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    • H-PC: a cloud computing tool for supervising hypertensive patients 

      Vilaplana Mayoral, Jordi; Solsona Tehàs, Francesc; Abella i Pons, Francesc; Cuadrado, Josep; Teixidó Torrelles, Ivan; Mateo, Jordi; Rius Torrentó, Josep Maria (Springer Verlag, 2015)
      Hypertension or high blood pressure is a condition on the rise. Not only does it affect the elderly but it is also increasingly spreading to younger sectors of the population. Treating it involves exhaustive monitoring of ...
    • Hacia la arquitectura de la información 3.0: pasado, presente y futuro 

      García González, Roberto; Botella, Federico; Marcos Mora, Mari Carmen (EPI SCP, 2010)
      La arquitectura de la información (IA), aunque presente en cierta manera desde hace más de 50 años, ha tomado especial relevancia con la llegada de la Web y el aumento de la cantidad de información a nuestro alcance. La ...
    • HBPF: a Home Blood Pressure Framework with SLA guarantees to follow up hypertensive patients 

      Cuadrado, Josep; Vilaplana Mayoral, Jordi; Mateo, Jordi; Solsona Tehàs, Francesc; Solsona, Sara; Rius Torrentó, Josep Maria; Alves, Rui; Camafort, Miguel (PeerJ, 2016)
      Hypertension or high blood pressure is a condition on the rise. Not only does it affect the elderly but is also increasingly spreading to younger sectors of the population. Treating it involves exhaustive monitoring of ...
    • Health hazard, cycling and thermal stability as key parameters when selecting a suitable phase change material (PCM) 

      Miró, Laia; Barreneche Güerisoli, Camila; Ferrer, Gerard; Solé, Aran; Martorell, Ingrid; Cabeza, Luisa F. (Elsevier, 2016)
      From the literature review it was observed that there is no established methodology, neither a common pattern, when selecting a phase change material for a thermal energy storage application. Melting temperature and enthalpy ...
    • Heat and mass transfer during adsorption of ammonia in a cylindrical adsorbent bed: thermal performance study of a combined parabolic solar collector, water heat pipe and adsorber generator assembly 

      Aghbalou, F.; Mimet, A.; Badia, F.; Illa i Alibés, Josep; El Bouardi, A.; Bougard, J. (Elsevier, 2004)
      In this paper we present the study of adsorption refrigerator which use an activated carbon-pair ammonia. The ability of activated carbons to adsorb large mass of ammonia makes them ideal for use in adsorption refrigeration ...
    • Heat transfer enhancement in water when used as PCM in thermal energy storage 

      Cabeza, Luisa F.; Mehling, Harald; Hiebler, Stefan; Ziegler, F. (Elsevier Science, 2002)
      Efficient and reliable storage systems for thermal energy are an important requirement in many applications where heat demand and supply or availability do not coincide. Heat and cold stores can basically be divided in two ...
    • Heat transfer enhancement of fatty acids when used as PCMs in thermal energy storage 

      Mazman, Muhsin; Cabeza, Luisa F.; Mehling, Harald; Paksoy, Halime Ö.; Evliya, Hunay (John Wiley & Sons, 2008)
      Phase change materials (PCM) used in latent heat storage systems usually have very low thermal conductivities. This is a major drawback in maintaining the required heat exchange rate between PCM and heat transfer fluid. ...
    • Heating and cooling energy trends and drivers in buildings 

      Cabeza, Luisa F.; Barreneche Güerisoli, Camila; Serrano, Susana; Petrichenko, Ksenia; Ürge-Vorsatz, Diana (Elsevier, 2015)
      The purpose of this paper is to provide a source of information on thermal energy use in buildings, its drivers, and their past, present and future trends on a global and regional basis. Energy use in buildings forms a ...
    • Heating and cooling energy trends and drivers in Europe 

      Serrano, Susana; Ürge-Vorsatz, Diana; Barreneche Güerisoli, Camila; Palacios, Anabel; Cabeza, Luisa F. (Elsevier, 2017)
      This paper aims to complete and complement the information available on the past trends of thermal energy consumption in residential buildings and its drivers for Europe, as a continent and for the different countries. ...
    • High density polyethylene spheres with PCM for domestic hot water applications: Water tank and laboratory scale study 

      Navarro Farré, Lidia; Barreneche Güerisoli, Camila; Castell, Albert; Redpath, David A.G.; Griffiths, Philip; Cabeza, Luisa F. (2017)
      Renewable energy is a potential alternative energy provider with fewer CO2 emissions. However, the mismatch between energy supply and demand is the main disadvantage. Therefore, thermal energy storage becomes an essential ...
    • High Performance computing improvements on bioinformatics consistency-based multiple sequence alignment tools 

      Orobitg Cortada, Miquel; Guirado Fernández, Fernando; Cores Prado, Fernando; Lladós Segura, Jordi; Notredame, Cedric (Elsevier, 2014-10-08)
      Multiple Sequence Alignment (MSA) is essential for a wide range of applications in Bioinformatics. Traditionally, the alignment accuracy was the main metric used to evaluate the goodness of MSA tools. However, with the ...
    • Household appliances penetration and ownership trends in residential buildings 

      Cabeza, Luisa F.; Ürge-Vorsatz, Diana; Ürge, Daniel; Palacios, Anabel; Barreneche Güerisoli, Camila (Elsevier, 2018)
      Understanding the development of the trends in the ownership of different appliances in a historic context in various countries of the world can not only provide important insights for understanding the dynamics of adoption ...
    • How hard is a commercial puzzle: the eternity II challenge 

      Ansótegui Gil, Carlos José; Béjar Torres, Ramón; Fernàndez Camon, César; Mateu Piñol, Carles (IOS Press, 2008)
      Recently, edge matching puzzles, an NP-complete problem, have received, thanks to money-prized contests, considerable attention from wide audiences. We consider these competitions not only a challenge for SAT/CSP solving ...
    • Identification of line-specific strategies for improving carotenoid production in synthetic maize through data-driven mathematical modeling 

      Comas, Jorge; Benfeitas, Rui; Vilaprinyo Terré, Ester; Sorribas Tello, Albert; Solsona Tehàs, Francesc; Farré Martinez, Gemma; Berman Quintana, Judit; Zorrilla López, Uxue; Capell Capell, Teresa; Sandmann, Gerhard; Zhu, Changfu; Christou, Paul; Alves, Rui (Wiley online library, 2016)
      Plant synthetic biology is still in its infancy. However, synthetic biology approaches have been used to manipulate and improve the nutritional and health value of staple food crops such as rice, potato and maize. With ...
    • IEA SHC Task 42 / ECES Annex 29 WG A1: Engineering and Processing of PCMs, TCMs and Sorption Materials 

      Ristić, Alenka; Furbo, Simon; Moser, Christoph; Schranzhofer, Hermann; Lazaro, Ana; Delgado, Mónica; Peñalosa, Conchita; Zalewski, Laurent; Diarce, Gonzalo; Alkan, Cemil; Gunasekara, Saman N.; Haussmann, Thomas; Gschwander, Stefan; Rathgeber, Christoph; Schmit, Henri; Barreneche Güerisoli, Camila; Cabeza, Luisa F.; Ferrer, Gerard; Konuklu, Yeliz; Paksoy, Halime; Rammelberg, Holger; Munz, Gunther; Herzog, Thomas; Jänchen, Jochen; Palomo, Elena (Elsevier, 2016)
      An overview on the recent results on the engineering and characterization of sorption materials, PCMs and TCMs investigated in the working group WG A1 “Engineering and processing of TES materials” of IEA SHC Task 42 / ECES ...
    • IEA SHC Task 42 / ECES Annex 29 – A Simple Tool for the Economic Evaluation of Thermal Energy Storages 

      Rathgeber, Christoph; Hiebler, Stefan; Lävemann, Eberhard; Dolado, Pablo; Lazaro, Ana; Gasia, Jaume; Gracia Cuesta, Alvaro de; Miró, Laia; Cabeza, Luisa F.; König-Haagen, Andreas; Brüggemann, Dieter; Campos-Celador, Álvaro; Franquet, Erwin; Fumey, Benjamin; Dannemand, Mark; Badenhop, Thomas; Diriken, Jan; Nielsen, Jan Erik; Hauer, Andreas (Elsevier, 2016)
      Within the framework of IEA SHC Task 42 / ECES Annex 29, a simple tool for the economic evaluation of thermal energy storages has been developed and tested on various existing storages. On that account, the storage capacity ...
    • Immersion corrosion tests on metal-salt hydrate pairs used for latent heat storage in the 32 to 36 8C temperature range 

      Cabeza, Luisa F.; Illa i Alibés, Josep; Roca Enrich, Joan; Badia Pascual, Ferran; Mehling, Harald; Hiebler, Stefan; Ziegler, F. (Wiley, 2001)
      During the last decades, energy storage has become more and more important. It is required in order to utilize alternative energy sources, which often are available at times when energy is not needed. The main applications ...
    • Impact of accessibility barriers on the mood of users with motor and dexterity impairments 

      Pascual Almenara, Afra; Ribera, Mireia; Granollers i Saltiveri, Toni (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya. Càtedra d'AccessibilitatFundación ONCE, 2015-05-26)
      With the aim of knowing the impact of accessibility problems on persons with motor impairments, we did a user test with this user group. The focus of the test was the analysis of this collective user"s mood relative to ...
    • Implementation of a robust absolute virtual head mouse combining face detection, template matching and optical flow algorithms 

      Pallejà Cabrè, Tomàs; Guillamet, A.; Tresánchez Ribes, Marcel; Teixidó Cairol, Mercè; Rebate, Carlos; Palacín Roca, Jordi; Viso, A. F. del (Springer Verlag, 2013)
      This work proposes the implementation of a robust absolute virtual head mouse based on the interpretation of head movements and face gestures captured with a frontal camera. The procedure combines face detection, ...
    • Implementing and Analysing an Effective Explicit Coscheduling Algorithm on a NOW 

      Solsona Tehàs, Francesc; Giné, Francesc; Molina, Fermín; Hernandez, Porfidio; Luque, Emilio (Springer Verlag, 2001)
      Networks of workstations (NOWs) have become important and cost-effective parallel platforms for scientific computations. In practice, a NOW system is heterogeneous and non-dedicated. These two unique factors make ...