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    • ADAPT: An adaptive directional antenna protocol for medium access control in terahertz networks 

      Morales Brotons, Daniel (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2020-06)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      Covenantee:   Northeastern University
      Terahertz (THz) band communications are emerging as a key technology for the next generation of wireless communications, with the potential to realize ultra-broadband Terabit-per-second (Tbps) links. However, the unique ...
    • Adaptive localization and tracking of objects in a sensor network 

      López Rodríguez, Adrian (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2014-12-18)
      Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
      Open Access
      Covenantee:   Northeastern University
      [ANGLÈS] Wireless Sensor Networks (WSNs) are used to monitor physical or environmental conditions, and to pass their data through the network to a central location. These networks have applications in diverse areas including ...
    • Advanced Spatial Temporal Regularization for Inverse Electrocardiography (ECG) 

      González Navarro, Paula (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2014-07-23)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      Covenantee:   Northeastern University
      [ANGLÈS] Heart diseases are the first cause of Mortality in the world. The percentage of the deceased who dies because of a cardiac infarction rises every year. Therefore, an early identification of typical signs may be ...
    • Analyzing and Modelling Energy Harvesting Wireless Sensor Networks 

      Ventura Jaume, Joan (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2011-06-30)
      Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
      Open Access
      Covenantee:   Northeastern University
      English: Energy harvesting is envisaged as an enabling technology to meet the growing energy demands of the 21st century. The current state of the art allows tapping into several physical and naturally existing sources, ...
    • Arquitectura para la gestión de una red distribuida de radios programables 

      Español Guionnet, Josep Maria (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2015-10-08)
      Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
      Restricted access - confidentiality agreement
      Covenantee:   Northeastern University
    • Building a Parameterized 4D Cardiac Model with Respiratory Motion from 2D MR Time Series 

      Queralt Madrigal, Marc (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2010-06)
      Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
      Open Access
      Covenantee:   Northeastern University
      Atrial fibrillation (AF) is a growing problem in modern societies with an enormous impact in both short term quality of life and long term survival. A recently developed promising approach to cure AF uses radiofrequency ...
    • Cancelación Digital en un Sistema Full-Duplex operando bajo el estándar 802.11 

      Bocanegra Guerra, Carlos (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2015-05)
      Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
      Restricted access - confidentiality agreement
      Covenantee:   Northeastern University
    • Channel characterization and signal propagation studies for wireless galvanic coupled body sensors 

      Simon Cabrera, Ferran (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya / Northeastern University (Boston, Mass.), 2013-12-16)
      Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
      Open Access
      Covenantee:   Northeastern University
      [ANGLES`] New medical procedures involving continuous patient monitoring through human body sensors are becoming commonplace with micro-scale implanted sensors transferring information to on-surface macro-scale sensors for ...
    • Comparison of Low-order 4D Dynamical Models for Cardiac Respiratory Motion using MRI 

      Coll Font, Jaume (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya / Northeastern University, 2011-12-18)
      Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
      Open Access
      Covenantee:   Northeastern University
      English: cardiovascular diseases account for more than one third of the annual mortal rate in western countries. Although AF does not directly lead to mortality is pointed as one of the possible causes of stroke. Recent ...
    • Distributed multi-target tracking in a wireless sensor network using diffusion strategies and adaptive combiners 

      Anguera-Peris, Jaume (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2016-09)
      Bachelor thesis
      Restricted access - author's decision
      Covenantee:   Northeastern University
      Las redes de sensores inalámbricos se han ido usando cada vez más en los últimos años debido a su capacidad de observar el entorno, procesar datos y tomar decisiones. Estas características han ganado importancia en el ...
    • EEG Dynamic Analysis in Epilepsy Source Localization 

      Roig Solvas, Biel (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2013-12-13)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      Covenantee:   Northeastern University
      [ANGLÈS] Our aim in this project is to study the spatio-temporal structures present in EEG epilepsy record- ings to uncover dynamic patterns that could be of use in the Source Localization problem, among other applications. ...
    • Exploring Methods to Enhance Appearance-Based Video Object Tracking using Dynamics Theory 

      Alonso Poal, Marina (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2020-06-02)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      Covenantee:   Northeastern University
      The task of Video Object Tracking has for a long time received attention within the field of Computer Vision, and many different approaches have tried to tackle its challenges, being the ones based on appearance and motion ...
    • Grasp prediction with convolutional neural networks 

      Lluís Salvadó, Francesc (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2017-08)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      Covenantee:   Northeastern University
      This thesis explores the application of a deep learning computer vision approach for grasp classification in order to improve hand prosthesis control. First, a criterion based on prehensile human hand is adopted and object ...
    • Impact of mobile transmitter sources on radio frequency energy harvesting 

      Hernández Coarasa, Antonio (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2012-09-05)
      Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
      Open Access
      Covenantee:   Northeastern University
      [ANGLÈS] Wireless energy harvesting sensors networks constitute a new paradigm, where the motes deployed in the field are no longer constrained by the limited battery resource, but are able to recharge themselves through ...
    • Modeling temporal dependency of brain responses to rapidly presented stimuli in ERP based BCIs 

      Fernández Cañellas, Dèlia (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya / Northeastern University (Boston, Massachusetts), 2013-12-13)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      Covenantee:   Northeastern University
      [ANGLÈS] Brain computer interface technologies aim, among a number of possible goals, to help people with motor and speech disabilities to communicate through a computer using the electrical activity in the brain, allowing ...
    • Multi-User Ultra-Massive MIMO for very high frequency bands (mmWave and THz): a resource allocation problem 

      Rodrigo Muñoz, Santiago (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2018-04-02)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      Covenantee:   Northeastern University
      A dynamic subarray allocation for multi-user massive MIMO systems working in very high frequency bands (mmWave and THz) is proposed as a promising technique to unleash the capacity limits in future cellular networks capable ...
    • Physical Layer Design for Wireless Galvanic Coupled Body Sensors 

      Pujol Roig, Joan Sebastià (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2014-12-07)
      Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
      Open Access
      Covenantee:   Northeastern University
      [ANGLÈS] Rapid advances in miniaturization and automated health control point to the widespread use of implanted micro-scale sensors in the near future, which will measure physiological conditions and report back data ...
    • Self-supervised video object segmentation using generative adversarial networks 

      Palau Puigdevall, Poncio (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2020-06)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      Covenantee:   Northeastern University
      Video Object Segmentation is arguably one of the most challenging tasks in computer vision. Training a model in a supervised manner in this task requires a high number of manually labelled data, which is extremely ...
    • Space-frequency coded OFDM for underwater acoustic communications 

      Valera Zorita, Eduard (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya / Northeastern University, 2012-12-12)
      Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
      Open Access
      Covenantee:   Northeastern University
      [ANGLÈS] In recent years, the growing number of oceanographic applications that rely on underwater communications has motivated extensive research in the field. These scientific projects usually require data acquisition ...
    • Time Invariant Multichannel Averaging for ECG Signals 

      Martínez Orellana, Ramón (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2013-02-28)
      Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
      Open Access
      Covenantee:   Northeastern University
      [ANGLÈS] One of the biggest challenges in averaging ECG or EEG signals is to overcome temporal misalignments and distortions, due to uncertain timing or complex non-stationary dynamics. Standard methods average individual ...