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  • 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 ...
  • 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)
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    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 ...
  • 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)
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    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)
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    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 ...
  • Community networks and sustainability: a survey of perceptions, practices, and proposed solutions 

    Micholia, Panagiota; Karaliopoulos, Merkouris; Koutsopoulos, Iordanis; Navarro Moldes, Leandro; Baig Viñas, Roger; Boucas, Dimitris; Michalis, Maria; Antoniadis, Panayiotis (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2018-03-21)
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    Community network (CN) initiatives have been around for roughly two decades, evangelizing a distinctly different paradigm for building, maintaining, and sharing network infrastructure but also defending the basic human ...
  • Cloudy in guifi.net: Establishing and sustaining a community cloud as open commons 

    Baig Viñas, Roger; Freitag, Fèlix; Navarro Moldes, Leandro (Elsevier, 2018-10)
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    Commons are natural or human-made resources that are managed cooperatively. The guifi.net community network is a successful example of a digital infrastructure, a computer network, managed as an open commons. Inspired by ...
  • Bandgap widening in macroporous silicon photonic crystals by multiperiodic structures 

    Segura García, Daniel; Cardador Maza, David; Vega d'Aurelio, Davide; Santos Blanco, M. Concepción; Dios Otín, Víctor Federico; Rodríguez Martínez, Ángel (Institute of Physics (IOP), 2018-05-14)
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    Large bandgaps with low transmission in 3D macroporous silicon photonic crystals have been proved as an interesting technology for the development of optical filters and spectroscopic MIR gas sensors. The aim of this study ...
  • Enabling individually entrusted routing security for open and decentralized community networks 

    Neumann, Axel; Navarro Moldes, Leandro; Cerdà Alabern, Llorenç (Elsevier, 2018-10)
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    Routing in open and decentralized networks relies on cooperation. However, the participation of unknown nodes and node administrators pursuing heterogeneous trust and security goals is a challenge. Community-mesh networks ...
  • Cooperative download in vehicular environments 

    Trullols Cruces, Óscar; Fiore, Marco; Barceló Ordinas, José María (2011-05-12)
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    We consider a complex (i.e., nonlinear) road scenario where users aboard vehicles equipped with communication interfaces are interested in downloading large files from road-side Access Points (APs). We investigate the ...
  • Coordinated detection of forwarding faults in wireless community networks 

    López, Ester; Navarro Moldes, Leandro (2018-05-01)
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    Wireless Community Networks (WCN) are crowdsourced networks where equipment is contributed and managed by members from a community. WCN have three intrinsic characteristics that make forwarding faults more likely: inexpensive ...

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