Recent Submissions

  • Towards a distributed congestion control mechanism for smart grid neighborhood area networks 

    Astudillo León, Juan Pablo; Begin, Thomas; Busson, Anthony; Cruz Llopis, Luis Javier de la (2019)
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    The need for significant improvements in the management and efficient use of electrical energy has led to the evolution from the traditional electrical infrastructures towards modern Smart Grid networks. Taking into account ...
  • Comparison of traffic demand generation tools in SUMO: case study: access highways to Quito 

    Urquiza Aguiar, Luis; Coloma Gómez, William; Barbecho Bautista, Pablo Andrés; Calderón, Javier (2019)
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    SUMO is one of the tools used to generate synthetic traces of vehi- cles for VANET simulations. Sumo allows creating vehicles’ routes manually, generate random traffic or use traffic demand genera- tion tools. In this ...
  • 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, ...
  • Measuring online tracking and privacy risks on Ecuadorian websites 

    Estrada Jiménez, José Antonio; Rodríguez-Hoyos, Ana; Parra Arnau, Javier; Forné Muñoz, Jorge (2019)
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    Online tracking has become a great enabler of massive surveillance so it is now a critical vector for threatening the privacy of users. Despite the benefits of online tracking for personalized advertising, the complexity ...
  • Lightweight testbed for machine learning evaluation in 5G networks 

    Hernández Chulde, Carlos Efrén; Cervelló Pastor, Cristina (2019)
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    The adoption of Software Define Networking, Network Function Virtualization and Machine Learning will play a key role in the control and management of fifth-generation (5G) networks in order to meet the specific requirements ...
  • The flexible microwave payload -2: Architecture and testing of a combined GNSS-R and L-Band radiometer with RFI mitigation payload for cubesat-based Earth observation missions 

    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), 2019)
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    The FSSCat mission is a two nano-satellite Earth Observation mission based on 6-unit CubeSats. This paper is focused on the description of one of the remote sensing payloads: the Flexible Microwave Payload 2 (FMPL-2), on ...
  • A Data Distribution Service in a hierarchical SDN architecture: implementation and evaluation 

    Llorens Carrodeguas, Alejandro; Cervelló Pastor, Cristina; Leyva Pupo, Irian (2019)
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    Software-defined networks (SDNs) have caused a paradigm shift in communication networks as they enable network programmability using either centralized or distributed controllers. With the development of the industry and ...
  • 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)
    Conference report
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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 ...

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