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—As the interest on Network Virtualization continues to grow, so does the awareness of the many technical obstacles to transpose before the envisioned virtualized network environment may become a reality. A significant obstacle lies on the efficient assignment of virtual resources into physical ones. Performing the so-called mapping of a virtual network(More)
In this paper, a rule-based automatic syllabifier for Danish is described using the Maximal Onset Principle. Prior success rates of rule-based methods applied to Portuguese and Catalan syllabification modules were on the basis of this work. The system was implemented and tested using a very small set of rules. The results gave rise to 96.9% and 98.7% of(More)
Stress and syllabification are essential attributes for several components in text-to speech (TTS) systems. They are responsible for improving grapheme-to-phoneme conversion rules and for enhancing the synthetic intelligibility, since stress and syllable are key units in prosody prediction. This paper presents three linguistically rule-based automatic(More)
Multimedia IP Television services, such as on-demand Catch-up TV, are in an active migration process towards Over-The-Top (OTT) delivery using state-of-the-art Content Delivery Networks (CDNs). Maintaining the same Quality-of-Experience (QoE) of managed IPTV networks is challenging and requires a thorough understanding of users’ behaviors and content demand(More)
—The use of Wi-Fi is booming in home networks and it is making it harder for the technology to cope with this exponential growth. The high-bandwidth requirement of streaming services, data backups and interactive cloud applications require solutions to improve the performance of the network while simultaneously simplifying its management. This paper unveils(More)
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