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  • A multi-stage graph based algorithm for survivable Service Function Chain orchestration with backup resource sharing 

    Kibalya, Godfrey Mirondo; Serrat Fernández, Juan; Gorricho Moreno, Juan Luis; Serugunda, Jonathan; Zhang, Peiying (Elsevier, 2021-06)
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    Network softwarisation introduces flexibility in network management by enabling the deployment of network functions as software modules running on virtual machines. However, this creates new concerns for service availability ...
  • Design and Testing of a Helix Antenna Deployment System for a 1U CubeSat 

    Sureda Anfres, Miquel; Sobrino Hidalgo, Marco; Millán, Oriol; Aguilella, Andrea; Solanellas Bofarull, Arnau; Badia Ballús, Marc; Muñoz Martin, Joan Francesc; Fernandez Capon, Lara Pilar; Ruiz De Azúa Ortega, Juan Adrián; Camps Carmona, Adriano José (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2021-05)
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    CubeSats have revolutionized Earth Observation and space science, although their small size severely restricts satellite performance and payload. Antenna deployment from a stowed configuration in these small-satellites ...
  • Nano-networks communication architecture: modeling and functions 

    Galal Mahmoud Ibrahim, Akram; Hesselbach Serra, Xavier (2018-09)
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    Nano-network is a communication network at the Nano-scale between Nano-devices. Nano-devices face certain challenges in functionalities, because of limitations in their processing capabilities and power management. Hence, ...
  • Wake-up radio: an enabler of wireless convergence 

    Cervià Caballé, Martí; Calveras Augé, Anna M.; Paradells Aspas, Josep (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2021-01-01)
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    Nowadays, several wireless communication solutions targeted at low-power devices (e.g. sensors, actuators) compete for market dominance. As a consequence, the deployment of the Internet of Things is slowed by fragmentation. ...
  • In-orbit validation of the fmpl-2 instrument—the gnss-r and l-band microwave radiometer payload of the fsscat mission 

    Muñoz Martin, Joan Francesc; Fernandez Capon, Lara Pilar; Pérez Portero, Adrián; Ruiz De Azúa Ortega, Juan Adrián; Hyuk, Park; Camps Carmona, Adriano José; Carnicero Domínguez, Bernardo; Pastena, Massimiliano (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2021-01-01)
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    The Flexible Microwave Payload-2 is the GNSS-R and L-band Microwave Radiometer Payload on board 3Cat-5/A, one of the two 6-unit CubeSats of the FSSCat mission, which were successfully launched on 3 September 2020 on Vega ...
  • Experimental evaluation of 6BLEMesh: IPv6-based BLE mesh networks 

    Darroudi, Seyed Mahdi; Gómez Montenegro, Carlos (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2020-08-17)
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    Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) has become a major wireless technology for the Internet of Things (IoT). Recent efforts of academia, industry and standards development organizations have focused on creating BLE mesh network ...
  • Novel NFV aware network service for intelligent network slicing based on squatting-kicking model 

    Hamouda, Ahmed Mohamed Abdelaty Elmekkawi; Hesselbach Serra, Xavier; Piney da Silva, José Ramón (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2020-12-15)
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    Future networks starting from 5G will depend on network slicing to meet a wide range of network services (NSs) with various quality of service (QoS) requirements. With the powerful Network Function Virtualization (NFV) ...
  • Dynamic buffer sizing and pacing as enablers of 5G low-latency services 

    Irazabal Bengoa, Mikel; López Aguilera, M. Elena; Demirkol, Ilker Seyfettin; Nikaein, Navid (2020-08-17)
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    3GPP standards organization is performing an impressive effort trying to reach sub-millisecond latencies for 5G. However, such efforts may become fruitless if exogenously generated delays at transport layer are not considered. ...
  • Nfv-enabled efficient renewable and non-renewable energy management: requirements and algorithms 

    Tipantuña Tenelema, Christian José; Hesselbach Serra, Xavier (2020-10-14)
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    The increasing worldwide energy demand, the CO2 emissions generated due to the production and use of energy, climate change, and the depletion of natural resources are important concerns that require new solutions for ...
  • Deployment mechanism for a L-band helix antenna in 1-Unit Cubesat 

    Fernandez Capon, Lara Pilar; Sobrino Hidalgo, Marco; Milian, Oriol; Aguilella, Andrea; Solanellas Bofarull, Arnau; Badia Ballús, Marc; Muñoz Martin, Joan Francesc; Ruiz De Azúa Ortega, Juan Adrián; Sureda Anfres, Miquel; Camps Carmona, Adriano José (2020-09-08)
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    Recently, there is a renewed interest in Earth Observation (EO) of the cryosphere as a proxy of global warming, soil moisture for agriculture and desertification studies, and biomass for carbon storage. Global Navigation ...
  • The flexible microwave payload-2: A SDR-based GNSS-reflectometer and L-Band radiometer for CubeSats 

    Muñoz Martin, Joan Francesc; Fernandez Capon, Lara Pilar; Ruiz De Azúa Ortega, Juan Adrián; Camps Carmona, Adriano José (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2020-03-23)
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    This article presents the FMPL-2 on board the FSSCat mission, the 2017 ESA Small Sentinel Satellite Challenge and overall Copernicus Masters Competition winner. FMPL-2 is a passive microwave instrument based on a ...
  • Predictive traffic control and differentiation on smart grid neighborhood area networks 

    Astudillo León, Juan Pablo; Rico Novella, Francisco José; Cruz Llopis, Luis Javier de la (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2020)
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    Smart Grid (SG) networks include an associated data network for the transmission and reception of control data related to the electric power supply service. A subset of this data network is the SG Neighborhood Area Network ...

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