Recent Submissions

  • Demo: An experimental environment based on mini-PCs for federated learning research 

    Freitag, Fèlix; Vilchez Blanco, Pedro; Wei, Lu; Liu, Chun-Hung; Selimi, Mennan; Koutsopoulos, Iordanis (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2022)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    There is a growing research interest in Federated Learning (FL), a promising approach for data privacy preservation and proximity of training to the network edge, where data is generated. Resource consumption for Machine ...
  • Circular digital devices: lessons about the social and planetary boundaries 

    Roura Salietti, Mireya; Franquesa Griso, David; Navarro Moldes, Leandro; Meseguer Pallarès, Roc (2021)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    The digital world can be part of the solution to the coexistence of people and the planet, with large efficiencies gained through digital solutions, but it is part of the problem too, as it requires vast natural resources ...
  • BePOCH: Improving federated learning performance in resource-constrained computing devices 

    Ibraimi, Lenart; Selimi, Mennan; Freitag, Fèlix (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2021)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    Inference with trained machine learning models is now possible with small computing devices while only a few years ago it was run mostly in the cloud only. The recent technique of Federated Learning offers now a way to do ...
  • Poster: Testbed in wireless city mesh network with application to federated learning experiments 

    Freitag, Fèlix; Vilchez Blanco, Pedro; Wei, Lu; Liu, Chun-Hung; Selimi, Mennan (Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), 2021)
    Conference lecture
    Open Access
    The increase of the computing capacity of IoT devices and the appearance of lightweight machine learning frameworks have led to the situation that machine learning can nowadays be run in IoT applications at the network ...
  • eReuse poster: the circular economy of digital devices 

    Navarro Moldes, Leandro; Roura Salietti, Mireya; Franquesa Griso, David; Meseguer Pallarès, Roc (Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), 2021)
    Conference lecture
    Open Access
    eReuse is an initiative and action-research project that since 2015 has iterated over research and activism to understand, develop, apply to communities, evaluate and scale-up the circular economy of digital devices. The ...
  • On-device training of machine learning models on microcontrollers with a look at federated learning 

    Monfort Grau, Marc; Pueyo Centelles, Roger; Freitag, Fèlix (Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), 2021)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    Recent progress in machine learning frameworks makes it now possible to run an inference with sophisticated machine learning models on tiny microcontrollers. Model training, however, is typically done separately on powerful ...
  • A simheuristic algorithm for service placement in community networks 

    Panadero Martínez, Javier; Calvet Liñán, Laura; Bayliss, Christopher; Marques Puig, Joan Manuel; Selimi, Mennan; Freitag, Fèlix (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2020)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    The growing demand for network connectivity has boosted the number of community networks (CNs). CNs are decentralized and self-organized communication networks owned and managed at the edge by volunteers. Due to the ...
  • The RIMO gateway selection approach for mesh networks: Towards a global Internet access for all 

    Batbayar, Khulan; Dimogerontakis, Emmanouil; Meseguer Pallarès, Roc; Navarro Moldes, Leandro; Medina Medina, Esunly; Santos, Rodrigo (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2018)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    Community wireless mesh networks have emerged as cooperative initiatives to provide Internet Access in areas where traditional ISP costs are not affordable for the population. It is common in wireless mesh networks sharing ...
  • 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 ...

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