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    • A clinically assisted collaborative system architecture for preventing falls in elderly people 

      Orozco, Javier; Santos, Rodrigo; Ochoa, Sergio; Meseguer Pallarès, Roc; Baloian, Nelson (2014)
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      Falls in older adults are not only frequent but also potentially disabling for them. Detecting and preventing these falls have an important impact in the life of the elderly people. This paper presents the architecture ...
    • A MAC protocol for underwater sensors networks 

      Santos, Rodrigo; Orozco, Javier; Ochoa, Sergio; Meseguer Pallarès, Roc; Eggly, Gabriel (2015)
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      Underwater sensor networks are becoming an important field of research, because of its everyday increasing application scope. Examples of their application areas are environmental and pollution monitoring (mainly oil ...
    • A MAC protocol to support monitoring of underwater spaces 

      Santos, Rodrigo; Orozco, Javier; Ochoa, Sergio; Meseguer Pallarès, Roc; Eggly, Gabriel; Pistonesi, Marcelo (2016-06-27)
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      Underwater sensor networks are becoming an important field of research, because of their everyday increasing application scope. Examples of their application areas are environmental and pollution monitoring (mainly oil ...
    • A role-based software architecture to support mobile service computing in IoT scenarios 

      Finochietto, Mariano; Eggly, Gabriel; Santos, Rodrigo; Orozco, Javier; Ochoa, Sergio; Meseguer Pallarès, Roc (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2019-11-05)
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      The interaction among components of an IoT-based system usually requires using low latency or real time for message delivery, depending on the application needs and the quality of the communication links among the components. ...
    • A stochastic approach for modeling message dissemination in opportunistic networks 

      Orozco, Javier; Santos, Rodrigo; Meseguer Pallarès, Roc; Ochoa, Sergio (2017-11)
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      The opportunistic networks have shown to be an interesting communication infrastructure for supporting mobile collaborative systems in several application scenarios like disaster relief efforts, hospital work and tourism. ...
    • An IoT-based infrastructure to enhance self-evacuations in natural hazardous events 

      Finochietto, José Mariano; Micheletto, Matías; Eggly, Gabriel M.; Pueyo Centelles, Roger; Santos, Rodrigo; Ochoa, Sergio F.; Meseguer Pallarès, Roc; Orozco, Javier (2021-02-05)
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      Regardless of the extensive research conducted on large-scale evacuations, the instrumentation of these processes still represents an open issue for first response organizations. Self-evacuation of civilians that follows ...
    • Energy-aware topology control strategy for human-centric wireless sensor networks 

      Meseguer Pallarès, Roc; Molina, Carlos; Ochoa, Sergio; Santos, Rodrigo (2014-02-07)
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      The adoption of mobile and ubiquitous solutions that involve participatory or opportunistic sensing increases every day. This situation has highlighted the relevance of optimizing the energy consumption of these solutions, ...
    • Flying real-time network for disaster assistance 

      Santos, Rodrigo; Orozco, Javier; Mossé, Daniel; Petrucci, Vinicius; Ochoa, Sergio; Meseguer Pallarès, Roc (2017)
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      Landslides and large floods are serious natural disasters that every year cause multiple deaths and loss in property around the world. When these events occur in areas like the “favelas” or mountain regions in coastal ...
    • Flying real-time network to coordinate disaster relief activities in urban areas 

      Micheletto, Matías; Petrucci, Vinicius; Santos, Rodrigo; Orozco, Javier; Mossé, Daniel; Ochoa, Sergio; Meseguer Pallarès, Roc (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2018-05-22)
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      While there have been important advances within wireless communication technology, the provision of communication support during disaster relief activities remains an open issue. The literature in disaster research reports ...
    • Geo-localized messages irradiation using smartphones: An energy consumption analysis 

      Moreno, Daniel; Ochoa, Sergio; Santos, Rodrigo; Meseguer Pallarès, Roc (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2013)
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      The widespread availability of smartphones with wireless communication and geo-positioning capabilities has open new opportunities to services for casual passersby, e.g. the delivery of advertising when they visit a certain ...
    • LoRaMoto: a communication system to provide safety awareness among civilians after an earthquake 

      Pueyo Centelles, Roger; Meseguer Pallarès, Roc; Freitag, Fèlix; Navarro Moldes, Leandro; Ochoa, Sergio; Santos, Rodrigo (Elsevier, 2021-02)
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      Civilians in areas hit by earthquakes become in particular concerned about the safety of family and friends. However, outages in communications networks following these events limit their capacity to get information. So, ...
    • Mobile Autonomous Sensing Unit (MASU): a framework that supports distributed pervasive data sensing 

      Medina Medina, Esunly; López Nuevo, David Andrés; Meseguer Pallarès, Roc; Ochoa, Sergio; Royo Vallés, María Dolores; Santos, Rodrigo (2016-07)
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      Pervasive data sensing is a major issue that transverses various research areas and application domains. It allows identifying people’s behaviour and patterns without overwhelming the monitored persons. Although there are ...
    • Modeling IoT-Based solutions using human-centric wireless sensor networks 

      Monares, Alvaro; Ochoa, Sergio; Santos, Rodrigo; Orozco, Javier; Meseguer Pallarès, Roc (2014-08-25)
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      The Internet of Things (IoT) has inspired solutions that are already available for addressing problems in various application scenarios, such as healthcare, security, emergency support and tourism. However, there is no ...
    • Predicting topology propagation messages in mobile ad hoc networks: The value of history 

      Millán Marco, Pere; Aliagas Castell, Carles; Molina Clemente, Carlos Maria; Meseguer Pallarès, Roc; Ochoa, Sergio; Santos, Rodrigo (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2020-01-01)
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      The mobile ad hoc communication in highly dynamic scenarios, like urban evacuations or search-and-rescue processes, plays a key role in coordinating the activities performed by the participants. Particularly, counting on ...
    • Providing real-time message delivery on opportunistic networks 

      Santos, Rodrigo; Orozco, Javier; Ochoa, Sergio; Meseguer Pallarès, Roc; Mossé, Daniel (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2018-06-26)
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      IoT systems monitoring or controlling the behavior of smart environments frequently require to count on real-time message delivery, in order to support decision making and eventually coordinate the individual behavior of ...
    • Real-time communication support for underwater acoustic sensor networks 

      Santos, Rodrigo; Orozco, Javier; Micheletto, Matías; Ochoa, Sergio; Meseguer Pallarès, Roc; Millán, Pere; Molina Clemente, Carlos Maria (MDPI AG, 2017-07-14)
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      Underwater sensor networks represent an important and promising field of research due to the large diversity of underwater ubiquitous applications that can be supported by these networks, e.g., systems that deliver tsunami ...
    • Reducing energy consumption in human-centric wireless sensor networks 

      Meseguer Pallarès, Roc; Molina Clemente, Carlos; Ochoa, Sergio; Santos, Rodrigo (2012)
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      Energy consumption is a main research issue in wireless sensor networks; and particularly in those where nodes collaborate to reach a goal. This article explores the energy consumption in mobile devices participating ...
    • Scheduling real-time traffic in underwater acoustic wireless sensor networks 

      Santos, Rodrigo; Orozco, Javier; Micheletto, Matías; Ochoa, Sergio; Meseguer Pallarès, Roc; Millán, Pere; Molina Clemente, Carlos Maria (2016)
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      Underwater sensor networks are an important field of research. Several applications require the use of this kind of networks like tsunami or oil spill alerts. The underwater medium is very harsh and only acoustic signals ...
    • Supporting real-time message delivery in disaster relief efforts: an analytical approach 

      Santos, Rodrigo; Orozco, Javier; Ochoa, Sergio; Meseguer Pallarès, Roc; Mossé, Daniel (2017)
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      Several initiatives propose the use of opportunistic networks and heterogeneous devices to help overcome the communication and coordination limitations evidenced during first response activities in disaster relief scenarios. ...
    • The Internet of things to support urban incident responses 

      Santos, Rodrigo; Orozco, Javier; Ochoa, Sergio; Meseguer Pallarès, Roc (Springer, 2013)
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      Although the technological components required to implement Internet of Things (IoT) inspired solutions are already available, in most application scenarios it is not clear how to structure and combine them to reach a ...