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  • A QoS harmonization strategy for Wi-Fi and cellular networks convergence 

    Jain, Akshay; Garcia, Daniel; Darroudi, Seyed Mahdi; López Aguilera, M. Elena (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2023)
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    Beyond 5G networks will not only present an evolution of the current 5G standards, but they will also provision a path for increased convergence with other Radio Access Technologies (RATs). The Wi-Fi Alliance and 3GPP ...
  • Deployment of NB-IoT NTN core network functions on Software Defined Radio (SDR) nanosatellites: approach and performance assessment 

    Montilla, Víctor; Ferrer, Josep; Guadalupi, Marco; Ferrús Ferré, Ramón Antonio; Calveras Augé, Anna M.; Ruiz de Azua, Joan Adria (International Astronautical Federation (IAF), 2023)
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    According to forecasts, around 10 billion connected devices in the world will exchange data over the Internet by2028 and the significant connections increase threatens to congest terrestrial networks. These devices will ...
  • Enabling multi-tenant cellular IoT services over LEO constellations in future 6G networks 

    Kellermann, Timo Nicolas; Calveras Augé, Anna M.; Pueyo Centelles, Roger; Camps, Dani; Ferrús Ferré, Ramón Antonio; Guadalupi, Marco (International Astronautical Federation, 2022)
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    Satellite-based, non-terrestrial networks (NTN) are crucial in providing global connectivity coverage, supporting important use cases in future 3rd Generation Partnership Project (3GPP) 6th generation networks (6G). Existing ...
  • FSSCat Mission description and first scientific results of the FMPL-2 onboard 3CAT-5/A 

    Camps Carmona, Adriano José; Muñoz Martin, Joan Francesc; Ruiz De Azúa Ortega, Juan Adrián; Fernandez Capon, Lara Pilar; Pérez Portero, Adrián; Llaveria Godoy, David; Herbert, Christoph Josef; Pablos Hernández, Miriam; Golkar, Alessandro; Gutiérrez Peña, Antonio (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2021)
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    FSSCat, the “Federated Satellite Systems/ 3 Cat-5” mission was the winner of the 2017 ESA S^3 (Sentinel Small Satellite) Challenge and overall winner of the Copernicus Masters competition. FSSCat consists of two 6 unit ...
  • Including digital awareness as a competence in a network engineering degree 

    Vidal Ferré, Rafael; Alcober Segura, Jesús Ángel; Cervelló Pastor, Cristina; García Villegas, Eduard; Yúfera Gomez, José Manuel (European Society for Engineering Education (SEFI), 2022)
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    Information and communications technology (ICT) engineers play a key part in our society's digitization process. To foster that role, the Castelldefels School of Telecommunications and Aerospace Engineering (EETAC) of UPC's ...
  • Demonstration and evaluation of precise positioning for connected and automated mobility services 

    Igual Nevot, Júlia; Catalán Cid, Marisa; Catalán Cid, Miguel; Vazquez-Gallego, Francisco; Fernández Hidalgo, Javier; Muñoz, Raul; Sedar, Roshan; Casellas, Ramon; Vilalta, Ricard; Calveras Augé, Anna M.; Paradells Aspas, Josep; Lefebvre, Mathieu; Gardes, Frederic; Odinot, Jean Marc; Moscatelli, Francesca (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2022)
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    Cooperative, Connected and Automated Mobility (CCAM) services require precise and reliable localization services able to infer and track the position of a vehicle with lane accuracy. The H2020 5GCroCo project, which trials ...
  • A comprehensive solution for securing connected and autonomous vehicles 

    Kamal, Mohsin; Kyrkou, Christos; Piperigkos, Nikos; Papandreou, Andreas; Kloukiniotis, Andreas; Casademont Serra, Jordi; Porras, Natalia; Baños, Daniel; Diaz, Rodrigo; Durante, Nicola Gregorio; Hofmann, Klaus Peter; Kapsalas, Petros; Lalos, Aris; Moustakas, Konstantinos; Laoudias, Christos; Theocharides, Theocharides; Ellinas, Georgios (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2022)
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    With the advent of Connected and Autonomous Vehicles (CAVs) comes the very real risk that these vehicles will be exposed to cyber-attacks by exploiting various vulnerabilities. This paper gives a technical overview of the ...
  • Demonstration of the federated satellite systems concept for future earth observation satellite missions 

    Ruiz De Azúa Ortega, Juan Adrián; Fernandez Capon, Lara Pilar; Badia Ballús, Marc; Martón González, Albert; Garzaniti, Nicola; Calveras Augé, Anna M.; Golkar, Alessandro; Camps Carmona, Adriano José (2020)
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    In the last years, the need to access Earth Observation high spatial resolution data with very low latency, ideally in near-real-time, has increased. Distributed Satellite Systems have emerged as an effective and efficient ...
  • Evaluation of LoRa for data retrieval of ocean monitoring sensors with LEO satellites 

    Fernandez Capon, Lara Pilar; Ruiz De Azúa Ortega, Juan Adrián; Calveras Augé, Anna M.; Camps Carmona, Adriano José (2020)
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    The celebration of the International Polar Year in 2007 remarked the necessity to better monitor the polar regions. Moreover, the H2020 “Operational Network of Individual Observation Nodes” (ONION) project analyzed and ...
  • In-orbit validation of the FMPL-2 dual microwave payload onboard the Fsscat Mission 

    Muñoz Martin, Joan Francesc; Fernandez Capon, Lara Pilar; Pérez Portero, Adrián; Hyuk, Park; Ruiz De Azúa Ortega, Juan Adrián; Camps Carmona, Adriano José (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2021)
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    The Flexible Microwave Payload -2 is the microwave remote sensing payload of the FSSCat mission. The instrument is the outcome of years of work of the Universitat Politécnica de Catalunya Passive Remote Sensing Laboratory, ...
  • The CARAMEL project: a secure architecture for connected and autonomous vehicles 

    Vitale, Christian; Piperigkos, Nikos; Laoudias, Christos; Ellinas, Georgios; Casademont Serra, Jordi; Khodashenas, Pouria Sayyad; Kloukiniotis, Andreas; Lalos, Aris; Moustakas, Konstantinos; Barrientos, Pablo; Moreno, Javier; Kapsalas, Petros; Hofmann, Klaus Peter (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2020)
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    The main goals of the CARAMEL project are to enhance the protection of modern vehicles against cybersecurity threats related to automated driving, smart charging of Electric Vehicles, and communication among vehicles or ...
  • GNSS location verification in connected and autonomous vehicles using in-vehicle multimodal sensor data fusion 

    Souli, Nicolas; Laoudias, Christos; Kolios, Panayiotis; Vitale, Christian; Ellinas, Georgios; Lalos, Aris; Casademont Serra, Jordi; Khodashenas, Pouria Sayyad; Kapsalas, Petros (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2020)
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    Connected and Autonomous Vehicles (CAVs) rely on Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS), e.g., the Global Positioning System (GPS), for the provision of accurate location information for various functionalities including ...

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