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  • New Vectorial Propulsion System and Trajectory Control Designs for Improved AUV Mission Autonomy 

    Masmitjà Rusiñol, Ivan; González Agudelo, julian; Galarza Bogota, Cesar; Gomáriz Castro, Spartacus; Aguzzi, Jacopo; Río Fernandez, Joaquín del (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2018-04-17)
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    Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUV) are proving to be a promising platform design for multidisciplinary autonomous operability with a wide range of applications in marine ecology and geoscience. Here, two novel contributions ...
  • Initial evaluation of SAR capabilities in UAV multicopter platforms 

    Lort Cuenca, Marc; Aguasca Solé, Alberto; López Martínez, Carlos; Martínez Marín, Tomás (2017-10-04)
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    Airborne synthetic aperture radar (SAR) sensors have been commonly used during the last decades to monitor different phenomena in medium-scale areas of observation, such as object detection and characterization or topographic ...
  • Diffuse sunlight based calibration of the water vapor channel in the UPC Raman lidar 

    Muñoz Porcar, Constantino; Comerón Tejero, Adolfo; Sicard, Michaël; Barragán Cuesta, Rubén; García Vizcaíno, David; Rodríguez Gómez, Alejandro Antonio; Rocadenbosch Burillo, Francisco (EDP Sciences, 2017)
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    A method for determining the calibration factor of the water vapor channel of a Raman lidar, based on zenith measurements of diffuse sunlight and on assumptions regarding some system parameters and Raman scattering models, ...
  • Snapshot processing of high-order BOC signals in the cloud: on sensitivity and distortion effects 

    García Molina, José; Fernández Rubio, Juan Antonio; Weiler, R.; Crisci, M. (ION Publications (The Institute of navigation), 2017)
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    This paper discusses the unambiguous estimation of high-order BOC signals in the cloud based on signal snapshots gathered by low-end SDR receivers. In particular, the sensitivity and distortion problems are introduced, ...
  • Sumer and the modern paradigm 

    Azara Nicolás, Pedro (2018-02-16)
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  • Reaching consensus on communication of critical laboratory results using a collective intelligence method 

    Llovet, Maria Isabel; Biosca, Carmen; Martínez-Iribarren, Alicia; Blanco, Aurora; Busquets, Glòria; Castro Bleda, María José; Llopis, Maria Antonia; Montesinos, Mercé; Minchinela, Joana; Perich, Carme; Prieto, Judith; Ruiz, Rosa; Serrat, Núria; Simón, Margarita; Trejo Omeñaca, Alejandro; Monguet Fierro, José María; Ibarz, Mercè; López-Pablo, Carlos (2017-10-23)
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    There is no consensus in the literature about what analytes or values should be informed as critical results and how they should be communicated. The main aim of this project is to establish consensual standards of critical ...
  • TCP in the Internet of Things: from ostracism to prominence 

    Gómez Montenegro, Carlos; Arcia Moret, Andrés; Crowcroft, Jon (2018-01-16)
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    TCP has traditionally been neglected as a transport-layer protocol for the Internet of Things (IoT). However, recent trends and industry needs are favoring TCP presence in IoT environments. In this article, we describe the ...
  • How to deal with the modelling of epidemics? Some ideas and examples to be implemented in the classroom! 

    Ginovart Gisbert, Marta (2017)
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    The general objective of this work is to deal with different approaches for the representation of an epidemic considering the state of the individuals in the population, Susceptible, Infected or Recovered (SIR), which ...
  • Recent activities of IAG working group “Ionosphere Prediction” 

    Erdogan, Eren; Hoque, Mainul; García Rigo, Alberto; Cueto, M.; Schmidt, Michael; Jakowski, Norbert; Berdermann, Jens; Monte Moreno, Enrique; Hernández Pajares, Manuel (2018)
    Conference lecture
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    Ionospheric disturbances pose, for instance, an increasing risk on economy, national security, satellite and airline operations, communications networks and the navigation systems. Constructing ...
  • Implementation of CAVENET and its usage for performance evaluation of AODV, OLSR and DYMO protocols in vehicular networks 

    Spaho, Evjola; Barolli, Leonard; Mino, Gjergji; Xhafa Xhafa, Fatos; Kolici, Vladi; Miho, Rozeta (HINDAWI, 2010)
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    Vehicle Ad-hoc Network (VANET) is a kind of Mobile Ad-hoc Network (MANET) that establishes wireless connection between cars. In VANETs and MANETs, the topology of the network changes very often, therefore implementation ...
  • Tunable drug loading and reinforcement of polycaprolactone films by means of electrospun nanofibers of glycolide segmented copolymers 

    Márquez Lobato, Yolanda; Franco García, María Lourdes; Turón Dols, Pau; Valle Mendoza, Luis Javier del; Puiggalí Bellalta, Jordi (2018-02-01)
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    Electrospinning of a segmented copolymer having polyglycolide hard segments is successfully performed from 1,1,1,3,3,3-hexafluoroisopropanol solutions. During the process, a bactericidal agent, i.e., chlorhexidine (CHX), ...
  • First record of humpback whale songs in Southern Chile: Analysis of seasonal and diel variation 

    Español Jiménez, Sonia; Van der Schaar, Mike Connor Roger Malcolm (2018-02-08)
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    Male humpback whales (Megaptera novaeangliae) produce complex, patterned songs that are traditionally recorded on their breeding grounds. In this work, we report results from the first continuous acoustic monitoring of a ...

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