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    • 360º Indoors image processing for 3D model reconstruction 

      Ali, Sikander (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2021-06-29)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      In this modern age of computer technology we are pushing the unimaginable limits of our reality. One of the human desires with these advances is to digitise the vast amount of information that is present in our reality. ...
    • A checkpoint/restart directive-based approach 

      Maroñas Bravo, Marcos (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2017)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      Covenantee:   Barcelona Supercomputing Center
      Exascale platforms require programming models incorporating support for resilience capabilities since the huge number of components they are expected to have is going to increase the number of errors. Checkpoint/restart ...
    • A detailed methodology to compute soft error rates in advanced technologies 

      Riera Villanueva, Marc; Canal Corretger, Ramon; Abella Ferrer, Jaume; González Colás, Antonio María (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2016)
      Conference report
      Restricted access - publisher's policy
      System reliability has become a key design aspect for computer systems due to the aggressive technology miniaturization. Errors are typically dominated by transient faults due to radiation and are strongly related to the ...
    • A flexible CubeSat education platform combining software development and hardware engineering 

      Schloms, Daniel; Freismuth, David; Riepler, Jakob; Böckle, Raphael (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2022-04-29)
      Conference lecture
      Open Access
      While many secondary schools offer courses or extracurricular activities that focus on satellite engineering, e.g. CanSats or the assembly of ground stations, these projects usually stay close to ground. With SpaceTeamSat1, ...
    • A hardware accelerator for ORB-SLAM 

      Taranco, Raúl (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2019-10-17)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      Simultaneous Localization And Mapping (SLAM) is a key component of self-driving cars. We study ORB-SLAM, a SLAM state-of-the-art solution, and develop a hardware accelerator for a critical part of it: ORB feature extraction. ...
    • A metamodel for software requirement patterns 

      Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Palomares Bonache, Cristina; Quer, Carme; Renault, Samuel; Lazzer, François de (Springer, 2010-06-30)
      Conference lecture
      Open Access
      [Context and motivation] Software Requirement Patterns (SRP) are a type of artifact that may be used during requirements elicitation that also impact positively in other activities like documentation and validation. In our ...
    • A method for filtering large conceptual schemas 

      Villegas Niño, Antonio; Olivé Ramon, Antoni (Springer, 2010)
      Conference report
      Restricted access - publisher's policy
      We focus on the problem of filtering a fragment of the knowledge contained in a large conceptual schema. The problem appears in many information systems development activities in which people need to operate with a piece ...
    • A preliminary investigation of developer profiles based on their activities and code quality: who does what? 

      Aguilera, Cristina; Albors Zumel, Laia; Antoñanzas, Jesús M.; Lenarduzzi, Valentina; Martínez Fernández, Silverio Juan; Rabanaque Rodríguez, Sonia (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2021)
      Conference lecture
      Open Access
      Developers work on different tasks in different conditions based on individual technical skills and personal habits. Identifying developer groups by mining their repositories is key for various tasks ranging from understanding ...
    • A proposal for error handling in OpenMP 

      Duran González, Alejandro; Ferrer, Roger; Costa Prats, Juan José; González Tallada, Marc; Martorell Bofill, Xavier; Ayguadé Parra, Eduard; Labarta Mancho, Jesús José (2008)
      Article
      Restricted access - publisher's policy
      OpenMP has been focused in performance applied to numerical applications, but when we try to move this focus to other kind of applications, like Web servers, we detect one important lack. In these applications, performance ...
    • A skeleton for the Tabu search metaheuristic with applications to problems in software engineering 

      Blesa Aguilera, Maria Josep; Xhafa Xhafa, Fatos (2001-06)
      Research report
      Open Access
      We present a C++ implementation of a skeleton for Tabu Search method. Tabu Search method is a well-known meta-heuristic that has proved successful for sub-optimally solving hard combinatorial optimization problems. Recently ...
    • A two-tiered methodology for metamodel extension applied to UML 1.4 

      Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Ribó, Josep M. (2004-11)
      Research report
      Open Access
      The usage of UML in specific contexts (like real-time systems or process modelling) is specially appealing since it provides a standard modelling notation widely used by the software engineering community. However, such ...
    • A week-long study on Robot-Visitors Spatial Relationships during Guidance in a Sciences Museum 

      Díaz Boladeras, Marta; Paillacho, Dennys; Angulo Bahón, Cecilio; Torres, Oriol; González, Jonathan; Albo Canals, Jordi (ACM, 2014)
      Conference lecture
      Open Access
      In order to observe spatial relationships in social human-robot interactions, a eld trial was carried out within the CosmoCaixa Science Museum in Barcelona. The follow me episodes studied showed that the space con gurations ...
    • Acceptance of Pedagogical Agent (PA) enhanced eLearning communities by software engineering students in Southern Africa 

      Chikasha, Samuel; Van Petegem, Wim; Goeman, Katie; Valcke, Martin; Servious, Mbiza (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2022-09)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      Covid19 outbreak has seen eLearning becoming a viable alternative to the traditional face-to-face teaching globally. Software engineering education has not been an exception to these changes. The use of multimedia enhanced ...
    • ADA+. Nuevas funcionalidades, rendimiento y observabilidad 

      Fló Cuesta, Alexandre (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2022-07-01)
      Bachelor thesis
      Restricted access - confidentiality agreement
      Covenantee:   Mango
    • Adaptación de metodologías de Ingeniería de software orientadas a objeto al mantenimiento evolutivo de aplicaciones. Aplicación a un caso práctico 

      García Pino, Daniel (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2008-11-24)
      Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
      Open Access
      El presente proyecto es un estudio acerca de metodologías de desarrollo de software. En concreto pretende diseñar una metodología adecuada para el supuesto que un determinado proyecto no parta de cero, es decir, que se ...
    • Adaptación de una aplicación industrial a plataformas hardware para el cálculo de alto rendimiento 

      Blazquez Fernandez, Erik (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2023-06-29)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      En la industria, la prevención de errores mecánicos es crucial para garantizar un funcionamiento seguro y eficiente. Las redes bayesianas pueden emplearse para realizar procesos de mantenimiento predictivo. Estos modelos ...
    • Advanced Automated Integration Testing for Automotive Framework (Event Data Recorder Systems) 

      Marín Milla, Eric (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2018-02)
      Bachelor thesis
      Restricted access - confidentiality agreement
      Covenantee:   IDNEO Technologies
    • Aggregating empirical evidence about the benefits and drawbacks of software reference architectures 

      Martínez Fernández, Silverio Juan; Medeiros dos Santos, Paulo Sérgio; Ayala Martínez, Claudia Patricia; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Travassos, Guilherme H. (IEEE, 2015)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      Context: Several empirical studies investigated the benefits and drawbacks of acquiring a Software Reference Architecture (SRA) to construct a family of software systems with similar architectural needs. However, these ...
    • Algorithms for Process Conformance and Process Refinement 

      Muñoz-Gama, Jorge (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2010-09)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      Process Conformance is a crucial step in the area of Process Mining: the adequacy of a model derived from applying a discovery algorithm to a log must be certified before making further decisions that affect the system ...
    • Algorítmica interactiva 

      Cabrera Carranza, Michelle (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2017)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access