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  • Adaptive energy management in 5G network slicing: Requirements, architecture, and strategies 

    Tipantuña Tenelema, Christian José; Hesselbach Serra, Xavier (2020-08-02)
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    Energy consumption is a critical issue for the communications network operators, impacting deeply the cost of the services, as well as the ecological footprint. Network slicing architecture for 5G mobile communications ...
  • Probability-based path discovery protocol for electromagnetic nano-networks 

    Galal Mahmoud Ibrahim, Akram; Hesselbach Serra, Xavier (2020-06-19)
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    One of the major challenges for nano-network is the forfeit of communication protocols to exploit the potential communication between nano-machines forming fully operational nano-network. Because nano-machines face some ...
  • NFV/SDN enabled architecture for efficient adaptive management of renewable and non-renewable energy 

    Tipantuña Tenelema, Christian José; Hesselbach Serra, Xavier (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2020-04-01)
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    Ever-increasing energy consumption, the depletion of non-renewable resources, the climate impact associated with energy generation, and finite energy-production capacity are important concerns that drive the urgent creation ...
  • Energy-aware management in multi-UAV deployments: modelling and strategies 

    Sánchez Aguero, Víctor; Valera Pintor, Francisco; Vidal Fernández, Iván; Tipantuña Tenelema, Christian José; Hesselbach Serra, Xavier (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2020-05-14)
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    Open Access
    Nowadays, Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) are frequently present in the civilian environment. However, proper implementations of different solutions based on these aircraft still face important challenges. This article deals ...
  • Informática y accesibilidad 

    Guasch Murillo, Daniel; Miguélez Ortiz, Xavier; Àlvarez Suau, Maria Hortènsia (Asociación de Técnicos de Informática, 2007-10)
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    Open Access
    Este artículo trata de presentar los aspectos de la accesibilidad que están relacionados el uso de la informática. En primer lugar se introducen los conceptos básicos indispensables y relacionan con los potenciales colectivos ...
  • Network-aware Placement Optimization for Edge Computing infrastructure under 5G 

    Santoyo González, Alejandro; Cervelló Pastor, Cristina (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2020-03-20)
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    Open Access
    Edge Computing has grown into a key solution for coping with the stringent latency requirements of 5G scenarios. Nevertheless, the edge node placement problem raises critical concerns regarding deployment and operational ...
  • An energy-efficient distributed dynamic bandwidth allocation algorithm for Passive Optical Access Networks 

    Khalili, Hamzeh; Rincón Rivera, David; Sallent Ribes, Sebastián; Piney da Silva, José Ramón (2020-03-13)
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    Open Access
    The rapid deployment of passive optical access networks (PONs) increases the global energy consumption of networking infrastructure. This paper focuses on the minimization of energy consumption in Ethernet PONs (EPONs). ...
  • Train-scheduling optimization model for railway networks with multiplatform stations 

    Garrisi, Gianmarco; Cervelló Pastor, Cristina (2019-12-28)
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    Open Access
    This paper focuses on optimizing the schedule of trains on railway networks composed of busy complex stations. A mathematical formulation of this problem is provided as a Mixed Integer Linear Program (MILP). However, the ...
  • Self-healing and SDN: bridging the gap 

    Ochoa Aday, Leonardo; Cervelló Pastor, Cristina; Fernández Fernández, Adriana (2019-09-03)
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    Open Access
    Achieving high programmability has become an essential aim of network research due to the ever-increasing internet traffic. Software-Defined Network (SDN) is an emerging architecture aimed to address this need. However, ...
  • A framework for the joint placement of edge service infrastructure and User Plane Functions for 5G 

    Leyva Pupo, Irian; Santoyo González, Alejandro; Cervelló Pastor, Cristina (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2019-09-14)
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    Open Access
    Achieving less than 1 ms end-to-end communication latency, required for certain 5G services and use cases, is imposing severe technical challenges for the deployment of next-generation networks. To achieve such an ambitious ...
  • Squatting and kicking model evaluation for prioritized sliced resource management 

    Hamouda, Ahmed Mohamed Abdelaty Elmekkawi; Hesselbach Serra, Xavier; Piney da Silva, José Ramón (2019-11-15)
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    Effective management and allocation of resources remains a challenging paradigm for future large-scale networks such as 5G, especially under a network slicing scenario where the different services will be characterized by ...
  • Evaluating impacts of traffic migration and virtual network functions consolidation on power aware resource allocation algorithms 

    Hejja, Khaled A. M.; Hesselbach Serra, Xavier (Elsevier, 2019-12-01)
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    Power consumption minimization and speed of solving the resource allocation problem on cloud datacenters adopting network function virtualization architecture are among the hot topics for future Internet networks. Therefore, ...

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