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AlfredO: An Architecture for Flexible Interaction with Electronic Devices [chapter]

Jan S. Rellermeyer, Oriana Riva, Gustavo Alonso
2008 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
Through AlfredO, a phone can lease on-the-fly the client side of an application and immediately become a fully tailored client.  ...  In this paper we explore the software architectures necessary to make the mobile phone a truly universal access point to any electronic infrastructure.  ...  Conclusions AlfredO enables mobile phones to become universal clients for interaction with an unbounded number of heterogeneous electronic devices.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-540-89856-6_2 fatcat:gxgupva7enafxcn4jnp75h4nlu

FunBlocks. A Modular Framework for AmI System Development

Rafael Baquero, José Rodríguez, Sonia Mendoza, Dominique Decouchant, Alfredo Piero Mateos Papis
2012 Sensors  
FunBlocks provides a framework for the development of AmI systems through the integration of modules loosely joined by means of an event-driven middleware and a module and sensor/actuator catalog.  ...  In this paper we propose FunBlocks, a minimalist modular framework for the development of AmI systems based on the function module abstraction used in the IEC 61499 standard for distributed control systems  ...  This results in an extremely flexible design.  ... 
doi:10.3390/s120810259 pmid:23112599 pmcid:PMC3472827 fatcat:orxhx37ubng3tbajd7kmw454w4

User Centric Community Clouds

João Paulo Barraca, Alfredo Matos, Rui L. Aguiar
2011 Wireless personal communications  
We present such an architecture for user-centric clouds, which relies on self-managed clouds based on doctrine and on identity management concepts.  ...  With the evolution in cloud technologies, users are becoming acquainted with seamless service provision.  ...  The flexibility of such an approach, and the inevitability of many of its characteristics for future systems, highlights the merits of this user-centric cloud architecture.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11277-011-0287-6 fatcat:hxo6bab6mndzrc2mcwa34hpqc4

Recent Advances in Wearable Sensing Technologies

Alfredo J. Perez, Sherali Zeadally
2021 Sensors  
By using these technologies, people have transformed the way they live, interact with each other and their surroundings, their daily routines, and how they monitor their health conditions.  ...  For EHR records in the U.S., if the data records generated by a medical device will be stored as part of an electronic health record (EHR), then different guidelines are used, which include the Health  ...  On the medical wearables side (m-Health), the regulations to determine if a wearable is an approved medical device and what constitutes an electronic health record (EHR) varies from country to country  ... 
doi:10.3390/s21206828 pmid:34696040 pmcid:PMC8541055 fatcat:wvepmlpukvhfbd7r57jqn7ee4u

Sensorial Systems Applied to Intelligent Spaces

José Luis Lázaro-Galilea, Ignacio Bravo-Muñoz, Alfredo Gardel-Vicente
2012 Sensors  
Also, robots can reduce or eliminate such on-board resources as positioning sensors, sensors for detecting target objects, devices for interaction with humans, etc.  ...  For example, an IS uses electronic displays to provide information to humans, then robots are used to offer physical services to them as physical agents.  ...  Also, robots can reduce or eliminate such on-board resources as positioning sensors, sensors for detecting target objects, devices for interaction with humans, etc.  ... 
doi:10.3390/s120810707 pmid:23112624 pmcid:PMC3472852 fatcat:x2anv3wanjgltjukwrhgtcwqnm

Cooperative Demand Response Framework for a Smart Community Targeting Renewables: Testbed Implementation and Performance Evaluation

Carlos Cruz, Esther Palomar, Ignacio Bravo, Alfredo Gardel
2020 Energies  
For instance, the Internet-of-Things (IoT) paradigm and network-enabled appliances/devices have escalated the expectations of what technology could do for the acceptance of DR programs.  ...  The design of the framework architecture is centralized via the so-called aggregator, which optimizes the demand scheduled by consumers along with their time frame preferences towards the maximization  ...  Carlos Cruz's second affiliation: The Institute for Physical and Information Technologies (ITEFI-CSIC, Madrid, Spain). Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/en13112910 fatcat:kn4etd66f5bohnphxy7w3u5dpa

Nanochannels for electrical biosensing

Alfredo de la Escosura-Muñiz, Arben Merkoçi
2016 TrAC. Trends in analytical chemistry  
Some general considerations on the principles of the stochastic sensing, together with an overview about the common routes for nanochannels preparation before focusing on the applications for DNA, protein  ...  Aspects related to the analytical performance of the developed devices are also discussed. Finally prospects for future improvements and applications of this technology are included.  ...  Adapted with permission from ref 61. (C) Commercial devices proposed for DNA sequencing based on single nanochannels.Reproduced with permission of Oxford Nanopore Technologies Ltd.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.trac.2015.12.003 fatcat:mytoqlokqbgtjexq3x2fxwe3ym

Sensor Node Network for Remote Moisture Measurement in Timber Based on Bluetooth Low Energy and Web-Based Monitoring System

Mohamed Saban, Leandro Daniel Medus, Silvia Casans, Otman Aghzout, Alfredo Rosado
2021 Sensors  
valid for an ultra-wide range of resistance values.  ...  This device is digitally controlled with a BLE-incorporated micro-controller characterized by its small size and low power consumption, providing long-life battery.  ...  Presently, the measurements of the moisture content are done manually with huge devices that always require a human interaction.  ... 
doi:10.3390/s21020491 pmid:33445620 fatcat:5ylcjwa4jvhdddc6qj4xhvr57e

Unmanned Maritime Systems for Search and Rescue [chapter]

Aníbal Matos, Eduardo Silva, José Almeida, Alfredo Martins, Hugo Ferreira, Bruno Ferreira, José Alves, André Dias, Stefano Fioravanti, Daniele Bertin, Victor Lobo
2017 Search and Rescue Robotics - From Theory to Practice  
It starts with an overview of the approach where a twotier solution was adopted to address safety issues and then proceeds to detail each of the developed technologies.  ...  Building upon user requirements and overall integrated components for assisted rescue and unmanned search operations (ICARUS) system architecture, this chapter addresses the development of unmanned maritime  ...  The authors thank all of them for their support. The research leading to these results has received funding from the European  ... 
doi:10.5772/intechopen.69492 fatcat:xih3c5uyezdtjf4o76ydypwjpq

Introductory Chapter: Open Problems and Enabling Methodologies for Smart Grids [chapter]

Alfredo Vaccaro, Antonio Pepiciello, Ahmed Faheem Zobaa
2020 Research Trends and Challenges in Smart Grids  
The most impactful ones are advanced power electronic-based systems, such as flexible AC transmission systems (FACTS), that enhance controllability and increase power transfer capability of transmission  ...  The attribute "smart" reflects the layer of intelligence added to the power system that is able to sense power system's conditions, interact with producers and users, and react to any unexpected conditions  ... 
doi:10.5772/intechopen.86496 fatcat:tbvgbfm4gzfv5efbihpln2ptvi

Monitoring system of environmental variables for a strawberry crop using IoT tools

Amaya Diaz Juan Carlos, Luzmila Rojas Estrada, Cardenas-Ruiz Cesar Augusto, Ariza-Colpas Paola Patricia, Piñeres-Melo Marlon Alberto, Ramayo González Ramón Enrique, Morales-Ortega Roberto César, Ovallos-Gazabon David Alfredo, Collazos-Morales Carlos Andrés
2020 Procedia Computer Science  
These devices allow managing the information of different variables through communication among sensors.  ...  These devices allow managing the information of different variables through communication among sensors.  ...  Interaction with the farmer is involved as well.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.procs.2020.03.067 fatcat:t7wgaxoy3za3riacf2knfjk7vm

Decentralized Smart Grid Voltage Control by Synchronization of Linear Multiagent Systems in the Presence of Time-Varying Latencies

Amedeo Andreotti, Bianca Caiazzo, Alberto Petrillo, Stefania Santini, Alfredo Vaccaro
2019 Electronics  
However, their deployment in realistic operation scenarios is still an open issue due, for example, to the presence of non-ideal and unreliable communication systems that allow each component within the  ...  and the outdated information shared among the devices within the power network.  ...  Anyway, selecting the most appropriate processing architecture for a MAS is not an easy task.  ... 
doi:10.3390/electronics8121470 fatcat:hrup4ijrfrcddjua2irdmdkjne

An electrospun Polymer Composite with Fullerene-Multiwalled Carbon Nanotube Exohedral Complexes can act as Memory Device [article]

Fabricio N. Molinari, Edwin Barragán, Emanuel Bilbao, Luciano Patrone, Gustavo Giménez, Anahí V. Medrano, Alfredo Tolley, Leandro N. Monsalve
2020 arXiv   pre-print
The device retained the ON state for more than 60 days and could be thermally reset, reprogrammed and erased with subsequent electrical and thermal cycling.  ...  In this work, a novel electrospun conductive polymer nanocomposite made of polycaprolactone with an exohedral complex made of multiwalled carbon nanotubes and fullerene C60 was prepared and characterized  ...  of flexible responsive devices that could interact with biological media.  ... 
arXiv:2001.01286v1 fatcat:gnezr6i7pfa6jfj2y5t7jn4j7i

Internet of Things in the 5G Era: Enablers, Architecture, and Business Models

Maria Rita Palattella, Mischa Dohler, Alfredo Grieco, Gianluca Rizzo, Johan Torsner, Thomas Engel, Latif Ladid
2016 IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications  
The IoT paradigm holds the promise to revolutionize the way we live and work by means of a wealth of new services, based on seamless interactions between a large amount of heterogeneous devices.  ...  key driver for the yet-to emerge global IoT.  ...  MTC ARCHITECTURE IN 5G M2M architectures allow the different actors of an IoT system to exchange data, check the availability of resources, discover how to compose complex services, handle device registration  ... 
doi:10.1109/jsac.2016.2525418 fatcat:hgga6r5wrfd3jmr36hvbabjume

The Application of Biomimetics and Architectural Skin as a Sustainable Strategy

Rodríguez Francisco Xavier Martínez, Bernal Ramirez Níckolas Alfredo, Luna Romero Ana Cristina García
2021 SHS Web of Conferences  
architectural skin designed based on the responsive skin of the crocodile is proposed, which is expected to be seen as a model for future generations of Mexican architects for them to implement these  ...  few investors are interested in the application of bioclimatic strategies, sustainable technologies and building materials because they imply a large investment and constant maintenance, which is why an  ...  As Baixas [12] mentioned, the main function of human skin is to regulate the interaction with the environment.  ... 
doi:10.1051/shsconf/202110203005 doaj:f059620c09d4476ca43903bc48d72c2b fatcat:usxlhiscqbhdniimsqcv5ezmqm
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