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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 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Implementing Explicit and Implicit Coscheduling in a PVM Environment 

      Solsona Tehàs, Francesc; Giné, Francesc; Hernandez, Porfidio; Luque, Emilio (Springer Verlag, 2000)
      Our efforts are directed towards the understanding of the coscheduling mechanism in a NOW system when a parallel job is executed with local workloads, balancing parallel efficiency against the local interactive response. ...
    • 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 ...
    • Managing quality, supplier selection, and cold-storage contracts in agrifood supply chain through stochastic optimization 

      Mateo Fornés, Jordi; Soto Silva, Wladimir Eduardo; González Araya, Marcela Cecilia; Pla Aragonés, Lluís Miquel; Solsona Tehàs, Francesc (Wiley, 2021-10)
      The quality of such processed agrifood products as dehydrated apple is related to the quality and variety offresh harvested products and connected with wastage reduction throughout the agrifood supply chain. Forthis purpose, ...
    • MemTo: A Memory Monitoring Tool for a Linux Cluster 

      Giné, Francesc; Solsona Tehàs, Francesc; Navarro, Xavi; Hernandez, Porfidio; Luque, Emilio (Springer Verlag, 2001)
      Studies dealing with tuning, performance debugging and diagnosis in cluster environments largely benefit from in-depth knowledge of memory system information. In this paper a tool (called MemTo) for monitoring the ...
    • MetaLoRaS: A Predictable MetaScheduler for Non-dedicated Multiclusters 

      Lérida Monsó, Josep Lluís; Solsona Tehàs, Francesc; Giné, Francesc; Hanzich, Mauricio; Hernández, P.; Luque, Emilio (Springer Verlag, 2006)
      The main aim of this work is to take advantage of the computer resources of a single organization or Multicluster system to execute distributed applications efficiently without excessively damaging the local users. In ...
    • MetaLoRaS: A Re-scheduling and Prediction MetaScheduler for Non-dedicated Multiclusters 

      Lérida Monsó, Josep Lluís; Solsona Tehàs, Francesc; Giné, Francesc; Hanzich, Mauricio; García, J. R.; Hernández Budé, Porfidio (Springer Verlag, 2007)
      Recently, Multicluster environments have become more important in the high-performance computing world. However, less attention has been paid to non-dedicated Multiclusters. We are developing MetaLoRaS, an efficient ...
    • Minimizing Paging Tradeoffs Applying Coscheduling Techniques in a Linux Cluster 

      Giné, Francesc; Solsona Tehàs, Francesc; Hernandez, Porfidio; Luque, Emilio (Springer Verlag, 2003)
      Our research is focused on keeping both local and parallel jobs together in a non-dedicated cluster or NOW (Network of Workstations) and efficiently scheduling them by means of coscheduling mechanisms. The performance ...
    • Monito: A Communication Monitoring Tool for a PVM-Linux Environment 

      Solsona Tehàs, Francesc; Giné, Francesc; Lérida Monsó, Josep Lluís; Hernandez, Porfidio; Luque, Emilio (Springer Verlag, 2000)
      In this paper a new tool for monitoring the different queues of messages in a PVM environment is presented. The main aim of implementing this facility is to provide a means of capturing the bottlenecks and overheads of ...
    • MPI-based implementation of an enhanced algorithm to solve the LPN problem in a memory-constrained environment 

      Teixidó Torrelles, Ivan; Sebé Feixas, Francesc; Conde Colom, Josep; Solsona Tehàs, Francesc (Elsevier, 2014)
      In recent years, several lightweight cryptographic protocols whose security lies in the assumed intractability of the learning parity with noise (LPN) problem have been proposed. The LPN problem has been shown to be ...
    • Multiprogramming Level of PVM Jobs in a Non-dedicated Linux NOW 

      Giné, Francesc; Solsona Tehàs, Francesc; Barrientos, Jesus; Hernandez, Porfidio; Hanzich, Mauricio; Luque, Emilio (Springer Verlag, 2003)
      Our research is focussed on keeping both local and PVM jobs together in a time-sharing Network Of Workstations (NOW) and efficiently scheduling them by means of dynamic coscheduling mechanisms. In this framework, we ...
    • Predicting the Best Mapping for Efficient Exploitation of Task and Data Parallelism 

      Guirado Fernández, Fernando; Ripoll, A.; Roig Mateu, Concepció; Yuan, X.; Luque, Emilio (Springer Verlag, 2003)
      The detection and exploitation of different kinds of parallelism, task parallelism and data parallelism often leads to efficient parallel programs. This paper presents a simulation environment to predict the best mapping ...
    • Predictive Coscheduling Implementation in a non-dedicated Linux Cluster 

      Solsona Tehàs, Francesc; Giné, Francesc; Hernandez, Porfidio; Luque, Emilio (Springer Verlag, 2001)
      Our research is focussed on keeping both local and parallel jobs together in a non-dedicated cluster or NOW (Network Of Workstations) and efficiently scheduling them by means of coscheduling mechanisms. A real implementation ...
    • Providing VCR in a Distributed Client Collaborative Multicast Video Delivery Scheme 

      Yang, X. Y.; Hernández, P.; Cores Prado, Fernando; Ripoll, A.; Suppi, Remo; Luque, Emilio (Springer Verlag, 2006)
      In order to design a high scalable video delivery technology for VoD systems, two representative solutions have been developed: multicast and P2P. Each of them has limitations when it has to implement VCR interactions ...
    • Resource Matching in Non-dedicated Multicluster Environments 

      Lérida Monsó, Josep Lluís; Solsona Tehàs, Francesc; Giné, Francesc; Hernández Budé, Porfidio; García, J. R. (Springer Verlag, 2008)
      We are interested in making use of Multiclusters to execute parallel applications. The present work is developed within the M-CISNE project. MCISNE is a non-dedicated and heterogeneous Multicluster environment which includes ...
    • S-PC: An e-treatment application for management of smoke-quitting patients 

      Vilaplana Mayoral, Jordi; Solsona Tehàs, Francesc; Abella i Pons, Francesc; Cuadrado, Josep; Alves, Rui; Mateo Fornés, Jordi (Elsevier, 2014)
      The main objective ofthis paper is to present a new program thatfacilitates the management of people who want to quit smoking, implemented through an e-treatment software called S-PC (Smoker Patient Control). S-PC is a ...
    • Supporting Caching and Mirroring in Distributed Video-on-Demand Architectures 

      Yang, X. Y.; Cores Prado, Fernando; Ripoll, A.; Hernandez, Porfidio; Qazzaz, Bahjat; Suppi, Remo; Luque, Emilio (Springer Verlag, 2004)
      Distributed Video-on-Demand (DVoD) systems are proposed as a solution to the limited streaming capacity and null scalability of centralized systems. In such full decentralized architectures with storage constraints, ...
    • TControl: A mobile app to follow up tobacco-quitting patients 

      Pifarré Montalà, Marc; Carrera Peruga, Adrián; Vilaplana Mayoral, Jordi; Cuadrado, Josep; Solsona, Sara; Abella i Pons, Francesc; Solsona Tehàs, Francesc; Alves, Rui (Elsevier, 2017-04)
      Background and Objective Tobacco smoking is a major risk factor for a wide range of respiratory and circulatory diseases in active and passive smokers. Well-designed campaigns are raising awareness to the problem and an ...