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  • On participatory service provision at the network edge with community home gateways 

    Khan, Amin M.; Freitag, Fèlix (Elsevier, 2017-06-12)
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    Edge computing is considered as a technology to enable new types of services which operate at the network edge. There are important use cases in ambient intelligence and the Internet of Things (IoT) for edge computing ...
  • Predicting topology propagation messages in mobile ad hoc networks: The value of history 

    Millán Marco, Pere; Aliagas Castell, Carles; Molina Clemente, Carlos Maria; Meseguer Pallarès, Roc; Ochoa, Sergio; Santos, Rodrigo (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2020-01-01)
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    The mobile ad hoc communication in highly dynamic scenarios, like urban evacuations or search-and-rescue processes, plays a key role in coordinating the activities performed by the participants. Particularly, counting on ...
  • A role-based software architecture to support mobile service computing in IoT scenarios 

    Finochietto, Mariano; Eggly, Gabriel; Santos, Rodrigo; Orozco, Javier; Ochoa, Sergio; Meseguer Pallarès, Roc (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2019-11-05)
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    The interaction among components of an IoT-based system usually requires using low latency or real time for message delivery, depending on the application needs and the quality of the communication links among the components. ...
  • On the Guifi.net community network economics 

    Cerdà Alabern, Llorenç; Baig Viñas, Roger; Navarro Moldes, Leandro (2020-02-26)
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    How costs are distributed among the participants is a key question in the management and viability of shared resources. Although all cost-sharing mechanisms are subjective and thus it is eventually up to the participants ...
  • A comparative study of calibration methods for low-cost ozone sensors in IoT platforms 

    Ferrer Cid, Pau; Barceló Ordinas, José María; García Vidal, Jorge; Ripoll, Anna; Viana, Mar (2019-12-01)
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    This paper shows the result of the calibration process of an Internet of Things platform for the measurement of tropospheric ozone (O 3 ). This platform, formed by 60 nodes, deployed in Italy, Spain, and Austria, consisted ...
  • Estimation of web proxy response times in community networks using matrix factorization algorithms 

    Gómez Sánchez, Eduardo; Bores Quijano, Diego; Bote Lorenzo, Miguel Luís; Meseguer Pallarès, Roc (2020-01-01)
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    In community networks, users access the web using a proxy selected from a list, normally without regard to its performance. Knowing which proxies offer good response times for each client would improve the user experience ...
  • Socially aware microcloud service overlay optimization in community networks 

    Silvestre Apolonia, Nuno Miguel; Freitag, Fèlix; Navarro Moldes, Leandro; Girdzijauskas, Sarunas (2019-09-11)
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    Community networks are a growing network cooperation effort by citizens to build and maintain Internet infrastructure in regions that are not available. Adding that, to bring cloud services to community networks (CNs), ...
  • PiCasso: enabling information-centric multi-tenancy at the edge of community mesh networks 

    Selimi, Mennan; Lertsinsrubtavee, Adisorn; Sathiaseelan, Arjuna; Cerdà Alabern, Llorenç; Navarro Moldes, Leandro (2019-12-09)
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    Edge computing is radically shaping the way Internet services are run by enabling computations to be available close to the users - thus mitigating the latency and performance challenges faced in today’s Internet infrastructure. ...
  • Towards scalable Community Networks topologies 

    Maccari, Leonardo; Gemmi, Gabriele; Lo Cigno, Renato; Karaliopoulos, Merkourios; Navarro Moldes, Leandro (Elsevier, 2019-11)
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    Community Networks (CNs) are grassroots bottom-up initiatives that build local infrastructures, normally using Wi-Fi technology, to bring broadband networking in areas with inadequate offer of traditional infrastructures ...
  • Time series analysis to predict end-to-end quality of wireless community networks 

    Millán Marco, Pere; Aliagas Castell, Carles; Molina Clemente, Carlos Maria; Dimogerontakis, Emmanouil; Meseguer Pallarès, Roc (2019-05-01)
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    Community Networks have been around us for decades being initially deployed in the USA and Europe. They were designed by individuals to provide open and free “do it yourself” Internet access to other individuals in the ...
  • 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)
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    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 ...
  • 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)
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    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 ...

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