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    • A control and management architecture supporting autonomic NFV services 

      Velasco Esteban, Luis Domingo; Casellas Regi, Ramón; Llana, Sergio; Gifre Renom, Lluís; Martínez Rivera, Ricardo Victor; Vilata, Ricard; Muñoz González, Raul; Ruiz, Marc (2019-02)
      Article
      Open Access
      The proposed control, orchestration and management (COM) architecture is presented from a high-level point of view; it enables the dynamic provisioning of services such as network data connectivity or generic network slicing ...
    • 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 goal-oriented approach for the generation and evaluation of alternative architectures 

      Grau Colom, Gemma; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier (Springer, 2007)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      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 module concept within the initial behaviour framework 

      Nivela Alós, M. Pilar Brígida; Orejas Valdés, Fernando (1988)
      External research report
      Open Access
      A module concept is defined which anables the description of the whole design of software systems, that is, not only the specifications of problem requirements but also the specification of the process of implementation ...
    • A NetFlow/IPFIX implementation with OpenFlow 

      Suárez-Varela Maciá, José Rafael; Barlet Ros, Pere; Carela Español, Valentín (2017)
      Conference report
      Open Access
    • A novel path computing framework under QoX constraints based on N&PV functions embedding 

      Hesselbach Serra, Xavier; Botero Vega, Juan Felipe; Amazonas, Jose Roberto (2015)
      Conference report
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      Network function virtualization (NFV) and software-defined networking (SDN) represent new paradigms in networking. In this paper, we extend the concept of NFV to include the functions associated to the physical objects of ...
    • A pure virtual approach for managing platform portability on hybrid supercomputers 

      Álvarez Farré, Xavier; Gorobets, Andrey; Alsati Baldellou, Àdel; Trias Miquel, Francesc Xavier (2019)
      Conference report
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      Commonly, the development of scientific computing software follows a stencilbased approach: the numerical methods and algorithms are introduced into computing systems through stencil data structures and sweeps (i.e. ...
    • A reuse-based economic model for software reference architectures 

      Martínez Fernández, Silverio Juan; Ayala Martínez, Claudia Patricia; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier (2012-11-13)
      External 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 ...
    • Achieving high memory performance from heterogeneous architectures with the SARC programming model 

      Ferrer, Roger; Beltran Querol, Vicenç; González Tallada, Marc; Martorell Bofill, Xavier; Ayguadé Parra, Eduard (ACM, 2009)
      Conference lecture
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      Current heterogeneous multicore architectures, including the Cell/B.E., GPUs, and future developments, like Larrabee, require enormous programming efforts to efficiently run current parallel applications, achieving high ...
    • 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 ...
    • AI on software engineering processes 

      Miralles Pena, Carles (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2018-01)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      Covenantee:   Universitat de Barcelona / Universitat Rovira i Virgili
      Due to the large quantity of available information as well as the huge computational power achieved today, the application of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in computer programs has become, now more than ever, much popular. ...
    • Ambiences: on-the-fly usage of available resources through personal devices 

      Otero Calviño, Beatriz; Gil, Marisa (2013-10)
      Article
      Open Access
      In smart spaces such as smart homes, computation is embedded everywhere: in toys, appliances, or the home’s infrastructure. Most of these devices provide a pool of available resources which the user can take advantage, ...
    • Análisis de desajustes con respecto a los requisitos en la selección de componentes OTS 

      Carvallo Vega, Juan Pablo; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier (2009)
      Conference report
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      Debido a su complejidad, la mayoría de los sistemas de software modernos se construyen integrando componentes de diversa naturaleza para formar arquitecturas híbridas. La construcción de este tipo de sistemas se caracteriza ...
    • ArchiTech: tool support for NFR-guided architectural decision-making 

      Ameller, David; Collell Martín, Oriol; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier (IEEE, 2012)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      Researchers from requirements engineering and software architecture had emphasized the importance of NonFunctional Requirements and their influence in the architectural design process. To improve this process we have ...
    • Asignación sistemática de responsabilidades en una arquitectura de tres capas 

      Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Pradel Miquel, Jordi; Raya Martos, Jose Antonio (International Centre for Numerical Methods in Engineering (CIMNE), 2006)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      La arquitectura en tres capas es probablemente el patrón arquitectónico más utilizado en el diseño de sistemas de información. Su aplicación se basa en una correcta distribución de las responsabilidades que se derivan de ...
    • Automatic connection configuration and service discovery for small devices using Java ME CLDC 

      Bella López, Ivan (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2008-10-30)
      Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
      Open Access
    • 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 ...
    • Benefits of SMT and of Parallel Transpose Algorithm for the Large-Scale GYSELA Application 

      Latu, Guillaume; Bigot, Julien; Bouzat, Nicolas; Gimenez, Judit; Grandgirard, Virginie (Association for Computing Machinery, 2016-06)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      This article describes how we manage to increase performance and to extend features of a large parallel application through the use of simultaneous multithreading (SMT) and by designing a robust parallel transpose algorithm. ...
    • Building a flexible web caching system. 

      Sosa Sosa, Víctor Jesús; González Serna, Juan Gabriel; Navarro Moldes, Leandro (IEEE, 2003-09-08)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      Web caching is a technology that has demonstrated to improve traffic on the Internet. To find out how to implement a Web caching architecture that assures improvements is not an easy task. The problem is more difficult ...
    • CASTOR: a monitoring and data analytics architecture to support autonomic domain and slice networking 

      Vela, A.P.; Gifre Renom, Lluís; González de Dios, Oscar; Ruiz Ramírez, Marc; Velasco Esteban, Luis Domingo (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2018)
      Conference report
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      Network slices combine resource virtualization with the isolation level required by future 5G applications. In addition, the use of Monitoring and Data Analytics (MDA) helps to maintain the required network performance, ...