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Computerized vision, E-commerce and Missing Data Matrix

In the case of a missing data matrix, factorization can be solved by the alternation technique. This strategy could be useful to calculate the Structure from Motion (SFM), a common problem in computerized vision. The autor of this thesis proposes other uses of the...

Border Disease virus infection settles down in Catalan Pyrenees

Border disease virus (BDV), which affects mainly sheep and goats, has substantial loss-related economic implications worldwide. An outbreak of a previously unreported disease, associated with a new Pestivirus belonging to the BDV virus cluster, was...

Malaltia de la Frontera al Pirineu català

New molecules with ionic liquid crystal properties

Ionic liquid crystals are a class of liquid crystals composed of ions. These compounds are interesting due to their properties as liquid crystals and to their ion conductivity. In this work we have prepared two new families of molecules which show these characteristics.

Noves molècules amb propietats de cristalls líquids iònics

Vitamin D deficit and fracture of hip

Researchers of the Institut Universitari Fundació Parc Taulí have studied in depth the relation between hip fracture and lack of vitamin D in people who suffer osteoporosis. The main conclusion is that the deficit of vitamin D in these patients is high, and especially frequent...

Electricitat i sol per desintoxicar l'aigua contaminada

Intermatrix synthesis of metal nanoparticles

Meta nanoparticles (MNPs) have interesting applications due to their special chemical and physical properties. This work describes the development of a polymer stabilized with MNPs (PSMNPs), using the membranes of ionic exchange as a nanoreactor.