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    • A complete definition of the inheritance construct in i* 

      López Cuesta, Lidia (2010-06-15)
      Article
      Open Access
      The is-a relationship among actors has been introduced in the i* framework since its definition. However, its effect at the level of intentional elements and dependencies is not always clear. The main goal of this ...
    • A complete definition of the inheritance construct in i* 

      López Cuesta, Lidia (2009)
      Conference report
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      The is-a relationship among actors has been introduced in the i* framework since its definition. However, its effect at the level of intentional elements and dependencies is not always clear. The main goal of this thesis ...
    • A software service supporting software quality forecasting 

      Manzano Aguilar, Martí; Ayala Martínez, Claudia Patricia; Gómez Seoane, Cristina; López Cuesta, Lidia (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2019)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      Software repositories such as source control, defect tracking systems and project management tools, are used to support the progress of software projects. The exploitation of such data with techniques like forecasting is ...
    • 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)
      Article
      Open Access
      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, ...
    • Agile quality requirements management best practices portfolio : a situational method engineering approach 

      López Cuesta, Lidia; Behutiye, Woubshet; Karhapää, Pertti; Ralyté, Jolita; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Oivo, Markku (Springer, 2017)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      Management of Quality Requirements (QRs) is determinant for the success of software projects. However, this management is currently under-considered in software projects and in particular, in agile methods. Although agile ...
    • Algebraic definition of iStar2.0 models 

      Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; López Cuesta, Lidia; Marco Gómez, Jordi (CEUR-WS.org, 2019)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      iStar2.0 was delivered in 2016 with the intention of becoming a standard de facto for the i* community. It includes a lightweight definition of the language adorned with a metamodel (in the form of a UML class diagram) ...
    • 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)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      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 ...
    • An empirical evaluation roadmap for iStar 2.0 

      López Cuesta, Lidia; Aydemir, Fatma Basak; Dalpiaz, Fabiano; Horkoff, Jennifer (2016)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      The iStar 2.0 modeling language is the result of a two-year community effort intended at providing a solid, unified basis for teaching and conducting research with i*. The language was released with important qualities in ...
    • Applying business strategy models in organizations 

      López Cuesta, Lidia; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier (2014)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      Increasing adoption of Open Source Software (OSS) in information system engineering has led to the emergence of different OSS business strate-gies that affect and shape organizations’ business models. In order to obtain ...
    • Applying ISO 9126 metrics to MDD projects 

      Muñoz Riesle, Ricardo; Marín, Beatriz; López Cuesta, Lidia (2015)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      The Model Driven Development (MDD) paradigm uses conceptual models to automatically generate software products by means of model transformations. This paradigm is strongly positioned in industry due to the quickly time to ...
    • 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 ...
    • Data-driven elicitation, assessment and documentation of quality requirements in agile software development 

      Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Gómez Seoane, Cristina; Jedlitschka, Andreas; López Cuesta, Lidia; Martínez Fernández, Silverio Juan; Oriol Hilari, Marc; Partanen, Jari (Springer, 2018)
      Conference lecture
      Open Access
      Quality Requirements (QRs) are difficult to manage in agile software development. Given the pressure to deploy fast, quality concerns are often sacrificed for the sake of richer functionality. Besides, artefacts as user ...
    • Data-driven requirements engineering in agile projects: The Q-Rapids approach 

      Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Ayala Martínez, Claudia Patricia; López Cuesta, Lidia; Martínez Fernández, Silverio Juan; Rodríguez, Pilar; Gómez Seoane, Cristina; Jedlitschka, Andreas; Oivo, Markku; Partanen, Jari; Räty, Timo; Rytivaara, Veikko (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2017)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      Requirements identification, specification and management are key activities in the software development process. In the last years, many approaches to these activities have emerged, based ...
    • Dealing with changes in service-oriented computing through integrated goal and variability modelling 

      Clotet Martínez, Roger; Dhungana, Deepak; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Grünbacher, Paul; López Cuesta, Lidia; Marco Gómez, Jordi; Seyff, Norbert (2008-01)
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      Variability modelling and service- orientation are important approaches for achieving both the flexibility and adaptability required by stakeholders of software systems. In this paper we present an approach that integrates ...
    • Dealing with goal models complexity using topological metrics and algorithms 

      Méndez Tapia, Emma Lucía; López Cuesta, Lidia; Ayala Martínez, Claudia Patricia (CEUR-WS.org, 2017)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      The inherent complexity of business goal-models is a challenge for organizations that has to analyze and maintaining them. Several approaches are developed to reduce the complexity into manageable limits, either by providing ...
    • Defining inheritance in i* at the level of SR intentional elements 

      López Cuesta, Lidia; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Marco Gómez, Jordi (CEUR-WS.org, 2008)
      Conference lecture
      Open Access
      The is-a relationship among actors has been introduced since the very beginning in the i* framework. However, the effect of this construct at the level of intentional elements and dependencies is not always completely ...
    • Definition and uses of the i* metamodel 

      Cares Gallardo, Carlos; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; López Cuesta, Lidia; Marco Gómez, Jordi (CEUR-WS.org, 2010)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      The clear definition of a metamodel can be considered helpful for any conceptual modeling approach, and the i* framework is not an exception. Agreeing on a metamodel for i* can be considered even more convenient than ever ...
    • FONAMENTS D'INFORMATICA (Examen 1r Quadr.) 

      López Cuesta, Lidia (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2007-11-06)
      Exam
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    • Goal and variability modeling for service-oriented system: Integrating i* with decision models 

      Grünbacher, Paul; Dhungana, Deepak; Seyff, Norbert; Quintus, Michael; Clotet Martínez, Roger; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; López Cuesta, Lidia; Marco Gómez, Jordi (Helsinki University of Technology, 2007)
      Conference lecture
      Open Access
      Variability modeling and service-orientation are important approaches that address both the flexibility and adaptability required by stakeholders of today’s software systems. Goal-oriented approaches for modeling ...
    • Goal-driven adaptation of service-based systems from runtime monitoring data 

      Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Grünbacher, Paul; Oriol Hilari, Marc; Burgstaller, Benedikt; Dhungana, Deepak; López Cuesta, Lidia; Marco Gómez, Jordi; Pimentel, João Henrique (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2011)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      Service-based systems need to provide flexibility to adapt both to evolving requirements from multiple, often conflicting, ephemeral and unknown stakeholders, as well as to changes in the runtime behavior of their component ...