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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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Towards an OSS adoption business impact assessment 

    Méndez Tapia, Emma Lucía; López Cuesta, Lidia; Ayala Martínez, Claudia Patricia; Annosi, Maria Carmela (Springer, 2015)
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    Nowadays, the adoption of Open Source Software (OSS) by organizations is becoming a strategic need in a wide variety of application areas. Organizations adopt OSS in very diverse ways. The way in which they adopt OSS ...
  • Aligning business goals and risks in OSS adoption 

    Costal Costa, Dolors; López Cuesta, Lidia; Morandini, Mirko; Siena, Alberto; Annosi, Maria Carmela; Gross, Daniel; Méndez Tapia, Emma Lucía; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Susi, Angelo (Springer International Publishing, 2015)
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    Increasing adoption of Open Source Software (OSS) requires a change in the organizational culture and reshaping IT decision-makers mindset. Adopting OSS software components introduces some risks that can affect the adopter ...
  • Using roles for OSS adoption strategy models 

    Costal Costa, Dolors; López Cuesta, Lidia; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier (CEUR-WS.org, 2015)
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    Increasing adoption of Open Source Software (OSS) in information system engineering has led to the emergence of different OSS adoption strategies that affect and shape organizations’ business models. OSS adoption strategies ...
  • AETAS: A system for semanticizing temporal expressions from unstructured contents 

    Ardalan, Zagros; Martín Escofet, Carme; Padró, Lluís (Springer, 2015)
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    AETAS is an online tool for converting text into RDF linked data with resolution of temporal expressions. AETAS follows fully SOA architecture and is accessible via web-service. It implements a novel approach for semantic ...

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