Recent Submissions

  • Intracavity spatial filtering in broad area semiconductor laser 

    Gawali, Sandeep Babu (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2020-12-17)
    Doctoral thesis
    Open Access
    Semiconductor lasers in high-power regime typically manifest a poor beam quality due to its asymmetric beam divergence and its large beam quality factor (M2). The emission along one of the transverse directions (slow axis) ...
  • Statistical methods and software for clinical trials with binary and survival endpoints : efficiency, sample size and two-sample comparison 

    Bofill Roig, Marta (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2020-12-22)
    Doctoral thesis
    Open Access
    Defining the scientific question is the starting point for any clinical study. However, even though the main objective is generally clear, how this is addressed is not usually straightforward. Clinical studies very often ...
  • Multistage scenario trees generation for renewable energy systems optimization 

    Cuadrado Guevara, Marlyn Dayana (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2020-11-30)
    Doctoral thesis
    Open Access
    The presence of renewables in energy systems optimization have generated a high level of uncertainty in the data, which has led to a need for applying stochastic optimization to modelling problems with this characteristic. ...
  • Assessing interventions to improve adherence to reporting guidelines in biomedical research 

    Blanco de Tena Davila, David (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2020-06-22)
    Doctoral thesis
    Open Access
    The lack of transparency and accuracy of research reports has been pointed out as one of the main factors causing research waste. Reporting guidelines (RGs) are sets of recommendations for authors on how to report research ...
  • Optimization methods for the design of progressive lenses 

    Casanellas Peñalver, Glòria (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2020-03-05)
    Doctoral thesis
    Open Access
    This work is the result of an Industrial Doctorate developed through a partnership agreement between the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya and the company Horizons Optical. This thesis solves the complex design of ...
  • Valoración del riesgo en un modelo multinivel de suministro 

    Escalante Euán, Jesús Francisco (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2019-11-20)
    Doctoral thesis
    Open Access
    Risk management is a structured approach that incorporates uncertainty related to a threat, linked to a sequence of inherently human activities that include risk assessment, as well as other strategies for its mitigation. ...
  • Cuantificación del riesgo global del asegurado para mejorar la tarificación 

    Padilla Barreto, Alemar Elaine (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2019-05-16)
    Doctoral thesis
    Open Access
    The first contribution of this Thesis is the creation of a new risk measure that allows to classify the clients according to the risk that they bring to the company. This measure defined from the aggregate information at ...
  • The multi-depot VRP with vehicle interchanges 

    Rebillas Loredo, Victoria (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2018-12-19)
    Doctoral thesis
    Open Access
    In real-world logistic operations there are a lot of situations that can be exploited to get better operational strategies. It is important to study these new alternatives, because they can represent significant cost ...
  • Contributions to the planning and analysis of factorial designs 

    Xampeny Solaní, Rafael (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2018-06-20)
    Doctoral thesis
    Open Access
    The thesis is structured in five articles. In the first article, two methods are compared to analyze the significance of the effects: the Lenth method and the one based on the estimation of the variance of the effects from ...
  • CHROMA model for the information-driven decision-making process 

    Parra, Xileidys (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2018-05-10)
    Doctoral thesis
    Open Access
    The strong, progressive interaction between decision-making processes (DMP) and information technologies has led to breakthroughs in how business is conducted. These developments represent the advent of significant trends ...
  • The flexible periodic vehicle routing problem: modeling alternatives and solution techniques 

    Huerta Muñoz, Diana Lucia (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2018-03-16)
    Doctoral thesis
    Open Access
    In this thesis the Flexible Periodic Vehicle Routing Problem is introduced and studied. In this problem a carrier must establish a distribution plan to serve a given set of customers over a planning horizon using a fleet ...
  • Policentrisme i eficiència territorial : avenços teòrics i empírics 

    Masip Tresserra, Jaume (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2017-11-13)
    Doctoral thesis
    Open Access
    The overarching research goal of this dissertation is to make theoretical and empirical contributions on the link between the polycentric spatial organization of agglomeration in metropolitan areas and its economic, social ...

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