Recent Submissions

  • Contribution to smart management services for electric vehicle charging using vehicular networks 

    Barbecho Bautista, Pablo Andrés (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2022-05-19)
    Doctoral thesis
    Open Access
    (English) The most promising solution to reduce carbon emissions due to transportation is migrating from fossil-fuel vehicles to electric vehicles (EVs). In recent years, the decisive shift of drivers to use EVs has been ...
  • AI/ML for multi-technology RAN automation with full and limited infrastructure support 

    Ali, Zoraze (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2023-11-15)
    Doctoral thesis
    Open Access
    (English) This thesis studies and proposes solutions to some of the most relevant challenges in the Radio Access Network (RAN) management arising from its evolution beyond 5G and towards 6G. The tackled problems are selected ...
  • Private user-centric management of electronic services in smart communities 

    Robles González, Antonio (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2023-10-05)
    Doctoral thesis
    Open Access
    (English) Smart community services are reaching nearly every area of our daily life, often requiring private information from their users. The scope of all contributors to these services is to collaboratively share information ...
  • Performance improvements for multi-radio dual connectivity in mobile networks 

    Pupiales Yépez, Carlos (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2022-11-24)
    Doctoral thesis
    Open Access
    (English) Initial 5G networks were deployed to satisfy the users with higher data rates. Hence, to reduce the time to market and maximize the value of already deployed infrastructure, such deployments used the Non-Standalone ...
  • Contributions to IPv6 support over low rate low power wireless networks 

    Aguilar Romero, Sergio (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2023-07-06)
    Doctoral thesis
    Open Access
    (English) The main objective of this thesis is contributing to IPv6 support over Low Rate Low Power Wireless Networks (LRLPWNs). One family of LRLPWNs is Low Power Wide Area Networks (LPWANs), which includes technologies ...
  • Control strategy and predictive methods for performance and component lifetime enhancement in vehicle powertrain 

    Martín Prieto, Álvaro (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2023-04-26)
    Doctoral thesis
    Open Access
    (Enlish) In the past years, battery electric vehicles have been gaining market share. These vehicles are progressively seen as a viable option by customers of all kind. However, although manufacturers and research institutions ...
  • Contributions to the evaluation and improvement of LoRaWAN 

    Casals Ibáñez, Lluís (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2023-05-30)
    Doctoral thesis
    Restricted access - confidentiality agreement
    (English) Low Power Wide Area Network (LPWAN) technologies have gained significant momentum as wireless solutions for implementing Internet of Things (IoT) applications and services. The unique set of LPWAN features, such ...
  • Viewability contributions towards a better online advertising ecosystem 

    Expósito Ventura, Marta (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2023-04-20)
    Doctoral thesis
    Restricted access - confidentiality agreement
    (English) Online advertising makes possible most of the freely available online content and services. However, it is far from being mature and there are still controversial topics that need to be addressed. One of these ...
  • Strategies for improving resilience in distributed communication systems 

    Llorens Carrodeguas, Alejandro (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2023-01-26)
    Doctoral thesis
    Open Access
    (English) With the development of industry and society, new verticals have emerged such as Industry 4.0, cooperative sensing, and massive IoT. These verticals require network robustness and availability to maintain high ...
  • Strategies for UPF placement in 5G and beyond networks 

    Leyva Pupo, Irian (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2023-01-26)
    Doctoral thesis
    Open Access
    (English) This doctoral thesis focuses on the design of strategies (i.e., exact and heuristic-based methods) to optimize the placement and reconfiguration of user plane functions (UPFs) in 5G and beyond networks. These ...
  • Invoice factoring through blockchain technology 

    Mohammadzadeh, Nasibeh (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2022-10-06)
    Doctoral thesis
    Open Access
    (English) Invoice factoring has been a popular way to provide cash flow for businesses. The primary function of a factoring system is to prevent an invoice from being factored twice. In order to prevent double factoring, ...
  • Contribution to the system architecture design for electromagnetic nano-network communications 

    Galal Mahmoud Ibrahim, Akram (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2022-10-10)
    Doctoral thesis
    Open Access
    (English) A nano-network is a communication network at the nano-scale between nano-devices. Nanodevices face certain challenges in functionalities, because of limitations in their processing capabilities and power management ...

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