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  • Towards a proper service placement in combined Fog-to-Cloud (F2C) architectures 

    Barbosa Souza, Víctor; Masip Bruin, Xavier; Marín Tordera, Eva; Sánchez López, Sergio; García Almiñana, Jordi (Elsevier, 2018-10-01)
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    The Internet of Things (IoT) has empowered the development of a plethora of new services, fueled by the deployment of devices located at the edge, providing multiple capabilities in terms of connectivity as well as in data ...
  • A proposal to develop and assess professional skills in Engineering Final Year Projects 

    Sánchez Carracedo, Fermín; Climent Vilaró, Joan; Corbalán González, Julita; Fonseca Casas, Pau; García Almiñana, Jordi; Herrero Zaragoza, José Ramón; Rodríguez Hontoria, Horacio; Sancho Samsó, María Ribera (Tempus Publications, 2018-03)
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    In this paper we discuss the result of piloting a methodology for Engineering Final Year Projects (FYP) assessment that takes into consideration professional skills acquisition. The FYP is structured around three milestones; ...
  • Evaluating the benefits of combined and continuous Fog-to-Cloud architectures 

    Ramirez Almonte, Wilson; Masip Bruin, Xavier; Marín Tordera, Eva; Souza, Vitor Barbosa Carlos de; Jukan, Admela; Ren, Guang-Jie; González de Dios, Oscar (2017-11-15)
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    The need to extend the features of Cloud computing to the edge of the network has fueled the development of new computing architectures, such as Fog computing. When put together, the combined and continuous use of fog and ...
  • Do we all really know what a fog node is? Current trends towards an open definition 

    Marín Tordera, Eva; Masip Bruin, Xavier; García Almiñana, Jordi; Jukan, Admela; Ren, Guang-Jie; Zhu, Jiafeng (2017-09-01)
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    Fog computing has emerged as a promising technology that can bring cloud applications closer to the physical IoT devices at the network edge. While it is widely known what cloud computing is, how data centers can build the ...
  • Managing resources continuity from the edge to the cloud: Architecture and performance 

    Masip Bruin, Xavier; Marín Tordera, Eva; Jukan, Admela; Ren, Guang-Jie (Elsevier, 2017-01-01)
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    The wide spread deployment of smart edge devices and applications that require real-time data processing, have with no doubt created the need to extend the reach of cloud computing to the edge, recently also referred to ...
  • Differential diagnosis between Parkinson's disease and essential tremor using the smartphone's accelerometer 

    Barrantes, Sergi; Sánchez Egea, Antonio José; González Rojas, Hernan Alberto; Martí Domènech, Maria Josefa; Compta, Yaroslau; Valldeoriola Serra, Francesc; Simó Mezquita, Ester; Tolosa Sarró, Eduardo; Valls Solé, Josep (2017-08-25)
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    Background: The differential diagnosis between patients with essential tremor (ET) and those with Parkinson’s disease (PD) whose main manifestation is tremor may be difficult unless using complex neuroimaging techniques ...
  • Smart computing and sensing technologies for animal welfare: A systematic review 

    Jukan, Admela; Masip Bruin, Xavier; Amla, Nina (2017-04-01)
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    Animals play a profoundly important and intricate role in our lives today. Dogs have been human companions for thousands of years, but now they work to assist the disabled, and in combat and search and rescue situations. ...
  • Foggy clouds and cloudy fogs: a real need for coordinated management of fog-to-cloud computing systems 

    Masip Bruin, Xavier; Marín Tordera, Eva; Tashakor, Ghazal; Jukan, Admela; Ren, Guang-Jie (2016-10-01)
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    The recent advances in cloud services technology are fueling a plethora of information technology innovation, including networking, storage, and computing. Today, various flavors have evolved of IoT, cloud computing, and ...
  • A novel predictive PCE-based protection strategy for resilient transport networks 

    Ramirez, William Fred; Masip Bruin, Xavier; Marín Tordera, Eva (2015-11-21)
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    © 2016. The ever increasing requirements of new Internet applications are pushing to optimize the design of optical networks. A key design criterion in network design is the ability to recover from failures in an agile and ...
  • A survey on the recent efforts of the Internet standardization body for securing inter-domain routing 

    Siddiqui, Muhammad Shuaib; Montero Banegas, Diego; Serral Gracià, René; Masip Bruin, Xavier; Yannuzzi, Marcelo (2015-04-07)
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    The Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) is the de facto inter-domain routing protocol in the Internet, thus it plays a crucial role in current communications. Unfortunately, it was conceived without any internal security mechanism, ...
  • Managing resilience in carrier grade networks: Survey, open issues and trends 

    Ramirez Almonte, Wilson; Masip Bruin, Xavier; Marín Tordera, Eva; Sánchez López, Sergio (2015-05-01)
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    IP/MPLS and Optical technologies are the foundations of current Carrier-Grade Networks (CGNs), due to both the flexibility of IP/MPLS to provide services with distinct requirements and the high transport capacity offered ...

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