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  • A conceptual design of a firefighter drone 

    Cervantes Zorrilla, Alonso; García Cordero, Paola; Herrera Granados, César; Morales Olvera, Elizabeth; Tarriba Strecker, Fernando; Tena Fernández, Eduardo Ricardo; Ponce, Hiram (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 2018)
    In this paper, a mechatronic design of a firefighter drone is presented. Unmanned aerial vehicles have been around for years, they present characteristics that aloud them to be used for different purposes. Nowadays, these ...
  • A genetic algorithm to solve power system expansion planning with renewable energy 

    Martinez-Villaseñor, Lourdes; Ponce, Hiram; Marmolejo-Saucedo, José-Antonio (Springer Verlag, 2018)
    In this paper, a deterministic dynamic mixed-integer programming model for solving the generation and transmission expansion-planning problem is addressed. The proposed model integrates conventional generation with renewable ...
  • A genetic algorithm to solve power system expansion planning with renewable energy 

    Martinez-Villaseñor, Lourdes; Ponce, Hiram; Marmolejo-Saucedo, José-Antonio (Springer Verlag, 2018)
    In this paper, a deterministic dynamic mixed-integer programming model for solving the generation and transmission expansion-planning problem is addressed. The proposed model integrates conventional generation with renewable ...
  • A new vision-based method using deep learning for damage inspection in wind turbine blades 

    Moreno Estrada, Sahir de Jesús; Peña Campos, Miguel; Toledo Garay, Sandra Alexia; Treviño Dávila, Ricardo; Ponce, Hiram (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 2018)
    Wind turbines are having great impact in the field of clean energies. However, there is a need to improve these technologies in various aspects, such as: Maintenance, energy storage, cases of overload or mechanical failure. ...
  • A reinforcement learning method for continuous domains using artificial hydrocarbon networks 

    Ponce, Hiram; González Mora, José Guillermo; Martinez-Villaseñor, Lourdes (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 2018)
    Reinforcement learning in continuous states and actions has been limitedly studied in ocassions given difficulties in the determination of the transition function, lack of performance in continuous-to-discrete relaxation ...
  • Application of VM to improve service in a University Cafeteria by adding value to its Serving cardboard box 

    Martínez Jaled, Miriam; Álvarez del Castillo Dávila Galindo, Daniel; Longoria Chávez, Mariana (SAVE International, 2018)
  • Biodegradable polymer obtained from orange peels 

    Berger, Pia; Cachutt Alvarado, Crisdalith; Ortega Frausto, Denise; Macías Ochoa, María Fernanda; Domínguez Soberanes, Julieta; Hernandez Lozano, Linda Carolina (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 2019)
    In order to achieve a reduction in the use of disposable plastic packaging made from petroleum derivatives the use of organic wastes converted into biodegradable polymers is an opportunity. Therefore, the main objective ...
  • Biomass and biochar potential, a chance for semidesertic areas like Aguascalientes, Mexico 

    Berger, Pia (IMEKO-International Measurement Federation Secretariat, 2018-04-26)
    Biochar obtained from thermochemical conversion of biomass reduces greenhouse gas emissions, improves the physicochemical and microbial properties of soil and absorbs pernicious substances. In addition, applying biochar ...
  • Can crush : an automated waste compacting system for public areas 

    Ponce, Carlos; Rodríguez, Javier; Vázquez, David; Ponce, Hiram; Becker, Juan (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 2017)
    Overwhelming amount of waste is generated every year globally. This problem has been shown to be significant interenst in solving the waste managament, e.g. land filling is a common practice. However, environmental issues ...
  • A case study in hybrid multi-threading and hierarchical reinforcement learning approach for cooperative multi-agent systems 

    Ponce, Hiram (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 2016)
    This paper describes a case study about a multi-agent system for cooperative tasks, i.e. a mixing color task given three different sources of color. A reinforcement learning approach was performed by the agents, however, ...
  • Challenges in data acquisition systems : lessons learned from fall detection to nanosensors 

    Peñafort Asturiano, Carlos J.; Núñez Martínez, José Pablo; Ponce, Hiram; Martinez-Villaseñor, Lourdes (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 2019)
    Falls are a major public health problem in elderly people often causing fatal injuries. It is important to assure that injured people receive assistance as quick as possible. Fall detection systems have gain more relevance ...
  • Design and equilibrium control of a force-balanced one-leg mechanism 

    Ponce, Hiram; Acevedo Alvarado, Mario (Springer Verlag, 2018)
    The problem of equilibrium is critical for planning, control, and analysis of legged robot. Control algorithms for legged robots use the equilibrium criteria to avoid falls. The computational efficiency of the equilibrium ...
  • Design of an automated hive for bee proliferation and crop betterment 

    Lopez Tagle, Eduardo; Siqueiros, Eduardo; Ponce, Hiram (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 2017)
    Apiculture has been a method for harvesting honey and helping crop proliferation, nonetheless late climate changes have affected bee population. Having an automated hive as a tool for beekeepers would help to increase and ...
  • Design of an automated sweeper for public parks 

    Alan Melgarejo, Jeffrey Eduardo; Jiménez Taylor, Gonzalo; Maldonado de la Cruz, Edwin; Silvestre Cabañas, Antonio; Poza Aguilar, David Alberto; Vargas Urióstegui, Moisés; Ponce, Hiram (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 2018)
    Some of the most serious problems in cities are soil pollution and littering in public places. The amount of litter pilled up in the venues of public parks is so much that it indirectly causes different phenomena like ...
  • Distance estimation using a bio-inspired optical flow atrategy applied to neuro-robotics 

    Ponce, Hiram; Brieva, Jorge; Moya-Albor, Ernesto (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 2018)
    Movement detection and characterization of a 3D scene are relevant tasks in vision systems and particularly in robotic applications controlled by visual features. One of the challenges to characterize a 3D scene in navigation ...
  • Electric wheelchair module : converting a mechanical to an electric wheelchair 

    Galván, Emiliano; González Mora, José Guillermo; Mañón, Santiago; Ponce, Hiram; Hernández Ortega, Guillermo (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 2017)
    There is a growing need for transportation, either inside a house or office, as well as in the streets and other public spaces. This constant need is a disadvantage for anyone with some kind of disability, specially those ...
  • Experiences in the development and implementation of an academic master degree in ergonomics in Mexico 

    Landa Ávila, Irma Cecilia (Springer Verlag, 2019)
    Due to increasing demands for ergonomists and to the scarcity of educational offers in this field in Mexico over the last 15 years, an Ergonomics Master degree was created at the University of Guadalajara. Based on a ...
  • Harmonic oscillation suppression in position control of induction motors 

    Valderrábano González, Antonio (IEEE, 2019)
    An active vibration control approach for suppression of harmonic mechanical oscillations and, simultaneously, efficient tracking of angular position trajectories for induction motor is proposed. The introduced forced ...
  • Heart rate estimation using Hermite transform video magnification and deep learning 

    Moya-Albor, Ernesto; Brieva, Jorge; Ponce, Hiram; Rivas Scott, Orlando; Gómez Peña, Cristina Aimée (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc., 2018)
    Monitoring of heart rate can be used in many medical and sports applications. Lack of portability and connection problems make traditional monitoring methods difficult to use outside of clinical environments. The computer ...
  • Human activity recognition on mobile devices using artificial hydrocarbon networks 

    Ponce, Hiram; González Mora, José Guillermo; Martinez-Villaseñor, Lourdes; Miralles, Luis (Springer Verlag, 2018)
    Human activity recognition (HAR) aims to classify and identify activities based on data-driven from different devices, such as sensors or cameras. Particularly, mobile devices have been used for this recognition task. ...