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    • 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
      Open Access
      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 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
      Open Access
      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 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
      Open Access
      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 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
      Open Access
      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, ...
    • A proposal for the future of urban lighting: rethinking night shades 

      Eyzaguirre Kouri, Ursula (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2019-07-09)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      Nowadays light plays a vital role in our daily life. I believe that enlightenment is fundamental for our existence, since it is linked to cultural, economic, social and political aspects of our global society. More than ...
    • A two-stage multi-criteria optimization method for service placement in decentralized edge micro-clouds 

      Panadero, Javier; Selimi, Mennan; Calvet Liñán, Laura; Marques Puig, Joan Manuel; Freitag, Fèlix (Elsevier, 2021-08)
      Article
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      Community networks are becoming increasingly popular due to the growing demand for network connectivity in both rural and urban areas. Community networks are owned and managed at the edge by volunteers. Their irregular ...
    • La accesibilidad espacial en la definición de territorios inteligentes 

      Ortiz Chao, Claudia; Garnica Monroy, Rubén (Universidad de Guadalajara / Centre de Política de Sòl i Valoracions, 2007-10)
      Conference report
      Open Access
    • BARCELONA & Li-Fi 

      Verdú Leal, Adrián (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2016-10)
      Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
      Restricted access - author's decision
      Project focused on the study of the possibility of introducing the Li-Fi technology in the city of Barcelona as a pioneering example of Smart City.
    • BaseFs - Basically Acailable, Soft State, Eventually Consistent Filesystem for Cluster Management 

      Aymerich Gubern, Marc (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2016-07-13)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      A peer-to-peer distributed filesystem for community cloud management. https://github.com/glic3rinu/basefs
    • BIM for urban scale and civic participation: how we have to adapt urban planning for a bottom up citizen participation system in the ICT age 

      Quevedo Medina, Ismael; Galán Moreno, Manuel J.; Rubio Royo, Enrique (Department of Civil Engineering of the University of Coimbra and e-GEO, Research Center in Geography and Regional Planning of the Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities of the Nova University of Lisbon, 2011-10)
      Conference report
      Open Access
    • Cambio del modelo de gestión del estacionamiento regulado en Barcelona 

      Cristo Cabo, Jorge Francisco (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2016-06)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      Analizar un nuevo modelo de gestión inteligente del aparcamiento en superficie "Smart Parking" en la ciudad de Barcelona. El objetivo principal será definir un cambio de modelo basado en la unificación de las zonas de ...
    • Certification protocol “Historical Small Smart Cities”: a decision support system tool for the strategic management and recovery of minor historical centers 

      Pica, Valentina (Centre de Politica de Sol i Valoracions, CPSV / Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, UPC, 2019-12)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      La investigación en curso se presenta para la definición de un Sistema de Apoyo a la Decisión (DSS) dirigido a los órganos administrativos locales menores de las áreas internas. La herramienta, llamada Protocolo de HISMACIDAD ...
    • La ciberciudad a debate: etopía y distopía 

      Rivas Velázquez, Benjamin (Universidad de Guadalajara / Centre de Política de Sòl i Valoracions, 2007-10)
      Conference report
      Open Access
    • Ciudades abiertas 

      Barceló Garcia, Miquel (2004-02)
      Article
      Open Access
    • Community networks and sustainability: a survey of perceptions, practices, and proposed solutions 

      Micholia, Panagiota; Karaliopoulos, Merkouris; Koutsopoulos, Iordanis; Navarro Moldes, Leandro; Baig Viñas, Roger; Boucas, Dimitris; Michalis, Maria; Antoniadis, Panayiotis (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2018-03-21)
      Article
      Open Access
      Community network (CN) initiatives have been around for roughly two decades, evangelizing a distinctly different paradigm for building, maintaining, and sharing network infrastructure but also defending the basic human ...
    • Creació d'un entorn virtual mitjançant una engine 3D per a la simulació de Smart Cities 

      Espinosa Yxart, Víctor; Guillem Fragoso, Jordi (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2017-07)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      L'objectiu d'aquest treball és desenvolupar una plataforma virtual en tres dimensions que permeti estudiar i provar models de gestió d'una ciutat sota el paradigma de les Smart Cities. Algunes de les coses que veurem ...
    • Data-in-the-cloud city: análisis proactivo de la información digital de la ciudad 

      Aranda-Corral, Gonzalo A.; Blanco-Escudero, Alejandro; Borrego-Díaz, Joaquín; Gomar-Acosta, Manuel (Department of Civil Engineering of the University of Coimbra and e-GEO, Research Center in Geography and Regional Planning of the Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities of the Nova University of Lisbon, 2011-10)
      Conference report
      Open Access
    • De las Smart Cities a las ciudades del futuro. Tendencias y proyectos 

      Tejero Fernández, Isabel (Escola Politècnica Superior d'Edificació de Barcelona. Serveis Informàtics / Escola Politècnica Superior d'Edificació de Barcelona. Biblioteca, 2016-05-02)
      Audiovisual
      Open Access
      Conferencia sobre Smart Cities en la que se tratan los siguientes aspectos: - El reto energético global. El papel de las ciudades - La transición energética - Soluciones tradicionales de generación energética - ...
    • Desenvolupament d’una metodologia per la integració del concepte de “SMART CITIES” en el sector dels residus municipals 

      Escarrà Senmartí, Oleguer (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2015-10)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      El canvi climàtic, el creixement demogràfic i l’augment del consum juntament amb la urbanització, fan augmentar la pressió en la gestió de residus. Aquest desafiament global es pot afrontar amb més garanties a nivell ...