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    • 3D Elastic Full Waveform Inversion - On Land Study case 

      Kormann, Jean; Marti, David; Rodríguez, Juan E.; Marzan, Ignacio; Gutiérrez, Natalia; Ferrer, Miguel; Hanzich, Mauricio; de la Puente, Josep; Carbonell, Ramon; Cela, Jose M.; Fernández, S. (European Association of Geoscientists and Engineers, 2016-05-31)
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      Full Waveform Inversion is one of the most advanced processing methods that is recently reaching a mature state after years of solving theoretical and technical issues such as the non-uniqueness of the solution and harnessing ...
    • 3D Simulations of Deep Directional Electromagnetic Tools in High-angle and Horizontal Wells 

      Puzyrev, Vladimir; Torres-Verdin, Carlos (2016-05-31)
      Conference lecture
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      A new generation of deep directional electromagnetic imaging tools is being adopted by the industry to enhance the efficiency of well placement, reduce drilling risk and increase production potential. Schlumberger's GeoSphere ...
    • 3D Viscoelastic Anisotropic Seismic Modeling with High-Order Mimetic Finite Differences 

      Ferrer, Miguel; de la Puente, Josep; Farrés, Albert; Castillo, José E. (Springer, 2015)
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      We present a scheme to solve three-dimensional viscoelastic anisotropic wave propagation on structured staggered grids. The scheme uses a fully-staggered grid (FSG) or Lebedev grid (Lebedev, J Sov Comput Math Math Phys ...
    • A case study of hybrid dataflow and shared-memory programming models: Dependency-based parallel game engine 

      Gajinov, Vladimir; Eric, Igor; Stojanovic, Saa; Milutinovic, Veljko; Unsal, Osman Sabri; Ayguadé Parra, Eduard; Cristal Kestelman, Adrián (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2014)
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      Recently proposed hybrid dataflow and shared memory programming models combine these two underlying models in order to support a wider range of problems naturally. The effectiveness of such hybrid models for parallel ...
    • A catalogue of 863 Rett-syndrome-causing MECP2 mutations and lessons learned from data integration 

      Ehrhart, Friederike; Jacobsen, Annika; Rigau, Maria; Bosio, Mattia; Kaliyaperumal, Rajaram; Laros, Jeroen F. J.; Willighagen, Egon L.; Valencia, Alfonso; Roos, Marco; Capella Gutiérrez, Salvador; Curfs, Leopold M. G.; Evelo, Chris T. (Springer Nature, 2021)
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      Rett syndrome (RTT) is a rare neurological disorder mostly caused by a genetic variation in MECP2. Making new MECP2 variants and the related phenotypes available provides data for better understanding of disease mechanisms ...
    • A CFD framework for offshore and onshore wind farm simulation 

      Avila, Matias; Gargallo-Peiró, Abel; Folch, Arnau (IOP Publishing, 2017)
      Article
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      We present a wind simulation framework for offshore and onshore wind farms. The simulation framework involves an automatic hybrid high-quality mesh generation process, a pre-processing to impose initial and boundary ...
    • A checkpoint/restart directive-based approach 

      Maroñas Bravo, Marcos (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2017)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      Covenantee:   Barcelona Supercomputing Center
      Exascale platforms require programming models incorporating support for resilience capabilities since the huge number of components they are expected to have is going to increase the number of errors. Checkpoint/restart ...
    • A Chimera method for the incompressible Navier-Stokes equations 

      Houzeaux, Guillaume; Eguzkitza, Beatriz; Aubry, Romain; Owen, Herbert; Vázquez, Mariano (John Wiley & Sons, 2014-05-30)
      Article
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      The Chimera method was developed three decades ago as a meshing simplification tool. Different components are meshed independently and then glued together using a domain decomposition technique to couple the equations ...
    • A city of cities: Measuring how 15-minutes urban accessibility shapes human mobility in Barcelona 

      Graells Garrido, Eduardo; Serra Burriel, Feliu; Rowe, Francisco; Cucchietti, Fernando; Reyes Valenzuela, Patricio Alejandro (Public Library of Science (PLOS), 2021-05-05)
      Article
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      As cities expand, human mobility has become a central focus of urban planning and policy making to make cities more inclusive and sustainable. Initiatives such as the “15-minutes city” have been put in place to shift the ...
    • A confidence assessment of WCET estimates for software time randomized caches 

      Benedicte Illescas, Pedro; Kosmidis, Leonidas; Quiñones, Eduardo; Abella Ferrer, Jaume; Cazorla Almeida, Francisco Javier (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2016)
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      Obtaining Worst-Case Execution Time (WCET) estimates is a required step in real-time embedded systems during software verification. Measurement-Based Probabilistic Timing Analysis (MBPTA) aims at obtaining WCET estimates ...
    • A constellation of horrors: analysis and visualization of the #Cuéntalo movement 

      Bucalo Mana, María Soledad; Calvo, Luz; Cucchietti, Fernando; García Povedano, David; García Sáez, Artur; Gómez Celis, Juan Felipe; Arcadio González, Camilo; Marín, Guillermo; Reyes, Patricio; Serra Burriel, Feliu; Vélez García, Diana Fernanda; Meta, Irene (Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), 2019)
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      In this work, we analyze content and structure of the Twitter trending topic #cuentalo with the purpose of providing a visualization of the movement. A supervised learning methodology is used to train the classifying ...
    • A cost-efficient QoS-aware analytical model of future software content delivery networks 

      Otero Calviño, Beatriz; Rodríguez Luna, Eva; Rojas, Otilio; Verdú Mulà, Javier; Costa Prats, Juan José; Pajuelo González, Manuel Alejandro; Canal Corretger, Ramon (2021-07)
      Article
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      Freelance, part-time, work-at-home, and other flexible jobs are changing the concept of workplace, and bringing information and content exchange problems to companies. Geographically spread corporations may use remote ...
    • A coupled macroscopic traffic and pollutant emission modelling system for Barcelona 

      Rodríguez Rey, Daniel; Guevara Vilardell, Marc; Linares Herreros, María Paz; Casanovas Garcia, Josep; Salmeron Moya, Juan; Soret Miravet, Albert; Jorba Casellas, Oriol; Tena Medina, Carles; Pérez García-Pando, Carlos (2021-03)
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      We present a coupled macroscopic traffic and emission modelling system tailored to the Barcelona metropolitan area that allows estimating hourly road transport emissions at road link level. We use the developed system to ...
    • A cross-layer review of deep learning frameworks to ease their optimization and reuse 

      Tabani, Hamid; Pujol Torramorell, Roger; Abella Ferrer, Jaume; Cazorla Almeida, Francisco Javier (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2020)
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      Machine learning and especially Deep Learning (DL) approaches are at the heart of many domains, from computer vision and speech processing to predicting trajectories in autonomous driving and data science. Those approaches ...
    • A Data Set for intercomparing the transient behavior of dynamical model-based subseasonal to decadal climate predictions 

      Saurral, Ramiro I.; Merryfield, William J.; Tolstykh, Mikhail A.; Lee, Woo-Sung; Doblas-Reyes, Francisco; García Serrano, Javier; Massonnet, François; Meehl, Gerald A.; Teng, Haiyan (American Geophysical Union, 2021)
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      Climate predictions using coupled models in different time scales, from intraseasonal to decadal, are usually affected by initial shocks, drifts, and biases, which reduce the prediction skill. These arise from inconsistencies ...
    • A data-centric directive-based framework to accelerate out-of-core stencil computation on a GPU 

      Shen, Jingcheng; Ino, Fumihiko; Farrés Coma, Albert; Hanzich, Mauricio (Institute of Electronics, Information and Communication Engineers, 2020-12-01)
      Article
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      Graphics processing units (GPUs) are highly efficient architectures for parallel stencil code; however, the small device (i.e., GPU) memory capacity (several tens of GBs) necessitates the use of out-of-core computation to ...
    • A Demo of FPGA Aggressive Voltage Downscaling: Power and Reliability Tradeoffs 

      Salami, Behzad; Unsal, Osman Sabri; Cristal Kestelman, Adrián (IEEE, 2018-12-06)
      Conference lecture
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      The power consumption of digital circuits, e.g., Field Programmable Gate Arrays (FPGAs), is directly related to their operating supply voltages. On the other hand, usually, chip vendors introduce a conservative voltage ...
    • A detailed methodology to compute soft error rates in advanced technologies 

      Riera Villanueva, Marc; Canal Corretger, Ramon; Abella Ferrer, Jaume; González Colás, Antonio María (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2016)
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      System reliability has become a key design aspect for computer systems due to the aggressive technology miniaturization. Errors are typically dominated by transient faults due to radiation and are strongly related to the ...
    • A directive-based approach to perform persistent checkpoint/restart 

      Maroñas, Marcos; Mateo, Sergi; Beltran Querol, Vicenç; Ayguadé Parra, Eduard (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2017)
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      Exascale platforms require support for resilience capabilities due to increasing numbers of components and associated error rates. In this paper, we present a new directive-based approach to perform application-level ...
    • A distortion measure to validate and generate curved high-order meshes on CAD surfaces with independence of parameterization 

      Gargallo-Peiró, Abel; Roca, Xevi; Peraire, Jaume; Sarrate Ramos, Josep (Wiley Online Library, 2015-12-15)
      Article
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      A framework to validate and generate curved nodal high-order meshes on Computer-Aided Design (CAD) surfaces is presented. The proposed framework is of major interest to generate meshes suitable for thin-shell and 3D finite ...