Les xarxes comunitàries busquen una xarxa oberta, lliure i neutral aplicant el principi de
reciprocitat a la interconnexió de nodes per la circulació de continguts i serveis. El grup
investiga on Xarxes Comunitàries (Community Networks), Computació en Núvol Comunitària
(Community Clouds) i Xarxes De Sensors Sense Fils Comunitàries (Community Wireless Sensor
Networks).

Recent Submissions

  • An IoT-based infrastructure to enhance self-evacuations in natural hazardous events 

    Finochietto, José Mariano; Micheletto, Matías; Eggly, Gabriel M.; Pueyo Centelles, Roger; Santos, Rodrigo; Ochoa, Sergio F.; Meseguer Pallarès, Roc; Orozco, Javier (2021-02-05)
    Article
    Restricted access - publisher's policy
    Regardless of the extensive research conducted on large-scale evacuations, the instrumentation of these processes still represents an open issue for first response organizations. Self-evacuation of civilians that follows ...
  • Open project-based learning for dynamic adaptability of IT education 

    Tous Liesa, Rubén; Freitag, Fèlix (2020-12-20)
    Article
    Open Access
    The pace of technological change is accelerating, the duration of the trends is becoming shorter and the number of technological alternatives to solve IT problems grows quickly. Keeping IT higher education course curricula ...
  • A LoRa-Based communication system for coordinated response in an earthquake Aftermath 

    Pueyo Centelles, Roger; Freitag, Fèlix; Meseguer Pallarès, Roc; Navarro Moldes, Leandro; Ochoa, Sergio; Santos, Rodrigo M. (MDPI, 2019)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    The response conducted by emergency units after natural disasters, such as earthquakes, has to be coordinated, fast, and efficient in order to rescue and care for the victims, keeping all the population—and the units ...
  • GateSelect: A novel Internet gateway selection algorithm for client nodes 

    Batbayar, Khulan; Meseguer Pallarès, Roc; Sadre, Ramin; Subramaniam, Suresh (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2020)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    The Internet gateway selection problem is becoming very important as the number of Internet-connected devices increases and stresses the limited number of Internet gateway nodes. The gateway nodes often experience frequent ...
  • MeshDapp: Blockchain-enabled sustainable business models for networks 

    Dimogerontakis, Emmanouil; Navarro Moldes, Leandro; Selimi, Mennan; Mosquera Dopico, Sergio; Freitag, Fèlix (Springer, 2019)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    The digital world demands a network infrastructure to supply connectivity to any participant anywhere. Sustainable networks require balanced value flows. Value is connectivity delivered at a material and service cost to ...
  • REDEMON: Resilient Decentralized Monitoring system for edge Infrastructures 

    Pueyo Centelles, Roger; Selimi, Mennan; Freitag, Fèlix; Navarro Moldes, Leandro (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2020)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    The Guifi.net community network has evolved during the past 15 years into a telecommunications infrastructure that offers Internet access to more than 80.000 people. The monitoring system currently in place for this network ...
  • End user-managed service deployments in microclouds at the network edge 

    Freitag, Fèlix; Navarro Moldes, Leandro; Selimi, Mennan; Pueyo Centelles, Roger (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2019)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    Cloud computing is moving from data centers to the network edge. Edge computing introduces lightweight computing devices closer to where data are produced. Local processing enables faster response times for cloud-based ...
  • A monitoring system for distributed edge infrastructures with decentralized coordination 

    Pueyo Centelles, Roger; Selimi, Mennan; Freitag, Fèlix; Navarro Moldes, Leandro (Springer, 2019)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    We present the case of monitoring a decentralized and crowdsourced network infrastructure, that needs to be monitored over geographically distributed devices at the network edge. It is a characteristic of the target ...
  • Blockchain-enabled participatory incentives for crowdsourced mesh networks 

    San Miguel Pérez, Elena; Timmerman, Roxane; Mosquera Dopico, Sergio; Dimogerontakis, Emmanouil; Freitag, Fèlix; Navarro Moldes, Leandro (Springer, 2019)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    Crowdsourced mesh networks are built, maintained and used by several participants that cooperate to provide and consume connectivity. Providers of infrastructure want to get compensation for their investments and earn ...
  • DIMON: Distributed Monitoring System for decentralized edge clouds in Guifi.net 

    Pueyo Centelles, Roger; Selimi, Mennan; Freitag, Fèlix; Navarro Moldes, Leandro (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2019)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    Community-built telecommunication networks such as Guifi.net demonstrate how end users can actively collaborate in the self-provision of network services, for instance by operating a self-organized distributed monitoring ...
  • Towards information-centric edge platform for mesh networks: The case of CityLab testbed 

    Selimi, Mennan; Navarro Moldes, Leandro; Braem, Bart; Freitag, Fèlix (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2020)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    By leveraging resources from the Fed4Fire+ City-Lab testbed, we design the PiGeon edge computing platform that experiments solution that enable ICN based edge services in wireless mesh networks (WMNs). PiGeon combines into ...
  • Contract networking for crowdsourced connectivity 

    Dimogerontakis, Emmanouil; Navarro Moldes, Leandro; Selimi, Mennan; Mosquera Dopico, Sergio; Freitag, Fèlix (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2020)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    Universal connectivity is still unavailable or expensive for half of the global population, despite being critical for social participation. The deployment of crowdsourced networking infrastructures creates an opportunity ...

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