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    • A Middleware architecture for Unmanned Aircraft Avionics 

      López, Juan; Royo Chic, Pablo; Pastor Llorens, Enric; Barrado Muxí, Cristina; Santamaria Barnadas, Eduard (Uiversity of Irvine, 2007-11)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      An Unmanned Aerial Vehicle is a non-piloted airplane designed to operate in dangerous and repetitive situations. With the advent of UAV's civil applications, UAVs are emerging as a valid option in commercial scenarios. ...
    • Ambiences: on-the-fly usage of available resources through personal devices 

      Otero Calviño, Beatriz; Gil, Marisa (2013-10)
      Article
      Open Access
      In smart spaces such as smart homes, computation is embedded everywhere: in toys, appliances, or the home’s infrastructure. Most of these devices provide a pool of available resources which the user can take advantage, ...
    • An Optimized System to Store Data on a Public Blockchain 

      Taulé Buxadera, Roger (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2021-01)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      Blockchain is probably one of the most disruptive technologies that has appeared over the last years. In this work we will first try to break down its fundamentals, placing particular emphasis on one of its most popular ...
    • Approaching the rights management interoperability problem using intelligent brokerage mechanisms 

      Serrão, Carlos; Rodríguez Luna, Eva; Delgado Mercè, Jaime (2011-02-15)
      Article
      Restricted access - publisher's policy
      The digital content industry is facing significant challenges. One of the most significant challenges is the Intellectual Property protection. This challenge has been addressed technologically by using Digital Rights ...
    • ARTA: An economic middleware to exchange pervasive energy and computing resources 

      Sharifi, Leila; Freitag, Fèlix; Veiga, Luis (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2016)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      Studies reveal that an integrated system of smart grid and cloud computing ecosystems can better attain the energy efficiency objectives, considering all the aspects. To facilitate the integration, in this paper, we introduce ...
    • Assessing a distributed market infrastructure for economics-based service selection 

      Brunner, René; Chao, Isaac; Chacín Martínez, Pablo; Freitag, Fèlix; Navarro Moldes, Leandro; Ardáiz Villanueva, Óscar; Joita, Liviu; Rana, Omer (Springer, 2007)
      Conference lecture
      Open Access
      Service selection is an important issue for market-oriented Grid infrastructures. However, few results have been published on the use and evaluation of market models in deployed prototypes, making it difficult to assess ...
    • CARMA: Composable-Adaptive Resource Management Authorization for ubiquitous environments 

      Morales Pacheco, Roberto Antonio; Serna Olivera, Jetzabel Maritza; Medina Llinàs, Manuel; Luna García, Jesús (IEEE Press. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2010)
      Conference report
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      The ever increasing diversity and mobility of devices have originated a marked rise in ubiquitous resources; a great number of collaborative applications could be exploited just by employing an efficient ubiquitous resource ...
    • CatNet: Catallactic mechanisms for service control and resource allocation in large-scale application-layer networks 

      Ardáiz Villanueva, Óscar; Freitag, Fèlix; Navarro Moldes, Leandro; Eymann, Torsten; Reinicke, Michael (IEEE, 2002-05-21)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      Collaborative tools based on the Web/Internet infrastructure such as E-mail, discussion groups, video/audio conferencing and virtual campuses have been proposed and implemented in many distance learning scenarios. Grids ...
    • Comunicacions en sistemes embarcats 

      Setó Balcells, Adrià (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2021-10-28)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      The project consists of the analysis of some communication technologies currently used in the communication of UAV onboard systems, both between internal modules and with external systems (such as another drone or ground ...
    • Decentralized vs. centralized economic coordination of resource allocation in grids 

      Eymann, Torsten; Reinicke, Michael; Ardáiz Villanueva, Óscar; Artigas Vidal, Pau; Díaz de Cerio Ripalda, Luis Manuel; Freitag, Fèlix; Meseguer Pallarès, Roc; Navarro Moldes, Leandro; Royo Vallés, María Dolores; Sanjeevan, Kanapathipillai (Springer Verlag, 2003-02-13)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      Application layer networks are software architectures that allow the provisioning of services requiring a huge amount of resources by connecting large numbers of individual computers, like in Grid or Peer-to-Peer ...
    • Enabling resource sharing between transactional and batch workloads using dynamic application placement 

      Carrera Pérez, David; Steinder, Malgorzata; Whalley, Ian; Torres Viñals, Jordi; Ayguadé Parra, Eduard (Springer, 2008)
      Conference lecture
      Open Access
      We present a technique that enables existing middleware to fairly manage mixed workloads: batch jobs and transactional applications. The technique leverages a generic application placement controller, which dynamically ...
    • ENCOURAGEing results on ICT for energy efficient buildings 

      Le Guilly, Thibaut; Skou, Arne; Olsen, Petur; Madsen, Per Pritz; Albano, Michele; Ferreira, Luis Lino; Pinho, Luis Miguel; Casals Casanova, Miquel; Macarulla Martí, Marcel; Gangolells Solanellas, Marta (IEEE Press, 2016)
      External research report
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      This paper presents how the ICT infrastructure developed in the European ENCOURAGE project, centered around a message oriented middleware, enabled energy savings in buildings and households. The components of the ...
    • Estimating smart city sensors data generation: current and future data in the city of Barcelona 

      Sinaeepourfard, Amir; García Almiñana, Jordi; Masip Bruin, Xavier; Marín Tordera, Eva; Cirera, J.; Grau, G.; Casaus, F. (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2016)
      Conference report
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      Nowadays, Smart Cities are positioned as one of the most challenging and important research topics, highlighting major changes in people's lifestyle. Technologies such as smart energy, smart transportation or smart health ...
    • Evaluation of clustering techniques for efficient searching in JXTA-based P2P systems 

      Xhafa Xhafa, Fatos; Jaen, Enric; Daradoumis, Thanasis; Barolli, Leonard (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2008)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      The efficient file searching is an essential feature in P2P systems. While many current approaches use brute force techniques to search files by meta information (file names, extensions or user-provided tags), the interest ...
    • Extending the scope of asynchronous collaboration: a matter of being autonomous and self-sufficient 

      Marquès Puig, Joan Manel; Navarro Moldes, Leandro; Daradoumis, Athanasios (IEEE, 2004-06)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      Asynchronous collaborative applications and systems have to deal with complexities associated with interaction nature, idiosyncrasy of groups and technical and administrative issues. Inclusion of requirements derived from ...
    • Flexible Electrical Manager Service for UAS Applications Development 

      Royo Chic, Pablo; López Rubio, Juan; Pastor Llorens, Enric; Barrado Muxí, Cristina (Piscataway, N.J. : Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2008, 2008)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) are becoming viable aerial platforms for civil oriented monitoring applications. However, in most cases the selected UAS platforms are ad-hoc vehicles which include highly heterogeneous avionics. ...
    • Grid and P2P middleware for scientific computing systems 

      Xhafa Xhafa, Fatos; Pllana, Sabri; Barolli, Leonard (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2010)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      Grid and P2P systems have achieved a notable success in the domain of scientific and engineering applications, which commonly demand considerable amounts of computational resources. However, Grid and P2P systems remain ...
    • Group-awareness for mobile cooperative learning. 

      Meseguer Pallarès, Roc; Navarro Moldes, Leandro; Reyes Muñoz, María Angélica (IEEE, 2006-11-16)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      Collaborative learning traditionally relies on the arrangement of space and physical artifacts to mediate group activities. Our claim is that CSCL environments should enhance collaborative learning in a complementary way ...
    • Implementació d'un middleware per gestionar xarxes Adhoc basades en IP's 

      Salcero i Sicilia, Ferran (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2008-10-15)
      Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
      Open Access
      La idea principal d’aquest projecte és implementar un middleware que ens permeti gestionar un tipus de xarxes sense fils, concretament xarxes Ad-Hoc. L’objectiu final és desenvolupar una aplicació que actuï de DNS.La ...
    • Implementació d'una aplicació per a gestionar xarxes Iknos (WSN) 

      Molsosa Guarch, Ignasi (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2016-01-20)
      Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
      Open Access
      En aquest projecte s'explica com s'ha dissenyat i implementat un sistema de gestió de xarxes Iknos, d'acord amb els requeriments donats per l'empresa que fabrica i comercialitza els dispositius Iknos.