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  • A GRASP meta-heuristic for evaluating the latency and lifetime impact of critical nodes in large wireless sensor networks 

    Sembroiz Ausejo, David; Ojaghi Kahjogh, Behnam; Careglio, Davide; Ricciardi, Sergio (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute, 2019-11-01)
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    Wireless Sensor Networks (WSN) have lately been gaining momentum thanks to the hardware improvements and standardization software efforts. Moreover, the appearance of Internet of Things (IoT) and its reliance on sensors ...
  • Wearable sensors for evaluating driver drowsiness and high stress 

    Becerra, Patricia; Reyes Muñoz, María Angélica; Guerrero Ibañez, Juan Antonio (2019)
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    FLOR will redefine the paradigms under which remote pilots and Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems have been designed and operated during the last decades; i.e. a dedicated crew manages a single aircraft, indistinctive from ...
  • Methodology to analyze the effectiveness of ESD in a higher degree in education: a case study 

    Valderrama Hernández, Rocío; Sánchez Carracedo, Fermín; Alcántara Rubio, Lucía; Limón Domínguez, Dolores (2020-01-01)
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    This paper presents a methodology to evaluate (1) to what extent students of a higher degree in the field of education acquire sustainability competencies, and (2) to determine whether the subjects that develop Education ...
  • 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)
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    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)
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    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)
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    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)
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    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 ...
  • 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)
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    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. ...
  • 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)
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    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)
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    Software-defined metasurfaces are electromagnetically ultra-thin, artificial components thatcan provide engineered and externally controllable functionalities. The control over these functionalities isenabled by the ...
  • Cooperative learning and embedded active learning methodologies for improving students’ motivation and academic results 

    Pérez Poch, Antoni; Sánchez Carracedo, Fermín; Salán Ballesteros, Maria Núria; López Álvarez, David (Tempus Publications, 2019)
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    In recent years, a number of teaching strategies have been applied in higher education to improve students’ academic results and motivation, with a focus on active methodologies. These techniques highlight the student ...
  • 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), ...

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