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  • Active camera calibration for robotic systems 

    Boada Farràs, Ricard (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2016)
    Master thesis
    Open Access
    Covenantee:  Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule Zürich
    Camera calibration is an essential process embedded in any computer vision system that involves the extraction of spatial information from captured images. Traditional techniques for calibration require an expert to take ...
  • Adaptation and study of a filament winding machine for in-situ consolidation of thermoplastic composites 

    Molina Blanco, Javier (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya / Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule Zürich, 2014)
    Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
    Open Access
    Covenantee:  Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule Zürich
    This thesis studies the automated filament winding process. Its two objectives are: 1) The restauration of a filament winding system functionality and system adaptation for the manufacturing of thermoplastic materials ...
  • Causal Control of a Diesel Hybrid Electric Vehicle Considering Transient Emissions 

    Hernandez Hotter, Alberto (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya / Eidegenössische Technische Hochschule Zürich, 2013)
    Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
    Restricted access - author's decision
    Covenantee:  Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule Zürich
    The energy management system of Diesel Hybrid Electric Vehicles allows the reduction of raw emissions and fuel consumption by including them within the controller goals. With the forthcoming Worldwide harmonized Light ...
  • CFD Simulation of Single Phase Mixing in a 4x4 Rod Bundle with Different Spacers 

    Santolaria Pérez, Lluís (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2018)
    Master thesis
    Open Access
    Covenantee:  Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule Zürich
    Enhancing heat transfer between fuel rods and coolant is one of the main goals of nuclear engineering. Spacer grids equipped with mixing vanes are placed inside nuclear fuel assemblies to enhance the lateral velocities ...
  • Crafting service-based go-to-market and pricing strategies for a new technology 

    Monserrate, Marcella (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya / ETH Zürich, 2015)
    UPC Master thesis
    Open Access
    Covenantee:  Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule Zürich
    Purpose The purpose of this thesis is to shed light on how different bundling, service and pricing strategies affect the customer’s willingness to pay and purchase intention of a service related to a new technology and ...
  • Deep Learning on medical images image captioning on X-rays 

    Schwall, Immanuel Parzival (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2017-02-28)
    Master thesis
    Restricted access - confidentiality agreement
    Covenantee:  Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule Zürich
  • Design and implementation of a control algorithm for the adaptive solar facade 

    Domènech Masferrer, Joan (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2018)
    Master thesis
    Open Access
    Covenantee:  Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule Zürich
    The Adaptive Solar Facade (ASF) comprises the benefits of both dynamic shading and Building Integrated Photovoltaics to assess the building energy demand and improve the inhabitant experience. Unfortunately, the adaptive ...
  • Design and implementation of a software system for the composition of a database and automated trading system on different cryptocurrency trading markets 

    Revuelta, Víctor (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2018)
    Master thesis
    Open Access
    Covenantee:  Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule Zürich
    Cryptocurrency is a means of digital exchange that, by its design and operation, complies with the functions of traditional money allowing the exchange of goods and services by using cryptography to verify and store ...
  • Design of the Wireless Telecommunication System of an Autonomous Solar Vehicle 

    Moyà Porcel, Rafel (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2011-03-28)
    Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
    Open Access
    Covenantee:  Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule Zürich
    English: The Automatic Control Lab at the Swiss Federal Institute of technology Zurich (ETH) is currently designing and building an autonomously driving solar vehicle (ASV). Having the size of a Radio Control Model Car, ...
  • Detection-aided medical image segmentation using deep learning 

    Bellver Bueno, Míriam (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2017-08-14)
    Master thesis
    Open Access
    Covenantee:  Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule Zürich
    A fully automatic technique for segmenting the liver and localizing its unhealthy tissues is a convenient tool in order to diagnose hepatic diseases and also to assess the response to the according treatments. In this ...
  • Development of sensorized feet for sewer inspection with quadrupedal robots 

    Ruiz Bassols, Antoni (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2018)
    Master thesis
    Open Access
    Covenantee:  Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule Zürich
    The main purpose of the project is to integrate sensors in the feet of the ANYmal, a quadrupedal robot capable of performing autonomous inspections in harsh environments, with the goal of performing sewer inspections ...
  • Evaluation of innovative approaches in active distribution network management via time-series simulations 

    Rullan de la Cruz, Antoni (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya / Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule Zürich, 2014)
    Bachelor thesis
    Open Access
    Covenantee:  Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule Zürich
    European directives for renewable energies and decreasing costs of these alternative generation technologies are incentivising a transformation of the electricity markets, grid infrastructure and the way the grid is ...
  • Inventory management optimization at MSF Amsterdam Operational Center 

    Farrés Basso, Gerónimo (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2019-07-23)
    Master thesis
    Restricted access - author's decision
    Covenantee:  Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule Zürich
    Médicins Sans Frontières operational center in Amterdam (MSF-OCA) is nowadays facing a situation where capital inflow is over-passed by disaster management expenses. In front of this scenario, a series of measures towards ...
  • IxSketch: A Design Tool for Sketching Interactive Prototypes 

    López Fernandez, Josep Lluis (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2015-03-24)
    Bachelor thesis
    Open Access
    Covenantee:  Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule Zürich
    As part of this thesis, IxSketch will be developed, a proof of concept tool for prototyping interfaces that aims to bring the strengths of paper prototyping into the digital realm. We aim to do so by providing ways of ...
  • Stock price reactions to supply chain governance risks: an empirical study 

    Parietti García, Laura (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2019-09-12)
    Master thesis
    Restricted access - author's decision
    Covenantee:  Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule Zürich
    A widely discussed topic in the supply chain literature is how misconducts of suppliers affect the buying firm as well as the other way around. Yet little is known about the financial impact of this kind of breaches on the ...
  • Stock price reactions to supply chain governance risks: an empirical study 

    Parietti García, Laura (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2019-09-12)
    Master thesis
    Restricted access - author's decision
    Covenantee:  Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule Zürich
    A widely discussed topic in the supply chain literature is how misconducts of suppliers affect the buying firm as well as the other way around. Yet little is known about the financial impact of this kind of breaches on the ...
  • Techno-economic analysis of the tubular Photo-Bio-Reactor for microalgae cultivation with a focus on biofuel production 

    Barrabia Gil, Laura (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya / Eidegenössische Technische Hochschule Zürich, 2013)
    Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
    Restricted access - author's decision
    Covenantee:  Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule Zürich
    Biofuels are considered a key element in meeting the growing energy demand in the transportation sector while contributing to climate change mitigation. However, the challenge resides in obtaining an economically viable ...
  • Tool development for estimating logistics capacities in the pharmaceutical industry 

    Parera Hospital, Nil; Quiles Cachinero, Jose Antonio (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya / Eidegenössische Technische Hochschule Zürich, 2013)
    Bachelor thesis
    Restricted access - author's decision
    Covenantee:  Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule Zürich
    Nowadays the estimation of future pallet space needs (long-range) in the pharmaceutical industry is not yet done at researching pharmaceutical companies according to an interview series previously conducted. Until now, ...
  • Video Object Segmentation by Tracking Structured Key Points and Contours 

    Caelles Prat, Sergi (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2016-08)
    Master thesis
    Open Access
    Covenantee:  Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule Zürich
    In this thesis, we tackle the problem of video object segmentation where we have to classify every pixel of every frame in a video sequence into background and foreground classes. Our algorithms fall in the semi-supervised ...