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  • A joint model for 2D and 3D pose estimation from a single image 

    Simó Serra, Edgar; Quattoni, Ariadna Julieta; Torras, Carme; Moreno-Noguer, Francesc (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2013)
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    We introduce a novel approach to automatically recover 3D human pose from a single image. Most previous work follows a pipelined approach: initially, a set of 2D features such as edges, joints or silhouettes are detected ...
  • A Kalman filter approach for exploiting bluetooth traffic data when estimating time-dependent OD matrices 

    Barceló Bugeda, Jaime; Montero Mercadé, Lídia; Bullejos, Manuel; Serch Muni, Oriol; Carmona Bautista, Carlos (2013-05-17)
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    Time-dependent origin–destination (OD) matrices are essential input for dynamic traffic models such as microscopic and mesoscopic traffic simulators. Dynamic traffic models also support real-time traffic management decisions, ...
  • A new method for ionospheric tomography and its assessment by ionosonde electron density, GPS TEC, and single-frequency PPP 

    Prol, Fabricio dos Santos; Camargo, Paulo de Oliveira; Hernández Pajares, Manuel; Honorato Muella, Marcio Tadeu de Assis (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2018-01-01)
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    A new tomographic method was developed with the main goal of mapping the ionosphere in the region of Brazil. The ionospheric background was estimated based on ionosonde and radio-occultation measurements to overcome the ...
  • An index of diversity in stratified random sampling based on the hypoentropy measure 

    Pardo, Leandro; Morales González, Domingo (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya. Centre de Càlcul, 1990)
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    We consider a measure of the diversity of a population based on the λ-measure of hypoentropy introduced by Ferreri (1980). Our purpose is to study its asymptotic distribution in a stratified sampling and its application ...
  • A Novel PMSM Hybrid Sensorless Control Strategy for EV Applications Based on PLL and HFI 

    Trancho, Elena; Ibarra Basabe, Edorta; Arias Pujol, Antoni; Salazar, Cristobal; Lopez, Iñigo; Diaz de Guereñu, A.; Peña, alberto (2016)
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    In this paper, a novel hybrid sensorless control strategy for Permanent Magnet Synchronous Machine (PMSM) drives applied to Electric Vehicles (EV) is presented. This sensorless strategy covers the EV full speed range and ...
  • A practical approach to HFI based sensorless control of PM-assisted synchronous reluctance machines applied to EVs and HEVs 

    Trancho, Elena; Ibarra Basabe, Edorta; Arias Pujol, Antoni; Kortabarria, Iñigo; Prieto, Pablo (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2017)
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    Sensorless control is a promising alternative for controlling Electric Vehicle (EV) and Hybrid Electric Vehicle (HEV) propulsion systems without the need of complex devices, such as resolvers or encoders. As the usage of ...
  • Caractérisation des signaux radio avec des outils de traitement d’images 

    Morral Adell, Gemma (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2011-05-09)
    Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
    Open Access
    Covenantee:  École nationale supérieure des télécommunications
    Català: Ens basem en una representació 2D en temps-freqüència dels senyals rebuts després d'una detecció no-coherent ("square law detector" és a dir, es prèn el módul al quadrat de les NFFT dels senyals rebuts dins una ...
  • Collaborative voting of 3D features for robust gesture estimation 

    van Sabben Alsina, Daniel; Ruiz Hidalgo, Javier; Suau Cuadros, Xavier; Casas Pla, Josep Ramon (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2017)
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    Human body analysis raises special interest because it enables a wide range of interactive applications. In this paper we present a gesture estimator that discriminates body poses in depth images. A novel collaborative ...
  • Cramér-Rao lower bound for breakpoint distance estimation in a path-loss model 

    Castro Arvizu, Juan Manuel; Closas Gómez, Pau; Fernández Rubio, Juan Antonio (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2014)
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    This paper addresses the problem of determining the Cramér-Rao lower bound (CRLB) for the parameters and breakpoint distance in a Path-Loss Channel model for Received Signal Strength (RSS) measurements. The path loss model ...
  • Detección y estimación de velocidad de objetivos móviles mediante radares de apertura sintética con configuración de canal dual (dual channel SAR) 

    Domínguez Hunger, Cristian (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2012-02-16)
    Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
    Open Access
    English: Synthetic Aperture Radars (SAR) provide high resolution images, but they were not initially designed to detect moving targets. However, in the last decade, the interest in remote sensing capabilities provided by ...
  • Entropy-based covariance determinant estimation 

    Cabrera Estanyol, Ferran de; Riba Sagarra, Jaume; Vázquez Grau, Gregorio (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2017)
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    An information-theoretic approach is described to estimate the determinant of the covariance matrix of a random vector sequence (a common task in a wide range of estimation and detection problems in signal processing for ...
  • Estimacion y corrección de errores orbitales en interferometría SAR 

    Mateo Sanchez, Juan Carlos (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2017-02-09)
    Bachelor thesis
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  • Estimation of aircraft performance from quick access recorder flight data 

    Hernandez Herrera, Laura (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2018-10-30)
    Master thesis
    Open Access
    Considering the expected air traffic growth, the innovation and development of new tools able to allow a more efficient and safer way of managing aircraft operations is necessary to achieve future expectations. In this ...
  • Estimation of bilateral asynchrony between diaphragm mechanomyographic signals in patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 

    Estrada, Luis; Torres Cebrián, Abel; Sarlabous Uranga, Leonardo; Fiz Fernández, José Antonio; Gea Guiral, Joaquim; Martínez Llorens, Juana María; Jané Campos, Raimon (2014)
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    The aim of the present study was to measure bilateral asynchrony in patients suffering from Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) performing an incremental inspiratory load protocol. Bilateral asynchrony was estimated ...
  • Fast and robust edge extraction in unorganized point clouds 

    Bazazian, Dena; Casas Pla, Josep Ramon; Ruiz Hidalgo, Javier (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2015)
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    Edges provide important visual information in scene surfaces. The need for fast and robust feature extraction from 3D data is nowadays fostered by the widespread availability of cheap commercial depth sensors and multi-camera ...
  • Leak localization in water distribution networks using a Kriging data-based approach 

    Soldevila, Adrià; Jensen, Tom Nørgaard; Blesa Izquierdo, Joaquim; Tornil Sin, Sebastián; Fernández Canti, Rosa M.; Puig Cayuela, Vicenç (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2018)
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    This paper presents a Kriging data-based method for leak localization in Water Distribution Networks (WDNs). Given a set of sensors that provide pressure measurements in some inner nodes of the WDN, a WDN data-driven model ...
  • MASkIt: soft error rate estimation for combinatorial circuits 

    Anglada Sánchez, Martí; Canal Corretger, Ramon; Aragon, Juan Luis; González Colás, Antonio María (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2016)
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    Integrated circuits are getting increasingly vulnerable to soft errors; as a consequence, soft error rate (SER) estimation has become an important and very challenging goal. In this work, a novel approach for SER estimation ...
  • Object tracking in a rearward looking Radar 

    Bakkari, Hamza (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2011-06-02)
    Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
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    Català: Continental desenvolupa sistemes avançats d´assistència als conductors. Un dels més aplicats és el Control adaptable de velocitat o Adaptive cruise control (ACC). El sistema ACC permet seguir el vehicles al ...
  • Piece-wise variance method for signal-to-noise ratio estimation in elastic/Raman lidar signals 

    Md. Reba, Mohd Nadzri; Rocadenbosch Burillo, Francisco; Sicard, Michaël; Muñoz Porcar, Constantino; Tomás, S (2007)
    Conference report
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    A straightforward signal-to-noise ratio (SNR) estimator for elastic/Raman lidar channels and related noise-induced errorbars is presented. The estimator is based on piece-wise estimation of the mean signal power and noise ...
  • Rainfall estimation from telecommunication network 

    Janer Cifre, Sebastià (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2016-07-13)
    Bachelor thesis
    Open Access
    Covenantee:  Institut national polytechnique de Grenoble
    In Sahel, droughts and floods are a threat to the economy and the population. Rain Cell Africa is a development project with the purpose of measuring rainfall and anticipating risks related to excess (floods) or deficit ...