Recent Submissions

  • Contribution to the development of autonomous satellite communications networks : the internet of satellites 

    Ruiz-de.Azua Ortega, Joan Adrià (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 ...
  • Contributions to bluetooth low energy mesh networks 

    Darroudi, Seyed Mahdi (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2020-09-29)
    Doctoral thesis
    Open Access
    Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) has become a popular Internet of Things (IoT) technology. However, it was originally designed to only support the star topology. This PhD thesis investigates and evaluates different Bluetooth Low ...
  • Predicción del alcance de propagación de información e influencia en redes sociales online 

    Ortiz-Gaona, Raúl (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2020-09-16)
    Doctoral thesis
    Open Access
    Online social networks (OSNs) are increasinglyused by different sectors of societywith the purpose of informing and influencing people. These sectors are: govemments, political parties, non-govemmental organizations, ...
  • Edge computing infrastructure for 5G networks: a placement optimization solution 

    Santoyo González, Alejandro (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2020-09-08)
    Doctoral thesis
    Open Access
    This thesis focuses on how to optimize the placement of the Edge Computing infrastructure for upcoming 5G networks. To this aim, the core contributions of this research are twofold: 1) a novel heuristic called Hybrid ...
  • Traffic control for energy harvesting virtual small cells via reinforcement learning 

    Temesgene, Dagnachew Azene (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2020-07-21)
    Doctoral thesis
    Open Access
    Due to the rapid growth of mobile data traffic, future mobile networks are expected to support at least 1000 times more capacity than 4G systems. This trend leads to an increasing energy demand from mobile networks which ...
  • Network resource allocation policies with energy transfer capabilities 

    Piovesan, Nicola (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2020-06-05)
    Doctoral thesis
    Open Access
    During the last decades, mobile network operators have witnessed an exponential increase in the traffic demand, mainly due to the high request of services from a huge amount of users. The trend is of a further increase in ...
  • Data analytics for mobile traffic in 5G networks using machine learning techniques 

    Trinh, Hoang Duy (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2020-06-10)
    Doctoral thesis
    Open Access
    This thesis collects the research works I pursued as Ph.D. candidate at the Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya (UPC). Most of the work has been accomplished at the Mobile Network Department Centre Tecnologic de ...

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