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  • Design of a deployable helix antenna at L-Band for a 1-Unit CubeSat: from theoretical analysis to flight model results 

    Fernandez Capon, Lara Pilar; Sobrino Hidalgo, Marco; Ruiz de Azua, Joan Adria; Calveras Augé, Anna M.; Camps Carmona, Adriano José (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2022-05-01)
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    The 3Cat-4 mission aims at demonstrating the capabilities of a CubeSat to perform Earth Observation (EO) by integrating a combined GNSS-R and Microwave Radiometer payload into a 1-Unit CubeSat. One of the greatest challenges ...
  • On-demand satellite payload execution strategy for natural disasters monitoring using LoRa: observation requirements and optimum medium access layer mechanisms 

    Fernandez Capon, Lara Pilar; Ruiz de Azua, Joan Adria; Calveras Augé, Anna M.; Camps, Adriano (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2021-10-01)
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    Natural disasters and catastrophes are responsible for numerous casualties and important economic losses. They can be monitored either with in-situ or spaceborne instruments. However, these monitoring systems are not ...
  • Bandwidth-Based Wake-Up Radio solution through IEEE 802.11 technology 

    López Aguilera, M. Elena; García Villegas, Eduard (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2021-11-16)
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    IEEE 802.11 consists of one of the most used wireless access technologies, which can be found in almost all consumer electronics devices available. Recently, Wake-up Radio (WuR) systems have emerged as a solution for ...
  • Outperforming RPL with scalable routing based on meaningful MAC addressing 

    Rojas, Elisa; Hosseini, Hedayat; Gómez Montenegro, Carlos; Carrascal, David; Rodrigues Cotrim, Jeferson (Elsevier, 2021-04-01)
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    RPListhe de-facto IPv6-based routing protocol for the Internet of Things (IoT), where networks are mainly formed by sensors and other low capacity devices. However, RPL lacks scalability and is inefficient in any-to-any ...
  • Computing graph neural networks: A survey from algorithms to accelerators 

    Abadal Cavallé, Sergi; Jain, Akshay; Guirado Liñan, Robert; López Alonso, Jorge; Alarcón Cot, Eduardo José (Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), 2022-12-01)
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    Graph Neural Networks (GNNs) have exploded onto the machine learning scene in recent years owing to their capability to model and learn from graph-structured data. Such an ability has strong implications in a wide variety ...
  • Timely admission control for network slicing in 5G with machine learning 

    Vincenzi, Matteo; López Aguilera, M. Elena; García Villegas, Eduard (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2021-09-07)
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    For guaranteeing the strict requirements foreseen for 5G, network slicing has been proposed as a dynamic and scalable mechanism for the allocation of customized resources to service providers. Many solutions have been ...
  • Dynamic spectrum allocation following machine learning-based traffic predictions in 5G 

    Rony, Rakibul Islam; López Aguilera, M. Elena; García Villegas, Eduard (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2021-10-22)
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    The popularity of mobile broadband connectivity continues to grow and thus, the future wireless networks are expected to serve a very large number of users demanding a huge capacity. Employing larger spectral bandwidth and ...
  • Multi-connectivity in mobile networks: challenges and benefits 

    Pupiales Yépez, Carlos; Laselva, Daniela; De Coninck, Quentin; Jain, Akshay; Demirkol, Ilker Seyfettin (2021-12-30)
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    Satisfying the stringent 5G quality of service requirements necessitates efficient resource utilization by mobile networks. Consequently, we argue that multi-connectivity (MC) is an effective solution to leverage the limited ...
  • How sufficient is TCP when deployed in 5G mmWave networks over the urban deployment? 

    Poorzare, Reza; Calveras Augé, Anna M. (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2021-03-02)
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    By deploying the millimeter-wave wide spectrum in 5G networks, the new generation is capable of providing high data rates with low latencies. However, these frequencies have intermittent characteristics as their downside, ...
  • Cost analysis of 5G fronthaul networks through functional splits at the PHY layer in a capacity and cost limited scenario 

    Rony, Rakibul Islam; López Aguilera, M. Elena; García Villegas, Eduard (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2021-01-06)
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    The expected growth in carried traffic and the added complexity of different deployment approaches (distributed vs. centralized), showing different requirements, make transport network one of the main design challenges in ...
  • An improvement over TCP Vegas to enhance its performance in optical burst switching networks 

    Poorzare, Reza; Calveras Augé, Anna M.; Abedidarabad, Siamak (2021-04-01)
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    The demand for high bandwidth on the Internet is growing drastically, and one of the solutions for tackling this problem is using optical networks. Burst switching is one of the techniques that can be used in optical ...
  • On the energy performance of iridium satellite IoT technology 

    Gómez Montenegro, Carlos; Darroudi, Seyed Mahdi; Naranjo Silva, Héctor Sebastián; Paradells, Josep (2021-10-30)
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    Most Internet of Things (IoT) communication technologies rely on terrestrial network infrastructure. When such infrastructure is not available or does not provide sufficient coverage, satellite communication offers an ...

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