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    • 1er taller "Eficiencia Energética para la Seguridad y Sostenibilidad de Iberoamérica (EFESOS)" 

      Vásquez, Carmen; Yépez, Wilson; Ramírez Pisco, Rodrigo; Osal, William; Doyharzabal, Julio; Sudrià Andreu, Antoni; Sánchez, Itha; Llosas, Yolanda (2009-12-01)
      Article
      Open Access
      Los estudios de las emisiones de los gases de efecto invernadero causados por la producción de la energía eléctrica con fuentes no renovables incrementan el interés por la Eficiencia Energética. Ésta busca establecer ...
    • A LoRa-based Framework with applications to Smart Buildings 

      Torres Padín, Marcos (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2020-03)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      Covenantee:   Technische Universität Berlin
      Modern communication technologies allow people to access and monitor anything from anywhere using networks like LoRaWAN that is often described as one of the Internet of Things (IoT). For this reason, in this project the ...
    • A metaheuristic-based downlink power allocation for LTE/LTE-A cellular deployments 

      González González, David; García Lozano, Mario; Ruiz Boqué, Sílvia; Lee, Dong Seop (2014-08)
      Article
      Restricted access - publisher's policy
      The explosive growth of cellular networks makes their deployment and maintenance more and more complex, time consuming, and expensive. Self-Organizing Networks have been recognized as a promising way to alleviate this ...
    • A novel multiobjective cell switch-off framework for cellular networks 

      González González, David; Hämäläinen, Jyri; Yanikomeroglu, Halim; García Lozano, Mario; Senarath, Gamini (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2016-10-25)
      Article
      Open Access
      Cell switch-off (CSO) is recognized as a promising approach to reduce the energy consumption in the next-generation cellular networks. However, CSO poses serious challenges not only from the resource allocation perspective ...
    • A quality control method for fraud detection on utility customers without an active contract 

      Coma Puig, Bernat; Carmona Vargas, Josep (Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), 2018)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      Fraud detection in energy consumption has proven to be a difficult problem for current techniques. In general, the approaches used in this area are restricted to compute a fraud score for each client based on its behaviour. ...
    • A traffic aware energy saving scheme for multicarrier HSPA+ 

      Jada, Maliha Urooj; García Lozano, Mario; Hämäläinen, Jyri (Springer, 2015-02-16)
      Article
      Open Access
      In the near future, an increase in cellular network density is expected to be one of the main enablers for the newly introduced challenging capacity goals. This development will lead to an increase in the network energy ...
    • Air movement in the ventilated façade: analysis of cases in Barcelona, Spain 

      Balter, Julieta; Pardal March, Cristina; Coch Roura, Helena; Ganem, Carolina; Paricio Ansuategui, Ignacio (Universidade do Vale do Itajaí, 2017)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      The Ventilated Façade (VF) supposes an improvement compared with a conventional façade –single layerin terms of thermal comfort, through the ventilation of the wall cavity, limited by an inner and an outer layer, usually ...
    • An enegy-efficient FPGA accelerator for convolutional neural networks 

      Delgado Ventosa, Berta (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2018-10-25)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      This project focuses on a state-of-the-art DNN specifically build for image clas sification. We develop a new architecture design that will run on an experimental Intel accelerator platform called HARP. We obtain low-power ...
    • An energy efficient vertical handover decision algorithm 

      Pons, Xavier (2015-03-26)
      Conference lecture
      Restricted access - publisher's policy
      As wireless communications evolve towards heterogeneous networks, mobile terminals have been enabled to handover seamlessly from one network to another. At the same time, the continuous increase in the terminal power ...
    • An energy-oriented optimization algorithm for solving the cell assignment problem in 4G-LTE communication networks 

      Rubio-Loyola, Javier; Gonzalez-Hernandez, Loreto; Díez Fernández, Luis Francisco; Agüero Calvo, Ramón; Serrat Fernández, Juan (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2014)
      Conference report
      Restricted access - publisher's policy
      This paper presents a novel algorithm for solving the cell assignment problem with special emphasis on energy awareness. The algorithm aims at finding the minimum number of base stations (BSs) that have to be turned on to ...
    • Analysis and optimization of energy usage in Supermarkets 

      Lloret Font, Eduard (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2017)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      The thesis performed in this research is focused on a particular type of energy system, energy systems in supermarkets. As supermarkets are high-energy using buildings, their energy system optimization has been investigated ...
    • Analysis of performance degradation in sleep-mode enabled core optical networks [invited] 

      Pagès Cruz, Albert; Tornatore, Massimo; Perelló Muntan, Jordi; Spadaro, Salvatore; Morea, Annalisa (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2015-03-01)
      Article
      Open Access
      Energy efficiency is an important target for the management of wavelength-division-multiplexing-based core optical networks. A possible power management strategy for energy-efficient optical networks consists in putting ...
    • Anàlisi energètic i implementació de propostes per a la millora de l'eficiència energètica d'una planta paperera tipus 

      Arrieta Fernandez, Ibon (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2017-06-15)
      Master thesis
      Restricted access - confidentiality agreement
    • Anàlisi i aplicació del marc legal espanyol de l'autoconsum d'energia elèctrica en instal·lacions fotovoltaiques 

      Cuello Díaz-Mariblanca, Lluís Albert (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2020-06-25)
      Bachelor thesis
      Restricted access - author's decision
      En el present treball es realitza una anàlisi sobre la normativa estatal vigent relativa a l’autoconsum d’energia elèctrica en instal·lacions fotovoltaiques. Es durà a terme mitjançant un estudi ...
    • Análisis auditoría energética de un mecanismo hidráulico en un vehículo industrial 

      Zekaria Ordóñez, David (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2019-01-20)
      Master thesis
      Restricted access - author's decision
      Gran parte de la maquinaria móvil industrial o de construcción están maniobradas mediante accionamientos hidráulicos, los cuales llevan a cabo movimientos de cargas pesadas. La búsqueda de mayor control, seguridad y ...
    • Análisis del marco normativo de la vivienda en Catalunya y su incidencia en la eficiencia energética y la regeneración urbana 

      Sayago Ortega, Adaliz Vianney (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2018-09)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
    • Análisis técnico - económico de instalaciones fotovoltaicas de autoconsumo en el sector comercial y público 

      Alcindor Rebollo, Julia (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2020-05-13)
      Master thesis
      Restricted access - author's decision
      El proyecto presente tiene como objetivo principal la realización de un análisis técnico-económico de la aplicación de la tecnología fotovoltaica para utilizarla como autoconsumo conectado a la red en diferentes tipologías ...
    • Aplicació de criteris ambientals en edificis de la UPC: edificis Campus de Castelldefels 

      Granés Puig, Joan (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2004-10)
      Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
      Restricted access - author's decision
      Aquest Projecte de Final de Carrera, tracta de l’Aplicació de criteris ambientals en edificis de la UPC. Aquest és un tema que, tot i la seva gran importància, es treballa poc durant els estudis universitaris. Crec que, ...
    • Aplicació mòbil pel control del consum elèctric 

      Prat Vera, Josep Maria (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2016-04-26)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      El present projecte té com a objectiu dissenyar una aplicació mòbil capaç de monitoritzar el consum elèctric d’un habitatge i així ser una eina per millorar l’eficiència energètica amb un cost reduït. Per aconseguir-ho ...
    • Assessment of advanced natural ventilation space cooling potential across southern European coastal region 

      Pesic, Nikola; Roset Calzada, Jaime; Muros Alcojor, Adrián (2018-09)
      Article
      Open Access
      Analyzing the Köppen–Geiger climate classification and available climate data for the southern European Mediterranean coast, eight reference geolocations were selected for this analysis: the cities of Valencia, Barcelona, ...