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  • A software tool for e-assessment of relational database skills 

    Abelló Gamazo, Alberto; Burgués Illa, Xavier; Casany Guerrero, María José; Martín Escofet, Carme; Quer Bosor, Maria Carme; Rodríguez González, M. Elena; Romero Moral, Óscar; Urpí Tubella, Antoni (Tempus Publications, 2016-01-01)
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    The objective of this paper is to present a software tool for the e-assessment of relational database skills. The tool is referred to as LearnSQL (Learning Environment for Automatic Rating of Notions of SQL). LearnSQL is ...
  • Quality models for web services: a systematic mapping 

    Oriol Hilari, Marc; Marco Gómez, Jordi; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier (2014-10-01)
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    Context: Quality of Service (QoS) is a major issue in various web service related activities. Quality models have been proposed as the engineering artefact to provide a common framework of understanding for QoS, by defining ...
  • Development of service-oriented architectures using model-driven development : a mapping study 

    Ameller, David; Burgués Illa, Xavier; Collell, Oriol; Costal Costa, Dolors; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Papazoglou, Mike P. (2015-06-01)
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    Context: Model-Driven Development (MDD) and Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA) are two challenging research areas in software engineering. MDD is about improving software development whilst SOA is a service-based conceptual ...
  • Adoption of OSS components: a goal-oriented approach 

    López Cuesta, Lidia; Costal Costa, Dolors; Ayala Martínez, Claudia Patricia; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Annosi, Maria Carmela; Glott, Ruediger; Haaland, Kirsten (Elsevier, 2015-09-01)
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    Open Source Software (OSS) has become a strategic asset for a number of reasons, such as short time-to-market software delivery, reduced development and maintenance costs, and its customization capabilities. Therefore, ...
  • Monitoring the service-based system lifecycle with SALMon 

    Oriol Hilari, Marc; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Marco Gómez, Jordi (2015-11-01)
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    Context and motivation: Service-Based Systems are highly dynamic software systems composed of several web services. In contrast to other types of systems, Service-Based Systems rely on service providers to ensure that their ...
  • GoBIS: An integrated framework to analyse the goal and business process perspectives in information systems 

    Ruiz, Marcela A. G.; Costal Costa, Dolors; España, Sergio; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Lopez Pastor, Oscar (2015)
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    Context: Organisational reengineering, continuous process improvement, alignment among complementary analysis perspectives, and information traceability are some current motivations to promote investment and scientific ...
  • A survey on quality attributes in servicebased systems 

    Ameller, David; Galster, Matthias; Avgeriou, Paris; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier (2015-02-08)
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    Service-based systems have become popular in the software industry. In software engineering, it is widely acknowledged that requirements on quality attributes (e.g., performance, security, reliability) significantly impact ...
  • Assisting software architects in architectural decision-making using Quark 

    Ameller, David; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier (Centro Latinoamericano de Estudios en Informática, 2014-09-05)
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    Non-Functional Requirements (NFRs) and constraints are among the principal drivers of architectural decision-making. NFRs are improved or damaged by architectural decisions (ADs), while constraints directly include or ...
  • Towards bridging the twin peaks of requirements and architecture 

    Galster, Matthias; Mirakhorli, Mehdi; Cleland-Huang, Jane; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Burge, Janet E.; Roshandel, Roshanak; Avgeriou, Paris (2014)
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    Requirements engineering (RE) and software architecture (SA) significantly affect software project success. In practice, requirements and architectural design impact each other. This relationship was the subject of the ...
  • 1st international workshop on conducting empirical studies in industry (CESI 2013): post-workshop report 

    Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Madhavji, Nazim; Curtis, Bill; Votta, Larry (2014-01)
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    The quality of empirical studies is critical for the success of the Software Engineering (SE) discipline. More and more SE researchers are conducting empirical studies involving the software industry. While there are ...

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