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  • TINTIN: a Tool for INcremental INTegrity checking of Assertions in SQL Server 

    Oriol Hilari, Xavier; Teniente López, Ernest; Rull, Guillem (2016)
    Conference lecture
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    We present TINTIN, a tool to perform efficient integrity checking of SQL assertions in SQL Server. TINTIN rewrites each assertion into a set of standard SQL queries that, given a set of insertions and deletions of tuples, ...
  • Requirement-driven creation and deployment of multidimensional and ETL designs 

    Jovanovic, Petar; Romero Moral, Óscar; Simitsis, Alkis; Abelló Gamazo, Alberto (Springer, 2012)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    We present our tool for assisting designers in the error-prone and time-consuming tasks carried out at the early stages of a data warehousing project. Our tool semi-automatically produces multidimensional (MD) and ETL ...
  • Incremental checking of OCL constraints with aggregates through SQL 

    Oriol Hilari, Xavier; Teniente López, Ernest (Springer, 2015)
    Conference report
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    Valid states of data are those satisfying a set of constraints. Therefore, efficiently checking whether some constraint has been violated after a data update is an important problem in data management. We tackle this problem ...
  • Verification and validation of UML artifact-centric business process models 

    Estañol Lamarca, Montserrat; Sancho Samsó, María Ribera; Teniente López, Ernest (Springer, 2015)
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    This paper presents a way of checking the correctness of artifact-centric business process models defined using the BAUML framework. To ensure that these models are free of errors, we propose an approach to verify (i.e. ...
  • An integrated Computational framework for the estimation of dynamic OD trip matrices 

    Barceló Bugeda, Jaime; Montero Mercadé, Lídia (2015)
    Conference report
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    Origin-Destination (OD) trip matrices describe the patterns of traffic behavior across the network and play a key role as primary data input to many traffic models. OD matrices are a critical requirement, either in static ...
  • Supporting data integration tasks with semi-automatic ontology construction 

    Touma, Rizkallah; Romero Moral, Óscar; Jovanovic, Petar (Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), 2015)
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    Data integration aims to facilitate the exploitation of heterogeneous data by providing the user with a unified view of data residing in different sources. Currently, ontologies are commonly used to represent this unified ...
  • 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 ...

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