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    • T-Coffee: a web server for the multiple sequence alignment of protein and RNA sequences using structural information and homology extension 

      Di Tommaso, Paolo; Moretti, Sebastien; Xenarios, Ioannis; Orobitg Cortada, Miquel; Montañola Lacort, Alberto (Oxford University Press, 2011)
      This article introduces a new interface for T-Coffee, a consistency-based multiple sequence alignment program. This interface provides an easy and intuitive access to the most popular functionality of the package. These ...
    • Tackling the relevance of packaging in life cycle assessment of virgin olive oil and the environmental consequences of regulation 

      Navarro, Alejandra; Puig, Rita; Martí, Elena; Bala, Alba; Fullana i Palmer, Pere (Springer Nature Switzerland AG, 2018-08)
      Production and consumption of olive oil is very important in Europe, being this product a basic element in the Mediterranean diet since long ago. The project objective is two-fold: a study of the contribution of virgin ...
    • TAGS: A software tool for simulating transducer automata 

      Esmoris, Agustín; Chesñevar, Carlos Iván; González Azconegui, María Paula (Manchester University Press, 2005)
      This paper introduces TAGS (Transducer Automata Graphical Simulator), a software tool for teaching different aspects of transducer automata theory, a theoretical topic which underlies many aspects of the design of ...
    • Teaching fundamentals of computing theory: a constructivist approach 

      Chesñevar, Carlos Iván; Maguitman, Ana Gabriela; González Azconegui, María Paula; Cobo, María Laura (Iberoamerican Science & Technology Education Consortium, 2004)
      A Fundamentals of Computing Theory course involves different topics that are core to the Computer Science curricula and whose level of abstraction makes them difficult both to teach and to learn. Such difficulty stems from ...
    • Technological options and strategies towards zero energy buildings contributing to climate change mitigation: A systematic review 

      Cabeza, Luisa F.; Chàfer, Marta (Elsevier, 2020)
      A systematic review of the technological options and strategies to achieve zero energy buildings was carried out to establish today state-of-the-art knowledge base and to present key design and performance factors that ...
    • Telling the story of older people e-mailing: An ethnographical study 

      Sayago Barrantes, Sergio; Blat, Josep (Elsevier, 2010)
      While e-mail is the Internet application most used by older people, very little is known about how they interact with e-mail systems and use them in their daily lives. We undertook a 3-year ethnographical study aimed at ...
    • Temperature distribution and heat losses in molten salts tanks for CSP plants 

      Prieto, Cristina; Miró, Laia; Peiró Bell-lloch, Gerard; Oró Prim, Eduard; Gil, Antoni; Cabeza, Luisa F. (Elsevier, 2016)
      Solar power plants have been deployed in the last 20 years, so the interest in evaluating their performance is growing more and more. In these facilities, thermal energy storage is used to increase dispatchability of power. ...
    • Testing website usability in Spanish-Speaking Academia through heuristic evaluation and cognitive walkthroughs 

      González Azconegui, María Paula; Granollers i Saltiveri, Toni; Pascual Almenara, Afra (Graz University of Technology. Institut für Informationssysteme und Computer Medien (IICM)Know-Center GrazUniversiti Malaysia Sarawak, 2008)
      Although usability evaluations have been focused on assessing different contexts of use, no proper specifications have been addressed towards the particular environment of academic websites in the Spanish-speaking context ...
    • The AIPO Society: Present and Future Trends 

      González Azconegui, María Paula; Granollers i Saltiveri, Toni; Collazos Ordóñez, César A.; Abascal, Julio (Springer Verlag, 2007)
      This paper presents an overview of the international Asociación Interacción Persona-Ordenador (AIPO), a growing society related to HCI and focused on the Spanishspeaking community. AIPO is aimed to support HCI related ...
    • The cloud paradigm applied to e-Health 

      Vilaplana Mayoral, Jordi; Solsona Tehàs, Francesc; Abella i Pons, Francesc; Filgueira, Rosa; Rius Torrentó, Josep Maria (BioMed Central, 2013)
      Background: Cloud computing is a new paradigm that is changing how enterprises, institutions and people understand, perceive and use current software systems. With this paradigm, the organizations have no need to maintain ...
    • The connection between the heat storage capability of PCM as a material property and their performance in real scale applications 

      Mehling, Harald; Barreneche Güerisoli, Camila; Solé, Aran; Cabeza, Luisa F. (Elsevier, 2017)
      Using phase change materials (PCM) for Thermal Energy Storage, the most important material property is their heat storage capability, usually given as h(T). Ideally, h(T) changes suddenly at a single temperature. However, ...
    • The Effects of Coronary Occlusion Location on the RR Signal 

      Clarià Sancho, Francisco; Vallverdú, Montserrat; Caminal Magrans, Pere (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2002)
      In this article, we carry out the study of the energy contribution of theRRsignal in the three frequency bands (LF, MF, and HF) during PTCA. Furthermore, variables based on instantaneous frequency and on group delay ...
    • The evapotranspiration process in green roofs: a review 

      Cascone, Stefano; Coma Arpón, Julià; Gagliano, Antonio; Pérez Luque, Gabriel (Elsevier, 2019)
      Previous research has shown that most of the green roof benefits are related to the cooling effect. In the literature available, however, it is still not clear how and how much the evapotranspiration affects the performance ...
    • The first and second Max-SAT evaluations 

      Argelich Romà, Josep; Li, Chu-Min; Manyà Serres, Felip; Planes Cid, Jordi (IOS Press, 2008)
      We describe the organization and report on the results of the First and Second Max-SAT Evaluations, which were organized as affiliated events of the 2006 and 2007 editions of the International Conference on Theory and ...
    • The Fractal Dimension of SAT Formulas 

      Ansótegui Gil, Carlos José; Bonet, Maria Luisa; Giráldez-Cru, Jesús; Levy, Jordi (Springer Verlag, 2014)
      Modern SAT solvers have experienced a remarkable progress on solving industrial instances. Most of the techniques have been developed after an intensive experimental process. It is believed that these techniques exploit ...
    • The impact of balancing on problem hardness in a highly structured domain 

      Ansótegui Gil, Carlos José; Béjar Torres, Ramón; Fernàndez Camon, César; Gomes, Carla; Mateu Piñol, Carles (Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence, 2006)
      Random problem distributions have played a key role in the study and design of algorithms for constraint satisfaction and Boolean satisfiability, as well as in ourunderstanding of problem hardness, beyond standard worst-case ...
    • The more the merrier? Number of reviews versus score on TripAdvisor and Booking.com 

      Martín Fuentes, Eva; Mateu Piñol, Carles; Fernàndez Camon, César (Taylor & Francis, 2018)
      The aim of this research is to confirm whether there is a relationship between the number of reviews and the hotel’s score on Booking.com and TripAdvisor and whether the relationship is different depending on the geographical ...
    • The optical mouse for indoor mobile robot odometry measurement 

      Palacín Roca, Jordi; Valgañón, Ignasi; Pernia, R. (Elsevier, 2006)
      In this work the optical mouse is proposed for indoor odometry measurement in mobile robot applications. The optical mouse is a very low-cost sensor and has the advantage that the measured displacement is independent from ...
    • The optical mouse sensor as an incremental rotary encoder 

      Tresánchez Ribes, Marcel; Pallejà Cabrè, Tomàs; Teixidó Cairol, Mercè; Palacín Roca, Jordi (Elsevier, 2009)
      In this paper, a new application and capabilities of the sensor of the optical mouse are presented. An inexpensive incremental rotary encoder is built based on a mechanical assembly where the sensor is at a fixed distance ...
    • The Rhizomer Semantic Content Management System 

      García González, Roberto; Gimeno Illa, Juan Manuel; Perdrix Sapiña, Ferran; Gil Iranzo, Rosa María; Oliva Solé, Marta (Springer Verlag, 2008)
      The Rhizomer platform is a Content Management System (CMS) based on a Resource Oriented Approach (RESTful) and Semantic Web technologies. It achieves a great level of flexibility and provides sophisticated content management ...