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  • A software tool for e-assessment of relational database skills 

    Abelló Gamazo, Alberto; Burgués Illa, Xavier; Casany Guerrero, María José; Martín Escofet, Carme; Quer Bosor, Maria Carme; Rodríguez González, M. Elena; Romero Moral, Óscar; Urpí Tubella, Antoni (Tempus Publications, 2016-01-01)
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    The objective of this paper is to present a software tool for the e-assessment of relational database skills. The tool is referred to as LearnSQL (Learning Environment for Automatic Rating of Notions of SQL). LearnSQL is ...
  • The i* framework for goal-oriented modeling 

    Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; López Cuesta, Lidia; Cares, Carlos; Colomer Collell, Daniel (Springer, 2016-07-20)
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    i* is a widespread framework in the software engineering field that supports goal-oriented modeling of socio-technical systems and organizations. At its heart lies a language offering concepts such as actor, dependency, ...
  • DSS from an RE perspective: A systematic mapping 

    García, Stephany; Romero Moral, Óscar; Raventós Pagès, Ruth (2016-07)
    Article
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    Decision support systems (DSS) provide a unified analytical view of business data to better support decision-making processes. Such systems have shown a high level of user satisfaction and return on investment. However, ...
  • OSSAP: A situational method for defining open source software adoption processes 

    López Cuesta, Lidia; Costal Costa, Dolors; Ralyté, Jolita; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Méndez, Lucía; Annosi, Maria Carmela (Springer, 2016)
    Conference report
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    Organizations are increasingly becoming Open Source Software (OSS) adopters, either as a result of a strategic decision or just as a consequence of technological choices. The strategy followed to adopt OSS shapes organizations’ ...
  • Big data design 

    Abelló Gamazo, Alberto (Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), 2015)
    Conference report
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    It is widely accepted today that Relational databases are not appropriate in highly distributed shared-nothing archi- tectures of commodity hardware, that need to handle poorly structured heterogeneous data. ...
  • GROM: a general rewriter of semantic mappings 

    Mecca, Giansalvatore; Rull Fort, Guillem; Santoro, Donatello; Teniente López, Ernest (Universität Konstanz, 2016)
    Conference lecture
    Open Access
    We present GROM, a tool conceived to handle high-level schema mappings between semantic descriptions of a source and a target database. GROM rewrites mappings between the virtual, view-based semantic schemas, in terms of ...
  • A formal method for conceptual fit analysis 

    Olivé Ramon, Antoni (2016-01)
    Article
    Open Access
    One criterion that has received little attention in COTS systems selection is what we call conceptual fit. The criterion assesses the fit between the conceptual structure of the user requirements and that of a candidate ...
  • Usage of architectural styles and technologies in IT companies and organizations 

    Ameller, David; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier (2009-09)
    External research report
    Open Access
    As in many other software engineering activities, Non-Functional Requirements (NFR) are fundamental in the process of selection of the architectural style and the technologies for developing a software system. To know more ...
  • Definición de una ontología para el proceso de DSDM considerando requisitos no-funcionales 

    Ameller, David; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier (2009-07)
    External research report
    Open Access
    La consideración de los requisitos no-funcionales (RNF) en el proceso de desarrollo de software dirigido por modelos (DSDM) impacta en la educción del estilo arquitectónico del sistema software resultante, así como en la ...
  • Discovering functional dependencies from ontologies 

    Romero Moral, Óscar; Calvanese, Diego; Abelló Gamazo, Alberto; Rodríguez Muro, Mariano (2009-04)
    External research report
    Open Access
    Discovering functional dependencies is a fundamental step in the design of relational databases and in most system reengineering processes, such as system maintainability and redesign. Typically, this task has been performed ...

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