Recent Submissions

  • 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, ...
  • Ultra low-power, high-performance accelerator for speech recognition 

    Yazdani Aminabadi, Reza (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2019-07-25)
    Doctoral thesis
    Open Access
    Automatic Speech Recognition (ASR) is undoubtedly one of the most important and interesting applications in the cutting-edge era of Deep-learning deployment, especially in the mobile segment. Fast and accurate ASR comes ...
  • Evaluation of STT-MRAM main memory for HPC and real-time systems 

    Asifuzzaman, Kazi (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2019-07-29)
    Doctoral thesis
    Open Access
    It is questionable whether DRAM will continue to scale and will meet the needs of next-generation systems. Therefore, significant effort is invested in research and development of novel memory technologies. One of the ...
  • Exploiting task-based programming models for resilience 

    Jaulmes, Luc Etienne (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2019-06-21)
    Doctoral thesis
    Open Access
    Hardware errors become more common as silicon technologies shrink and become more vulnerable, especially in memory cells, which are the most exposed to errors. Permanent and intermittent faults are caused by manufacturing ...
  • Synthetic biology guidelines for diffusion based molecular communication 

    Assaf, Simon Sassine (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2019-06-18)
    Doctoral thesis
    Open Access
    Nanotechnology is widely seen as having huge potential to bring benefits to many areas of research and application. Nowadays, research studies are focusing on realizing nano-machines on the order of nanometers in size. A ...

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