Recent Submissions

  • Understanding and improving self-attention mechanisms 

    Pujol Perich, David (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2022-07-10)
    Master thesis
    Restricted access - author's decision
    Covenantee:   École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne
    Recent years have seen the vast potential of the Transformer model, as it is arguably the first general-purpose architecture in the sense that achieves state-of-the-art performance in numerous fields –e.g., Computer Vision, ...
  • Fast soft-tissue deformations with FEM 

    Martín Garcia, Pol (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2022-06-28)
    Master thesis
    Open Access
    Soft body simulation has been a very active research area in computer animation since Baraff and Witkin's 1998 work on cloth simulation, which led Pixar to start using such techniques in all of its animated movies that ...
  • A framework for real-time physically-based hair rendering 

    Gonzalez Jimenez, Santi (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2022-06-28)
    Master thesis
    Open Access
    Covenantee:   Universitat Pompeu Fabra
    Hair rendering has been a major challenge in computer graphics for several years due to the complex light interactions involved. Complexity mainly stems from two aspects: the number of hair strands, and the resulting ...
  • Efficient discretization of signed distance fields 

    Pujol Puig, Eduard (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2022-06-21)
    Master thesis
    Open Access
    A Signed distance field (SDF) is an implicit function that returns the distance to the surface of a volume given a point in the space. The sign of the field indicates if the point is inside or outside the volume. These ...
  • Automatic load-balance method for coupled Earth System Models 

    Palomas Martinez, Sergi (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2022-06)
    Master thesis
    Open Access
    Earth System Models (ESMs) are complex models used to simulate the Earth climate and are commonly built from different independent components that simulate a specific natural phenomenon (ocean dynamics, atmospheric dynamics, ...
  • Improving instruction scheduling in GPGPUs 

    Huerta Gañán, Rodrigo (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2022-06-23)
    Master thesis
    Open Access
    GPU architectures have become popular for executing general-purpose programs. Moreover, they are some of the most efficient architectures for machine learning applications which are among the most trendy and demanding ...
  • Design and implementation of role-shifting threads in the LLVM runtime 

    Criado Ledesma, Joel (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2022-07-01)
    Master thesis
    Open Access
    Efficiency is a must in the HPC world. Supercomputers are extensively used in public research institutions, and the CPU time is limited and should be used responsibly. Users can improve their applications to that end, but ...
  • Verification of a microprocessor's memory pipeline with UVM 

    Sans Prats, Josep (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2022-07-01)
    Master thesis
    Restricted access - author's decision
    This thesis presents the contributions made in the environment developed for the verification of the memory pipeline of a RISC-V core. A UVM testbench, along with a golden model, has been developed which is able to ...
  • Study of Bluetooth Low Energy as a Contact Tracing Technology 

    Maín Nadal, Aina (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2022-06-23)
    Master thesis
    Open Access
    In recent months we have seen how Bluetooth Low Energy has become, due to the epidemiological situation, the most used technology for contact tracing. With this in mind, the objective of this project is to test and contrast ...
  • Design and implementation of a 5G testbed in a virtualized environment 

    Colonni, Giovanni (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2022-07-01)
    Master thesis
    Open Access
    The new 5G network is one of the hot-topics of this century and promises great improvements in the world of mobile networks, network applications and the way society interacts with itself and technology. As this new network ...
  • Microarchitectural-level simulator for parallel tile rendering on mobile GPUs 

    Tomás Berjaga, Aurora (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2022-07-01)
    Master thesis
    Open Access
    Mobile devices have led the boom in the technological segment in the recent years. They have witnessed a tremendous improvement in screen resolution and high-quality graphics because of the growing demand for playing games ...
  • Platform for expressing the opinion of citizens through e-voting based on blockchain 

    Slaina Nasty, Mircea (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2022-07-01)
    Master thesis
    Open Access
    As the electoral system is an essential element for the survival of democracy, this paper aims to research different implementations of blockchain e-voting systems, but also to develop one that is convenient, reliable, ...

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