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    • Specific-purpose globalizations for Newton’s method: anisotropic optimization of curved meshes 

      Aparicio Estrems, Guillermo; Gargallo-Peiró, Abel; Roca, Xevi (Barcelona Supercomputing Center, 2020-05)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      We derive an optimization method to adapt straight-edged and curved piece-wise polynomial meshes to the stretching and alignment of a target metric. Two globalization strategies for the optimization method are proposed: ...
    • Natural disasters, remote sensing, and synthetic controls 

      Serra Burriel, Feliu; Delicado Useros, Pedro Francisco; Cucchietti, Fernando (Barcelona Supercomputing Center, 2020-05)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      Satellite imagery has been used for decades to study changes on Earth’s surface and understand the mechanisms that have shaped it as we know it today. Moreover, substantial improvements in computing power and the increase ...
    • Towards Integrated Urban Simulations 

      Meta, Irene; Cucchietti, Fernando (Barcelona Supercomputing Center, 2020-05)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      More than half of the world population lives in urban areas. Urbanites are estimated to grow up to 68% of the population by 2050 [1]. This rapid growth requires new contributions from researchers and policy-makers to ...
    • A compromise Archive Platform for Monitoring Infrastructures 

      Garcia Calatrava, Carlos; Cucchietti, Fernando; Becerra Fontal, Yolanda (Barcelona Supercomputing Center, 2020-05)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      The great advancement in the technological field has led to an explosion in the amount of generated data. Many different sectors have understood the opportunity that acquiring, storing, and analyzing further information ...
    • Exploring Gender Differences in Bioinformatics Research 

      Saldivar, Jorge; Buslón, Nataly; Rementería, María José (Barcelona Supercomputing Center, 2020-05)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      Women’s underrepresentation in science is an unfair situation apparent in different research fields. This article examines the problem of gender bias in the field of Bioinformatics. Through a quantitative study of more ...
    • Assessment of the Impact of the Covid-19 Lockdown on Air Pollution over Spain using Machine Learning 

      Petetin, Hervé; Bowdalo, Dene; Soret, Albert (Barcelona Supercomputing Center, 2020-05)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      The rapid spread of the Covid-19 pandemic over Spain recently forced the Spanish authorities to implement drastic measures of social distancing through a strict lockdown of the population starting on March 14th. As ...
    • Decadal Climate Prediction at the BSC 

      Wild, Simon; Bilbao, Roberto (Barcelona Supercomputing Center, 2020-05)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      Initialised decadal climate predictions have been made available for users as a potential source of near-term climate information with the aim of supporting climate-related decisions in key economic and societal sectors ...
    • dislib: Large Scale High Performance Machine Learning in Python 

      Alvarez Cid-Fuentes, Javier; Badia Sala, Rosa Maria (Barcelona Supercomputing Center, 2020-05)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      In recent years, machine learning has proven to be an extremely useful tool for extracting knowledge from data. This can be leveraged in numerous research areas, such as genomics, earth sciences, and astrophysics, to ...
    • Model validation and data insertion with FALL3D-8.0: exploiting geostationary satellite retrievals of volcanic ash and SO2 

      Prata, Andrew; Mingari, Leonardo; Folch, Arnau (Barcelona Supercomputing Center, 2020-05)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      The new version of FALL3D has recently been released with several new features and improvements in model physics, solving algorithms, code accuracy and performance [1]. Among the new features are a data insertion scheme ...
    • Interchanger: Vallbona com a connector ecològic entre Collserola i la Serralada de Marina 

      Suñé Almenar, Joan (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2020-09-08)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      Interchanger pretén donar solució a la problemàtica actual de la connectivitat ecològica de Collserola amb els Espais naturals que l'envolten. Partint de l'anàlisi exhaustiu territorial i local, es troben les debilitats, ...
    • Habitar en l'intermedi: habitatges universitaris al Pou Boronat 

      Macià Anguera, Pau (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2020-09-08)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      "Habitar en l'intermedi" és un projecte d'habitatges universitaris a Tarragona, ubicat en un barri residencial de nova construcció de la mateixa ciutat. Es pretén seguir un model sostenible d'intermediació entre el teixit ...
    • Designing flexible learning spaces for a positive impact: the cork castles system 

      Vega Fernández, Elena (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2020-09-08)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      La educación de los niños consiste en proporcionarles los conocimientos, las aptitudes y los valores que consideramos que necesitarán cuando crezcan y se conviertan en participantes activos del "mundo real". Esta tesis ...