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  • Verifiable UML artifact-centric business process models (Extended Version) 

    Calvanese, Diego; Montali, Marco; Estañol Lamarca, Montserrat; Teniente López, Ernest (2014-08-21)
    External research report
    Open Access
    Artifact-centric business process models have gained increasing momentum recently due to their ability to combine structural (i.e., data related) with dynamical (i.e., process related) aspects. In particular, two main lines ...
  • UML profile for MIF static models. Version 1.0 

    Villegas Niño, Antonio; Olivé Ramon, Antoni (2013-09-26)
    External research report
    Open Access
    HL7 provides standards for interoperability that improve care delivery, optimize workflow, reduce ambiguity and enhance knowledge transfer among all of our stakeholders, including healthcare providers, government agencies, ...
  • Survey on requirements engineering and conceptual modeling in practice 

    Tort Pugibet, Albert; Olivé Ramon, Antoni; Pastor Collado, Juan Antonio (2013-06-28)
    External research report
    Open Access
    This questionnaire aims to collect opinions of students from the Barcelona School of Informatics (FIB) who attended the Requirements Engineering course and that have participated in professional software development projects. ...
  • Former students’ perception of improvement potential of requirements engineering in practice 

    Tort Pugibet, Albert; Olivé Ramon, Antoni; Pastor Collado, Juan Antonio (2013-06-28)
    External research report
    Open Access
    Several authors have pointed out a significant gap between Requirements Engineering (RE) theory and practice. It is then natural that we try to find answers to questions such as: What is the nature of the gap? Which is ...
  • EU-Rent as an artifact-centric process model: technical report 

    Estañol Lamarca, Montserrat; Queralt Calafat, Anna; Sancho Samsó, María Ribera; Teniente López, Ernest (2012-09-20)
    External research report
    Open Access
    Business process modeling using an artifact-centric approach has raised a significant interest over the last few years. This approach is usually stated in terms of the BALSA framework which defi nes the four dimensions ...
  • Validation of schema mappings with nested queries 

    Rull Fort, Guillem; Farré Tost, Carles; Teniente López, Ernest; Urpí Tubella, Antoni (2012-10-11)
    External research report
    Open Access
    With the emergence of the Web and the wide use of XML for representing data, the ability to map not only flat relational but also nested data has become crucial. The design of schema mappings is a semi-automatic process. ...
  • On the meanings of subsetting, specialization and redefinition in UML 

    Costal Costa, Dolors; Gómez Seoane, Cristina; Guizzardi, Giancarlo (2011-06-27)
    External research report
    Open Access
    UML 2 has improved the expressiveness of the language with respect to associations in several manners. A significant one has been the introduction of the association redefinition concept. Association subsetting and association ...
  • Development of the conceptual schema of the osTicket system by applying TDCM 

    Tort Pugibet, Albert (2011-04)
    External research report
    Open Access
    This document reports a case study application of Test-Driven Conceptual Modeling (TDCM) in the reverse engineering development of the conceptual schema of a well-known, open-source and widely-used online support system ...
  • Development of the conceptual schema of a bowling game system by applying TDCM 

    Tort Pugibet, Albert (2011-01-13)
    External research report
    Open Access
    We report a case study application of Test-Driven Conceptual Modeling (TDCM) in the development of the conceptual schema of a bowling game system, which has been used in the literature to describe in practice the use of ...
  • GEM: requirement-driven generation of ETL and multidimensional conceptual designs 

    Romero Moral, Óscar; Simitsis, Alkis; Abelló Gamazo, Alberto (2010-10-21)
    External research report
    Open Access
    At the early stages of a data warehouse design project, the main objective is to collect the business requirements and needs, and translate them into an appropriate conceptual, multidimensional design. Typically, this ...

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