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  • A framework for user-centered declarative ETL 

    Theodorou, Vasileios; Abelló Gamazo, Alberto; Thiele, Maik; Lehner, Wolfgang (2014)
    Conference report
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    As business requirements evolve with increasing information density and velocity, there is a growing need for efficiency and automation of Extract-Transform-Load (ETL) processes. Current approaches for the modeling and ...
  • SM4AM : a semantic metamodel for analytical metadata 

    Varga, Jovan; Romero Moral, Óscar; Pedersen, Torben; Thomsen, Christian (2014)
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    Next generation BI systems emerge as platforms where traditional BI tools meet semi-structured and unstructured data coming from the Web. In these settings, the user-centric orientation represents a key characteristic for ...
  • The effects of massiveness on the participation in social technologies: A MOOC in secondary education 

    Amo Filvà, Daniel; Casany Guerrero, María José; Alier Forment, Marc (Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), 2014)
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    This paper presents a research conducted in a secondary education context where social and web 2.0 technologies and MOOC methodologies were involved. Considering that many researchers placed social and web 2.0 technologies ...
  • A context ontology for service provisioning and consumption 

    Cabrera Béjar, Óscar Jair; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Marco Gómez, Jordi (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2014)
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    Nowadays services as those provided by smart cities, health smart services, as well as common services (e.g., telephonic services, e-mail services), have a great economic impact for organisations and represent an important ...
  • Integració i avaluació de la competència genèrica transversal actitud adequada davant el treball en assignatures de bases de dades 

    Martín Escofet, Carme; Urpí Tubella, Antoni; Burgués Illa, Xavier; Romero Moral, Óscar; Abelló Gamazo, Alberto; Casany Guerrero, María José; Quer Bosor, Maria Carme; Rodríguez González, M. Elena (Congrés Internacional de Docència Universitària i Innovació (CIDUI), 2014)
    Conference report
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    El canvi al nou Espai Europeu d'Educació Superior va portar a la Facultat d’Informàtica de Barcelona de la Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya a incorporar competències genèriques tranversals en els seus plans d’estudi. ...
  • Assessing open source communities' health using Service Oriented Computing concepts 

    Oriol Hilari, Marc; Franco Bedoya, Óscar Hernán; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Marco Gómez, Jordi (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2014)
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    The quality of Open Source Software products is directly related to its community's health. To date, health analysis is made accessing available data repositories or using software management tools that are often too static ...
  • Expert mining for evaluating risk indicators scenarios 

    Franco Bedoya, Óscar Hernán; Costal Costa, Dolors; Hidalgo Hidalgo, Soraya; Ben-Jacob, Ron (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2014)
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    To take maximum advantage of open source software (OSS), the understanding, management and mitigation of OSS adoption risks is crucial. The objective is to avoid the impact of potentially significant adverse events on the ...
  • Quarry : digging up the gems of your data treasury 

    Jovanovic, Petar; Romero Moral, Óscar; Simitsis, Alkis; Abelló Gamazo, Alberto; Candón Arenas, Héctor; Nadal, Sergi (2015)
    Conference lecture
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    The design lifecycle of a data warehousing (DW) system is primarily led by requirements of its end-users and the complexity of underlying data sources. The process of designing a multidimensional (MD) schema and back-end ...
  • Modelling and applying OSS adoption strategies 

    López Cuesta, Lidia; Costal Costa, Dolors; Ayala Martínez, Claudia Patricia; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Glott, Ruediger; Haaland, Kirsten (Springer, 2014)
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    Increasing adoption of Open Source Software (OSS) in information system engineering has led to the emergence of different OSS business strategies that affect and shape organizations’ business models. In this context, ...
  • StarGro: Building i* metrics for agile methodologies 

    Colomer, Daniel; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier (CEUR-WS.org, 2014)
    Conference report
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    Requirements management is one of the cornerstone activities in software development. Agile methodologies use dedicated methods, techniques and artifacts in order to implement this activity. Remarkably, Backlog Grooming ...

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