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  • UML profile for MIF static models 

    Villegas Niño, Antonio; Olivé Ramon, Antoni (2014-05)
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    This article summarizes our contribution to the 2012-2013 HL7 Tooling Challenge “Produce a UML Profile for MIF Static Models”. The main goal of the profile is to enable the representation in UML of the MIF static models. ...
  • A requirement-driven approach to the design and evolution of data warehouses 

    Jovanovic, Petar; Romero Moral, Óscar; Simitsis, Alkis; Abelló Gamazo, Alberto; Mayorova, Daria (2014-08-01)
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    Designing data warehouse (DW) systems in highly dynamic enterprise environments is not an easy task. At each moment, the multidimensional (MD) schema needs to satisfy the set of information requirements posed by the business ...
  • On computing the importance of associations in large conceptual schemas 

    Villegas Niño, Antonio; Olivé Ramon, Antoni; Sancho Samsó, María Ribera (2012)
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    The visualization and the understanding of large conceptual schemas require the use of specific methods. These methods generate clustered, summarized or focused schemas that are easier to visualize and to understand. All ...
  • Verification and validation of UML conceptual schemas with OCL constraints 

    Queralt Calafat, Anna; Teniente López, Ernest (2012)
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    To ensure the quality of an information system, it is essential that the conceptual schema that represents the knowledge about its domain is semantically correct. The semantic correctness of a conceptual schema can be seen ...
  • An approach to test-driven development of conceptual schemas 

    Tort Pugibet, Albert; Olivé Ramon, Antoni; Sancho Samsó, María Ribera (Elsevier Science Ltd., 2011)
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    Test-Driven Development (TDD) is an extreme programming development method in which a software system is developed in short iterations. In this paper we present the Test-Driven Conceptual Modeling (TDCM) method, which is ...
  • Extending the methods for computing the importance of entity types in large conceptual schemas 

    Villegas Niño, Antonio; Olivé Ramon, Antoni (2010-11-01)
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    Visualizing and understanding large conceptual schemas requires the use of specific methods. These methods generate clustered, summarized, or focused schemas that are easier to visualize and understand. All of these ...
  • Automatic generation of basic behavior schemas from UML class diagrams 

    Albert, Manoli; Cabot Sagrera, Jordi; Gómez Seoane, Cristina; Pelechano, Vicente (2010-01-01)
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    The specification of a software system must include all relevant static and dynamic aspects of the domain. Dynamic aspects are usually specified by means of a behavioral schema consisting of a set of system operations ...

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