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Rosa Ma Alsina-Pagès
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PERSONAL


I am Associate Professor at the Department of Engineering, La Salle - Universitat Ramon Llull. I am a member of the Signal Processing research line in the Research Group on Media Technologies (GTM). 

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Academic background:

RESEARCH

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  • Articles in Academic Journals (WOS-JCR)
  • Articles in other Journals (Scopus)
  • Chapters in Books
  • Articles in Conferences and Workshops

Articles in Academic Journals (WOS-JCR)

  1. Daniel Bonet-Solà, Carme Martínez-Suquía, Rosa Ma Alsina-Pagès* and Pau Bergadà, "The Soundscape of the COVID-19 Lockdown: Barcelona Noise Monitoring Network Case Study", Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health, 18(11), 5799, 28 May 2021. [link]
  2. Ferran Orga, Andrew Mitchell, Marc Freixes, Francesco Aletta, Rosa Ma Alsina-Pagès*, Maria Foraster, "Multilevel Annoyance Modelling of Short Environmental Sound Recordings", Sustainability, vol. 13, num. 11, pp 5779, 21 May 2021. [link]
  3. Rosa Ma Alsina-Pagès*, Pau Bergadà, Carme Martínez-Suquía, "Changes in the Soundscape of Girona during the COVID lockdown", The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, vol. 149, num. 5, pp 3416-3423, 21/05/2021.[link]
  4. Daniel Bonet-Solà, Rosa Ma Alsina-Pagès*, "A Comparative Survey of Feature Extraction and Machine Learning Methods in Diverse Acoustic Environments", Sensors 2021, 21, 1274. https://doi.org/10.3390/s21041274. [link]
  5. Ester Vidaña-Vila*, Joan Navarro, Cristina Borda, Dan Stowell and Rosa Ma Alsina-Pagès, "Low-Cost Distributed Acoustic Sensor Network for Real-Time Urban Sound Monitoring", Electronics, 2020, 9(12), 2119; December 2020. [link]
  6. Ester Vidaña-Vila, Leticia Duboc, Rosa Ma Alsina-Pagès*, Francesc Polls, Harold Vargas, "BCNDataset: Description and Analysis of an Annotated Night Urban Leisure Sound Dataset", Sustainability, 2020, 12, 8140; October 2020. [link]
  7. Rosa Ma Alsina-Pagès*, David Altadill, Marcos Hervás, Estefania Blanch, Antoni Segarra, Xavier González Sans, "Variation of Ionospheric Narrowband and Wideband Performance for a 12,760 km Transequatorial Link and Its Dependence on Solar and Ionospheric Activity", Remote Sensing, 2020, 12(17), 2750; https://doi.org/10.3390/rs12172750, August 2020. [link]
  8. Rosa Ma Alsina-Pagès*, Patrizia Bellucci, Giovanni Zambon, "Smart Wireless Acoustic Sensor Network Design for Noise Monitoring in Smart Cities", Sensors, Editorial Paper from the Special Issue "Smart Wireless Acoustic Sensor Network Design for Noise Monitoring in Smart Cities", Sensors 2020, 20(17), 4765; https://doi.org/10.3390/s20174765, August 2020 [link].
  9. Francesc Alías*, Joan Claudi Socoró, Rosa Ma. Alsina-Pagès; "WASN-Based Day–Night Characterization of Urban Anomalous Noise Events in Narrow and Wide Streets",  Sensors (Special Issue "Selected Papers from the 6th International Electronic Conference on Sensors and Applications") (ISSN: 1424-8220), 20(17), 4760; doi.org/10.3390/s20174760 (MPDI), August 2020 [link].
  10. Gerardo Jose Ginovart-Panisello, Rosa Ma Alsina-Pagès*, Ignasi Iriondo, Tesa Panisello Monjo,  Marcel Call Prat, "Acoustic Description of the Soundscape of a Real-Life Intensive Farm and Its Impact on Animal Welfare: A Preliminary Analysis of Farm Sounds and Bird Vocalisations", Sensors 2020,20(17), 4732; https://doi.org/10.3390/s20174732 - 21 Aug 2020. [link]
  11. Rosa Ma Alsina-Pagès*, Marcos Hervás, Leticia Duboc, Jordi Carbassa, "Design of a Low-Cost Configurable Acoustic Sensor for the Rapid Development of Sound Recognition Applications", Electronics 2020, 9(7), 1155; https://doi.org/10.3390/electronics9071155. [link]
  12. Marcos Hervás, Pau Bergadà, Rosa Ma Alsina-Pagès*, "Ionospheric Narrowband and Wideband HF Soundings for Communications Purposes: A Review", Sensors, 2020, 20(9), 2486; https://doi.org/10.3390/s20092486. [link]
  13. Ester Vidaña, Joan Navarro, Rosa Ma Alsina-Pagès*, Alvaro Ramírez, "A Two-Stage Approach To Automatically Detect and Classify Woodpecker (Fam. Picidae) Sounds", Applied Acoustics, Volume 166, September 2020, 107312.[link]
  14. Francesc Alías*, Ferran Orga, Rosa Ma. Alsina-Pagès, Joan Claudi Socoró; "Aggregate Impact of Anomalous Noise Events on the WASN-Based Computation of Road Traffic Noise Levels in Urban and Suburban Environments",  Sensors (Special Issue "Smart Wireless Acoustic Sensor Network Design for Noise Monitoring in Smart Cities") (ISSN: 1424-8220), 20(3), 609; doi.org/10.3390/s20030609 (MPDI), January 2020 [Link].
  15. Marta Bertan, Rosa Ma Alsina-Pagès*, Elena Tena, "Pipistrellus pipistrellus and Pipistrellus pygmaeus in the Iberian Peninsula: An Annotated Segmented Dataset and a Proof of Concept of a Classifier in a Real Environment", Applied Sciences (MDPI), vol.9(17),  3467, August 2019. [link]
  16. Rosa Ma. Alsina-Pagès*, Francesc Alías, Joan Claudi Socoró, Ferran Orga, Roberto Benocci, Giovanni Zambon; "Anomalous Events Removal for Automated Traffic Noise Maps Generation",  Applied Acoustics (ISSN: 0003-682X) (Elsevier), vol. 115, pp. 183-192, August 2019 [link].
  17. Pau Bergadà, Rosa Ma Alsina-Pagès*, "An Approach to Frequency Selectivity in an Urban Environment by Means of Multi-Path Acoustic Channel Analysis", Sensors, 2793, vol. 19, num 12, 2019. [link]
  18. Ben Witvliet*, Rosa Ma Alsina-Pagès, Erik van Maanen, Geert Jan Laanstra, "Design and Validation of Probes and Sensors for the Characterization of Magneto-Ionic Radio Wave Propagation on Near Vertical Incidence Skywave Paths", Sensors, 2616, vol. 19, num 11, 2019. [link]
  19. Rosa Ma. Alsina-Pagès*, Ferran Orga, Francesc Alías, Joan Claudi Socoró "A WASN-Based Suburban Dataset for Anomalous Noise Event Detection on Dynamic Road-Traffic Noise Mapping",  Sensors (ISSN: 1424-8220), 19(11), 2480; doi.org/10.3390/s19112480 (MPDI - Open Access Publishing), May 2019 [link].
  20. Francesc Alías*, Rosa Ma. Alsina-Pagès; "Review of Wireless Acoustic Sensor Networks for Environmental Noise Monitoring in Smart Cities",  Journal of Sensors (ISSN: 1687-7268) (Hindawi), Volume 2019, Article ID 7634860, 13 pages, May 2019 [link].
  21. Marc Arnela*, Oriol Guasch, Patricia Sánchez-Martín, Joan Camps, Rosa Ma Alsina-Pagès, Carme Martínez-Suquía, "Construction of an Omnidirectional Parametric Loudspeaker consisting in a Spherical Distribution of Ultrasound Transducers", Sensors, 4317, vol. 19, num 12, 2018. [link]
  22. Joan Navarro*, Ester Vidaña-Vila, Rosa Ma Alsina-Pagès, Marcos Hervás, "Real-Time Distributed Architecture for Remote Acoustic Elderly Monitoring in Residential-Scale Ambient Assisted Living Scenarios", Sensors, 2492, vol. 18, num. 8, 2018. [link]
  23. Rosa Ma. Alsina-Pagès*, Francesc Alías, Joan Claudi Socoró, Ferran Orga; "Detection of Anomalous Noise Events on Low-Capacity Acoustic Nodes for Dynamic Road Traffic Noise Mapping within an Hybrid WASN",  Sensors (Special Issue "Selected Papers from the 4th International Electronic Conference on Sensors and Applications") (ISSN: 1424-8220), 18(4), 1272; doi:10.3390/s18041272 (MPDI - Open Access Publishing), April 2018 [link].
  24. Ferran Orga*, Francesc Alías, Rosa Ma. Alsina-Pagès; "On the Impact of Anomalous Noise Events on Road Traffic Noise Mapping in Urban and Suburban Environments",  International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health (ISSN: 1660-4601), 15(1), 13;doi:10.3390/ijerph15010013 (MPDI - Open Access Publishing), January 2018 [link] (Available online from December 2017, 23).
  25. Joan Claudi Socoró*, Francesc Alías, Rosa Ma. Alsina-Pagès; "An Anomalous Noise Events Detector for Dynamic Road Traffic Noise Mapping in Real-Life Urban and Suburban Environments",  Sensors (Special Issue "Sensor Networks for Smart Roads") (ISSN: 1424-8220), 17(10), 2323; doi:10.3390/s17102323 (MPDI - Open Access Publishing), October 2017 [link].
  26. Marcos Hervás*, Rosa Ma. Alsina-Pagès, Francesc Alías, Martí Salvador; "An FPGA-Based WASN for Remote Real-Time Monitoring of Endangered Species: A Case Study on the Birdsong Recognition of Botaurus stellaris",  Sensors (Special Issue "Selected Papers from the 3rd International Electronic Conference on Sensors and Applications") (ISSN: 1424-8220), 17(6), 1331; doi:10.3390/s17061331 (MPDI - Open Access Publishing), June 2017 [link].
  27. Rosa Ma Alsina-Pagès*, Marcos Hervás, David Altadill, Jordi Calduch, Estafania Blanch, "Vertical and oblique ionospheric sounding performance comparison over the 12,760 km transequatorial HF link between Antarctica and Spain", Radio Science, 498-510, vol. 52, num. 4, 2017.[link]
  28. Rosa Ma. Alsina-Pagès*, Joan Navarro, Francesc Alías, Marcos Hervás; "homeSound: Real-time Audio Event Detection based on High Performance Computing for Behaviour and Surveillance Remote Monitoring",  Sensors (Special Issue "Sensors for Ambient Assisted Living, Ubiquitous and Mobile Health") (ISSN: 1424-8220), 17(4), 854; doi:10.3390/s17040854 (MPDI - Open Access Publishing), April 2017 [link].
  29. Rosa Ma Alsina-Pagès*, Joan Claudi Socoró, Martí Salvador, Marcos Hervás, "Multiresolution Acquisition Scheme for the Physical Layer Design of a DS-SS Transequatorial HF Ionospheric Data Link", IET Communications, 1165-1172, vol. 11, num. 7, 2017. [link]
  30. Ben Witvliet*, Rosa Ma Alsina-Pagès, "Radio Communication via Near Vertical Incidence Skywave Propagation: an Overview", Telecommunications Systems, 2017.[link]
  31. Pau Bergadà, Rosa Ma Alsina-Pagès*, Marcos Hervás, "Polarization Diversity in a long-haul transequatorial HF link from Antarctica to Spain", Radio Science, vol. 52, num. 1, 2017. [link]
  32. Rosa M. Alsina-Pagès*, Unai Hernández-Jayo, Francesc Alías, Ignacio Angulo; "Design of a Mobile Low-Cost Sensor Network Using Urban Buses for Real-Time Ubiquitous Noise Monitoring",  Sensors (Special Issue "Smart City: Vision and Reality") (ISSN: 1424-8220), 17(1), 57; doi:10.3390/s17010057 (MPDI - Open Access Publishing), January 2017 [link].
  33. Ferran Orga*, Marcos Hervás, Rosa Ma Alsina-Pagès, "Flexible Low Cost Software-Defined Radio Platform for HF Communications: NVIS Preliminary Results", IEEE Antennas and Propagation Magazine, 49-56, vol. 58, num. 6, 2016.[link]
  34. Rosa Ma Alsina-Pagès*, Marcos Hervás, Ferran Orga, Joan Lluís Pijoan, David Badia and David Altadill, "Physical Layer Definition for a Long-Haul HF Antarctica to Spain Radio Link", Remote Sensing, 380, vol. 8, num. 5, 2016. [link]
  35. Marcos Hervás*, Rosa Ma Alsina-Pagès, Joan Lluís Pijoan, Martí Salvador, David Badia, "Advanced Modulation Schemes for an Antarctic Long Haul HF Link", Telecommunications Systems, 757-770, vol. 62, num. 4, 2016.[link]
  36. Ahmed Ads, Pau Bergadà, Joan Ramon Regué, Rosa Ma Alsina-Pagès*, Joan Lluís Pijoan, David Altadill, David Badia, Simó Graells, "Vertical and Oblique Ionospheric Soundings over the long haul HF link between Antarctica and Spain", Radio Science, 916-930, vol. 50, num. 9, 2015. [link]
  37. Marcos Hervás*, Rosa Ma Alsina-Pagès, Ferran Orga, David Altadill, Joan Lluís Pijoan, David Badia, "Narrowband and Wideband Channel Sounding of an Antarctica to Spain Ionospheric Radio Link", Remote Sensing, 11712-11730, vol. 7, 2015.[link]
  38. Rosa Ma Alsina-Pagès*, Martí Salvador, Marcos Hervás, Pau Bergadà, Joan Lluís Pijoan, David Badia, "Spread spectrum high performance techniques for a long haul high frequency link", IET Communications, 1048-1053, vol. 9, num. 8, 2015. [link]
  39. Marcos Hervás*, Joan Lluís Pijoan, Rosa Ma Alsina-Pagès, Martí Salvador, David Badia, "Single-carrier frequency domain equalisation proposal for very long haul HF radio links", IET Electronics Letters, vol. 50, num. 17. 2014.[link]
  40. Joan Lluís Pijoan*, David Altadill, J.M. Torta, Rosa Ma Alsina-Pagès, Santi Marsal, David Badia, "Remote Geophyiscal Observatory in Antarctica with HF data transmission: a Review", Remote Sensing, 7233-7259, vol. 6, 2014.[link]
  41. Pau Bergadà, Rosa Ma Alsina-Pagès*, Joan Lluís Pijoan, Martí Salvador, Joan Ramon Regué, David Badia, Simó Graells, "Digital Transmission Techniques for a Long Haul HF Link: DS-SS vs. OFDM", Radio Science, 518-530, vol. 49, num. 7, 2014.[link]
  42. Jose A. Montero, Rosa Ma Alsina-Pagès, Jose A. Morán, Mariona Cid, "Fuzzy Logic System for Students' Evaluation", Lecture Notes in Computer Science (0302-9743), 1246-1253, vol 3512, 2005.
  43. Rosa M. Alsina-Pagès*, Jose A. Morán, Joan Claudi Socoró, "Sequential PN Acquisition Scheme Based on a Fuzzy Logic Controller", Lecture Notes in Computer Science (0302-9743), 1238-1245, vol 3512, 2005.

Articles in other Academic Journals (indexed in Scopus and others)

  1. Rosa Ma Alsina-Pagès*, Gerardo Jose Ginovart-Panisello, Marc Freixes, Antonella Radicchi, "A Soundwalk in the heart of Poblenou Superblock in Barcelona: Preliminary study of the acoustic events", vol 8, issue 1, 207-216, 2021. [link]
  2. Rosa M. Alsina-Pagès, Francesc Alías, Patrizia Bellucci, Pier Paolo Cartolano, Ilaria Coppa, Laura Peruzzi, Alessandro Bisceglie, and Giovanni Zambon; "Noise at the time of COVID 19: The impact in some areas in Rome and Milan, Italy" , Noise Mapping (Topical Issue on Smart acoustic solutions for smart cities), Volume 7, Issue 1, pp. 248-264, (De Gruyter Open), November 2020. [Link]
  3. Rosa Ma Alsina-Pagès*, Marc Freixes, Ferran Orga, Maria Foraster, Alexandra Labairu-Trenchs, "Perceptual Evaluation of the citizen's acoustic environment from classic noise monitoring", Cities & Health, Special Issue "Sound and a healthy city", DOI: 10.1080/23748834.2020.1737346.
  4. Rosa Ma Alsina-Pagès*, Marc Vilella, Marc Pons and Robert Garcia Almazan, "Mapping the Sound Environment of Andorra and Escaldes-Engordany by Means of a 3D City Model Platform", Urban Science (MDPI), vol 3, num 3,89. [link]
  5. Rosa Ma Alsina-Pagès*, Robert Garcia Almazan, Marc Vilella, Marc Pons, "Noise Events Monitoring for Urban and Mobility Planning in Andorra La Vella and Escaldes-Engordany", Environments, vol. 6, num 2, 2019.
  6. Francesc Alías*, Rosa Ma Alsina-Pagès, Ferran Orga, Joan Claudi Socoró, "Dection of Anomalous Noise Events for Real-Time Road-Traffic Noise Mapping: The DYNAMAP's project case study", Noise Mapping, 71-85, vol. 5, num. 1, 2018.
  7. Joan Navarro*, Rosa Ma Alsina-Pagès, Marcos Hervás, "HomeSound: a GPU-based Platform for Massive Data Acquisition and Processing for Acoustic Ambient Assisted Living Applications for Behaviour Monitoring", Sensors and Transducers, 31-38, vol. 212, num 5, 2017.
  8. Ester Vidaña-Vila, Joan Navarro, Rosa Ma Alsina-Pagès*, "Towards Automatic Bird Detection: An Annotated and Segmented Acoustic Dataset of Seven Picidae Species", Data in Science, 18, vol. 2, num. 2, 2017.
  9. Marcos Hervás, Rosa Ma Alsina-Pagès*, Martí Salvador, "An FPGA Scalable Software Defined Radio Platform Design for Educational and Research Purposes", Electronics, 27, vol. 5, num 2, 2016.
  10. Clàudia Mateo, Rosa Ma Alsina-Pagès*, "Nuevas técnicas para el sistema de control de un receptor multiresolutivo de DS-SS CDMA", Revista del Centro de Investigación, 29-49, vol. 8, num 30, 2008.
  11. Rosa Ma Alsina-Pagès*, Lluís Formiga, Jose A. Morán, Ester Bernadó, "Multiobjective Evolutionary Algorithm for DS-CDMA Pseudonoise Sequence Design in a Multiresolutive Acquisition", Frontiers in Artificial Intelligence and Applications (0922-6389), 384-391, vol. 163, 2007.
  12. Rosa Ma Alsina-Pagès*, Clàudia Mateo, Joan Claudi Socoró, "Multiresolutive Adaptive PN Acquisition Scheme with a Fuzzy Logic Estimator in Non Selective Fast SNR Variation Environments", Lecture Notes in Computer Science (0302-9743), 367-374, vol. 4507, 2007.
  13. Rosa Ma Alsina-Pagès*, Jose A. Morán, Ester Bernadó, "Evolution Strategies for DS-CDMA Pseudonoise Sequence Design", Frontiers in Artificial Intelligence and Applications (0922-6389), 189-196, vol. 131, 2005. 

Chapters in Books

  1. Ferran Orga*, Rosa Ma Alsina-Pagès, Pau Bergadà, Marcos Hervás, "Sounding Methods in HF Sky Wave Communications", Wiley Encyclopedia of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, (accepted).
  2. Rosa Ma Alsina-Pagès, Lluís Formiga, "Westworld y el mercado de la (auto)conciencia", in the Book "Control Social e Imaginarios en las Teleseries Actuales", Editorial UOC, 121-132, 2019.
  3. Joaquim Porte, Joan Lluís Pijoan, Josep Masó, David Badia, Agustín Zaballos, Rosa Ma Alsina-Pagès, "Advanced HF communications for remote sensors in Antarctica", INTECH, Antarctica - A Key to Global Change, 2018.
  4. Rosa Ma Alsina-Pagès, Lluís Formiga, "El enjambre del odio nacional", in the Book "Black Mirror - Porvenir y Tecnología", Editorial UOC, 257-268, 2017.
  5. Pau Bergadà, Rosa Ma Alsina-Pagès, Carles Vilella, Joan Ramon Regué, "Low Rate HF Data Transmission from very Remote Sensors", INTECH, Remote Sensing, Advanced Techniques and Platforms, 123-150, 2012.
  6. Rosa Ma Alsina-Pagès, Clàudia Mateo, Joan Claudi Socoró, Pau Bergadà, "Fuzzy Logic Control for Multiresolutive Adaptive PN Acquisition Scheme in Time-Varying Multipath Ionospheric Channel", INTECH, Fuzzy Logic, Controls, Concepts Theories and Applications, 132-156, 2012.
  7. Rosa Ma Alsina-Pagès, Clàudia Mateo, Joan Claudi Socoró, "Fuzzy Logic Estimator for Variant SNR Environments", Encyclopaedia of Artificial Intelligence (IGI Global), 2008. 
  

Contributions in Conferences and Workshops

    1. Xavier Baño, Pau Bergadà, Alba Egea, Maria Foraster, Marc Freixes, Gerardo José Ginovart-Panisello, Roger Mallol, Xavier Martín, Anna Martínez, Carme Martínez-Suquía, Ferran Orga, Xavier Sevillano, Rosa Ma Alsina-Pagès*, "Sons al Balcó: Soundscape of Catalonia during the first COVID-19 lockdown", Poster at Urban Sound Symposium, on-line conference, 19-21 April 2021.
    2. Rosa Ma Alsina-Pagès*, Ferran Orga, Roger Mallol, Marc Freixes, Xavier Baño and Maria Foraster, "Soundscape of Catalonia during the first COVID-19 lockdown: Preliminary results from the Sons al Balcó project", 11 January 2021, 3rd International Electronic Confercen on Environmental Research and Public Health. 10.3390/ECERPH-3-09069 [link]
    3. Rosa Ma Alsina-Pagès*, Pau Bergadà, "Evaluation of the LAeq levels during the COVID-19 lockdown period using a static wireless acoustic sensor network in the City of Girona", 11 January 2021, 3rd International Electronic Confercen on Environmental Research and Public Health. 10.3390/ECERPH-3-09039 [link]
    4. Francesc Alías, Ferran Orga, Rosa M. Alsina-Pagès, Joan Claudi Socoró; "Analysis of the Impact of Anomalous Noise Events on Road Traffic Noise Levels Computation from Urban and Suburban WASNs in real operation",  9th Forum Acusticum ("Smart cities and Sensors" structured session), e-FA2020, 7-11 December 2020, Lyon, France (Accepted) [link].
    5. Rosa Ma Alsina-Pagès*, Ferran Orga, Roger Mallol, Marc Freixes, Xavier Baño and Maria Foraster, "Sons al balcó: Soundscape map of the confinement in Catalonia", 7th International Electronic Conference on Sensors and Applications (ECSA-7), 15-30 November 2020, Online (ECSA-7). [link]
    6. Gerardo José Ginovart-Panisello*, Rosa Ma Alsina-Pagès, Tesa Panisello Monjo, "Acoustic Description of Bird Broiler Vocalisations in a Real-Life Intensive Farm and Its Impact on Animal Welfare: A Comparative Analysis from several Recording Campaigns", 7th International Electronic Conference on Sensors and Applications (ECSA-7), 15-30 November 2020, Online (ECSA-7). [link]
    7. Rosa Ma Alsina-Pagès*, Ferran Orga, Marc Freixes, Roger Mallol, Maria Foraster, "Sons al balcó, Paisage del Confinamiento en Cataluña", 3r encuentro de investigadores lasallistas (RIILSA), México, Julio 2020 (online).
    8. Rosa Ma Alsina-Pagès*, Ferran Orga, Marc Freixes, Roger Mallol, Franceco Aletta, Andrew Mitchell, Jian Kang, Maria Foraster, "Urban environment soundscape evaluation: Milan case study of noise events perceptions by citizens", paper 11_6_721, Proceedings of Inter-Noise 2020, Seoul (Korea), August 2020.
    9. Rosa Ma Alsina-Pagès, Ferran Orga, Marc Freixes, Maria Foraster, "Citizens' perceptual evaluation of noise events in an urban environment", 13th Congress on Noise as Public Health Problem (ICBEN), Stockholm (Sweden), 15-18 June 2020 (Postponed) (Accepted).
    10. Rosa Ma Alsina-Pagès, Gerardo-Jose Ginovart-Panisello, Marc Freixes, Antonella Radicchi, "A Soundwalk in the heart of Poblenou Superblock in Barcelona: Preliminary Study of the Acoustic Events", 27th International Congres on Sound and Vibration, ICSV27, Prague, 12-16 July 2020 (postponed). (Accepted).
    11. Francesc Alías, Joan Claudi Socoró, Ferran Orga, Rosa M. Alsina-Pagès; "Characterization of a WASN-based urban acoustic dataset for the Dynamic Mapping of Road-Traffic Noise",  6th International Electronic Conference on Sensors and Applications (ECSA-6), 15-30 November 2019, Online (ECSA-6), 15-30 Novembre 2019, Online (Proceedings 2020 (MDPI), 42(1), 60; https://doi.org/10.3390/ecsa-6-06637 [pdf]).
    12.   Rosa Ma Alsina-Pagès*, Albert Lloveras, Lluís Formiga,  “Spectro-temporal Analysis of the Ionospheric Sounding of an NVIS HF Sensor”, 6th International Electronic Conference on Sensors and Applications (ECSA-6), 15-30 November 2019, Online (ECSA-6), (Proceedings 2020 (MDPI), 42(1), 79; https://doi.org/10.3390/ecsa-6-06528 [pdf]).

    13.    Gerardo Jose Ginovart Panisello, Rosa Ma Alsina Pagès*, “Preliminary Acoustic Analysis of Farm Management Noise and Its Impact on Broiler Welfare”, 6th International Electronic Conference on Sensors and Applications (ECSA-6), 15-30 November 2019, Online.

    14.   Rosa Ma Alsina-Pagès*, Laura Echevarría, “Descriptors and Indicators of the Acoustic Environment in Andorra and Escaldes-Engordany”, Conference: 2nd International Electronic Conference on Environmental Health SciencesAt: On-Line, November 2019 (Proceedings 2020 (MDPI), 44(1), 6; https://doi.org/10.3390/IECEHS-2-06397) [link].

    15.    Rosa M. Alsina-Pagès,  Francesc Alías, Joan Claudi Socoró, Ferran Orga; "Performance Analysis of the Acoustic Event Detector in the DYNAMAP’s Rome suburban area",  Proceedings of the 23rd International Congress on Acoustics (ICA 2019), 9-13 September 2019, Aachen (Germany).[link].

    16. R. M. Alsina-Pagès, M. Vilella, M. Pons, R. Garcia Almazan, "Using 3D city model platform for the analysis of Andorra's Soundscape", Proceedings of the 23rd International Congress on Acoustics (ICA 2019), 9-13 September 2019, Aachen (Germany).
    17. Leticia Duboc, Lisa Kinnear, Rosa M. Alsina-Pagès, Francesc Alías; "Bringing Together Teaching, Research and Disemination",  Proceedings of the IV Symposium on pedagogical innovation and new technologies (ISBN: 978-84-946960-2-3), pp.5-10, 25 June 2019, Barcelona (Spain).
    18. Joan Claudi Socoró, Rosa M. Alsina-Pagès Francesc Alías, Ferran Orga; "Acoustic Categorization of the urban Multi-Sensor Network of the DYNAMAP LIFE project developed for Road Traffic Noise Mapping",  48th International Congress and Exposition on Noise Control Engineering (Inter-Noise 2019), 16-19 June 2019, Madrid (Spain) [link].
    19. Rosa Ma Alsina-Pagès, Joan Claudi Socoró, Pau Bergadà; "The impact of man-made noise on the passenger transport stations of Port of Barcelona", 48th International Congress and Exposition on Noise Control Engineering (Inter-Noise 2019), 16-19 June 2019, Madrid (Spain).
    20. Rosa M. Alsina-Pagès Francesc Alías, Joan Claudi Socoró, Ferran Orga; "The ANED Algorithm for anomalous noise events detection and removal",  DYNAMAP Final Conference, 6 June 2019, Rome (Italy) [link].
    21. Francesc Alías, Rosa M. Alsina-Pagès, Joan Claudi Socoró, Ferran Orga; "Discarding anomalous noise events in real-time for road traffic noise mapping in the WASNs of the DYNAMAP LIFE project",  Urban Sound Symposium 2019, 3-5 April 2019, Ghent (Belgium) [link].
    22. Alexandra Labairu-Trenchs, Rosa Ma Alsina-Pagès, Ferran Orga, Maria Foraster, Marc Freixes; "Perceptive Evaluation of Non-Traffic Urban Life Noise: Preliminary Results", Urban Sound Symposium 2019, 3-5 April 2019, Ghent (Belgium). 
    23. R. M. Alsina-Pagès, "Noise Events Monitoring for Urban and Mobility Planning in Andorra la Vella and Escaldes-Engordany", First Open Innovation Challenge in Andorra, Andorra 2019.
    24. Fabrizio Tappero, Rosa M. Alsina-Pagès, Francesc Alías, Leticia Duboc; "Leveraging Urban Sounds: A Commodity Multi-Microphone Hardware Approach for Sound Recognition",   5th International Electronic Conference on Sensors and Applications (ECSA 2018), 15-30 November 2018, Online. (Also at Proceedings 2019 (MDPI), 4(1), 55; doi:10.3390/ecsa-5-05756 [pdf]).
    25. Joan Claudi Socoró, Rosa M. Alsina-Pagès Francesc Alías, Ferran Orga; "Acoustic Conditions Analysis of a Multi-Sensor Network for the Adaptation of the Anomalous Noise Event Detector",   5th International Electronic Conference on Sensors and Applications (ECSA 2018), 15-30 November 2018, Online. (Also at Proceedings 2019 (MDPI), 4(1), 51; doi:10.3390/ecsa-5-05738 [pdf]).
    26. M. Arnela, P. Sánchez-Martín, M. Hervás, J. Camps, O. Guasch, C. Martínez-Suquía, R. M. Alsina-Pagès, "Construction and characterization of an omnidirectional parametric loudspeaker consisting of ultrasound transducers set on a sphere", Proceedings of the Noise and Vibration: Emerging Technologies (NOVEM2018), Ibiza (Spain), 2018.
    27. R. M. Alsina-Pagès, P. Bergadà, "The citizen as a key point of the policies: a first approach to auralization for the acoustic perception of noise in an urban environment", 5th International Electronic Conference on Sensors and Applications (ECSA 2018), On-Line (Switzerland), 2018.
    28. A. Labairu, R. M. Alsina-Pagès, F. Orga, M. Foraster, "Noise Annoyance in Urban Life: the Citizen as a Key Point of the Directives", The 1st International Electronic Conference on Environmental Health Sciences, On-Line (Switzerland), 2018.
    29. Pau Bergadà, Rosa Ma Alsina-Pagès; "The citizen as a key point of the policies: a first auralization for the acoustic perception of noise in an urban environment", 5th International Electronic Conference on Sensors and Applications (ECSA 2018), 15-30 November 2018, Online.
    30. Francesc Alías, Rosa M. Alsina-Pagès, Joan Claudi Socoró, Ferran Orga; "DYNAMAP: A low-cost WASN for real-time road traffic noise mapping" , TecniAcústica 2018 (FIA 2018), pp. 555 - 562, Cádiz (Spain), 24-26 October 2018. [Proceedings]
    31. Roberto Benocci, Fabio Angelini, Marco Cambuaghi, Alessandro Bisceglie, Hector Eduardo Roman, Rosa M. Alsina-Pagès, Joan Claudi Socoró Francesc Alías, Ferran Orga, Giovanni Zambon; "Preliminary results of Dynamap noise mapping operations",  47th International Congress and Exposition on Noise Control Engineering (Inter-Noise 2018), pp.1-11, 26-29 August 2018, Chicago, Illinois (USA). [link].
    32. Roberto Benocci, Fabio Angelini, Alessandro Bisceglie, Giovanni Zambon, Patricia Belucci, Laura Peruzzi, Rosa M. Alsina-Pagès, Joan Claudi Socoró  Francesc Alías, Ferran Orga; "Initial verification of Dynamic Acoustic Mapping along the motorway surrounding the city of Rome",  47th International Congress and Exposition on Noise Control Engineering (Inter-Noise 2018), pp.1-12, 26-29 August 2018, Chicago, Illinois (USA). [link].
    33. Ferran Orga,  Francesc Alías, Rosa M. Alsina-Pagès; "Impact of Individual Anomalous Noise Events on the Monitoring of Traffic Noise in Urban Areas" , Euronoise 2018, Heraklion - Crete (Greece), 27-31 May 2018.
    34. Rosa Ma Alsina-Pagès, Joan Claudi Socoró, Sergi Barqué, "Survey of Environmental Noise in the Port of Barcelona", Euronoise 2018, Heraklion - Crete (Greece), 27-31 May 2018.
    35. Joan Claudi Socoró, Rosa M. Alsina-Pagès Francesc Alías, Ferran Orga; "Adapting an Anomalous Noise Events Detector for Real-Life Operation in the Rome Suburban Pilot Area of the DYNAMAP’s Project" , Euronoise 2018, Heraklion - Crete (Greece), 27-31 May 2018.
    36. Rosa M. Alsina-Pagès, Joan Claudi Socoró,  Francesc Alías; "Detecting Anomalous Noise Events on a Low-Capacity Acoustic Sensor in Dynamic Road Traffic Noise Mapping",   4th International Electronic Conference on Sensors and Applications (ECSA 2017), doi:10.3390/ecsa-4-04897, 15-30 November 2017, Online. [link]. (Also at Proceedings 2018 (MDPI), 2(3), 136; doi:10.3390/ecsa-4-04897 [pdf]).
    37. Rosa M. Alsina-Pagès, M. Hervás, "Real-Time Audio Event Detection over a Low-Cost GPU Platform for Surveillance in Remote Elderly Monitoring", 4th International Electronic Conference on Sensors and Applications (ECSA 2017), On-Line (Switzerland), 2017.
    38. Giovanni Zambon, Roberto Benocci, Ferran Orga, Rosa M. Alsina-Pagès Francesc Alías, Joan Claudi Socoró; "Real-time urban traffic noise maps: the influence of Anomalous Noise Events in Milan Pilot area of DYNAMAP",   46th International Congress and Exposition on Noise Control Engineering (Inter-Noise 2017), 27-30 August 2017, Hong Kong, China. [link].
    39. Giovanni Zambon, Alessandro Bisceglie, Roberto Benocci, Ferran Orga, Joan Claudi Socoró,  Francesc Alías, Rosa M. Alsina-Pagès; "Anomalous Noise Events Considerations for the Computation of Road Traffic Noise Levels: The Dynamap's Milan Case Study",  24th International Congress on Sound and Vibration (ICSV24), 23-27 July 2017, London, UK. [link].
    40. Francesc Alías, Rosa M. Alsina-Pagès, Joan Claudi Socoró, Ferran Orga, Luca Nencini; "Performance analysis of the low-cost acoustic sensors developed for the DYNAMAP project: a case study in the Milan urban area ",  Acoustics 2017 Boston, 25-29 June 2017, Boston, USA. [link].
    41. Ferran Orga, Rosa M. Alsina-Pagès Francesc Alías, Joan Claudi Socoró, Patrizia Bellucci, Laura Peruzzi; "Anomalous Noise Events Considerations for the computation of road traffic noise levels in suburban areas: The DYNAMAP's Rome Case Study",  44º Covegno Nazionale AIA, 7-9 June 2017, Pavia, Italy. [link].
    42. Unai Hernández-Jayo, Rosa M. Alsina-Pagès Francesc Alías, Igancio Angulo; "Remote Acoustic Monitoring System for Noise Sensing",  14th International Conference on Remote Engineering and Virtual Instrumentation (REV 2017), pp. 863 - 871, 14-17 March 2017, New York, USA. [link].
    43. (Also published in Auer, M.E. and Zutin, D.G. (Eds.), "Online Engineering & Internet of Things". Lecture Notes in Networks and Systems, vol. 22, pp. 77-84, Springer [link]).
    44. M. Hervás, R. M. Alsina-Pagès, J. Navarro, "homeSound: A High Performance Platform for Massive Data Acquisition and Processing in Ambient Assisted Living Environments", Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Sensor Networks, Oporto (Portugal), 2017.
    45. M. Hervás, R. M. Alsina-Pagès, "An FPGA Platform Proposal for real-time Acoustic Event Detection: Optimum platform implementation for audio recognition with time restrictions", 3rd International Electronic Conference on Sensors and Applications, On-Line, (Switzerland), 2016.
    46. R. M. Alsina-Pagès, J. Navarro, E. Casals, "Automated Audio Data Monitoring for a Social Robot in Ambient Assisted Living Environments", New Friends 2016. 2nd International Conference on Social Robots in Therapy and Education, Barcelona (Spain), 2016.
    47. R. M. Alsina-Pagès, J. Albó-Canals, M. Hervás, "Social LSMaker: Educational Social Mobile Robot with an Arduino-based Audiovisual Interactive Platform", New Friends 2016. 2nd International Conference on Social Robots in Therapy and Education, Barcelona (Spain), 2016.
    48. B. A. Witvliet, G. J. Laanstra, E. van Maanen, R. M. Alsina-Pagès, M. J. Bentum, C. H. Slump, R. Schiphorst, "A Transportable Hybrid Antenna-Transmitter System for the Generation of Elliptically Polarized Waves for NVIS Propagation Research", 10th European Conference on Antennas and Propagation, Davos (Switzerland), 2016. 
    49. F. Orga, D. Altadill, M. Hervás, R. M. Alsina-Pagès, "Interannual variation of a 12,760 km transequatorial ionospheric channel availability and its dependence on ionization", Proceedings of the 1st Electronic Conference on Atmospheric Sciences, On-Line (Switzerland), 2016.
    50. R. M. Alsina-Pagès, D. Badia, P. Bergadà, M. Hervás, F. Orga, J.L. Pijoan, J.R. Regué, M. Salvador, D. Altadill, "Remote Sensor Data Transmission from Antarctica to Spain with a long-haul HF ionospheric link", 1st International Electronic Conference on Remote Sensing, On-Line (Switzerland), 2015.
    51. M. Hervás, R. M. Alsina-Pagès, F. Orga, J.L. Pijoan, D. Badia, D. Altadill, "Narrowband and Wideband Channel Sounding of an Antarctica to Spain Ionospheric Radio Link", 1st International Electronic Conference on Remote Sensing, On-Line (Switzerland), 2015.
    52. R. M. Alsina-Pagès, M. Hervás, X. Vilasís-Cardona, M. Vinyoles-Serra, "QPSK demodulation using Cellular Neural Networks", 14th International Workshop on Cellular Neural Networks, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame (USA), 2014. 
    53. M. Hervás, J. L. Pijoan, R. M. Alsina-Pagès, M. Salvador, D. Altadill, "Channel Sounding and Polarization Diversity for the NVIS Channel", Proceedings of the Nordic HF Conference, Faro (Sweden), 2013.
    54. M. Rodríguez Aliberas, J.H. Hauer, R.M. Alsina-Pagès, "Mental Stress Detection Using Multimodal Sensing in a Wireless Body Area Network", Informatiktage, 2012 Berlin (Germany).
    55. P. Bergadà, R. M. Alsina-Pagès, A. Ads, R. Bardají, J. Mauricio, J.R. Regué, J.L. Pijoan, R. Aquilué, M. Alsina, C. Vilella, D. Badia, S. Graells, J.M. Torta, D. Altadill, "Transmisión de datos de sensores vía HF desde la Antártida y sondeo ionosférico oblicuo transecuatorial", VIII Simposio de Estudios Polares, Palma de Mallorca (Spain), 2011.
    56. P. Bergadà, M. Deumal, R.M.Alsina-Pagès, J.L.Pijoan, "Time Interleaving Study for an OFDM Long-Haul HF Radio Link", Ionospheric Radio Systems and Techniques (IRST2009), Edinburgh (UK), 2009. 
    57. R. M. Alsina-Pagès, P. Bergadà, J.C. Socoró, M. Deumal, "Multiresolutive Acquisition Technique for DS-SS Long-Haul HF Data Link", Ionospheric Radio Systems and Techniques (IRST2009), Edinburgh (UK), 2009.
    58. R. M. Alsina-Pagès, C. Mateo, J.C. Socoró, M. Deumal, "Neural Network Acquisition Estimator for Multiresolutive Adaptive PN Acquisition Scheme in Multiuser Non Selective Fast SNR Variation Environments", 8th IEEE International Conference on Hybrid Intelligent Systems 2008, Barcelona (Spain), 2008.
    59. R.M. Alsina-Pagès, C. Mateo, J.C. Socoró, "Multiresolutive Adaptive PN Acquisition Scheme with a Fuzzy Logic Estimator in Non Selective Fast SNR Variation Environments", 9th International Work-Conference on Artificial Neural Networks, IWANN 2007, Donostia (Spain), 2007. 
    60. R. M. Alsina-Pagès, J.C. Socoró, L. Formiga, E. Berdadó, "Multiobjective Evolution Strategies for DS-CDMA Pseudonoise Sequence Design in a Multiresolutive Acquisition", X Congrés Internacional de l'Associació Catalana d'Intel·ligència Artificial (CCIA'07), Andorra (2007).
    61. M. Deumal, C. Vilella, J.C. Socoró, R.M.Alsina-Pagès, J.L.Pijoan, "A DS-SS Signaling Based System Proposal for Low SNR HF Digital Communications", IEE International Conference on Ionospheric Radio Systems and Techniques, London (UK), 2006.
    62. R. M. Alsina-Pagès, E. Berdadó, J.A. Morán, "Evolution Strategies for DS-CDMA Sequence Design", VIII Congrés Català d'Intel·ligència Artificial (CCIA 2005), Alghero (Sardinia- Italy), 2005.
    63. J.A. Montero, R.M. Alsina-Pagès, J.A. Morán, M. Cid. "Fuzzy Logic System for Student's Evaluation", 8th International Work-Conference on Artificial Neural Networks, IWANN 2005 , Vilanova i la Geltrú (Spain), 2005.
    64. R. M. Alsina-Pagès, J.A. Morán, J.C. Socoró, "Sequential PN acquisition scheme based on a fuzzy logic controller", 8th International Work-Conference on Artificial Neural Networks, IWANN 2005 , Vilanova i la Geltrú (Spain), 2005.
    65. José A. Montero, Elisa Martínez, José A. Moran, Francesc Alías, Rosa Ma Alsina-Pagès; "The methodological transition in academics: is it a necessity?" , IV International Conference of Virtual Education (CIVE2004), February, 2004, Internet. (in Spanish)
    66. J.C. Socoró, J. A. Morán, R. M. Alsina-Pagès, X. Sevillano, F. Tarrés, "Detección multiusuario FIR y DFE optimizada para sistemas DS-CDMA y propagación ionosférica", XIXº Simposium Nacional de la Unión Científica de Radio (URSI’2004), Barcelona (Spain).
    67. X. Canaleta, D. Vernet, R. M. Alsina-Pagès, J. A. Montero, "La interdisciplinariedad como recurso aplicable en la mejora de la docencia en primer curso de ingeniería", XIXº Simposium Nacional de la Unión Científica de Radio (URSI’2004), Barcelona (Spain).
    68. C. Mateo and R. M. Alsina-Pagès, "Diseño de un sistema de control adaptativo a las condiciones de canal para un sistema de adquisición de un receptor DS-SS ", XIXº Simposium Nacional de la Unión Científica de Radio (URSI’2004), Barcelona (Spain).
    69. R. M. Alsina-Pagès, X. Canaleta, J.A. Montero, D. Vernet, "La interdisciplinarietat com a recurs de millora de l'aprenentatge en assignatures de primer d'enginyeria", 3r Congrés Internacional de Docència Universitària i Innovació (CIDUI) , Girona (Spain), 2004.
    70.  R. M. Alsina-Pagès, X. Sevillano, J.A. Morán, J.C. Socoró, "Diseño de un bloque de detección adaptativo para un sistema DS-CDMA con técnicas FastICA", XVIII Simposium de la Unión Científica Internacional de Radio, A Coruña (Spain), 2003. 
    71. J.C. Socoró, F. Tarrés, J.A. Morán, X. Sevillano, R.M. Alsina-Pagès, "Detección de precursores para la ecualización ciega de canales HF en comunicaciones DS-CDMA", XVIII Simposium de la Unión Científica Internacional de Radio, A Coruña (Spain), 2003. 
    72. J. A. Morán, J. C. Socoró, R. M.Alsina-Pagès, F. Tarrés, "Multi-stage adaptive parallel search acquisition", XVIII Simposium de la Unión Científica Internacional de Radio, A Coruña (Spain), 2003.
    73. R. M. Alsina-Pagès, X. Sevillano, J.A. Morán, J.C. Socoró, "FastICA techniques applied to a DS-CDMA detector", European Summer School on ICA - from Theory to Applications, Berlin (Germany), 2003. 
    74. Jose A. Montero, R. M. Alsina-Pagès, "ALGTEC. Álgebra aplicada al mundo técnico.", Primer encuentro SCM-FEEMCAT sobre la enseñanza de las matemáticas, IEC Barcelona (Spain), 2003. 
    75. R. M. Alsina-Pagès, J. A. Morán, J.C. Socoró, X. Sevillano, "Multiresolution Adaptive Structure for Aquisition and Detection in a DS-SS Digital Receiver in a Multiuser Environment", International Symposium on Signal Processing and its Applications (ISSPA), 2003, Paris (France).
    76. R. M. Alsina-Pagès, J.A. Morán, J.C. Socoró, X. Sevillano, "Diseño de un sistema de adquisición basado en lógica difusa para un sistema DS-SS sobre canal ionosférico", XVIIº Simposium Nacional de la Unión Científica de Radio (URSI’2002), Alcalá de Henares (Spain).
    77. J. A. Morán, R. M. Alsina-Pagès, J.C. Socoró, X. Sevillano, "Método estadístico para la optimización del sistema de adquisición en un enlace DS-SS sobre canal ionosférico", XVIIº Simposium Nacional de la Unión Científica de Radio (URSI’2002), Alcalá de Henares (Spain).
    78. X. Sevillano, J.C. Socoró, J. A. Morán, R. M. Alsina-Pagès, "Aplicación de técnicas ICA temporales y espaciales para la separación y localización de fuentes", XVIIº Simposium Nacional de la Unión Científica de Radio (URSI’2002), Alcalá de Henares (Spain).
    79. R. M. Alsina-Pagès, J.A. Morán, J.C. Socoró, X. Sevillano, "Diseño de un bloque de adquisición adaptativo para un sistema DS-SS sobre canal ionosférico", XVIº Simposium Nacional de la Unión Científica de Radio (URSI’2001) , Villaviciosa de Odón, Spain.
    80. J.C. Socoró, J. A. Morán, F. Tarrés, X. Sevillano, R.M. Alsina, "Método ciego de ecualización i detección multiusuario conjunta para sistemas DS-CDMA en canales largos ", XVIº Simposium Nacional de la Unión Científica de Radio (URSI’2001) , Villaviciosa de Odón, Spain.

    THESIS SUPERVISION

    I have co-supervised (together with Dr. Pijoan) the PhD thesis of Marcos Hervás [link] entitled "Channel Sounding and physical layer definition for the HF long-haul link between Antarctica and Spain", who defended 02-02-2016 (ETSEEEI La Salle - URL). Keywords: High Frequency (HF); Ionospheric Communications; Hostile Channel; Sounding; Direct-Sequence Spread Spectrum (DSSS); Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing (OFDM); Single Carrier Frequency Domain Equalization (SC-FDE); Single Carrier Frequency Division Multiplexing Access (SC-FDMA).

    [Ongoing thesis]

    1. Ferran Orga, expected defense December 2020, co-supervised together with Francesc Alías.

    2. Ester Vidaña-Vila, expected defense June 2022.

    3. Gerard Ginovart, expected defense June 2023.

    4. Daniel Bonet Solà, expected defense in 2024.