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  • A MOF-compliant approach to software quality modeling 

    Burgués Illa, Xavier; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Ribó, Josep M. (2004-12)
    External research report
    Open Access
    Software quality is a many-faceted concept that depends on the kind of artifact to be measured, the context where measurement takes place, the quality framework used, and others. Furthermore, there is a great deal of ...
  • QuESo V2.0 a quality model for open source software ecosystems: List of measures 

    Franco Bedoya, Óscar Hernán; Ameller, David; Costal Costa, Dolors; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier (2016-05-10)
    External research report
    Open Access
    This technical report is part of QuESo-V2.0 a quality model for open source software ecosystems (OSSECOs). Our prior efforts have focused on providing a detailed list of the quality measures found during the execution of ...
  • Validation of the iStar2ca guidelines: variables, hypotheses, instrumentation and statistical results 

    Ruiz, Marcela A. G.; Costal Costa, Dolors; España, Sergio; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; López Pastor, Oscar (2015-04-29)
    External research report
    Open Access
    This technical report presents the variables, hypotheses, instrumentation and statistical results corresponding to a controlled experiment performed for the evaluation of the iStar2ca guidelines.
  • Protocol for a SLR on software ecosystems: technical report 

    Franco Bedoya, Óscar Hernán; Ameller, David; Costal Costa, Dolors; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier (2014-05-19)
    External research report
    Open Access
    Open Source Software (OSS) and Ecosystems (SECO) are two emergent research areas in software engineering. We are interested on the published works that join these two topics, to do it we used a well-known technique called ...
  • Linking quality attributes and constraints with architectural decisions 

    Ameller, David; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier (2012-06-22)
    External research report
    Open Access
    Quality attributes and constraints are among the principal drivers in architectural decision making processes. Quality attributes are improved or damaged by architectural decisions, while constraints directly include or ...
  • Conducting empirical studies on reference architectures in IT consulting firms 

    Martínez Fernández, Silverio Juan; Ameller, David; Ayala Martínez, Claudia Patricia; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Terradellas Fernandez, Xavier (2012-04-17)
    External research report
    Open Access
    Tight time-to-market needs pushes IT consulting firms (ITCFs) to continuously look for techniques to improve their IT services in general, and the design of software architectures in particular. The use of reference ...
  • A reuse-based economic model for software reference architectures 

    Martínez Fernández, Silverio Juan; Ayala Martínez, Claudia Patricia; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier (2012-11-13)
    External research report
    Open Access
    The growing size and complexity of software systems, together with critical time-to-market needs, demand new software engineering approaches for software development. To remain competitive, organizations are challenged to ...
  • Specialization in i* strategic rationale diagrams 

    López Cuesta, Lidia; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Marco Gómez, Jordi (2012-06-11)
    External research report
    Open Access
    The specialization relationship is offered by the i* modeling language through the is-a construct defined over actors (a subactor is-a superactor). Although the overall meaning of this construct is highly intuitive, its ...
  • Non-functional requirements in software architecture practice 

    Ameller, David; Ayala Martínez, Claudia Patricia; Cabot Sagrera, Jordi; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier (2012-03-16)
    External research report
    Open Access
    Dealing with non-functional requirements (NFRs) has posed a challenge onto software engineers for many years. Over the years, many methods and techniques have been proposed to improve their elicitation, documentation, and ...
  • WeSSQoS: a configurable SOA system for quality-aware web service selection 

    Cabrera Bejar, Oscar; Oriol Hilari, Marc; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; López Cuesta, Lidia; Marco Gómez, Jordi; Fragoso, Olivia; Santaolaya, René (2011-10)
    External research report
    Open Access
    Web Services (WS) have become one the most used technologies nowadays in software systems. Among the challenges when integrating WS in a given system, requirements-driven selection occupies a prominent place. A comprehensive ...

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