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  • Efficient sharing mechanisms for virtualized multi-tenant heterogeneous networks 

    Vincenzi, Matteo (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2022-07-18)
    Doctoral thesis
    Open Access
    The explosion in data traffic, the physical resource constraints, and the insufficient financial incentives for deploying 5G networks, stress the need for a paradigm shift in network upgrades. Typically, operators are also ...
  • Contributions to energy-aware demand-response systems using SDN and NFV for fog computing 

    Tipantuña Tenelema, Christian José (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2022-03-29)
    Doctoral thesis
    Open Access
    Ever-increasing energy consumption, the depletion of non-renewable resources, the climate impact associated with energy generation, and finite energy-production capacity are important concerns worldwide that drive the ...
  • Joint access-backhaul mechanisms in 5G cell-less architectures 

    Rony, Rakibul Islam (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2022-05-13)
    Doctoral thesis
    Open Access
    Older generations of wireless networks, such as 1G and 2G were deployed using leased line, copper or fibre line as backhaul. Later, in 3G and 4G, microwave wireless links have also worked as backhaul links while the ...
  • Cellular and Wi-Fi technologies evolution: from complementarity to competition 

    Bojovic, Biljana (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2022-01-12)
    Doctoral thesis
    Open Access
    This PhD thesis has the characteristic to span over a long time because while working on it, I was working as a research engineer at CTTC with highly demanding development duties. This has delayed the deposit more than I ...
  • Enhanced quality of service mechanisms for 5G networks 

    Irazabal Bengoa, Mikel (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2021-09-10)
    Doctoral thesis
    Open Access
    The heterogeneous services with stringent requirements that are envisioned to co-exist under the fifth generation of cellular networks (5G), inexorably challenge the current Long-Term Evolution (LTE) cellular network’s ...
  • Resource allocation and management under priorities based on the squatting-kicking model for multi-slice 5G networks 

    Hamouda, Ahmed Mohamed Abdelaty Elmekkawi (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2021-09-30)
    Doctoral thesis
    Open Access
    The upcoming Beyond Fifth Generation networks aim to meet network services characterized by low latency and high reliability among others in different slices to provide a high-quality user experience. However, existing ...
  • Contribution to the development of autonomous satellite communications networks : the internet of satellites 

    Ruiz De Azúa Ortega, Juan Adrián (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2020-11-09)
    Doctoral thesis
    Open Access
    The space is experiencing a revolution due to the em ergence of satellite services to satisfy environmental, socio-econom ic, and geo-political demands. Earth Observation satellite systems have become dependable resources ...
  • Contributions to IEEE 802.11-based long range communications 

    Baños González, Víctor Hugo (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2020-10-18)
    Doctoral thesis
    Open Access
    The most essential part of the Internet of Things (IoT) infrastructure is the wireless communication system that acts as a bridge for the delivery of data and control messages between the connected things and the Internet. ...
  • Enhancement of vehicular ad hoc networks using machine learning-based prediction methods 

    Lemus Cárdenas, Leticia (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2020-07-22)
    Doctoral thesis
    Open Access
    Society is aware that the ecological predation of the planet is due to human activity. Therefore, it is necessary to carry out actions to reverse this damage. Besides, the trend of population growth in big cities and the ...
  • Contribution to privacy-enhancing tecnologies for machine learning applications 

    Rodríguez Hoyos, Ana Fernanda (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2020-10-21)
    Doctoral thesis
    Open Access
    For some time now, big data applications have been enabling revolutionary innovation in every aspect of our daily life by taking advantage of lots of data generated from the interactions of users with technology. Supported ...
  • Enhanced mobility management mechanisms for 5G networks 

    Jain, Akshay (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2020-10-01)
    Doctoral thesis
    Open Access
    Many mechanisms that served the legacy networks till now, are being identified as being grossly sub-optimal for 5G networks. The reason being, the increased complexity of the 5G networks compared previous legacy systems. ...
  • Privacy in online advertising platforms 

    Estrada Jiménez, José Antonio (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2020-10-02)
    Doctoral thesis
    Open Access
    Online advertising is consistently considered as the pillar of the "free• content on the Web since it is commonly the funding source of websites. Furthermore, the option of delivering personalizad ads has tumed advertising ...

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