aposta decidida que va fer la FIB per tal d’adaptar els nous plans d’estudi a l’EEES. Aquests plans d’estudi, implantats completament el curs 2004/2005, ...
    • A comprehensive scenario agnostic Data LifeCycle model for an efficient data complexity management 

      Sinaeepourfard, Amir; García Almiñana, Jordi; Masip Bruin, Xavier; Marín Tordera, Eva (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2017)
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      There is a vast amount of data being generated every day in the world, coming from a variety of sources, with different formats, quality levels, etc. This new data, together with the archived historical data, constitute ...
    • A Data LifeCycle model for smart cities 

      Sinaeepourfard, Amir; García Almiñana, Jordi; Masip Bruin, Xavier; Marín Tordera, Eva; Yin, Xuefeng; Wang, Chao (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2016)
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      Smart Cities are the most challenging and promising technological solutions for absorbing the increasing pressure of population growth, while simultaneously enforcing a sustainable economic progress as well as a higher ...
    • A fog based approach for hazards differentiation in an IIoT scenario 

      Moradbeikie, Azin; Jamshidi, Kamal; Bohlooli, Ali; García Almiñana, Jordi; Masip Bruin, Xavier (2020)
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      Industrial control systems (ICS) are applied in many critical infrastructures. Reducing reconfiguration time after hazard leads to safety improvement, so it is one of the most important objectives in these systems. Hazards ...
    • A framework for integrating data alignment, distribution, and redistribution in distributed memory multiprocessors 

      García Almiñana, Jordi; Ayguadé Parra, Eduard; Labarta Mancho, Jesús José (2001-04)
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      Parallel architectures with physically distributed memory provide a cost-effective scalability to solve many large scale scientific problems. However, these systems are very difficult to program and tune. In these systems, ...
    • A hash-based naming strategy for the fog-to-cloud computing paradigm 

      Gómez Cárdenas, Alejandro; Masip Bruin, Xavier; Marín Tordera, Eva; Kahvazadeh, Sarang; García Almiñana, Jordi (2018)
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      The growth of the Internet connected devices population has fuelled the emergence of new distributed computer paradigms; one of these paradigms is the so-called Fog-to-Cloud (F2C) computing, where resources (compute, ...
    • A learning tool to develop sustainable projects 

      Sánchez Carracedo, Fermín; Cabré Garcia, José M.; Alier Forment, Marc; Vidal López, Eva María; López Álvarez, David; Martín Escofet, Carme; García Almiñana, Jordi (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2016)
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      This paper presents a tool developed to help engineers to design and develop sustainable projects. The tool has been designed to introduce and evaluate the sustainability of engineering projects in general, but here we ...
    • A methodology to introduce sustainability into the Final Year Project to foster sustainable engineering projects 

      López Álvarez, David; Sánchez Carracedo, Fermín; Vidal López, Eva María; Pegueroles Vallés, Josep R.; Alier Forment, Marc; Cabré Garcia, José M.; García Almiñana, Jordi; García, Helena (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2014)
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      The introduction of sustainability skills into higher education curricula is a natural effect of the increasing importance of sustainability in our daily lives. Topics like green computing, sustainable design or environmental ...
    • A multidimensional control architecture for combined fog-to-cloud systems 

      Masip Bruin, Xavier; Souza, Vitor Barbosa; Marín Tordera, Eva; Ren, Guang-Jie; Jukan, Admela; García Almiñana, Jordi (Springer, 2020)
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      The fog/edge computing concept has set the foundations for the deployment of new services leveraging resources deployed at the edge paving the way for an innovative collaborative model, where end-users may collaborate with ...
    • A novel architecture for efficient fog to cloud data management in smart cities 

      Sinaeepourfard, Amir; García Almiñana, Jordi; Masip Bruin, Xavier; Marín Tordera, Eva (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2017)
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      Traditional smart city resources management rely on cloud based solutions to provide a centralized and rich set of open data. The advantages of cloud based frameworks are their ubiquity, (almost) unlimited resources capacity, ...
    • A preliminary model for optimal load distribution in heterogeneous smart environments 

      García Almiñana, Jordi; Aguiló Gost, Francisco de Asis L.; Simó Mezquita, Ester; Zaragoza Monroig, M. Luisa; Masip Bruin, Xavier; LU, Yunsong; Prieto González, Andrés; Molinas Ramón, Joan (2019)
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      Smart cities are becoming popular and, with them, a plethora of resources is emerging turning into a massive concentration of computing devices. In such environments, the deployment of a smart resources management system ...
    • A proposal to develop and assess professional skills in Engineering Final Year Projects 

      Sánchez Carracedo, Fermín; Climent Vilaró, Joan; Corbalán González, Julita; Fonseca Casas, Pau; García Almiñana, Jordi; Herrero Zaragoza, José Ramón; Rodríguez Hontoria, Horacio; Sancho Samsó, María Ribera (Tempus Publications, 2018-03)
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      In this paper we discuss the result of piloting a methodology for Engineering Final Year Projects (FYP) assessment that takes into consideration professional skills acquisition. The FYP is structured around three milestones; ...
    • A resource identity management strategy for combined fog-to-cloud systems 

      Gómez Cárdenas, Alejandro; Masip Bruin, Xavier; Marín Tordera, Eva; Kahvazadeh, Sarang; García Almiñana, Jordi (2018)
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      Fog-to-Cloud (F2C) is an emerging architecture intended to manage the resources continuum from far datacenters up to the near edge, putting together the cloud and fog concepts. It aims to obtain both, an efficient utilization ...
    • A survey of sustainability promotion experiences: the IPSO Project 

      García Almiñana, Jordi; García-Almiñana, Daniel; Esteban Álvarez, Francisco; Pujadas Garriga, Marta; Navallas Ramos, Francisco Javier; Miralles Marsà, Ramon (Peter Lang AG, 2011)
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      Purpose: This chapter presents the first results of an international survey taken through the IPSO project initiative. The objective of this survey is to identify the experiences of other universities about initiatives ...
    • An architectural schema for performance prediction using machine learning in the fog-to-cloud paradigm 

      Sengupta, Souvik; García Almiñana, Jordi; Masip Bruin, Xavier; Prieto González, Andrés (2019)
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      The Fog-to-Cloud (F2C) paradigm is emerging to both provide higher functional efficiency for latency-sensitive services and also help modern computing systems to be more intelligent. As it is still in its infancy, the ...
    • An architecture for resource management in a fog-to-cloud framework 

      Sengupta, Souvik; García Almiñana, Jordi; Masip Bruin, Xavier (Springer, 2018)
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      Fog-to-cloud (F2C) platforms provide an excellent framework for the efficient resource management in the context of smart cities. In such a scenario, a vast number of heterogeneous resources, including computing devices ...
    • An IIoT based ICS to improve safety through fast and accurate hazard detection and differentiation 

      Moradbeikie, Azin; Jamshidi, Kamal; Bohlooli, Ali; García Almiñana, Jordi; Masip Bruin, Xavier (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2020-11-25)
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      Safety and security of Industrial Control Systems (ICS) applied in many critical infrastructures is essential. In these systems, hazards can be due either to system failure or cyber-attacks factors. Accurate hazard detection ...
    • An SDN-based architecture for security provisioning in Fog-to-Cloud (F2C) computing systems 

      Kahvazadeh, Sarang; Souza, Vitor Barbosa; Masip Bruin, Xavier; Marín Tordera, Eva; García Almiñana, Jordi; Diaz, Rodrigo (The Science and Information (SAI) Organization, 2017)
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      The unstoppable adoption of cloud and fog computing is paving the way to developing innovative services, some requiring features not yet covered by either fog or cloud computing. Simultaneously, nowadays technology evolution ...
    • Automatic data distribution for massively parallel processors 

      García Almiñana, Jordi (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 1997-04-16)
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      Massively Parallel Processor systems provide the required computational power to solve most large scale High Performance Computing applications. Machines with physically distributed memory allow a cost-effective way to ...
    • Balancing security guarantees vs QoS provisioning in combined fog-to-cloud systems 

      Kahvazadeh, Sarang; Masip Bruin, Xavier; Diaz, Rodrigo; Marín Tordera, Eva; Jurnet Bolarin, Alejandro; García Almiñana, Jordi; Juan Ferrer, Ana; Simó Mezquita, Ester (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2019)
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      Several efforts are currently active in dealing with scenarios combining fog, cloud computing, out of which a significant proportion is devoted to control, and manage the resulting scenario. Certainly, although many ...