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    • A queuing theory model for cloud computing 

      Vilaplana Mayoral, Jordi; Solsona Tehàs, Francesc; Teixidó Torrelles, Ivan; Mateo Fornés, Jordi; Abella i Pons, Francesc; Rius Torrentó, Josep Maria (Springer Verlag, 2014-04)
      The ability to deliver guaranteed QoS (Quality of Service) is crucial for the commercial success of cloud platforms. This paper presents a model based on queuing theory to study computer service QoS in cloud computing. ...
    • A user-friendly web portal for T-Coffee on supercomputers 

      Rius Torrentó, Josep Maria; Cores Prado, Fernando; Solsona Tehàs, Francesc; Hemert, Jano van; Koetsier, Jos; Notredame, Cedric (BioMed Central, 2011)
      Background: Parallel T-Coffee (PTC) was the first parallel implementation of the T-Coffee multiple sequence alignment tool. It is based on MPI and RMA mechanisms. Its purpose is to reduce the execution time of the large-scale ...
    • An Application of the IFM Method for the Risk Assessment of Financial Instruments 

      Pons, Adrià; Cristóbal Fransi, Eduard; Vintró Sánchez, Carla; Rius Torrentó, Josep Maria; Querol, Oriol; Vilaplana Mayoral, Jordi (Springer, 2021)
      External influences or behavioral biases can affect the way risk is perceived. This paper studies the prediction of VaR (Value at Risk) as a measure of the risk of loss for investments on financial products. Our aim is ...
    • CART, a Decision SLA Model for SaaS Providers to Keep QoS Regarding Availability and Performance 

      Mateo Fornés, Jordi; Solsona Tehàs, Francesc; Vilaplana Mayoral, Jordi; Teixidó Torrelles, Ivan; Rius Torrentó, Josep Maria (IEEE, 2019)
      Cloud systems are becoming a powerful tool for business. The evidence of the advantages of offering infrastructure as a service (IaaS), platform as a service (PaaS), or software as a service (SaaS) is overwhelming. ...
    • Cooperative scheduling mechanism for large-scale peer-to-peer computing systems 

      Rius Torrentó, Josep Maria; Cores Prado, Fernando; Solsona Tehàs, Francesc (Elsevier, 2013)
      Over recent years, peer-to-peer (P2P) systems have become an important part of Internet. Millions of users have been attracted to their structures and services. P2P computing is a distributed computing paradigm that uses ...
    • DisCoP2P: an efficient P2P computing overlay 

      Sentís, Josep M.; Solsona Tehàs, Francesc; Castellà Martínez, Damià; Rius Torrentó, Josep Maria (Springer Verlag, 2014)
      CodiP2P and DisCoP are two peer-to-peer (P2P) computing overlays aimed at sharing computing resources (CPU, Memory, etc.) to execute parallel applications. Their component nodes are basically PC’s and a wide range of ...
    • 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 Fornés, 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 ...
    • HBPF: a Home Blood Pressure Framework with SLA guarantees to follow up hypertensive patients 

      Cuadrado, Josep; Vilaplana Mayoral, Jordi; Mateo Fornés, Jordi; Solsona Tehàs, Francesc; Solsona, Sara; Rius Torrentó, Josep Maria; Alves, Rui; Camafort, Miguel; Torres, Gerard; Betriu i Bars, M. Àngels; Gutiérrez Vilaplana, Josep M.; Fernández i Giráldez, Elvira (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 ...
    • Impact of Corporate Social Responsibility in mining industries 

      Pons, Adrià; Vintró Sánchez, Carla; Rius Torrentó, Josep Maria; Vilaplana Mayoral, Jordi (Elsevier, 2021)
      The mining sector plays a fundamental role in the global economy since it provides vital raw materials and energy for a large number of industries but mining activities are commonly criticized due to the effects on workers’ ...
    • Incentive mechanism for scheduling jobs in a peer-to-peer computing system 

      Rius Torrentó, Josep Maria; Estrada, Soraya; Cores Prado, Fernando; Solsona Tehàs, Francesc (Elsevier, 2012)
      Peer-to-Peer (P2P) computing, the harnessing of idle CPU cycles through the Internet, offers new research challenges in distributed computing. One of the most critical aspects in the design of P2P systems is the development ...
    • Increasing online shop revenues with web scraping: a case study for the wine sector 

      Jorge, Oriol; Pons, Adrià; Rius Torrentó, Josep Maria; Vintró Sánchez, Carla; Mateo Fornés, Jordi; Vilaplana Mayoral, Jordi (Emerald Publishing Limited, 2020)
      Purpose – Wine has been produced for thousands of years and nowadays we have seen a spread in the wine culture. E-commerce sales of wine have increased considerably and online customer’s satisfaction is influenced by ...
    • 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 ...