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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 Data-driven approach to improve the process of data-intensive API creation and evolution 

      Abelló Gamazo, Alberto; Ayala Martínez, Claudia Patricia; Farré Tost, Carles; Gómez Seoane, Cristina; Oriol Hilari, Marc; Romero Moral, Óscar (CEUR-WS.org, 2017)
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      The market of data-intensive Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) has recently experienced an exponential growth, but the creation and evolution of such APIs is still done ad-hoc, with little automated support and ...
    • 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)
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      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 goal-oriented strategy for supporting commercial off-the-shelf components selection 

      Ayala Martínez, Claudia Patricia; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier (Springer, 2006)
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      The use of Commercial Off-The-Shelf (COTS) components is becoming a strategic need because they offer the possibility to build systems at reduced costs and within shorter development time. Having efficient and reliable ...
    • A goal-oriented strategy for supporting commercial off-the-shelf components selection 

      Ayala Martínez, Claudia Patricia; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier (2006-02)
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      The use of Commercial Off-The-Shelf (COTS) components is becoming a strategic need because they offer the possibility to build systems at reduced costs and within shorter development time. Having efficient and reliable ...
    • A method to estimate software strategic indicators in software development: An industrial application 

      Manzano Aguilar, Martí; Ayala Martínez, Claudia Patricia; Gómez Seoane, Cristina; Abhervé, Antonin; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Mendes, Emilia (Elsevier, 2021-01)
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      Context: Exploiting software development related data from software-development intensive organizations to support tactical and strategic decision making is a challenge. Combining data-driven approaches with expert knowledge ...
    • A reuse-based economic model for software reference architectures 

      Martínez Fernández, Silverio Juan; Ayala Martínez, Claudia Patricia; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier (2012-11-13)
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      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 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)
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      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 ...
    • 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)
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      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 ...
    • A systematic approach to manage information quality for supporting software package selection 

      Ayala Martínez, Claudia Patricia; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier (2007-07)
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      Software package selection plays a crucial role in the deployment of software systems. One of its main current problems is how to deal with the vast amount of unstructured, incomplete, evolvable and widespread information ...
    • Adoption of open source in software-intensive organizations: a systematic literature review 

      Hauge, Oyvind; Ayala Martínez, Claudia Patricia; Conradi, Reidar (2010-11)
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      Context: Open source software (OSS) is changing the way organizations develop, acquire, use, and commercialize software. Objective: This paper seeks to identify how organizations adopt OSS, classify the literature according ...
    • 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)
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      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, ...
    • 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)
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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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Artifacts of software reference architectures : a case study 

      Martínez Fernández, Silverio Juan; Ayala Martínez, Claudia Patricia; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Martins Marques, Helena (ACM, 2014)
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      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 ...
    • Assessing what Information Quality means in OTS selection processes 

      Ayala Martínez, Claudia Patricia; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier (IEEE Computer Society, 2008)
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      OTS selection plays a crucial role in the deployment of software systems. One of its main current problems is how to deal with the vast amount of unstructured, incomplete, evolvable and widespread information that highly ...
    • Benefits and drawbacks of reference architectures 

      Martínez Fernández, Silverio Juan; Ayala Martínez, Claudia Patricia; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Martins Marques, Helena (Springer, 2013)
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      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)
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      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 ...
    • Bridging the gap among academics and practitioners in non-functional requirements management: some reflections and proposals for the future 

      Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Ameller, David; Ayala Martínez, Claudia Patricia; Cabot Sagrera, Jordi (Monsenstein und Vannerdat, 2012)
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      The software engineering community has paid a lot of attention to the study of non-functional requirements (NFRs). Along time, framing NFRs into an articulated framework has become an elusive target. As a consequence, ...
    • Challenges of the open source component marketplace in the industry 

      Ayala Martínez, Claudia Patricia; Hauge, Oyvind; Conradi, Reidar; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Li, Jingyue; Velle, Ketil Sandanger (Springer, 2009)
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      The reuse of Open Source Software components available on the Internet is playing a major role in the development of Component Based Software Systems. Nevertheless, the special nature of the OSS marketplace has taken the ...