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  • Open trends on TCP performance over urban 5G mmWave networks 

    Poorzare, Reza; Calveras Augé, Anna M. (Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), 2020)
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    The 5G (fifth-generation) mobile networks, especially by exploiting higher bandwidth in the mmWave (millimeter wave) spectrum, is the leading candidate to be used as the coming generation for ubiquitous networks. The vast ...
  • E-model: an analytical tool for fast adaptation of IEEE 802.11 ah RAW grouping strategies 

    Baños González, Víctor Hugo; López Aguilera, M. Elena; García Villegas, Eduard (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2020)
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    IEEE 802.11ah is an Internet of Things enabling technology, where the efficient management of thousands of devices is a key function. To this aim, IEEE 802.11ah provides the restricted access window (RAW) mechanism, which ...
  • Software-based implementation of dual connectivity for LTE 

    Pupiales Yépez, Carlos; Nitzold, Walter; Felber, Clemens; Seyfettin Demirkol, Ilker (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2019)
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    One of the major challenges of current mobile networks is to increase the per-user data rate without significant infrastructure cost and using the already existing physical resources, i.e., the bandwidth. In this sense, ...
  • Simulating distributed small satellite networks: A model-based tool tailored to decentralized resource-constrained systems 

    Araguz López, Carles; Ruiz De Azúa Ortega, Juan Adrián; Calveras Augé, Anna M.; Camps Carmona, Adriano José; Alarcón Cot, Eduardo José (2019)
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    The conception of new Earth-observing satellite systems is urging the development of tools that can assist engineering teams in their design, validation and testing pursuits. Large-scale Distributed Satellite Systems (DSS) ...
  • Mission and system architecture for an operational network of earth observation satellite nodes 

    Tonetti, Stefania; Cornara, Stefania; Vicario, Gonzalo; Pierotti, Stéphane; Cote, Judith; Araguz López, Carles; Alarcón Cot, Eduardo José; Camps Carmona, Adriano José; Llaveria Godoy, David; Lancheros Sepulveda, Estefany Maria; Ruiz De Azúa Ortega, Juan Adrián; Bou Balust, Elisenda; Rodríguez, Pedro; Sochacki, Mateusz; Narkiewicz, Janusz (2019)
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    Over the next few years, Europe will take important steps towards implementing the architecture of the Copernicus Space Component for Earth Observation (EO), fulfilling the needs of stakeholders concerned with land monitoring, ...
  • Use of Machine Learning for energy efficiency in present and future mobile networks 

    Sesto Castilla, David; García Villegas, Eduard; Lyberopoulos, George; Theodoropoulou, Eleni (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2019)
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    Given the current evolution trends in mobile cellular networks, which is approaching us towards the future 5G paradigm, novel techniques for network management are in the agenda. Machine Learning techniques are useful for ...
  • ³Cat-4 Mission: a 1-unit cubesat for earth observation with a L-band radiometer and a GNSS-reflectometer using software defined radio 

    Ruiz De Azúa Ortega, Juan Adrián; Muñoz Martin, Joan Francesc; Fernandez Capon, Lara Pilar; Badia Ballús, Marc; Llaveria Godoy, David; Diez Garcia, Carlos; Aguilella, Andrea; Pérez Portero, Adrián; Milián, O.; Sobrino Hidalgo, Marco; Navarro Trastoy, Ángel; Lleó, H.; Sureda Anfres, Miquel; Soria Guerrero, Manel; Calveras Augé, Anna M.; Camps Carmona, Adriano José (2019)
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    Global Navigation Satellite System Reflectometry and L-band microwave radiometry have been used for soil moisture, biomass, and cryosphere studies. Combining both technologies in a low-power and cost-effective solution ...
  • Proof-of-concept of a federated satellite system between two 6-unit cubeSats for distributed earth observation satellite systems 

    Ruiz De Azúa Ortega, Juan Adrián; Fernandez Capon, Lara Pilar; Muñoz Martin, Joan Francesc; Badia Ballús, Marc; Castellà Rubinat, Ricard; Diez Garcia, Carlos; Aguilella, Andrea; Calveras Augé, Anna M.; Camps Carmona, Adriano José (2019)
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    During these years, novel Distributed Satellite Systems (DSS) have addressed the new Earth Observation (EO) requirements (e.g. near-real time access to data, or multi-point observations). One of the DSS proposals is the ...
  • Active queue management as quality of service enabler for 5G networks 

    Irazabal Bengoa, Mikel; López Aguilera, M. Elena; Seyfettin Demirkol, Ilker (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2019)
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    5G is envisioned as the key technology for guaranteeing low-latency wireless services. Packets will be marked with QoS Flow Indicators (QFI) for different forwarding treatment. 3GPP defines the end-to-end delay limits, but ...
  • Wake-up radio systems for cooperative-intelligent transport systems architecture 

    Casademont Serra, Jordi; López Aguilera, M. Elena; Paradells, Josep (2019)
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    Cooperative-Intelligent Transport systems are new applications developed on top of communications between vehicles and between vehicles and fixed infrastructure. Their architecture envisages devices deployed along the ...
  • Cooperative intelligent transport systems for vulnerable road users safety 

    Casademont Serra, Jordi; Calveras Augé, Anna M.; Quiñones, David; Navarro Rodero, Mònica; Arribas Lázaro, Javier; Catalán Cid, Miguel (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2019)
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    Cooperative-Intelligent Transport Systems (C-ITS) are one of the flagships of new coming automotive and communication industries. Mobility needs to be safer and more efficient and C-ITS are the key for this new era. On the ...
  • Hybrid GNSS/INS/UWB positioning for live demonstration assisted driving 

    Navarro Rodero, Mònica; Arribas Lázaro, Javier; Vilà-Valls, Jordi; Casademont Serra, Jordi; Calveras Augé, Anna M.; Catalán-Cid, Marisa (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2019)
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    In Cooperative Intelligent Transport Systems, precise and reliable positioning and navigation is a key feature for assisted or autonomous driving. This contribution presents experimental results from a pilot demonstration ...

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