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  • A survey on quality attributes in servicebased systems 

    Ameller, David; Galster, Matthias; Avgeriou, Paris; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier (2015-02-08)
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    Service-based systems have become popular in the software industry. In software engineering, it is widely acknowledged that requirements on quality attributes (e.g., performance, security, reliability) significantly impact ...
  • Assisting software architects in architectural decision-making using Quark 

    Ameller, David; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier (Centro Latinoamericano de Estudios en Informática, 2014-09-05)
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    Non-Functional Requirements (NFRs) and constraints are among the principal drivers of architectural decision-making. NFRs are improved or damaged by architectural decisions (ADs), while constraints directly include or ...
  • Towards bridging the twin peaks of requirements and architecture 

    Galster, Matthias; Mirakhorli, Mehdi; Cleland-Huang, Jane; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Burge, Janet E.; Roshandel, Roshanak; Avgeriou, Paris (2014)
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    Requirements engineering (RE) and software architecture (SA) significantly affect software project success. In practice, requirements and architectural design impact each other. This relationship was the subject of the ...
  • 1st international workshop on conducting empirical studies in industry (CESI 2013): post-workshop report 

    Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Madhavji, Nazim; Curtis, Bill; Votta, Larry (2014-01)
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    The quality of empirical studies is critical for the success of the Software Engineering (SE) discipline. More and more SE researchers are conducting empirical studies involving the software industry. While there are ...
  • Preface [to the Special Issue on CAiSE 2012] 

    Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Ralyté, Jolita (2014)
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  • AuRUS: explaining the validation of UML/OCL conceptual schemas 

    Rull Fort, Guillem; Farré Tost, Carles; Queralt Calafat, Anna; Teniente López, Ernest; Urpí Tubella, Antoni (2015-05-01)
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    The validation and the verification of conceptual schemas have attracted a lot of interest during the last years, and several tools have been developed to automate this process as much as possible. This is achieved, in ...
  • Open framework for web service selection using multimodal and configurable techniques 

    Cabrera Béjar, Óscar Jair; Oriol Hilari, Marc; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Marco Gómez, Jordi; López Cuesta, Lidia; Fragoso Díaz, Olivia Graciela; Santaolaya, René (2014-12-31)
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    Services as part of our daily life represent an important means to deliver value to their consumers and have a great economic impact for organizations. The service consumption and their exponential proliferation show the ...
  • Comprehensive explanation of SLA violations at runtime 

    Müller Cejas, Carlos Guillermo; Oriol Hilari, Marc; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Marco Gómez, Jordi; Resinas Arias de Reyna, Manuel; Ruiz Cortés, Antonio; Rodríguez Navarro, Marc (2014-04-01)
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    Service Level Agreements (SLAs) establish the Quality of Service (QoS) agreed between service-based systems consumers and providers. Since the violation of such SLAs may involve penalties, quality assurance techniques have ...
  • Guía de estilo completa para nombrar los elementos de un esquema conceptual en UML/OCL 

    Aguilera Moncusí, David; Gómez Seoane, Cristina; Olivé Ramon, Antoni (2013-11-01)
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    Uno de las objetivos principales a la hora de especificar los requisitos funcionales de un sistema de información es el facilitar su comprensión por parte de los usuarios finales. Así, cuando se usan lenguajes de modelización ...
  • Towards guidelines for building a business case and gathering evidence of software reference architectures in industry 

    Martínez Fernández, Silverio Juan; Ayala Martínez, Claudia Patricia; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Martins Marques, Helena; Ameller, David (Springer, 2014-08-21)
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    Background: Software reference architectures are becoming widely adopted by organizations that need to support the design and maintenance of software applications of a shared domain. For organizations that plan to adopt ...

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