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    • 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, ...
    • Needs and challenges for a platform to support large-scale requirements engineering: a multiple-case study 

      Fucci, Davide; Palomares Bonache, Cristina; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Costal Costa, Dolors; Raatikainen, Mikko (Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), 2019)
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      Background: Requirement engineering is often considered a critical activity in system development projects. The increasing complexity of software as well as number and heterogeneity of stakeholders motivate the development ...
    • Non-functional requirements documentation in agile software development: challenges and solution proposal 

      Behutiye, Woubshet; Karhapää, Pertti; Costal Costa, Dolors; Oivo, Markku; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier (Springer, 2017)
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      Non-functional requirements (NFRs) are determinant for the success of software projects. However, they are characterized as hard to define, and in agile software development (ASD), are often given less priority and usually ...
    • Non-functional requirements in model-driven development of service-oriented architectures 

      Ameller, David; Burgués Illa, Xavier; Costal Costa, Dolors; Farré Tost, Carles; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier (2018-12-15)
      Article
      Open Access
      Any software development process needs to consider non-functional requirements (NFR) in order to deliver a system that complies with its stakeholders' expectations. In a previous mapping study about model-driven development ...
    • On the meanings of subsetting, specialization and redefinition in UML 

      Costal Costa, Dolors; Gómez Seoane, Cristina; Guizzardi, Giancarlo (2011-06-27)
      External research report
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      UML 2 has improved the expressiveness of the language with respect to associations in several manners. A significant one has been the introduction of the association redefinition concept. Association subsetting and association ...
    • On the semantics of redefinition, specialization and subsetting of associations in UML (extended version) 

      Costal Costa, Dolors; Gómez Seoane, Cristina; Nieto Soler, Pilar (2010-10-06)
      External research report
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      The definition of the exact meaning of conceptual modeling concepts is considered a relevant issue since it enhances their effective and appropriate use by designers and facilitates the automatic processing of the models ...
    • On the use of requirement patterns to analyse request for proposal documents 

      Costal Costa, Dolors; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; López Cuesta, Lidia; Palomares Bonache, Cristina; Quer, Carme (Springer, 2019)
      Conference report
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      Requirements reuse is still today a difficult goal to achieve. One particular context in which requirements reuse may give more benefits than costs is that of call for tenders projects, due to the similarity of the ...
    • Open source software ecosystems : a systematic mapping 

      Franco Bedoya, Óscar Hernán; Ameller, David; Costal Costa, Dolors; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier (2017-11-01)
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      Context: Open source software (OSS) and software ecosystems (SECOs) are two consolidated research areas in software engineering. OSS influences the way organizations develop, acquire, use and commercialize software. SECOs ...
    • OSSAP: A situational method for defining open source software adoption processes 

      López Cuesta, Lidia; Costal Costa, Dolors; Ralyté, Jolita; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Méndez, Lucía; Annosi, Maria Carmela (Springer, 2016)
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      Organizations are increasingly becoming Open Source Software (OSS) adopters, either as a result of a strategic decision or just as a consequence of technological choices. The strategy followed to adopt OSS shapes organizations’ ...
    • Protocol for a SLR on software ecosystems: technical report 

      Franco Bedoya, Óscar Hernán; Ameller, David; Costal Costa, Dolors; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier (2014-05-19)
      External research report
      Open Access
      Open Source Software (OSS) and Ecosystems (SECO) are two emergent research areas in software engineering. We are interested on the published works that join these two topics, to do it we used a well-known technique called ...
    • Quantifying the impact of OSS adoption risks with the help of i* Models 

      Costal Costa, Dolors; Gross, Daniel; López Cuesta, Lidia; Morandini, Mirko; Siena, Alberto; Susi, Angelo (2014)
      Conference report
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      Adopting Open Source Software (OSS) components in organisational settings requires evaluating the possible impact of adoption decisions on business goals. Measures available in OSS, capturing indicators such as the quality ...
    • QuESo V2.0 a quality model for open source software ecosystems: List of measures 

      Franco Bedoya, Óscar Hernán; Ameller, David; Costal Costa, Dolors; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier (2016-05-10)
      External research report
      Open Access
      This technical report is part of QuESo-V2.0 a quality model for open source software ecosystems (OSSECOs). Our prior efforts have focused on providing a detailed list of the quality measures found during the execution of ...
    • QuESo: A quality model for open source software ecosystems 

      Franco Bedoya, Oscar; Ameller, David; Costal Costa, Dolors; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2014)
      Conference report
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      Open source software has witnessed an exponential growth in the last two decades and it is playing an increasingly important role in many companies and organizations leading to the formation of open source software ecosystems. ...
    • Research on NLP for RE at UPC: a report 

      Borrull Baraut, Ricard; Costal Costa, Dolors; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Quer, Carme (CEUR-WS.org, 2018)
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      [Team Overview] The Software and Service Engineering Group (GESSI) of UPC has traditionally conducted research in many fields of software engineering. [Research Plan on NLP] As a result of our participation ...
    • Restriccions d'integritat en bases de dades deductives 

      Costal Costa, Dolors (1988)
      External research report
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      This work describes the theory and implementation of a general theorem-proving technique for checking integrity of deductive databases called "Consistency Method", and presents examples in order to study the aplicability, ...
    • Temporal features of class populations and attributes in conceptual models 

      Costal Costa, Dolors; Olivé Ramon, Antoni; Sancho Samsó, María Ribera (1997-07)
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      Constraints play an important role in conceptual modeling. In general, the specification of constraints, both static and transition, must be done in some logic-based language. Unfortunately, the resulting formulas may be ...
    • The Intensional events method for consistent view updating 

      Costal Costa, Dolors; Teniente López, Ernest; Urpí Tubella, Antoni (1996-07)
      External research report
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      An important amount of research has been devoted to consistent view updating. In this paper we propose a method that follows a new approach to deal with this problem. Our approach is aimed at obtaining intensional ...
    • The Structural events in the ROSES language 

      Costal Costa, Dolors; Roselló Martos, Anna; Sancho Samsó, María Ribera (1997-11)
      External research report
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      ROSES is a language to describe conceptual models of information systems. It allows to define the object model, it is composed by the object classes, their attributes, the integrity restrictions and the events. In ROSES ...
    • Using roles for OSS adoption strategy models 

      Costal Costa, Dolors; López Cuesta, Lidia; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier (CEUR-WS.org, 2015)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      Increasing adoption of Open Source Software (OSS) in information system engineering has led to the emergence of different OSS adoption strategies that affect and shape organizations’ business models. OSS adoption strategies ...
    • Validation of the iStar2ca guidelines: variables, hypotheses, instrumentation and statistical results 

      Ruiz, Marcela A. G.; Costal Costa, Dolors; España, Sergio; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; López Pastor, Oscar (2015-04-29)
      External research report
      Open Access
      This technical report presents the variables, hypotheses, instrumentation and statistical results corresponding to a controlled experiment performed for the evaluation of the iStar2ca guidelines.