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  • Computing repairs for constraint violations in UML/OCL conceptual schemas 

    Oriol Hilari, Xavier; Teniente López, Ernest; Tort, Albert (Elsevier, 2015-06-25)
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    Updating the contents of an information base may violate some of the constraints defined over the schema. The classical way to deal with this problem has been to reject the requested update when its application would lead ...
  • Development of service-oriented architectures using model-driven development : a mapping study 

    Ameller, David; Burgués Illa, Xavier; Collell, Oriol; Costal Costa, Dolors; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Papazoglou, Mike P. (2015-06-01)
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    Context: Model-Driven Development (MDD) and Service-Oriented Architecture (SOA) are two challenging research areas in software engineering. MDD is about improving software development whilst SOA is a service-based conceptual ...
  • 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. ...
  • 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, ...
  • M-learning projects sustainability: Guidelines to address it 

    Casany Guerrero, María José; Alier Forment, Marc; Mayol Sarroca, Enric; Barceló García, Miquel (2013-08)
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    Studies show that the digital divide and development are related. The use of smartphones and wireless data networks is becoming widespread in both rich and poor countries, outpacing the adoption of other Information and ...
  • Tuning small analytics on Big Data: Data partitioning and secondary indexes in the Hadoop ecosystem 

    Romero Moral, Óscar; Herrero Otal, Víctor; Abelló Gamazo, Alberto; Ferrarons, Jaume (2015-12)
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    In the recent years the problems of using generic storage (i.e., relational) techniques for very specific applications have been detected and outlined and, as a consequence, some alternatives to Relational DBMSs (e.g., ...
  • ¿Es sostenible la Estrella de la Muerte? 

    Sánchez Carracedo, Fermín; García Almiñana, Jordi; Vidal López, Eva María; López Álvarez, David; Cabré Garcia, José M.; García García, Helena; Alier Forment, Marc; Martín Escofet, Carme (2015-09)
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    El futuro será sostenible o no será. Por eso, es fundamental que todos los Trabajos de Fin de Grado (TFG) de las ingenierías incorporen un estudio de sostenibilidad que analice su impacto ambiental, social y económico. ...
  • An approach to website schema.org design 

    Tort Pugibet, Albert; Olivé Ramon, Antoni (Elsevier, 2015)
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    Schema.org offers to web developers the opportunity to enrich a website's content with microdata and schema.org. For large websites, implementing microdata can take a lot of time. In general, it is necessary to perform two ...
  • Monitoring the service-based system lifecycle with SALMon 

    Oriol Hilari, Marc; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Marco Gómez, Jordi (2015-11-01)
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    Context and motivation: Service-Based Systems are highly dynamic software systems composed of several web services. In contrast to other types of systems, Service-Based Systems rely on service providers to ensure that their ...
  • Improving the way to communicate learning activities to an informal learning collector 

    Casany Guerrero, María José; Hierro, Nélida; Galanis, Nikolaos; Mayol Sarroca, Enric; Alier Forment, Marc (Tempus Publications, 2015)
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    Lifelong Learning has been a growing interest in e-learning research communities, in a similar way as other related kinds of learning (formal, non-formal and informal) already had. In fact, the Tagging Recognition and ...

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