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  • Motivating the non-technical participation in technical communities 

    Vega d'Aurelio, Davide; Meseguer Pallarès, Roc; Freitag, Fèlix; Ochoa, Sergio (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2015)
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    Email Print Request Permissions Technical communities are social structures that emerge around the interest of individuals to build and deploy their own technology or communication infrastructure, such as wireless ...
  • Providing behaviour awareness in collaborative project courses 

    Medina Medina, Esunly; Meseguer Pallarès, Roc; Ochoa, Sergio; Medina, Humberto (2016-10-01)
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    Several studies show that awareness mechanisms can contribute to enhance the collaboration process among students and the learning experiences during collaborative project courses. However, it is not clear what awareness ...
  • Providing real-time message delivery on opportunistic networks 

    Santos, Rodrigo; Orozco, Javier; Ochoa, Sergio; Meseguer Pallarès, Roc; Mossé, Daniel (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2018-06-26)
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    IoT systems monitoring or controlling the behavior of smart environments frequently require to count on real-time message delivery, in order to support decision making and eventually coordinate the individual behavior of ...
  • Providing ubiquitous positioning in outdoor environments 

    Moreno, Daniel; Ochoa, Sergio; Meseguer Pallarès, Roc (2015)
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    Knowing the position of a device at a given time is fundamental to provide services tailored to the current user location. However, not all devices are able to perform positioning by their own, even when positioning systems ...
  • Real-time communication support for underwater acoustic sensor networks 

    Santos, Rodrigo; Orozco, Javier; Micheletto, Matías; Ochoa, Sergio; Meseguer Pallarès, Roc; Millán, Pere; Molina Clemente, Carlos Maria (MDPI AG, 2017-07-14)
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    Underwater sensor networks represent an important and promising field of research due to the large diversity of underwater ubiquitous applications that can be supported by these networks, e.g., systems that deliver tsunami ...
  • Reducing energy consumption in human-centric wireless sensor networks 

    Meseguer Pallarès, Roc; Molina Clemente, Carlos; Ochoa, Sergio; Santos, Rodrigo (2012)
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    Energy consumption is a main research issue in wireless sensor networks; and particularly in those where nodes collaborate to reach a goal. This article explores the energy consumption in mobile devices participating ...
  • Scheduling real-time traffic in underwater acoustic wireless sensor networks 

    Santos, Rodrigo; Orozco, Javier; Micheletto, Matías; Ochoa, Sergio; Meseguer Pallarès, Roc; Millán, Pere; Molina Clemente, Carlos Maria (2016)
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    Underwater sensor networks are an important field of research. Several applications require the use of this kind of networks like tsunami or oil spill alerts. The underwater medium is very harsh and only acoustic signals ...
  • Situated micro-displays for activity-aware systems 

    Medina Medina, Esunly; Kawsar, Fahim; Meseguer Pallarès, Roc; Ochoa, Sergio (Springer, 2014)
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    Most activity-aware systems designed to support mobile workers in dynamic environments, such as hospitals or industrial plants, typically consider the use of mobile devices and large displays. However, we envision potential ...
  • Supporting real-time message delivery in disaster relief efforts: an analytical approach 

    Santos, Rodrigo; Orozco, Javier; Ochoa, Sergio; Meseguer Pallarès, Roc; Mossé, Daniel (2017)
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    Several initiatives propose the use of opportunistic networks and heterogeneous devices to help overcome the communication and coordination limitations evidenced during first response activities in disaster relief scenarios. ...
  • The Internet of things to support urban incident responses 

    Santos, Rodrigo; Orozco, Javier; Ochoa, Sergio; Meseguer Pallarès, Roc (Springer, 2013)
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    Although the technological components required to implement Internet of Things (IoT) inspired solutions are already available, in most application scenarios it is not clear how to structure and combine them to reach a ...
  • Understanding collaboration in volunteer computing systems 

    Vega d'Aurelio, Davide; Meseguer Pallarès, Roc; Freitag, Fèlix; Ochoa, Sergio (2014-11)
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    Volunteer computing is a paradigm in which devices participating in a distributed environment share part of their resources to help others perform their activities. The effectiveness of this computing paradigm depends on ...
  • Understanding confidence of positioning measurements in collaborative outdoor environments 

    Moreno, Daniel; Ochoa, Sergio; Meseguer Pallarès, Roc (2014)
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    This article presents a study on the nodes positioning confidence in mobile collaborative scenarios. The confidence of nodes positioning is an indicator that allows providing appropriate services and information to ...
  • Using a history-based approach to predict topology control information in mobile ad hoc networks 

    Millán, Pere; Molina Clemente, Carlos Maria; Meseguer Pallarès, Roc; Ochoa, Sergio; Santos, Rodrigo (Springer, 2014)
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    Several social computing participation strategies, such as crowdsensing and crowdsourcing, use mobile ad hoc or opportunistic networks to support the users activities. The unreliability and dynamism of these communication ...
  • Using indirect blockmodeling for monitoring students roles in collaborative learning networks 

    Medina Medina, Esunly; Vega d'Aurelio, Davide; Meseguer Pallarès, Roc; Medina, Humberto; Ochoa, Sergio; Magnani, Matteo (2016)
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    Collaborative learning activities have shown to be useful to address educational processes in several contexts. Monitoring these activities is mandatory to determine the quality of the collaboration and learning processes. ...