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  • Anticipating requirements changes-using futurology in requirements elicitation 

    Pimentel, João Henrique; Santos, Emanuel; Castro, Jaelson; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier (Information Resources Management Association, 2012-07-01)
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    It is well known that requirements changes in a later phase of software developments is a major source of software defects and costs. Thus, the need of techniques to control or reduce the amount of changes during software ...
  • Non-functional requirements in architectural decision-making 

    Ameller, David; Ayala Martínez, Claudia Patricia; Cabot Sagrera, Jordi; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier (2013-04-01)
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    A survey of software architects addressed how they face non-functional requirements from an engineering perspective and how these requirements influence decision making.
  • The three-layer architectural pattern applied to plug-in-based architectures : the Eclipse case 

    Ameller, David; Collell, Oriol; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier (Wiley, 2013-04-01)
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    The process of designing a software architecture using different kinds of components is often challenging. Different designs support some quality attributes while damaging others; therefore, trade-off analysis is needed ...
  • A complete definition of the inheritance construct in i* 

    López Cuesta, Lidia (2010-06-15)
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    The is-a relationship among actors has been introduced in the i* framework since its definition. However, its effect at the level of intentional elements and dependencies is not always clear. The main goal of this ...
  • Dealing with changes in service-oriented computing through integrated goal and variability modelling 

    Clotet Martínez, Roger; Dhungana, Deepak; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Grünbacher, Paul; López Cuesta, Lidia; Marco Gómez, Jordi; Seyff, Norbert (2008-01)
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    Variability modelling and service- orientation are important approaches for achieving both the flexibility and adaptability required by stakeholders of software systems. In this paper we present an approach that integrates ...
  • Opening Learning Management Systems to personal learning environments 

    García Peñalvo, Francisco José; Conde García, Miguel Ángel; Alier Forment, Marc; Casany Guerrero, María José (2011)
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    New ICT technologies are continuously introducing changes in the way in which society generates, shares and access information. This is changing what society expects and requires of education. eLearning is acting as a ...
  • 3MSF: a framework to select mobile office devices 

    Cares, Carlos; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier (2009)
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    The mobile office devices market is currently growing, mainly due to the descending cost of wireless technology as well as the high diversity of functions and features covered. Diversity and proliferation become a hard ...
  • Adoption of open source in software-intensive organizations: a systematic literature review 

    Hauge, Oyvind; Ayala Martínez, Claudia Patricia; Conradi, Reidar (2010-11)
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    Context: Open source software (OSS) is changing the way organizations develop, acquire, use, and commercialize software. Objective: This paper seeks to identify how organizations adopt OSS, classify the literature according ...
  • Inducing metaassociations and induced relationships 

    Burgués Illa, Xavier; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Ribó, Josep Maria (2009)
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    In the last years, UML has been tailored to be used as a domainspecific modelling notation in several contexts. Extending UML with this purpose entails several advantages: the integration of the domain in a standard ...
  • Definition and uses of the i* metamodel 

    Cares, Carlos; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; López Cuesta, Lidia; Marco Gómez, Jordi (2010-05-28)
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    The clear definition of a metamodel can be considered helpful for any conceptual modeling approach, and the i* framework is not an exception. Agreeing on a metamodel for i* can be considered even more convenient than ever ...

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