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

  • Assessing the participatory design of a project-based course on computer network applications 

    Freitag, Fèlix; Tous Liesa, Rubén; Navarro Moldes, Leandro
    Conference report
    Open Access
    New teaching methodologies which foster student involvement, such as project-based learning, are nowadays part of the study curriculum of many engineering schools. Project-based learning courses, however, often build upon ...
  • Distributed multi-scale calibration of low-cost ozone sensors in wireless sensor networks 

    Barceló Ordinas, José María; Ferrer Cid, Pau; García Vidal, Jorge; Ripoll, Anna; Viana, Mar (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2019-05-31)
    Article
    Open Access
    New advances in sensor technologies and communications in wireless sensor networks have favored the introduction of low-cost sensors for monitoring air quality applications. In this article, we present the results of the ...
  • Is there a case for parallel connections with modern web protocols? 

    Manzoor, Jawad; Sadre, Ramin; Drago, Idilio; Cerdà Alabern, Llorenç (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2018)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    Modern web protocols like HTTP/2 and QUIC aim to make the web faster by addressing well-known problems of HTTP/1.1 running on top of TCP. Both HTTP/2 and QUIC are specified to run on a single connection, in contrast to the ...
  • Self-calibration methods for uncontrolled environments in sensor networks: A reference survey 

    Barceló Ordinas, José María; Doudou, Messaoud; García Vidal, Jorge; Badache, Nadjib (Elsevier, 2019-05-15)
    Article
    Restricted access - publisher's policy
    Growing progress in sensor technology has constantly expanded the number and range of low-cost, small, and portable sensors on the market, increasing the number and type of physical phenomena that can be measured with ...
  • On the collaborative governance of decentralized edge microclouds with blockchain-based distributed ledgers 

    Freitag, Fèlix (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2018)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    Today's commercial model for edge computing services consists in lightweight devices at the network edge connected through the Internet to remote cloud data centers. Microclouds are an alternative vision of edge computing, ...
  • Providing real-time message delivery on opportunistic networks 

    Santos, Rodrigo; Orozco, Javier; Ochoa, Sergio; Meseguer Pallarès, Roc; Mossé, Daniel (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2018-06-26)
    Article
    Open Access
    IoT systems monitoring or controlling the behavior of smart environments frequently require to count on real-time message delivery, in order to support decision making and eventually coordinate the individual behavior of ...
  • A circular commons for digital devices: tools and services in ereuse.org 

    Franquesa Griso, David; Navarro Moldes, Leandro; Bustamante Talavera, Xavier (Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), 2016)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    Circular economies are particularly relevant in the context of digital devices or electric and electronic equipment (EEE). Many digital devices built using scarce and potentially toxic materials have a too-short life, ...
  • Testing the performance of sensors for ozone pollution monitoring in a citizen science approach 

    Ripoll Ruiz, Aleix; Viana, Mar; Padrosa, Marc; Querol Carceller, Xavier; Minutolo, Andrea; Hou, Kun Mean; Barceló Ordinas, José María; García Vidal, Jorge (Elsevier, 2019-02-15)
    Article
    Open Access
    Tropospheric ozone (O3) is an environmental pollutant of growing concern, especially in suburban and rural areas where the density of air quality monitoring stations is not high. In this type of areas citizen science ...
  • Flying real-time network to coordinate disaster relief activities in urban areas 

    Micheletto, Matías; Petrucci, Vinicius; Santos, Rodrigo; Orozco, Javier; Mossé, Daniel; Ochoa, Sergio; Meseguer Pallarès, Roc (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2018-05-22)
    Article
    Open Access
    While there have been important advances within wireless communication technology, the provision of communication support during disaster relief activities remains an open issue. The literature in disaster research reports ...
  • Load and video performance patterns of a cloud based WebRTC architecture 

    Xhagjika, Vamis; Divorra Escoda, Oscar; Navarro Moldes, Leandro; Vlassov, Vladimir (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2017)
    Conference lecture
    Open Access
    Web Real-Time Communication or Realtime communication in the Web (WebRTC/RTCWeb) is a prolific new standard and technology stack, providing full audio/video agnostic communications for the Web. Service providers implementing ...
  • Demo abstract: Towards IoT service deployments on edge community network microclouds 

    Khan, Amin M.; Freitag, Fèlix; Vlassov, Vladimir; Ha, Phuong Hoai (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2018)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    Internet of Things (IoT) services for personal devices and smart homes provided by commercial solutions are typically proprietary and closed. These services provide little control to the end users, for instance to take ...
  • 5G and the Internet of everyone: motivation, enablers, and research agenda 

    Maccari, Leonardo; Karaliopoulos, Merkouris; Koutsopoulos, Iordanis; Navarro Moldes, Leandro; Freitag, Fèlix; Lo Cigno, Renato (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2018)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    As mobile broadband subscriptions grow twice as fast as the fixed ones and the Internet of Things comes forth, the 5G vision of the Internet of Everything (people, devices, and things), becomes a substantial and credible ...

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