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    • A comparative analisys of i*-based agent-oriented modeling languages 

      Ayala Martínez, Claudia Patricia; Cares, Carlos; Carvallo Vega, Juan Pablo; Grau Colom, Gemma; Haya, Mariela; Salazar, Guadalupe; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Mayol Sarroca, Enric; Quer, Carme (2005)
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      Agent-oriented models are frequently used in disciplines such as requirements engineering and organizational process modelling. i* is currently one of the most widespread notations used for this purpose. Due to its strategic ...
    • A framework for the definition of metrics for actor-dependency models 

      Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Grau Colom, Gemma; Quer, Carme (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2004)
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      The authors define actor-dependency models as a restricted class of goal-oriented models in which we focus on the actors and dependencies that exist in a system. An example of actor-dependency models are i* strategic ...
    • A framework for the definition of metrics for actor-dependency models 

      Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Grau Colom, Gemma; Quer, Carme (2004-02)
      External research report
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      Actor-dependency models are a formalism aimed at providing intentional descriptions of processes as a network of dependency relationships among actors. This kind of models is currently widely used in the early phase ...
    • A goal-based round-trip method for system development 

      Grau Colom, Gemma; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Maiden, Neil A. M. (2005)
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      In most cases information system development can be seen as an exercise of business process reengineering, either because it automates some human-based processes or because a legacy system is going to be replaced. From ...
    • A goal-oriented approach for the generation and evaluation of alternative architectures 

      Grau Colom, Gemma; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier (Springer, 2007)
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      There is a recognized gap between requirements and architectures. There is also evidence that architecture evaluation, when done at the early phases of the development lifecycle, is an effective way to ensure the quality ...
    • A Metamodelling approach for the definition and reuse of structural metrics 

      Grau Colom, Gemma (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya. Departament de Llenguatges i Sistemes Informàtics, 2008-09-26)
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      Measurement is a key aspect for Information Systems assessment in all its development phases. Different artefacts allow the application of different kinds of metrics. For instance, when the software system is already ...
    • An i*-based Reengineering Framework for Requirements Engineering 

      Grau Colom, Gemma (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2008-07-07)
      Doctoral thesis
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      Avui en dia, els sistemes d'informació són un actiu clau en les organitzacions i sovint els proporcionen un avantatges competitiu. Per a que això segueixi així, han de ser mantinguts i evolucionats d'acord amb els objectius ...
    • Análisis comparativo de lenguajes de modelado orientados a objetivos basados en i* 

      Ayala Martínez, Claudia Patricia; Cares Gallardo, Carlos; Carvallo Vega, Juan Pablo; Grau Colom, Gemma; Haya, Mariela; Salazar Zarate, Guadalupe; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Mayol Sarroca, Enric; Quer, Carme (2004)
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      Los modelos orientados a objetivos son usados frecuentemente en disciplinas tales como la ingeniería de requisitos o el modelado de procesos en organizaciones. i* es una de las notaciones más empleadas para construir este ...
    • COSTUME: a method for building quality models for composite COTS-based software systems 

      Carvallo Vega, Juan Pablo; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Grau Colom, Gemma; Quer, Carme (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2004)
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      The use of quality models during the selection of commercial, off-the-shelf (COTS) products provides a framework for the description of the domains which the COTS products belong to. Descriptions of COTS products and user ...
    • COSTUME: a method for building quality models for composite COTS-based software systems 

      Carvallo Vega, Juan Pablo; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Grau Colom, Gemma; Quer, Carme (2004-02)
      External research report
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      The use of quality models during the selection of Commercial, Off-The-Shelf (COTS) products provides a framework for the description of the domains which the COTS products belong to. Descriptions of COTS products and ...
    • COSTUME: un método para la combinación de modelos de calidad 

      Carvallo Vega, Juan Pablo; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Quer, Carme; Burgués Illa, Xavier; Grau Colom, Gemma (Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro, 2003)
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      El uso de modelos de calidad durante la selección de componentes COTS (Comercial Off-The-Shelf) proporciona un entorno adecuado para la descripción de los dominios a los que éstos pertenecen. En este artículo tratamos la ...
    • DesCOTS: a software system for selecting COTS components 

      Grau Colom, Gemma; Carvallo Vega, Juan Pablo; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Quer, Carme (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2004)
      Conference report
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      Selection of commercial-off-the-shelf software components (COTS components) has a growing importance in software engineering. Unfortunately, selection projects have a high risk of ending up into abandonment or yielding an ...
    • DesCOTS: A software system for selecting COTS components 

      Grau Colom, Gemma; Carvallo Vega, Juan Pablo; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Quer, Carme (2004-03)
      External research report
      Open Access
      Selection of commercial-off-the-shelf software components (COTS Components) has a growing importance in software engineering. Unfortunately, selection projects have a high risk of ending up into abandonment or yielding ...
    • J-PRiM: a Java tool for a process reengineering i* methodology 

      Grau Colom, Gemma; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Ávila, Sebastián (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2006)
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      The i* approach is a consolidated modelling technique that has proven to be useful in the requirements engineering phases of software development. Using i* requires the adoption of a methodology for defining the models and ...
    • On the adequacy of i* models for representing and analyzing software architectures 

      Grau Colom, Gemma; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier (Springer, 2007)
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      In order to work at the software architecture level, specification languages and analysis techniques are needed. There exist many proposals that serve that purpose, but few of them address architecture and requirements ...
    • QM: a tool for building software quality models 

      Carvallo Vega, Juan Pablo; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Grau Colom, Gemma; Quer, Carme (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2004)
      Conference report
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      We present the QM tool used to support our IQMC method for the construction of quality models for COTS domains. This tool also supports the organization of quality models in a taxonomy of COTS domains for supporting the ...
    • QM: A tool for building software quality models 

      Carvallo Vega, Juan Pablo; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Grau Colom, Gemma; Quer, Carme (2004-02)
      External research report
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      This paper presents QM, a tool for supporting the construction of quality models for software systems. The quality framework assumed for QM is defined by means of a conceptual model. The goals of QM are enumerated and ...
    • REDEPEND-REACT: an architecture analysis tool 

      Grau Colom, Gemma; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Maiden, Neil A. M. (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2005)
      Conference report
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      The i* approach includes the construction of strategic dependency models (SD) developed to model information systems that can be applied in a wide variety of contexts. We are interested in the formulation of metrics over ...
    • RiSD: a methodology for building i* strategic dependency models 

      Grau Colom, Gemma; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Mayol Sarroca, Enric; Ayala Martínez, Claudia Patricia; Cares, Carlos; Haya, Mariela; Navarrete, Fredy; Botella López, Pere; Quer, Carme (2005)
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      Goal-oriented models have become a consolidated type of artefact in various software and knowledge engineering activities. Several languages exist for representing such type of models but there is a lack of associated ...
    • State of the art for the systematic construction and analysis of i* models for assessing COTS-based systems development 

      Grau Colom, Gemma (2006-11)
      External research report
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      This document presents the state of the art related with the systematic construction and analysis of i* models for assessing COTS-based systems development. The fist section presents an overview of the Component-Based ...