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  • GPS-SLAM: an augmentation of the ORB-SLAM algorithm 

    Kiss-Illés, Dániel; Barrado Muxí, Cristina; Salamí San Juan, Esther (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2019-11-15)
    Article
    Open Access
    This work presents Global Positioning System-Simultaneous Localization and Mapping (GPS-SLAM), an augmented version of Oriented FAST (Features from accelerated segment test) and Rotated BRIEF (Binary Robust Independent ...
  • MPI+OpenMP tasking scalability for multi-morphology simulations of the human brain 

    Valero-Lara, Pedro; Sirvent, Raül; Peña, Antonio J.; Labarta Mancho, Jesús José (2019-05)
    Article
    Restricted access - publisher's policy
    The simulation of the behavior of the human brain is one of the most ambitious challenges today with a non-end of important applications. We can find many different initiatives in the USA, Europe and Japan which attempt ...
  • A hardware runtime for task-based programming models 

    Tan, Xubin; Bosch, Jaume; Álvarez, Carlos; Jiménez González, Daniel; Ayguadé Parra, Eduard; Valero Cortés, Mateo (2019-09-01)
    Article
    Open Access
    Task-based programming models such as OpenMP 5.0 and OmpSs are simple to use and powerful enough to exploit task parallelism of applications over multicore, manycore and heterogeneous systems. However, their software-only ...
  • Dynamic workload management for multi-RPAS pilots 

    Fas Millán, Miguel Ángel; Pastor Llorens, Enric (2019-04)
    Article
    Open Access
    This document describes a key aspect of NtoM, a concept of operations (ConOps) currently under development, which focuses on the awareness, productivity and safety of Remotely Piloted Aircraft System (RPAS) pilots controlling ...
  • LoRaMoto: a LoRa-based communication system for coordinated response in an earthquake aftermath (excerpt) 

    Pueyo Centelles, Roger; Freitag, Fèlix; Meseguer Pallarès, Roc; Navarro Moldes, Leandro (2019-07-26)
    External research report
    Open Access
    Response of 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 themselves– safe ...
  • Multi-vehicle route planning for efficient urban freight transport 

    Mrazovic, Petar; Eser, Elif; Ferhatosmanoglu, Hakan; Larriba Pey, Josep; Matskin, Mihhail (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2018)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    The urban parking spaces for loading/unloading are typically over-occupied, which shifts delivery operations to traffic lanes and pavements, increases traffic, generates noise, and causes pollution. We present a data ...
  • Guidelines to SLA modeling and establishment in heterogeneous communications networks 

    Akbari-Moghanjoughi, Ayyoub; Santos Boada, Germán; Solé Pareta, Josep; Almeida Amazonas, José Roberto de (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2019)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    The question of how to specify, provide and measure service quality for network end-users has been of utmost interest for service and network infrastructure providers and their clients as well. The Service Level Agreement ...
  • A skewness-aware matrix factorization approach for mesh-structured cloud services 

    Fu, Yongquan; Li, Dongsheng; Barlet Ros, Pere; Huang, Chun; Huang, Zhen; Shen, Siqi; Su, Huayou (2019-08)
    Article
    Open Access
    Online cloud services need to fulfill clients' requests scalably and fast. State-of-the-art cloud services are increasingly deployed as a distributed service mesh. Service to service communication is frequent in the mesh. ...
  • Improving performance of QUIC in WiFi 

    Manzoor, Jawad; Cerdà Alabern, Llorenç; Sadre, Ramin; Drago, Idilio (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2019)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    QUIC is a new transport protocol under standardization since 2016. Initially developed by Google as an experiment, the protocol is already deployed in large-scale, thanks to its support in Chromium and Google's servers. ...
  • CGPA: Coarse-Grained Pruning of Activations for Energy-Efficient RNN Inference 

    Riera Villanueva, Marc; Arnau Montañés, José María; González Colás, Antonio María (2019-09-01)
    Article
    Open Access
    Recurrent neural networks (RNNs) perform element-wise multiplications across the activations of gates. We show that a significant percentage of activations are saturated and propose coarse-grained pruning of activations ...
  • Exploration of intercell wireless millimeter-wave communication in the landscape of intelligent metasurfaces 

    Tasolamprou, Anna; Pitilakis, Alexandros; Abadal Cavallé, Sergi; Tsilipakos, Odysseas; Timoneda, Xavier; Taghvaee, Hamidreza; Mirmoosa, Mohammad Sajjad; Liu, Fu; Liaskos, Christos; Tsioliaridou, Ageliki; Ioannidis, Sotiris; Kantartzis, Nikolaos V.; Manessis, Dionyssios; Cabellos Aparicio, Alberto; Alarcón Cot, Eduardo José (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2019-01-01)
    Article
    Open Access
    Software-defined metasurfaces are electromagnetically ultra-thin, artificial components thatcan provide engineered and externally controllable functionalities. The control over these functionalities isenabled by the ...
  • Aprender matando zombies 

    Sánchez Carracedo, Fermín (2019-10-16)
    External research report
    Open Access
    David Hunter, un profesor de Geografía de Seattle, ha creado un nuevo método de aprendizaje: el ZBL (Zombie-Based Learning o Aprendizaje Basado en Zombis). Su proyecto cuenta (de momento) con 354 patrocinadores que han ...

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