2018

Papers, posters, and invited talks
  • Alexis Yáñez presented his poster “Artificial Neural Network Classifier for Network Traffic Load in Vehicular Ad-hoc Networks”, in the XIV IEEE Latin American Summer School in Computational Intelligence, (EVIC2018), Santiago, Chile. Dec 2018.

  • Nicolás Ortega and Prof. Cesar A. Azurdia-Meza presented his paper “On the Influence of the non-WSSUS Condition in the Performance of IEEE 802.11-Based Channel Estimators for Vehicular Communications,” in IEEE LATINCOM, Guadalajara, México, Nov. 2018

  • Prof. Ioan Serban presented his paper “A Smart Residential Microgrid Based on Renewable Energy Sources with Integrated Electric Vehicle Charging Station”, International Symposium on Fundamentals of Electrical Engineering (ISFEE), Bucharest. Nov 2018.
  • Samuel Montejo-Sánchez et al. published the paper “Coded Redundant Message Transmission Schemes for Low-Power Wide Area IoT Applications,” IEEE Wireless Communications Letters, Nov 2018.
  • Prof. Sandra Céspedes participated as Invited Speaker with the talk “Introduction to Networking in V2X”, IEEE VTS School, Bogota, Colombia. Nov 2018.

  • Prof. Luminita Barote presented her paper “Establishing an Optimal Residential RES PV Source by Modelling”, 10th International Conference and Exposition on Electrical and Power Engineering, Iasi, Romania. Oct 2018.
  • Prof. Catalin Petrea Ion presented his paper “Small wind turbine selection for urban environment operation”, 14th International Conference on Applied and Theoretical Electricity, Craiova, Romania. Oct 2018.
  • Prof. Corneliu Marinescu presented his paper “Software Control Method for a Solar Tracking System”, 14th International Conference on Applied and Theoretical Electricity, Craiova, Romania. Oct 2018.
  • Pablo Ortega presented his poster “Connectivity Improvement in Urban Intersections Obstructed by Buildings using RSUs,” IV School of Systems and Neworks 2018, Valdivia, Chile, Oct. 2018.

  • Tomás Lara presented his poster “Comparison of Path Loss Models for Vehicular Communications in TV White Spaces”, IV School of Systems and Neworks 2018, Valdivia, Chile, Oct 2018.

  • Adriana Arteaga presented her paper “Next Generation Vehicular Communications via Interworking of DSRC and TV White Space,” in IEEE ANTEM, Waterloo, ON, Canada, Aug 2018.

  • Prof. Sandra Céspedes participated as Invited Speaker with the talk “Exploiting Network Diversity in Heterogeneous Vehicular Networks”, Distinguished Lecture, IEEE Kitchener/Waterloo Section Vehicular Technology. Waterloo, Ontario, Canada. Aug 2018.
  • Vicente Matus presented his paper “Implementation of a Low-Cost Vehicular VLC System and CAN Bus Interface,” in IEEE/IET CSNDSP – 6th Colloquium on Optical Wireless Communications, Budapest, Hungary, July 2018.
  • Xian Yu and Prof. Claudio Estévez published the paper “Adaptive Multiswarm Comprehensive LearningParticle Swarm Optimization” Information. July 2018.
  • Prof. Ioan Serban presented his paper “Flexible solution for grid-connected operation of microgrids, based on a leading inverter with supercapacitor energy storage,” 2018 IEEE International Energy Conference (ENERGYCON), Limassol, Cyprus. Jun 2018.
  • Alexis Yáñez presented his paper “CASSaM: Context-aware System for Safety Messages Dissemination in VANETs”, in IEEE COLCOM, Medellin, Colombia, May 2018.

  • Prof. Ioan Serban presented his paper “Harmonic Compensation with Active Loads Designed for Power Quality Improvement in Microgrids”, 14th International Conference on Development and Application Systems (DAS), Suceava, Romania. May 2018.
  • Sandy Bolufé presented his paper “Dynamic Control of Beacon Transmission Rate and Power with Position Error Constraint in Cooperative Vehicular Networks”, in ACM/SIGAPP Symposium On Applied Computing (SAC), Pau, France, Apr 2018.
  • Prof. Aleksejs Zacepins and Prof. Vitalijs Komasilovs presented their paper “Development of the web platform for management of smart charging stations for electric vehicles”, in Special Session RESIST 2018 – VEHITS 2018, Funchal, Madeira, Portugal. Mar 2018.
  • Prof. Aleksejs Zacepins presented his paper “Bus arrival time prediction with limited data set using regression models”, in Special Session RESIST 2018 – VEHITS 2018, Funchal, Madeira, Portugal. Mar 2018.
  • Prof. Aleksejs Zacepins and Prof. Vitalijs Komasilovs presented their paper “Traffic Monitoring System Development in Jelgava City, Latvia”, in Special Session RESIST 2018 – VEHITS 2018, Funchal, Madeira, Portugal. Mar 2018.
  • Prof. Corneliu Marinescu, presented his paper “Enhancing with EV charging station functions a residential RES based network”, in Special Session RESIST 2018 – VEHITS 2018, Funchal, Madeira, Portugal, Mar 2018.
    Prof. Aleksejs Zacepins and Prof. Vitalijs Komasilovs presented their paper “Implementation of Smart Parking Solution by Image Analysis.” in Special Session RESIST 2018 – VEHITS 2018, Funchal, Madeira, Portugal. Mar 2018.
  • Prof. Claudio Estevez presented his paper “Dynamic Beaconing using Probability Density Functions in Cooperative Vehicular Networks”, in Special Session RESIST 2018 – VEHITS 2018, Funchal, Madeira, Portugal. Mar 2018.
  • Christian Aguilar presented his paper ” Towards Intelligent Tuning of Frequency and Transmission Power Adjustment in Beacon-based Ad-Hoc Networks”, in Special Session RESIST 2018 – VEHITS 2018, Funchal, Madeira, Portugal. Mar 2018.
  • Sandy Bolufé presented his paper “Experimental Evaluation of Adaptive Beaconing for Vehicular Communications”, in International Workshop on ADVANCEs in ICT Infrastructures and Services, Santiago, Chile, Jan. 2018
Project meetings
  • Members from our project held a general meeting hosted in Funchal, Madeira, Portugal. March 2018.

2017

Papers, posters, and invited talks
  • Vicente Matus presented his paper “Hardware design of a prototyping platform for vehicular VLC using SDR and exploiting vehicles CAN bus,” 2017 First South American Colloquium on Visible Light Communications (SACVLC), Santiago, Chile, Nov 2017.
  • Samuel Montejo-Sanchez presented his paper “An alternative non-cooperative transmission scheme based on coded redundant information,” IEEE LATINCOM 2017, Guatemala City, Guatemala, Nov 2017.
  • Prof. Luminita Barote and Prof. Corneliu Marinescu published the paper “Current Controllers Effectivness for Grid Connected Converters: Comparative Case Studies” Journal of Energy Engineering (ASCE). Nov 2017.
  • Prof. Sandra Céspedes participated as Invited Speaker with the talk “IoT for the development of Smart Cities”, III Spring School on Networks, Pucón, Chile, Oct 2017.

  • Samuel Montejo-Sánchez presented his paper “Novel Channel Hopping Sequence Approaches to Rendezvous for VANETs”, IEEE CHILECON 2017, Pucón, Chile, Oct 2017.
  • Alexis Yáñez presented his poster “Towards a Context-aware Dissemination Mechanism for Vehicular Networks”, III Spring School on Networks 2017, Pucón, Chile. Oct 2017.

  • Sandy Bolufé presented his poster “Dynamic Control of Beacon Transmission Rate with Positon Accuracy in Vehicular Networks,” III Spring School on Networks 2017, Pucón, Chile. Oct 2017.
  • Maite Gonzalez presented her poster “Coordination of Autonomous Vehicles at Intersections with Decentralized V2V Communication”, III Spring School on Networks 2017, Pucón, Chile. Oct 2017.

  • Prof. Claudio Estevez presented his paper “Effect of Street Geometry on the Vehicular Traffic Throughput and its Impact on Smart Cities Mapping Design”, IEEE International Smart Cities Conference (ISC2), Wuxi, China. Sept 2017.
  • Prof. Aleksejs Zacepins presented his paper “EduPark: Real-time smart parking educational system“, in SEFI2017, Azores, Portugal. Sept 2017
  • Prof. Aleksejs Zacepins presented his paper “Implementation of Smart Parking System in Jelgava City in Latvia“, in Proc. 2017 11th IEEE International Conference on Application of Information and Communication Technologies (AICT), Moscow, Russia. Sept 2017
  • Prof. Cesar A. Azurdia-Meza and Prof. Claudio Estevez presented their paper “SVD Detection Analysis in Cognitive Mobile Radio Networks”, International Conference on Ubiquitous and Future Networks (ICUFN 2017), Milan, Italy, July 2017.
  • Prof. Corneliu Marinescu presented his paper “Toward a Practical Solution for Residential RES Based EV Charging System”, in the 2017 International Conference on Optimization of Electrical and Electronic Equipment (OPTIM) & 2017 Intl Aegean Conference on Electrical Machines and Power Electronics (ACEMP), Brasov, Romania. May 2017.
  • Prof. Cesar A. Azurdia-Meza participated as Invited Speaker with the talk “Enabling Resilient Urban Transportation Systems in Smart Cites,” in the 2nd. IoT Technologies Seminar, Telefónica Investigación y Desarrollo, Santiago, Chile, Dec 2016.
Project meetings
  • Members from our project held a general meeting hosted by the Transilvania University of Brasov, in Rumania. October 2017