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    • A framework for software reference architecture analysis and review 

      Martínez Fernández, Silverio Juan; Ayala Martínez, Claudia Patricia; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Martins Marques, Helena; Ameller, David (Universidad ORT Uruguay, 2013)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      Tight time-to-market needs pushes software companies and IT consulting firms to continuously look for techniques to improve their IT services in general, and the design of software architectures in particular. The use of ...
    • A preliminary investigation of developer profiles based on their activities and code quality: who does what? 

      Aguilera, Cristina; Albors Zumel, Laia; Antoñanzas, Jesús M.; Lenarduzzi, Valentina; Martínez Fernández, Silverio Juan; Rabanaque Rodríguez, Sonia (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2021)
      Conference lecture
      Open Access
      Developers work on different tasks in different conditions based on individual technical skills and personal habits. Identifying developer groups by mining their repositories is key for various tasks ranging from understanding ...
    • A quality model for actionable analytics in rapid software development 

      Martínez Fernández, Silverio Juan; Jedlitschka, Andreas; Guzmán, Liliana; Vollmer, Anna Maria (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2018)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      Accessing relevant data on the product, process, and usage perspectives of software as well as integrating and analyzing such data is crucial for getting reliable and timely actionable insights aimed at continuously managing ...
    • A requirements engineering perspective to AI-based systems development: a vision paper 

      Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Jedlitschka, Andreas; Martínez Fernández, Silverio Juan (Springer, 2023)
      Conference report
      Restricted access - publisher's policy
      Context and motivation: AI-based systems (i.e., systems integrating some AI model or component) are becoming pervasive in society. A number of characteristics of AI-based systems challenge classical requirements engineering ...
    • A reuse-based economic model for software reference architectures 

      Martínez Fernández, Silverio Juan; Ayala Martínez, Claudia Patricia; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier (2012-11-13)
      Research report
      Open Access
      The growing size and complexity of software systems, together with critical time-to-market needs, demand new software engineering approaches for software development. To remain competitive, organizations are challenged to ...
    • A survey on the benefits and drawbacks of AUTOSAR 

      Martínez Fernández, Silverio Juan; Ayala Martínez, Claudia Patricia; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Nakagawa, Elisa Yumi (Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), 2015)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      The use of software reference architectures plays a fundamental role in software development, as it could bring several benefits such as providing means to design applications’ software architectures with higher productivity ...
    • Accuracy Assessment of forecasting services 

      Martínez Fernández, Silverio Juan (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2011-09-05)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      English: A service system is a dynamic configuration of people, technologies, organisations and shared information that create and deliver value to customers and other stakeholders [1]. The following cases are examples ...
    • Actionable software metrics: An industrial perspective 

      Ram, Prabhat; Rodríguez, Pilar; Oivo, Markku; Martínez Fernández, Silverio Juan; Bagnato, Alessandra; Choras, Michal; Kozik, Rafal; Aaramaa, Sanja; Ahola, Milla (Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), 2020)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      Background: Practitioners would like to take action based on software metrics, as long as they find them reliable. Existing literature explores how metrics can be made reliable, but remains unclear if there are other ...
    • 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. (IEEE, 2015)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      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 ...
    • Applying project-based learning to teach software analytics and best practices in data science 

      Martínez Fernández, Silverio Juan; Gómez Seoane, Cristina; Lenarduzzi, Valentina (Tempus Publications, 2023)
      Article
      Open Access
      Due to recent industry needs, synergies between data science and software engineering are starting to be present in data science and engineering academic programs. Two synergies are: applying data science to manage the ...
    • Approaches for describing reference architectures: A systematic mapping study 

      Dias Valle, Pedro Henrique; Garcés, Lina; Guessi, Milena; Martínez Fernández, Silverio Juan; Nakagawa, Elisa Yumi (CIbSE, 2020)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      Reference architectures have emerged as an important arti-fact of software engineering, since they provide knowledge and experi-ence about how to design architectures of software systems in a specificdomain, favoring their ...
    • Aprendizaje basado en proyectos de analítica de software en estudios de ciencia e ingeniería de datos 

      Martínez Fernández, Silverio Juan; Gómez Seoane, Cristina; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier (Asociación de Enseñantes Universitarios de la Informática (AENUI), 2021)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      El Grado en Ciencia e Ingeniería de Datos (GCED) de la Universidad Politécnica de Cataluña (UPC) forma a sus estudiantes en análisis e ingeniería de datos con una base matemática y habilidades propias de la ingeniería que ...
    • Architectural decisions in AI-based systems: an ontological view 

      Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Martínez Fernández, Silverio Juan; Ayala Martínez, Claudia Patricia; Gómez Seoane, Cristina (Springer, 2022)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      Architecting AI-based systems entails making some decisions that are particular to this type of systems. Therefore, it becomes necessary to gather all necessary knowledge to inform such decisions, and to articulate this ...
    • Architectural solutions for self-adaptive systems 

      Garcés, Lina; Martínez Fernández, Silverio Juan; Graciano Neto, Valdemar Vicente; Nakagawa, Elisa Yumi (2020-12)
      Article
      Open Access
      Increasingly adopted in critical application domains, self-adaptive systems (SaSs) present a particular ability to modify their behavior or configuration at runtime autonomously. The architectural decision-making activity ...
    • Artifacts of software reference architectures : a case study 

      Martínez Fernández, Silverio Juan; Ayala Martínez, Claudia Patricia; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Martins Marques, Helena (ACM, 2014)
      Conference report
      Restricted access - publisher's policy
      Context: Software reference architectures (SRA) have emerged as an approach to systematically reuse architectural knowledge and software elements in the development of software systems. Over the last years, research has ...
    • Bayesian network analysis of software logs for data-driven software maintenance 

      Rey Juárez, Santiago del; Martínez Fernández, Silverio Juan; Salmerón Cerdán, Antonio (2023-06)
      Article
      Open Access
      Software organisations aim to develop and maintain high-quality software systems. Due to large amounts of behaviour data available, software organisations can conduct data-driven software maintenance. Indeed, software ...
    • Benefits and drawbacks of reference architectures 

      Martínez Fernández, Silverio Juan; Ayala Martínez, Claudia Patricia; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Martins Marques, Helena (Springer, 2013)
      Conference lecture
      Open Access
      Reference architectures (RA) have been studied to create a consistent notion of what constitutes them as well as their benefits and drawbacks. However, few empirical studies have been conducted to provide evidence that ...
    • Benefits and drawbacks of software reference architectures: A case study 

      Martínez Fernández, Silverio Juan; Ayala Martínez, Claudia Patricia; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Martins Marques, Helena (2017-08-01)
      Article
      Open Access
      Context: Software Reference Architectures (SRAs) play a fundamental role for organizations whose business greatly depends on the efficient development and maintenance of complex software applications. However, little is ...
    • Conducting empirical studies on reference architectures in IT consulting firms 

      Martínez Fernández, Silverio Juan; Ameller, David; Ayala Martínez, Claudia Patricia; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Terradellas Fernandez, Xavier (2012-04-17)
      Research report
      Open Access
      Tight time-to-market needs pushes IT consulting firms (ITCFs) to continuously look for techniques to improve their IT services in general, and the design of software architectures in particular. The use of reference ...
    • Continuously assessing and improving software quality with software analytics tools: a case study 

      Martínez Fernández, Silverio Juan; Vollmer, Anna Maria; Jedlitschka, Andreas; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; López Cuesta, Lidia; Ram, Prabhat; Rodríguez, Pilar; Aaramaa, Sanja; Bagnato, Alessandra; Choras, Michal; Partanen, Jari (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2019-05-17)
      Article
      Open Access
      In the last decade, modern data analytics technologies have enabled the creation of software analytics tools offering real-time visualization of various aspects related to software development and usage. These tools seem ...