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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 ...
  • DSS from an RE perspective: A systematic mapping 

    García, Stephany; Romero Moral, Óscar; Raventós Pagès, Ruth (2016-07)
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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, ...
  • A formal method for conceptual fit analysis 

    Olivé Ramon, Antoni (2016-01)
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    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 ...
  • Quality models for web services: a systematic mapping 

    Oriol Hilari, Marc; Marco Gómez, Jordi; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier (2014-10-01)
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    Context: Quality of Service (QoS) is a major issue in various web service related activities. Quality models have been proposed as the engineering artefact to provide a common framework of understanding for QoS, by defining ...
  • Incremental consolidation of data-intensive multi-flows 

    Jovanovic, Petar; Romero Moral, Óscar; Simitsis, Alkis; Abelló Gamazo, Alberto (2016-05-01)
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    Business intelligence (BI) systems depend on efficient integration of disparate and often heterogeneous data. The integration of data is governed by data-intensive flows and is driven by a set of information requirements. ...
  • 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 ...

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