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  • Design of a FOSS GIS tool for wildfire spread simulation, fire supression resource management and risk analysis 

    Figueras Jové, Jaume; Guasch Petit, Antonio; Casanovas Garcia, Josep (Themify, 2019)
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    Wildfire simulation require of many geographical and georeferenced datasets. Integrating all of the processes for simulation into a GIS seems natural, but most of the solutions available are closed source, do not use ...
  • Towards a representation of cellular automaton using specification and description language 

    Fonseca Casas, Pau (Springer, 2019)
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    Environmental simulation is complex, not only due to the inherent complexity of the phenomenon that we are facing but also to the fact that the personnel involved in this kind of projects belongs to different areas and ...
  • Evaluation of metaheuristic algorithms for the improvement of sustainability in the construction area 

    Aunós i Chicón, Luís; Fonseca Casas, Pau (Themify, 2019)
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    NECADA infrastructure supports the execution of a simulation model of buildings or urban areas, taking care of environmental directives and international standards in the design process. The aim of this simulation model ...
  • Development and enhancement of inclusion services at higher education level 

    Josa i Culleré, Irene; Farré Tost, Carles; Gálvez Carrillo, Maria Immaculada; Ferrer Balas, Dídac; Vilalta Porta, Montserrat; Montero Mercadé, Lídia (International Association of Technology, Education and Development (IATED), 2019)
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    Everyone is unique in their own way and it is necessary to embrace this diversity and make positive use of it. At all levels of education, differences between students can provide a good learning opportunity since every ...
  • ¿Aprenden sostenibilidad los alumnos de la FIB? 

    Sánchez Carracedo, Fermín; Sabaté i Garriga, Ferran; Gibert, Karina (Asociación de Enseñantes Universitarios de la Informática (AENUI), 2019)
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    En este artículo se presenta un estudio realizado para averiguar si los estudiantes de la FIB aprenden sostenibilidad a lo largo de sus estudios en la universidad. Se usa como herramienta el cuestionario de sostenibilidad ...
  • t’STEAM: acompañar la vocación tecnológica en mujeres de secundaria 

    Peña Carrera, Marta; Olmedo Torre, Noelia; López Beltrán, Mireia; Sanz Gómez, M. Carmen (2018)
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    El proyecto piloto t'STEAM coordinado por el l'Institut de Ciències de l'Educació (ICE) de la Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya. UPC·BarcelonaTech (UPC) propone utilizar la mentoría entre mujeres como herramienta para ...
  • What is that thing called internal quality assurance system? 

    Sánchez Puchol, Félix; Pastor Collado, Juan Antonio; Casanovas Garcia, Josep (2018)
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    Purpose: The main purpose of this paper is to explore and to propose a comprehensive definition and conceptualization of an Internal Quality Assurance System (IQAS) for Higher Education Institution (HEI) by using Work ...
  • Empowering teachers' self assessment of their own practice on student's oral skills: EVALOE decision support system 

    Grácia, M.; Casanovas Garcia, Josep; Sancho Samsó, María Ribera; Casanovas Muñoz, Jordi; Cuatrecasas Capdevila, Marta (Scitepress, 2018)
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    School is an essential context that contributes to children's communicative competence. Decision Support Systems (DSS) are tools that can help teachers to assess their own practice and to make decisions to improve it (Gregg, ...
  • Investigating the quality of SPSA and Spiess-like approaches forDynamic OD Matrix Estimation 

    Barceló Bugeda, Jaime; Ros-Roca, Xavier; Montero Mercadé, Lídia (2018)
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    Dynamic OD Estimation is usually formulated as bi-level problem where the objective function can not be evaluated analytically and thus the formulation relies on non-differentiable optimization methods that usually pivot ...
  • PRESISTANT : data pre-processing assistant 

    Bilalli, Besim; Abelló Gamazo, Alberto; Aluja Banet, Tomàs; Munir, Rana Faisal; Wrembel, Robert (Springer, 2019)
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    A concrete classification algorithm may perform differently on datasets with different characteristics, e.g., it might perform better on a dataset with continuous attributes rather than with categorical attributes, or the ...
  • Simulation assessment of the new generation navigation strategies 

    Montero Mercadé, Lídia; Linares Herreros, María Paz; Casanovas Garcia, Josep; Recio Domenech, Gonzalo; Lorente, Ester; Salmeron Moya, Juan (2018)
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    Probe vehicle data is becoming an important source of real-time travel information for a variety of intelligent transportation system applications. Since traditional sensors have significant installation and maintenance ...
  • Combining formal definition of a simulation model with heuristics to improve building sustainability 

    Fonseca Casas, Pau; Fonseca Casas, Antoni (2018)
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    Sustainability is related with environmental, social and economic variables. Each one of these areas is, by itself, complex due to the huge number of factors that one must analyze. Because of the combination of the levels ...