### Recent Submissions

• #### Distributed cloud-edge analytics and machine learning for transportation emissions estimation ﻿

(Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2022-11-22)
Doctoral thesis
Open Access
(English) In recent years IoT and Smart Cities have become a popular paradigm of computing that is based on network-enabled devices connected providing different functionalities, from sensor measures to domotic actions. ...
• #### Methodology for malleable applications on distributed memory systems ﻿

(Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2022-11-23)
Doctoral thesis
Open Access
(English) The dominant programming approach for scientific and industrial computing on clusters is MPI+X. While there are a variety of approaches within the node, denoted by the X'', Message Passing interface (MPI) is ...
• #### Leveraging disaggregated accelerators and non-volatile memories to improve the efficiency of modern datacenters ﻿

(Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2022-11-07)
Doctoral thesis
Open Access
(English) Traditional data centers consist of computing nodes that possess all the resources physically attached. When there was the need to deal with more significant demands, the solution has been to either add more nodes ...
• #### Exploiting optical signal analysis for autonomous communications ﻿

(Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2022-10-31)
Doctoral thesis
Open Access
(English) Optical communications have been extensively investigated and enhanced in the last decades. Nowadays, they are responsible to transport all the data traffic generated around the world, from access to the core ...
• #### Enhanced clustering analysis pipeline for performance analysis of parallel applications ﻿

(Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2022-07-28)
Doctoral thesis
Open Access
Clustering analysis is widely used to stratify data in the same cluster when they are similar according to the specific metrics. We can use the cluster analysis to group the CPU burst of a parallel application, and the ...
• #### Real-time high-performance computing for embedded control systems ﻿

(Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2022-07-21)
Doctoral thesis
Open Access
The real-time control systems industry is moving towards the consolidation of multiple computing systems into fewer and more powerful ones, aiming for a reduction in size, weight, and power. The increasing demand for higher ...
• #### Resilience for large ensemble computations ﻿

(Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2022-07-01)
Doctoral thesis
Open Access
With the increasing power of supercomputers, ever more detailed models of physical systems can be simulated, and ever larger problem sizes can be considered for any kind of numerical system. During the last twenty years ...
• #### Development of cognitive workload models to detect driving impairment ﻿

(Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2021-09-20)
Doctoral thesis
Open Access
Driving a vehicle is a complex activity exposed to continuous changes such as speed limits and vehicular traffic. Drivers require a high degree of concentration when performing this activity, increasing the amount of mental ...
• #### Distributed collaborative knowledge management for optical network ﻿

(Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2022-06-02)
Doctoral thesis
Open Access
Network automation has been long time envisioned. In fact, the Telecommunications Management Network (TMN), defined by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), is a hierarchy of management layers (network element, ...
• #### Large scale geostatistics with locally varying anisotropy ﻿

(Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2022-06-09)
Doctoral thesis
Open Access
Classical geostatistical methods are based on the hypothesis of stationarity, which allows to apply repetitive sampling in different locations of the spatial domain, in order to obtain enough information to infer cumulative ...
• #### Autonomous and reliable operation of multilayer optical networks ﻿

(Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2022-06-03)
Doctoral thesis
Open Access
This Ph.D. thesis focuses on the reliable autonomous operation of multilayer optical networks. The first objective focuses on the reliability of the optical network and proposes methods for health analysis related to ...
• #### On the co-design of scientific applications and long vector architectures ﻿

(Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2022-05-23)
Doctoral thesis
Open Access
The landscape of High Performance Computing (HPC) system architectures keeps expanding with new technologies and increased complexity. To improve the efficiency of next-generation compute devices, architects are looking ...