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    • A methodology and a software tool for sensor data validation/reconstruction : application to the Catalonia regional water network 

      Cugueró Escofet, Miquel Àngel; García Valverde, Diego; Quevedo Casín, Joseba Jokin; Puig Cayuela, Vicenç; Espin, Santiago; Roquet, Jaume (2016-04-01)
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      In this paper, a sensor data validation/reconstruction methodology applicable to water networks and its implementation by means of a software tool are presented. The aim is to guarantee that the sensor data are reliable ...
    • Abnormal quality detection and isolation in water distribution networks using simulation models 

      Nejjari Akhi-Elarab, Fatiha; Pérez Magrané, Ramon; Puig Cayuela, Vicenç; Quevedo Casín, Joseba Jokin; Sarrate Estruch, Ramon; Cugueró Escofet, Miquel Àngel; Sanz Estapé, Gerard; Mirats, J M (2012-11-16)
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      This paper proposes a model based detection and localisation method to deal with abnormal quality levels based on the chlorine measurements and chlorine sensitivity analysis in a water distribution network. A fault isolation ...
    • Abnormal quality detection and isolation in water distribution networks using simulation models 

      Nejjari Akhi-Elarab, Fatiha; Pérez Magrané, Ramon; Puig Cayuela, Vicenç; Quevedo Casín, Joseba Jokin; Cugueró Escofet, Miquel Àngel; Sanz Estapé, Gerard; Mirats Tur, Josep Maria (2011)
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    • Accuracy assessment of leak localisation method depending on available measurements 

      Pérez Magrané, Ramon; Cugueró Escofet, Miquel Àngel; Cugueró Escofet, Josep; Sanz Estapé, Gerard (2013)
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      Model-based leak localization methods are currently developed and applied to real cases. The performance and success of such methods depend highly both on models [Pérez et al. (2011a)] and the measurements available. The ...
    • An interoperable workflow-based framework for the automation of building intelligent process control systems 

      Pascual Pañach, Josep; Cugueró Escofet, Miquel Àngel; Aguiló Martos, Pere; Sànchez-Marrè, Miquel (International Environmental Modelling and Software Society (iEMSs), 2018)
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      One of the major problems to design and implement a control/supervision system for a process lies in the need to establish an ad-hoc system for each process installation. On the other side, an open challenge related to the ...
    • Aplicación de herramientas avanzadas de soporte a la toma de decisiones en la digestión anaerobia de lodos 

      Cugueró Escofet, Miquel Àngel; Aguiló Martos, Pere; Sáenz de Cabezón Soriano, Berta; Sànchez-Marrè, Miquel (2017)
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      El Consorci Besòs – Tordera (CBT), en su labor constante de investigación, mejora y optimización del funcionamiento de sus Estaciones Depuradoras de Aguas Residuales (EDARs), ha desarrollado un sistema de diagnosis avanzada ...
    • Assessment of a leak localization algorithm in water networks under demand uncertainty 

      Cugueró Escofet, Josep; Blesa Izquierdo, Joaquim; Pérez Magrané, Ramon; Cugueró Escofet, Miquel Àngel; Sanz Estapé, Gerard (International Federation of Automatic Control (IFAC), 2015)
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      The performance and success of model-based leak localization methods applied to water networks highly depends on the uncertainty of the system considered. One of the main sources of uncertainty in these networks are the ...
    • Chlorine decay model calibration and comparison: application to a real water network 

      Nejjari Akhi-Elarab, Fatiha; Puig Cayuela, Vicenç; Pérez Magrané, Ramon; Quevedo Casín, Joseba Jokin; Cugueró Escofet, Miquel Àngel; Sanz Estapé, Gerard; Mirats Tur, Josep Maria (2013)
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      This work presents a methodology to efficiently calibrate chlorine decay models. The calibration consists in estimating the unknown parameters by comparing the measured and simulated chlorine concentrations at the monitored ...
    • Chlorine decay model calibration and comparison: application to a real water network 

      Nejjari Akhi-Elarab, Fatiha; Puig Cayuela, Vicenç; Pérez Magrané, Ramon; Quevedo Casín, Joseba Jokin; Cugueró Escofet, Miquel Àngel; Sanz Estapé, Gerard; Mirats Tur, Josep Maria (2013)
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      This work presents a methodology to efficiently calibrate chlorine decay models. The calibration consists in estimating the unknown parameters by comparing the measured and simulated chlorine concentrations at the monitored ...
    • Combining contaminant event diagnosis with data validation/reconstruction : application to smart buildings 

      Cugueró Escofet, Miquel Àngel; Christodoulou, Marius; Quevedo Casín, Joseba Jokin; Puig Cayuela, Vicenç; García Valverde, Diego; Michaelides, Michalis P. (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2014)
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      In this work, a combined sensor data validation/reconstruction and contaminant event diagnosis approach is proposed for Smart Building systems, implemented as a twostage approach. In the first stage, sensor communication ...
    • Combining learning in model space fault diagnosis with data validation/reconstruction: Application to the Barcelona water network 

      Quevedo Casín, Joseba Jokin; Chen, Heran; Cugueró Escofet, Miquel Àngel; Tino, Peter; Puig Cayuela, Vicenç; García Valverde, Diego; Sarrate Estruch, Ramon; Yao, Xin (2014-02-14)
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      In this paper, an integrated data validation/reconstruction and fault diagnosis approach is proposed for critical infrastructure systems. The proposed methodology is implemented in a two-stage approach. In the first stage, ...
    • Comparison of optimisation algorithms for centralised anaerobic co-digestion in a real river basin case study in Catalonia 

      Palma Heredia, David; Verdaguer Planas, Marta; Puig Cayuela, Vicenç; Poch Espallargas, Manel; Cugueró Escofet, Miquel Àngel (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2022-03-01)
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      Anaerobic digestion (AnD) is a process that allows the conversion of organic waste into a source of energy such as biogas, introducing sustainability and circular economy in waste treatment. AnD is an intricate process ...
    • Control structures and optimal sensor/actuator allocation: application in active noise control 

      Cugueró Escofet, Miquel Àngel (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2010-03-05)
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      Aquesta tesi presenta treball original i aplicat en l'àrea del control i la col·locació de sensors/actuadors (S/A) en sistemes de Control Actiu de Soroll (ANC). Primer, s'han aplicat tècniques de control i identificació ...
    • Herramienta basada en minería de datos para la automatización del diseño de sistemas inteligentes en EDAR 

      Pascual Pañach, Josep; Cugueró Escofet, Miquel Àngel; Sànchez-Marrè, Miquel; Aguiló Martos, Pere (Asociación Española de Abastecimientos de Agua y Saneamiento, 2019)
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      Uno de los principales problemas para diseñar e implementar un sistema de supervisión y control para un proceso radica en la necesidad de establecer una solución ad-hoc para cada instalación. La interoperabilidad de los ...
    • Inconsistent sensor data detection/correction: application to environmental systems 

      Cugueró Escofet, Miquel Àngel; Quevedo Casín, Joseba Jokin; Puig Cayuela, Vicenç; García Valverde, Diego (2014)
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      In this paper, a data detection/correction approach is proposed for a real environmental monitoring system, in order to provide a reliable dataset when sensor faults occur. This is the case of communication faults that may ...
    • Interoperating data-driven and model-driven techniques for the automated development of intelligent environmental decision support systems 

      Pascual Pañach, Josep; Cugueró Escofet, Miquel Àngel; Sànchez-Marrè, Miquel (Elsevier, 2021-06)
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      This paper proposes an Intelligent Decision Support (IDS) methodology based on the integration of a data-driven technique —Case Based Reasoning (CBR)— and model-driven technique —Rule Based Reasoning (RBR)— for control, ...
    • Leak localization in water networks: a model-based methodology using pressure sensors applied to a real network in Barcelona 

      Pérez Magrané, Ramon; Sanz Estapé, Gerard; Puig Cayuela, Vicenç; Quevedo Casín, Joseba Jokin; Cugueró Escofet, Miquel Àngel; Nejjari Akhi-Elarab, Fatiha; Meseguer, Jordi; Cembrano Gennari, Gabriela; Mirats Tur, Josep Maria; Sarrate Estruch, Ramon (2014-08-01)
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      The efficient distribution of water is a subject of major concern for water utilities and authorities [1]. While some leaks in water distribution networks (WDNs) are unavoidable, one of the main challenges in improving the ...
    • Leak monitoring 

      Pérez Magrané, Ramon; Cugueró Escofet, Josep; Sanz Estapé, Gerard; Cugueró Escofet, Miquel Àngel; Blesa Izquierdo, Joaquim (Springer, 2017)
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      This book presents a set of approaches for the real-time monitoring and control of drinking-water networks based on advanced information and communication technologies. It shows the reader how to achieve significant ...
    • Leakage isolation in water distribution networks: a comparative study of two methodologies on a real case study 

      Pérez Magrané, Ramon; Puig Cayuela, Vicenç; Nejjari Akhi-Elarab, Fatiha; Cugueró Escofet, Miquel Àngel; Sanz Estapé, Gerard; Mirats, J.M; Quevedo Casín, Joseba Jokin (IEEE, 2011)
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    • Leakage location in water distribution networks based on correlation measurement of pressure sensors 

      Quevedo Casín, Joseba Jokin; Cugueró Escofet, Miquel Àngel; Pérez Magrané, Ramon; Nejjari Akhi-Elarab, Fatiha; Puig Cayuela, Vicenç; Mirats Tur, Josep Maria (Internatinal Water Association (IWA), 2011)
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      Leaks are present to some extent in all water-distribution systems. This paper proposes a leakage localisation method based on the pressure measurements and pressure sensitivity analysis of nodes in a water distribution ...