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  • Novel condition monitoring approach based on hybrid feature extraction and neural network for assessing multiple faults in electromechanical systems 

    Saucedo Dorantes, Juan Jose; Osornio Rios, Roque A.; Romero Troncoso, René; Delgado Prieto, Miquel; Arellano Espitia, Francisco (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2019)
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    New challenges involve the development of new condition monitoring approaches to avoid unexpected downtimes and to ensure the availability of machines during operating working conditions. The feature calculation from ...
  • Experimental characterization of off-the-shelf LEDs as photodetectors for waking up microcontrollers 

    Ripoll Vercellone, Edgar; Reverter Cubarsí, Ferran; Ferrandiz, Vicent; Gasulla Forner, Manuel (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2019)
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    The use of LEDs as photodetectors has been subject of study for a long time. However, LEDs manufacturers do not provide information about the response of LEDs to the light. It is essential for the designers of electronic ...
  • Differential inductive sensor-to-microcontroller interface circuit 

    Kokolanski, Zivko; Gasulla Forner, Manuel; Reverter Cubarsí, Ferran (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2019)
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    This paper proposes a low-cost interface circuit for differential inductive sensors where the sensor is directly connected to a microcontroller unit (MCU) without any active intermediate electronics in between. The timer ...
  • Experimental characterization of the energy consumption of ADC embedded into microcontrollers operating in low power 

    Reverter Cubarsí, Ferran; Gasulla Forner, Manuel (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2019)
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    This work aims to experimentally characterize the energy consumption of analog-to-digital converters (ADC) embedded into microcontroller units (MCU) operating in low power for autonomous sensor applications. The study ...
  • Timer-based Demodulator for AM Square Signals coming from Sensor Circuits 

    Reverter Cubarsí, Ferran; Gasulla Forner, Manuel (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2019)
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    This work evaluates the performance of a timerbased demodulator applied to low-frequency amplitudemodulated (AM) square signals coming from sensor circuits. The demodulator extracts the amplitude of the AM square signal ...
  • Sliding mode control of a differential-drive mobile robot following a path 

    Dòria Cerezo, Arnau; Biel Solé, Domingo; Olm Miras, Josep Maria; Repecho del Corral, Víctor (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2019)
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    This paper presents a control algorithm for a differential-drive robot following a path. The main contributions are: a new control formulation that does not require the robot global position, and a nonlinear controller ...
  • Optimization of industrial plants for exploiting energy assets and energy trading 

    Urbano González, Eva María; Martínez Viol, Víctor; Romeral Martínez, José Luis (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2019)
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    The worldwide energy market is undergoing a transition that will lead to a greener and non-fossil fuel dependent situation in which demand side management and prosumers will play a key role. The digitalization of energetic ...
  • Observatorio Obsea y vehículo submarino Guanay II: Descripción de los proyectos y actividades de investigación actuales 

    Río Fernandez, Joaquín del; Gomáriz Castro, Spartacus (2017)
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    El grupo de investigación SARTI de la UPC opera desde el 2009 el observatorio submarino cableado Obsea que ofrece la posibilidad de realizar actividades de investigación y desarrollo de equipos y sensores submarinos. ...
  • Semisupervised refrigeration plant cooling disaggregation by means of deep neural network ensemble 

    Cirera Balcells, Josep; Cariño Corrales, Jesús Adolfo; Zurita Millán, Daniel; Ortega Redondo, Juan Antonio (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2019)
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    The awareness of the energy usage has become a recurrent topic during the last decades. Identifying the end-use energy of each individual device can lead to a substantial improvement in efficiency and fault detection. The ...
  • Anemia, diabetes and low functional condition as independent factors for poor clinical outcome in total knee arthroplasty 

    Yanez-Siller, Federico; Nescolarde Selva, Lexa Digna; García-Oltra, Ester; Martínez Pastor, Juan Carlos; Hernández Hermoso, José A (2019)
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  • A pragmatic gaze on stochastic resonance based variability tolerant memristance 

    Ntinas, Vasileios; Rubio Sola, Jose Antonio; Sirakoulis, Georgios Ch.; Cotofana, Sorin (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2019)
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    Stochastic Resonance (SR) is a nonlinear system specific phenomenon, which was demonstrated to lead to system unexpected (counter-intuitive) performance improvements under certain noise conditions. Memristor, on the other ...
  • Wave computing with passive memristive networks 

    Fyrigos, Iosif; Ntinas, Vasileios; Sirakoulis, Georgios; Adamatzky, Andrew; Erokhin, Victor; Rubio Sola, Jose Antonio (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2019)
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    Since CMOS technology approaches its physical limits, the spotlight of computing technologies and architectures shifts to unconventional computing approaches. In this area, novel computing systems, inspired by natural and ...

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