Recent Submissions

  • Design and evaluation of ECO: an augmentative and alternative communication tool 

    Guasch Murillo, Daniel; Martín Escalona, Israel; Macías Iglesias, Jose Antonio; Francisco Gilmartín, Virginia; Hervás Ballesteros, Raquel; Moreno López, Lourdes; Bautista Blasco, Susana (Springer, 2021-05-20)
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    Open Access
    Current technology provides new challenges to improve skills on people with special necessities. In fact, persons with com-munications needs can take advantage of new devices and mobile applications to interact and communicate ...
  • Nano-networks communication architecture: modeling and functions 

    Galal Mahmoud Ibrahim, Akram; Hesselbach Serra, Xavier (2018-09)
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    Open Access
    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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    Open Access
    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. ...
  • A multi-Site NFV testbed for experimentation with SUAV-based 5G vertical services 

    Vidal Fernández, Iván; Nogales Dorado, Borja; Valera Pintor, Francisco; González Blázquez, Luis Félix; Sánchez Aguero, Víctor; Jacob Taquet, Eduardo; Cervelló Pastor, Cristina (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2020-06-12)
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    Open Access
    With the advent of 5G technologies, vertical markets have been placed at the forefront, as fundamental drivers and adopters of technical developments and new business models. Small Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (SUAVs) are ...
  • 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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    Open Access
    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 ...
  • A Robust user association, backhaul routing and switching off model for a 5G network with variable traffic demands 

    Zola, Enrica Valeria; Martín Escalona, Israel (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2020-05-13)
    Article
    Open Access
    With the expected increase in data traffic (e.g., video) and in the user devices generating new traffic (e.g., device-to-device communication, Internet of Things, etc.), the evolution of next-generation mobile networks ...
  • 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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    Open Access
    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) ...
  • Simplicial degree in complex networks. Applications of topological data analysis to network science 

    Hernández Serrano, Daniel; Hernández Serrano, Juan; Sánchez Gómez, Darío (2020-08)
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    Restricted access - publisher's policy
    Network Science provides a universal formalism for modelling and studying complex systems based on pairwise interactions between agents. However, many real networks in the social, biological or computer sciences involve ...
  • Deep learning at the mobile edge: Opportunities for 5G networks 

    McClellan, Miranda; Cervelló Pastor, Cristina; Sallent Ribes, Sebastián (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute, 2020-07-09)
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    Open Access
    Mobile edge computing (MEC) within 5G networks brings the power of cloud computing, storage, and analysis closer to the end-user. The increased speeds and reduced delay enable novel applications such as connected vehicles, ...
  • Atenea exams, an IMS LTI application to solve scalability problems: A study case 

    Alier Forment, Marc; Casany Guerrero, María José; Llorens García, Ariadna; Alcober Segura, Jesús Ángel; Prat Farran, Joana d'Arc (2021-01-01)
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    Open Access
    In 2004, the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya decided to change one of its critical and strategic information services: the online teaching support platform. An Open Source software, Moodle, was adopted and the previous ...
  • Adaptive IP scheduler design to support QoS guarantees over satellite systems 

    Rendón Morales, Elizabeth; Mata Diaz, Jorge; Alins Delgado, Juan José; Muñoz Tapia, José Luis; Esparza Martín, Óscar (2012-06)
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    Open Access
    This paper presents an adaptive algorithm for man-aging the weight values of the Weighted Round Robin (WRR)scheduler to provide End-to-End (E2E) Quality of Service (QoS)guarantees for Broadband satellite ...
  • 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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    Open Access
    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. ...

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