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  • 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, ...
  • Improving quality model construction through knowledge reuse 

    Carvallo Vega, Juan Pablo; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Quer Bosor, Maria Carme (2015)
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    Software quality models provide a framework to measure and evaluate software quality of software systems. They are the basis upon which classify requirements and may be eventually used to guide the quantification of these ...
  • Evaluation of expressions in a multiparadigm framework 

    Burgués Illa, Xavier; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier (1995-03)
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    A framework that combines imperative programs with algebraic specifications is presented. We focus on an execution mechanism that allows the arbitrary combination of programs and equations, which is based on the evaluation ...
  • 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 ...
  • Ontology-based mappings 

    Mecca, Giansalvatore; Rull, Guillem; Santoro, Donatello; Teniente López, Ernest (Elsevier, 2015-07-01)
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    Data translation consists of the task of moving data from a source database to a target database. This task is usually performed by developing mappings, i.e. executable transformations from the source to the target schema. ...
  • Combining model-driven development and architectural design in the AR3L framework 

    Ameller, David; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya. Departament de Llenguatges i Sistemes Informàtics, 2008-03)
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    Model-Driven Development (MDD) has the ultimate goal of producing code from some kind of analysis model, aiming at maximizing the automation of software development. However, it is difficult to inject in the MDD transformation ...
  • Aggregating empirical evidence about the benefits and drawbacks of software reference architectures 

    Martínez Fernández, Silverio Juan; Medeiros dos Santos, Paulo Sérgio; Ayala Martínez, Claudia Patricia; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Travassos, Guilherme H. (2015)
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    Context: Several empirical studies investigated the benefits and drawbacks of acquiring a Software Reference Architecture (SRA) to construct a family of software systems with similar architectural needs. However, these ...
  • Adoption of OSS components: a goal-oriented approach 

    López Cuesta, Lidia; Costal Costa, Dolors; Ayala Martínez, Claudia Patricia; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Annosi, Maria Carmela; Glott, Ruediger; Haaland, Kirsten (Elsevier, 2015-09-01)
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    Open Source Software (OSS) has become a strategic asset for a number of reasons, such as short time-to-market software delivery, reduced development and maintenance costs, and its customization capabilities. Therefore, ...

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