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    • 217. Tèxtil, l'altra revolució 

      Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya. Rectorat (Oficina de Mitjans de Comunicació, 2009-03)
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    • 243. Computació i energia, una aliança amb futur 

      Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya. Rectorat (Oficina de Mitjans de Comunicació, 2011-07)
      Article
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    • 3D point cloud video segmentation based on interaction analysis 

      Lin, Xiao; Casas Pla, Josep Ramon; Pardàs Feliu, Montse (Springer, 2016-11-24)
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      Given the widespread availability of point cloud data from consumer depth sensors, 3D segmentation becomes a promising building block for high level applications such as scene understanding and interaction analysis. It ...
    • 3D point cloud video segmentation based on interaction analysis 

      Lin, Xiao; Casas Pla, Josep Ramon; Pardàs Feliu, Montse (Springer, 2016)
      Conference lecture
      Open Access
      Given the widespread availability of point cloud data from consumer depth sensors, 3D segmentation becomes a promising building block for high level applications such as scene understanding and interaction analysis. It ...
    • 3D point cloud video segmentation oriented to the analysis of interactions 

      Lin, Xiao; Casas Pla, Josep Ramon; Pardàs Feliu, Montse (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2016)
      Conference lecture
      Open Access
      Given the widespread availability of point cloud data from consumer depth sensors, 3D point cloud segmentation becomes a promising building block for high level applications such as scene understanding and interaction ...
    • 5G and the Internet of everyone: motivation, enablers, and research agenda 

      Maccari, Leonardo; Karaliopoulos, Merkouris; Koutsopoulos, Iordanis; Navarro Moldes, Leandro; Freitag, Fèlix; Lo Cigno, Renato (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2018)
      Conference report
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      As mobile broadband subscriptions grow twice as fast as the fixed ones and the Internet of Things comes forth, the 5G vision of the Internet of Everything (people, devices, and things), becomes a substantial and credible ...
    • A Cloud robotics architecture to foster individual child partnership in medical facilities 

      Navarro, Joan; Sancho-Asensio, Andreu; Garriga, Carles; Albo-Canals, J.; Ortiz-Villajos Maroto, Julio; Raya Giner, Cristóbal; Angulo Bahón, Cecilio; Miralles, David (2013)
      Conference report
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      Robots and automation systems have become a valuable partner in several facets of human life: from learning and teaching, to daily working, including health monitoring and assistance. So far, these appealing robot-based ...
    • A cloud-enabled small cell architecture in 5G networks for broadcast/multicast services 

      kourtis, Michail-Alexandros; Blanco, Begoña; Pérez Romero, Jordi; Makris, Dimitris; McGrath, Michael J.; Xilouris, George; Munaretto, Daniele; Solozabal, Ruben; Sanchoyerto, Aitor; Giannoulakis, Ioannis; Kafetzakis, Emmanouil; Riccobene, Vincenzo; Jimeno, Elisa; Kourtis, Anastasios; Ferrús Ferré, Ramón Antonio; Liberal, Fidel; Koumaras, Harilaos; Kostopoulos, Alexandros; Chochliouros, Ioannis (2019-06-01)
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      The evolution of 5G suggests that communication networks become sufficiently flexible to handle a wide variety of network services from various domains. The virtualization of small cells as envisaged by 5G, allows enhanced ...
    • A comparison study of different algorithms for energy-aware placement of virtual machines 

      Olvera, Alex; Xhafa Xhafa, Fatos (Springer, 2018)
      Conference report
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      Cloud Computing services are essential to modern society. The increasing number of people and organisations using these types of services results in a higher demand in datacenters, which in turn, is raising energy consumption ...
    • 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)
      Conference report
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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 first look into Alexa’s interaction security 

      Castell Uroz, Ismael; Marrugat Plaza, Xavier; Solé Pareta, Josep; Barlet Ros, Pere (Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), 2019)
      Conference report
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      With a rapidly increasing market of millions of devices, the intelligent virtual assistants (IVA) have become a new vector available to exploit security breaches. In this work we approach the third revision of the Amazon ...
    • A Framework for allocation of IoT devices to the fog service providers in strategic setting 

      Bandyopadhyay, Anjan; Xhafa Xhafa, Fatos; Mallik, Saurav; Krause, Paul; Mukhopadhyay, Sajal; Kumar Singh, Vikash; Maulik, Ujjwal (Springer, 2019)
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      In the IoT+Fog+Cloud architecture, with the ever increasing growth of IoT devices, allocation of IoT devices to the Fog service providers will be challenging and needs to be addressed properly in both the strategic and ...
    • A generic architecture for Demand Response: the All4Green approach 

      Basmadjian, Robert; Lovasz, Gergö; Beck, Michael Till; de Meer, Hermann; Hesselbach Serra, Xavier; Botero Vega, Juan Felipe; Klingert, Sonja; Pérez Ortega, María; López, Juan Carlos; Stam, Andries; van Krevelen, Rick; di Girolamo, marco (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2013)
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      Demand Response is a mechanism used in power grids to manage customers’ power consumption during critical situations (e.g. power shortage). Data centres are good candidates to participate in Demand Response programs due ...
    • A lightweight service placement approach for community network micro-clouds 

      Selimi, Mennan; Cerdà Alabern, Llorenç; Freitag, Fèlix; Veiga, Luis; Sathiaseelan, Arjuna; Crowcroft, Jon (2019-03)
      Article
      Open Access
      Community networks (CNs) have gained momentum in the last few years with the increasing number of spontaneously deployed WiFi hotspots and home networks. These networks, owned and managed by volunteers, offer various ...
    • A look at energy efficient system opportunities with community network clouds 

      Freitag, Fèlix; Sharifi, Leila; Khan, Muhammad Amin; Navarro Moldes, Leandro; Baig, Roger; Escrich, Pau; Veiga, Luis (CEUR-WS.org, 2014)
      Conference report
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      Community networking is an emerging model of a shared communication infrastructure in which communities of citizens build and own open networks. Community networks offer successfully IP-based networking to the user. In ...
    • A model profile for pattern-based definition and verification of composite cloud services 

      Amato, Flora; Mazzocca, Nicola; Moscato, Francesco; Xhafa Xhafa, Fatos (Springer, 2017)
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      Scientific community is now spending more and more efforts in defining and developing effective methodologies and technologies in order to easy design and development of Cloud solutions. In order to exploit the features ...
    • A multi-tenancy model based on resource capabilities and ownership for infrastructure management 

      Garcia Espin, Joan Antoni; Ferrer Riera, Jordi; Figuerola Fernández, Sergi; López Berga, Ester (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2012)
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      This paper presents a multi-tenancy model based on infrastructure resource capability virtualisation. The model, namely Resources, Ownership, Roles and Actors or RORA, approaches network and IT infrastructure virtualisation ...
    • A non-additive negotiation model for utility computing markets 

      Macías Lloret, Mario; Guitart Fernández, Jordi (2009-09)
      Conference report
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      Market-based resource allocation is a promising model for dealing with the growing Utility Computing environments, such as Grid or Cloud Computing. Agents that represent both service clients and providers meet in a market ...
    • A Novel and scalable naming strategy for IoT scenarios 

      Gómez Cárdenas, Alejandro; Masip Bruin, Xavier; Marín Tordera, Eva; Kahvazadeh, Sarang (2018)
      Conference report
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      Fog-to-Cloud (F2C) is a novel paradigm aimed at increasing the benefits brought by the growing Internet-of-Things (IoT) devices population at the edge of the network. F2C is intended to manage the available resources from ...
    • 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)
      Conference report
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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, ...