Recent Submissions

  • On the limits of probabilistic timing analysis 

    Milutinovic, Suzana (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2019-12-18)
    Doctoral thesis
    Open Access
    Over the last years, we are witnessing the steady and rapid growth of Critica! Real-Time Embedded Systems (CRTES) industries, such as automotive and aerospace. Many of the increasingly-complex CRTES' functionalities that ...
  • Improving decision tree and neural network learning for evolving data-streams 

    Marrón Vida, Diego (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2019-12-19)
    Doctoral thesis
    Open Access
    High-throughput real-time Big Data stream processing requires fast incremental algorithms that keep models consistent with most recent data. In this scenario, Hoeffding Trees are considered the state-of-the-art single ...
  • Hardware/software co-design for data-intensive genomics workloads 

    Cadenelli, Luca (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2019-12-19)
    Doctoral thesis
    Open Access
    Since the last decade, the main components of computer systems have been evolving, diversifying, to overcome their physical limits and to minimize their energy footprint. Hardware specialization and heterogeneity have ...
  • Data center's telemetry reduction and prediction through modeling techniques 

    Baig, Shuja-ur-Rehman (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2019-12-17)
    Doctoral thesis
    Open Access
    Nowadays, Cloud Computing is widely used to host and deliver services over the Internet. The architecture of clouds is complex due to its heterogeneous nature of hardware and is hosted in large scale data centers. To ...
  • Communication reduction techniques in numerical methods and deep neural networks 

    Zhuang, Sicong (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2019-11-28)
    Doctoral thesis
    Open Access
    Inter-node communication has turned out to be one of the determining factors of the performance on modern HPC systems. Furthermore, the situation only gets worse with the ever-incresing size of the cores involved. Hence, ...
  • Knowledge aggregation in people recommender systems : matching skills to tasks 

    Nguyen, Jennifer (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2019-11-08)
    Doctoral thesis
    Open Access
    People recommender systems (PRS) are a special type of RS. They are often adopted to identify people capable of performing a task. Recommending people poses several challenges not exhibited in traditional RS. Elements such ...
  • Security architecture for Fog-To-Cloud continuum system 

    Kahvazadeh, Sarang (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2019-11-12)
    Doctoral thesis
    Open Access
    Nowadays, by increasing the number of connected devices to Internet rapidly, cloud computing cannot handle the real-time processing. Therefore, fog computing was emerged for providing data processing, filtering, aggregating, ...
  • ConOps for a safe integration of multi-RPAS operations in civil airspace 

    Fas Millán, Miguel Ángel (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2019-11-22)
    Doctoral thesis
    Open Access
    The gradual integration of remotely piloted aircraft systems (RPAS) in civil airspace, sharing airways with commercial flights, is expected to be completed once the legal issues and those regarding the unmanned traffic ...
  • Development and management of collective network and cloud computing infrastructures 

    Baig Viñas, Roger (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2019-11-18)
    Doctoral thesis
    Open Access
    In the search and development of more participatory models for infrastructure development and management, in this dissertation, we investigate models for the financing, deployment, and operation of network and cloud computing ...
  • Crowd simulation and visualization 

    Pérez, Hugo (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2019-05-09)
    Doctoral thesis
    Open Access
    Large-scale simulation and visualization are essential topics in areas as different as sociology, physics, urbanism, training, entertainment among others. This kind of systems requires a vast computational power and memory ...
  • Dissecting HTTP/2 and QUIC : measurement, evaluation and optimization 

    Manzoor, Jawad (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2019-06-13)
    Doctoral thesis
    Open Access
    Covenantee:  Université Catholique de Louvain
    The Internet is evolving from the perspective of both usage and connectivity. The meteoric rise of smartphones has not only facilitated connectivity for the masses, it has also increased their appetite for more responsive ...
  • Scalable processing of aggregate functions for data streams in resource-constrained environments 

    Villalba Navarro, Álvaro (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2019-09-05)
    Doctoral thesis
    Open Access
    The fast evolution of data analytics platforms has resulted in an increasing demand for real-time data stream processing. From Internet of Things applications to the monitoring of telemetry generated in large datacenters, ...

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