• An algorithm for group decision making using n -dimensional fuzzy sets, admissible orders and OWA operators 

      Miguel Turullols, Laura de Upna; Sesma Sara, Mikel Upna; Elkano Ilintxeta, Mikel Upna; Asiain Ollo, María José Upna; Bustince Sola, Humberto Upna (Elsevier, 2017)   Artículo / Artikulua
      In this paper we propose an algorithm to solve group decision making problems using n -dimensional fuzzy sets, namely, sets in which the membership degree of each element to the set is given by an in- creasing tuple of n ...
    • An analysis matrix for the assessment of smart city technologies: main results of its application 

      Branchi, Pablo Emilio; Fernández Valdivielso, Carlos Upna; Matías Maestro, Ignacio Upna (MDPI, 2017)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      The paper presents the main results of a previously developed methodology to better evaluate new technologies in Smart Cities, using a tool to evaluate different systems and technologies regarding their usefulness, considering ...
    • Application of two different methods for extending lattice-valued restricted equivalence functions used for constructing similarity measures on L-fuzzy sets 

      Palmeira, Eduardo S.; Bedregal, Benjamin; Bustince Sola, Humberto Upna; Paternain Dallo, Daniel Upna; Miguel Turullols, Laura de Upna (Elsevier, 2018)   Artículo / Artikulua
      Based on previous investigations, we have proposed two different methods to extend lattice-valued fuzzy connectives (t-norms, t-conorms, negations and implications) and other related operators, considering a generalized ...
    • Binary relations coming from solutions of functional equations: orderings and fuzzy subsets 

      Campión Arrastia, María Jesús Upna; Miguel Turullols, Laura de Upna; García Catalán, Olga Raquel Upna; Induráin Eraso, Esteban Upna; Abrísqueta Usaola, Francisco Javier Upna (World Scientific Publishing Company, 2017)   Artículo / Artikulua
      We analyze the main properties of binary relations, defined o n a nonempty set, that arise in a natural way when dealing with real-valued functions that satisfy certain classical functional equations on two variables. We ...
    • Challenges in wireless system integration as enablers for indoor context aware environments 

      López Iturri, Peio Upna; Aguirre Gallego, Erik Upna; Azpilicueta Fernández de las Heras, Leyre Upna; Astrain Escola, José Javier Upna; Villadangos Alonso, Jesús Upna; Falcone Lanas, Francisco Javier Upna (MDPI, 2017)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      The advent of fully interactive environments within Smart Cities and Smart Regions requires the use of multiple wireless systems. In the case of user-device interaction, which finds multiple applications such as Ambient ...
    • Characterization of microring filters for differential group delay applications 

      Doménech, D.; Chamorro Posada, P.; Fraile Pelaez, F.J.; Erro Betrán, María José Upna; Tainta Ausejo, Santiago Upna; Muriel, M.A.; Baños, R.; Bolten, J.; Kleinjans, H. (IEEEOptical Society of America, 2017)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      The longitudinal offset technique permits to improve the accuracy of the coupling coefficients of integrated directional couplers and provides designs that can be easily implemented with current fabrication tolerances. ...
    • Cyclic coding for Brillouin optical time-domain analyzers using probe dithering 

      Iribas Pardo, Haritz Upna; Loayssa Lara, Alayn Upna; Sauser, Florian; Llera, Miguel; Le Floch, Sébastien (Optical Society of America, 2017)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      We study the performance limits of mono-color cyclic coding applied to Brillouin optical time-domain analysis (BOTDA) sensors that use probe wave dithering. BOTDA analyzers with dithering of the probe use a dual-probe-sideband ...
    • Description of bow-tie nanoantennas excited by localized emitters using conformal transformation 

      Pacheco Peña, Víctor Upna; Beruete Díaz, Miguel Upna; Fernández Domínguez, Antonio I.; Luo, Yu; Navarro Cía, Miguel Upna (American Chemical Society, 2016)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      The unprecedented advance experienced by nano- fabrication techniques and plasmonics research over the past few years has made possible the realization of nanophotonic systems entering into the so-called strong coupling ...
    • Evaluation of deployment challenges of wireless sensor networks at signalized intersections 

      Azpilicueta Fernández de las Heras, Leyre Upna; López Iturri, Peio Upna; Aguirre Gallego, Erik Upna; Martínez Carrasco, Carlos; Astrain Escola, José Javier Upna; Villadangos Alonso, Jesús Upna; Falcone Lanas, Francisco Javier Upna (MDPI, 2016)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      With the growing demand of Intelligent Transportation Systems (ITS) for safer and more efficient transportation, research on and development of such vehicular communication systems have increased considerably in the last ...
    • Evolution in time of L-fuzzy context sequences 

      Alcalde, Cristina; Burusco Juandeaburre, Ana Upna; Bustince Sola, Humberto Upna; Jurío Munárriz, Aránzazu Upna; Sanz Delgado, José Antonio Upna (Elsevier, 2016)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      In this work, we consider a complete lattice L and we study L-fuzzy context sequences which represent the evolution in time of an L-fuzzy context. To carry out this study, in the first part of the paper, we consider n-ary ...
    • Experimental and computational study on thermoelectric generators using thermosyphons with phase change as heat exchangers 

      Araiz Vega, Miguel Upna; Martínez Echeverri, Álvaro Upna; Astrain Ulibarrena, David Upna; Aranguren Garacochea, Patricia Upna (Elsevier, 2017)   Artículo / Artikulua
      An important issue in thermoelectric generators is the thermal design of the heat exchangers since it can improve their performance by increasing the heat absorbed or dissipated by the thermoelectric modules. Due to its ...
    • Experimental realization of an epsilon-near-zero graded-index metalens at terahertz frequencies 

      Pacheco Peña, Víctor Upna; Engheta, Nader; Kuznetsov, Sergei A.; Gentselev, Alexandr; Beruete Díaz, Miguel Upna (American Physical Society, 2017)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      The terahertz band has been historically hindered by the lack of efficient generators and detectors, but a series of recent breakthroughs have helped to effectively close the “terahertz gap.” A rapid development of terahertz ...
    • Extraordinary THz transmission with a small beam spot: the leaky wave mechanism 

      Navarro Cía, Miguel Upna; Pacheco Peña, Víctor Upna; Kuznetsov, Sergei A.; Beruete Díaz, Miguel Upna (Wiley, 2018)   Artículo / Artikulua
      The discovery of extraordinary optical transmission (EOT) through patterned metallic foils in the late 1990s was decisive for the development of plasmonics and cleared the path to employ small apertures for a variety of ...
    • A framework for radial data comparison and its application to fingerprint analysis 

      Marco Detchart, Cedric Upna; Cerrón González, Juan Upna; Miguel Turullols, Laura de Upna; López Molina, Carlos Upna; Bustince Sola, Humberto Upna; Galar Idoate, Mikel Upna (Elsevier, 2016)   Artículo / Artikulua
      This work tackles the comparison of radial data, and proposes comparison measures that are further applied to fingerprint analysis. First, we study the similarity of scalar and non-scalar radial data, elaborated on previous ...
    • Fuzzy rule-based classification systems for multi-class problems using binary decomposition strategies: on the influence of n-dimensional overlap functions in the fuzzy reasoning method 

      Elkano Ilintxeta, Mikel Upna; Galar Idoate, Mikel Upna; Sanz Delgado, José Antonio Upna; Bustince Sola, Humberto Upna (Elsevier, 2016)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      Multi-class classification problems appear in a broad variety of real-world problems, e.g., medicine, genomics, bioinformatics, or computer vision. In this context, decomposition strategies are useful to increase the ...
    • Giant sensitivity of optical fiber sensors by means of lossy moderesonance 

      Arregui San Martín, Francisco Javier Upna; Del Villar, Ignacio Upna; Ruiz Zamarreño, Carlos Upna; Zubiate Orzanco, Pablo Upna; Matías Maestro, Ignacio Upna (Elsevier, 2016)   Artículo / Artikulua
      Here we show an optical refractometer with a giant sensitivity of 304,360 nm per refractive index unit(nm/RIU). This sensitivity corresponds to a resolution of 3.28 × 10−9RIU if a standard optical spectrumanalyzer with a ...
    • High aperture efficiency wide corrugations bull’s-eye antenna working at 60 GHz 

      Beaskoetxea Gartzia, Unai Upna; Beruete Díaz, Miguel Upna (IEEE, 2017)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      A full metallic Bull’s-Eye (BE) antenna operating at 60 GHz is numerically and experimentally analyzed. The antenna presents wide grooves, rather than narrow ones, which support higher order resonances that lead to a large ...
    • Humidity sensor based on Bragg gratings developed on the end facet of an optical fiber by sputtering of one single material 

      Ascorbe Muruzabal, Joaquín Upna; Corres Sanz, Jesús María Upna; Arregui San Martín, Francisco Javier Upna; Matías Maestro, Ignacio Upna (MDPI, 2017)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      The refractive index of sputtered indium oxide nanocoatings has been altered just by changing the sputtering parameters, such as pressure. These induced changes have been exploited for the generation of a grating on the ...
    • Implementation and analysis of ISM 2.4 GHz wireless sensor network systems in judo training venues 

      López Iturri, Peio Upna; Aguirre Gallego, Erik Upna; Azpilicueta Fernández de las Heras, Leyre Upna; Astrain Escola, José Javier Upna; Villadangos Alonso, Jesús Upna; Falcone Lanas, Francisco Javier Upna (MDPI, 2016)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      In this work, the performance of ISM 2.4 GHz Wireless Sensor Networks (WSNs) deployed in judo training venues is analyzed. Judo is a very popular martial art, which is practiced by thousands of people not only at the ...
    • Increasing surface plasmons propagation via photonic nanojets with periodically spaced 3D dielectric cuboids 

      Pacheco Peña, Víctor Upna; Minin, Igor V.; Minin, Oleg V.; Beruete Díaz, Miguel Upna (MDPI, 2016)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      A structure based on periodically arranged 3D dielectric cuboids connected by photonic nanojets (PNJs) is proposed with the aim of increasing the propagation distance of surface plasmon polaritons (SPPs) at the telecom ...