Recent Submissions

  • A framework for building OLAP cubes on graphs 

    Ghrab, Amine; Romero Moral, Óscar; Skhiri, Sabri; Vaisman, Alejandro; Zimányi, Esteban (Springer, 2015)
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    Graphs are widespread structures providing a powerful abstraction for modeling networked data. Large and complex graphs have emerged in various domains such as social networks, bioinformatics, and chemical data. However, ...
  • Addressing HPC skills shortages with parallel computing MOOC 

    Sancho Samsó, María Ribera; Alexandrova, Nia; González, Montserrat (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2015)
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    The technical inflection points in the route to Exascale and the existing talent gap in Computational Science and HPC are well publicized. In this paper is described the development of a xMOOC format course with the aim ...
  • Contextualizing learning analytics for secondary schools at micro level 

    Sancho Samsó, María Ribera; Cañabate Carmona, Antonio; Sabaté i Garriga, Ferran (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2015)
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    PILARES (Smart Learning Analytics Platform to enhance Performance in Secondary Education ) is a research project aimed at developing a learning analytics platform for Spanish secondary schools' blended learning focused ...
  • Modeling tuberculosis in Barcelona. A solution to speed-up agent-based simulations 

    Montañola Sales, Cristina; Gilabert Navarro, Joan-Francesc; Casanovas Garcia, Josep; Prats Soler, Clara; López Codina, Daniel; Valls Ribas, Joaquim; Cardona Iglesias, Pere Joan; Vilaplana, Cristina (2015)
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    Tuberculosis remains one of the world’s deadliest infectious diseases. About one third of the world’s population is infected with tuberculosis bacteria. Understanding the dynamics of transmission at ...
  • A framework for user-centered declarative ETL 

    Theodorou, Vasileios; Abelló Gamazo, Alberto; Thiele, Maik; Lehner, Wolfgang (2014)
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    As business requirements evolve with increasing information density and velocity, there is a growing need for efficiency and automation of Extract-Transform-Load (ETL) processes. Current approaches for the modeling and ...
  • SM4AM : a semantic metamodel for analytical metadata 

    Varga, Jovan; Romero Moral, Óscar; Pedersen, Torben; Thomsen, Christian (2014)
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    Next generation BI systems emerge as platforms where traditional BI tools meet semi-structured and unstructured data coming from the Web. In these settings, the user-centric orientation represents a key characteristic for ...
  • Integració i avaluació de la competència genèrica transversal actitud adequada davant el treball en assignatures de bases de dades 

    Martín Escofet, Carme; Urpí Tubella, Antoni; Burgués Illa, Xavier; Romero Moral, Óscar; Abelló Gamazo, Alberto; Casany Guerrero, María José; Quer Bosor, Maria Carme; Rodríguez González, M. Elena (Congrés Internacional de Docència Universitària i Innovació (CIDUI), 2014)
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    El canvi al nou Espai Europeu d'Educació Superior va portar a la Facultat d’Informàtica de Barcelona de la Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya a incorporar competències genèriques tranversals en els seus plans d’estudi. ...
  • Las habilidades sociales del docente universitario: una formación hacia la competencia interpersonal 

    Gómez Soberón, José Manuel Vicente; Berbegal Mirabent, Jasmina; Cañabate Carmona, Antonio; Farrerons Vidal, Óscar; Huerta Carrillo, María; Montero Mercadé, Lídia; Mora Giné, Mercè; Santos Boada, Germán; Torre Martínez, María del Rocío de la; Corral Manuel de Villena, Ignacio de (Congrés Internacional de Docència Universitària i Innovació (CIDUI), 2014)
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    Desde el ICE de la UPC se ha planteado una nueva formación dirigida a todo el profesorado basada en la adquisición de competencias docentes. Uno de los módulos de formación puesto en marcha trabaja la adquisición de la ...
  • Quarry : digging up the gems of your data treasury 

    Jovanovic, Petar; Romero Moral, Óscar; Simitsis, Alkis; Abelló Gamazo, Alberto; Candón Arenas, Héctor; Nadal Francesch, Sergi (2015)
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    The design lifecycle of a data warehousing (DW) system is primarily led by requirements of its end-users and the complexity of underlying data sources. The process of designing a multidimensional (MD) schema and back-end ...
  • Evaluation and assessment of professional skills in the Final Year Project 

    Sánchez Carracedo, Fermín; Climent Vilaró, Joan; Corbalán González, Julita; Fonseca Casas, Pau; García Almiñana, Jordi; Herrero Zaragoza, José Ramón; Llinàs Audet, Francisco Javier; Rodríguez Hontoria, Horacio; Sancho Samsó, María Ribera; Alier Forment, Marc; Cabré Garcia, José M.; López Álvarez, David (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2014)
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    In this paper, we present a methodology for Final Year Project (FYP) monitoring and assessment that considers the inclusion of the professional skills required in the particular engineering degree. This proper monitoring ...

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