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  • A learning approach to the FOM problem 

    Romo Grau, Eudald (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2017-05)
    Bachelor thesis
    Open Access
    Covenantee:  Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    Hogan recently provided an heuristic technique called family of modes (FOM) to solve model predictive control (MPC) problems under hybrid constraints and underactuation. The goal of this study is to further develop this ...
  • Architecting Internet of aerospace things: A system for tracking passengers inside an airport terminal 

    Garau Luis, Juan José (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2017-09)
    Bachelor thesis
    Open Access
    Covenantee:  Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    Experts predict the number of devices connected to Internet of Things networks in 2020 will reach 50 billion, being used in numerous industries. This Thesis focuses on the aerospace scenario and investigates how and where ...
  • Architectural Model for Evaluating Space Communication Networks 

    Sánchez Net, Marc (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya / Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2012-12)
    Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
    Open Access
    Covenantee:  Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    [ANGLÈS] The space exploration endeavor started in 1957 with the launch and operation of the first manmade satellite, the URSS Sputnik 1. Since then, multiple space programs have been developed, pushing the limits of ...
  • Benchmarking over satellite scheduling problem 

    Calvo Juan, Carlos (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2012-07-23)
    Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
    Open Access
    Covenantee:  Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    [ANGLÈS] The Earth Science Decadal Survey, organized by NASA, NPOESS and other American institutions, has proportioned an initial recommendation for the decade 2011-2020 consistent in a missions campaign taking care of the ...
  • Beyond the ID in RFID: novel applications of the RFID technology 

    Armengol Urpí, Alexandre (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2016-05-25)
    Bachelor thesis
    Restricted access - author's decision
    Covenantee:  Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) is a technology that uses radio waves to read and capture information stored in a tag attached to an object or location. In this work, we further exploit this technology to find other ...
  • Contributions to ITACA: A tool to architect space communication networks 

    Portillo Barrios, íñigo Del (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2014-12-11)
    Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
    Open Access
    Covenantee:  Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    [ANGLÈS] Communication and Navigation services are critical for any space mission. Nowadays, NASA provides services to its customers by using a triple network composed of the Near Earth Network (NEN), the Deep Space Network ...
  • Detección de objetos y anotación de imágenes en el iPhone 

    Blanco Almazan, M. Dolores (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2013-02-25)
    Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
    Open Access
    Covenantee:  Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    [ANGLÈS] This project is about object detection on a mobile device like iPhone. The iPhone tool allows users to take pictures, annotate them with bounding boxes and object tags and uploading the data to the server. With ...
  • DetectMe: object detection on the iPhone 

    Mingot Hidalgo, Josep Marc (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2013-12-19)
    Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
    Open Access
    Covenantee:  Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    [ANGLÈS] DetectMe is one of the firsts apps to do the complete process of object detection on the iOS devices. With the app, the user is able to train a detector to detect any kind of objects and later on execute it on ...
  • Experimental characterization of CMOS photonic devices 

    Gómez Gonzalvo, Alberto (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2016-10)
    Master thesis
    Open Access
    Covenantee:  Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    Current electrical interconnects in super-computers and high-performance processors present a bottleneck in terms of bandwidth and power consumption. A migration to the optical domain in order to cope with the connectivity ...
  • Frames in places: visual common sense knowledge in context 

    Puig Fernández, Xavier (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2016-05-26)
    Bachelor thesis
    Open Access
    Covenantee:  Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    One of the goals of Computer Vision is to be able to understand real-world situations at the level humans can do. In order to adapt to a constantly changing world, we use common sense to comprehend and react to events even ...
  • How concepts emerge in neural networks 

    Surís Coll-Vinent, Dídac (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2018-10-17)
    Master thesis
    Restricted access - author's decision
    Covenantee:  Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    Deep learning models, and more specifically computer vision systems, have achieved great results in recent years. However, the interpretability and understanding of these models is still in its early stages. Interpretability ...
  • Hydrodynamics of new quantum analogs 

    Quintela Casal, Julio (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya / École polytechnique Université Paris-Saclay / Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2014)
    Master thesis
    Restricted access - author's decision
    Covenantee:  Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    This report summarizes the results obtained during a four month-long internship at the Fluid Dynamics Laboratory at MIT. The work presented here is a result of the joint effort of Victor Prost and myself. During these ...
  • Ionic liquid gating in encapsulated hBN/MoS2/hBN devices 

    Rodan Legrain, Daniel (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2016-05-25)
    Bachelor thesis
    Open Access
    Covenantee:  Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    The ability to produce few-atoms-thick two-dimensional materials of high quality such as graphene, transition-metal dichalcogenides and hexagonal boron nitride is a major improvement in condensed-matter physics and in ...
  • Machine Learnig for Robotic Manipulation in cluttered environments 

    Alet Puig, Ferran (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2016-05)
    Bachelor thesis
    Open Access
    Covenantee:  Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    In this thesis we focus on designing the planner for MIT s entry in the Amazon Picking Challenge, a robotic competition aiming at pushing the frontiers of manipulation until robots can substitute human pickers in warehouses. ...
  • Object detection and recognition: from saliency prediction to one-shot trained detectors 

    Recasens Continente, Adrià (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2014-09-03)
    Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
    Open Access
    Covenantee:  Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    [ANGLÈS] Computer vision capabilities have started to become available in smart devices this last years. The rapid growth of the smartphone world along with the big advance of the computer vision field in the last years ...
  • PLAR: Concept and applications. A new approach to electrocardiography 

    Fernandez-Real Girona, Martí (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2018-07)
    Bachelor thesis
    Open Access
    Covenantee:  Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    This thesis consitutes the first development steps of PLAR visualization tool (theoretical design, properties and first tests). This tool aims to provide medical support in cardiologic field through the representation of ...
  • Power and bandwidth allocation in multibeam satellite systems 

    París i Bordas, Aleix (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2018-06)
    Bachelor thesis
    Open Access
    Covenantee:  Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    This thesis proposes a genetic algorithm to allocate the main resources of a multibeam communications satellite: power and bandwidth. The algorithm exposed can reduce the unmet system capacity (USC) by 10% - 15% in comparison ...
  • Quantum corrections in nanoplasmonics & deep neural network training with reverse supervision 

    Gómez Iñesta, Álvaro (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2018-05)
    Bachelor thesis
    Open Access
    Covenantee:  Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    The classical theory of plasmonics fails dramatically at geometric length scales below 30 nm, due to quantum phenomena like electronic spill-out of the wave function, nonlocality and Landau damping. An alternative to the ...
  • Semantic Label Sharing for Semi-Supervised learning with large datasets 

    Jiménez Bernal, Héctor (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya / Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2011-12)
    Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
    Open Access
    Covenantee:  Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    [ANGLÈS] In an object recognition scenario with tens of thousands of categories, even a small number of labels per category leads to a very large number of total labels required. The proposed methodology consists on label ...
  • Swappable Batteries: IoTizing Smart Cities 

    Pérez Sanchis, Miguel (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2017-10-16)
    Bachelor thesis
    Restricted access - author's decision
    Covenantee:  Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    Viabildad de implementación de baterías eléctricas