The inSSIDE group is conducting research in several areas of software and service engineering in the areas of: requirements engineering, agile software development, software evolution, information management, self-adaptive systems (and application in the smart vehicles domain), software monitoring, open source adoption, database technologies.

Recent Submissions

  • Aprendizaje basado en proyectos de analítica de software en estudios de ciencia e ingeniería de datos 

    Martínez Fernández, Silverio Juan; Gómez Seoane, Cristina; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier (Asociación de Enseñantes Universitarios de la Informática (AENUI), 2021)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    El Grado en Ciencia e Ingeniería de Datos (GCED) de la Universidad Politécnica de Cataluña (UPC) forma a sus estudiantes en análisis e ingeniería de datos con una base matemática y habilidades propias de la ingeniería que ...
  • Mining dependencies in large-scale Agile software development projects: A quantitative industry study 

    Biesialska, Katarzyna; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Muntés Mulero, Víctor (Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), 2021)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    Context: Coordination in large-scale software development is critical yet difficult, as it faces the problem of dependency management and resolution. In this work, we focus on managing requirement dependencies that in Agile ...
  • PatternLens: Inferring evolutive patterns from web API usage logs 

    Koçi, Rediana; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Jovanovic, Petar; Abelló Gamazo, Alberto (Springer, 2021)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    The use of web Application Programming Interfaces (WAPIs) has experienced a boost in recent years. Developers (i.e., WAPI consumers) are continuously relying on third-party WAPIs to incorporate certain features into their ...
  • Improving Web API usage logging 

    Koçi, Rediana; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Jovanovic, Petar; Abelló Gamazo, Alberto (Springer, 2021)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    A Web API (WAPI) is a type of API whose interaction with its consumers is done through the Internet. While being accessed through the Internet can be challenging, mostly when WAPIs evolve, it gives providers the possibility ...
  • Integrating adaptive mechanisms into mobile applications exploiting user feedback 

    Motger de la Encarnación, Joaquim; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Marco Gómez, Jordi (Springer, 2021)
    Conference lecture
    Open Access
    Mobile applications have become a commodity in multiple daily scenarios. Their increasing complexity has led mobile software ecosystems to become heterogeneous in terms of hardware specifications, features and context of ...
  • OpenReq issue link map: A tool to visualize issue links in Jira 

    Lüders, Clara Marie; Raatikainen, Mikko; Motger de la Encarnación, Joaquim; Maalej, Walid (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2019)
    Conference lecture
    Open Access
    Managing software projects gets more and more complicated with an increasing project and product size. To cope with this complexity, many organizations use issue tracking systems, where tasks, bugs, and requirements are ...
  • A cost model for random access queries in document stores 

    Hewasinghage, Moditha Lakshan Dharmasir; Abelló Gamazo, Alberto; Varga, Jovan; Zimányi, Esteban (2021-07)
    Article
    Restricted access - publisher's policy
    Document stores have become one of the key NoSQL storage solutions. They have been widely adopted in different domains due to their ability to store semi-structured data and expressive query capabilities. However, ...
  • Managing polyglot systems metadata with hypergraphs 

    Hewasinghage, Moditha Lakshan Dharmasir; Abelló Gamazo, Alberto; Varga, Jovan; Zimányi, Esteban (Elsevier, 2021-07)
    Article
    Open Access
    A single type of data store can hardly fulfill every end-user requirements in the NoSQL world. Therefore, polyglot systems use different types of NoSQL datastores in combination. However, the heterogeneity of the data ...
  • RESim - Automated detection of duplicated requirements in software engineering projects 

    Motger de la Encarnación, Joaquim; Palomares Bonache, Cristina; Marco Gómez, Jordi (CEUR-WS.org, 2020)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    Collaborative software development experience in recent years proves that the management of large sets of requirements has become a critical issue. Among the main problems of requirements engineering, the detection and ...
  • Graph-driven federated data management 

    Nadal Francesch, Sergi; Abelló Gamazo, Alberto; Romero Moral, Óscar; Vansummeren, Stijn; Vassiliadis, Panos (2021-05-03)
    Article
    Open Access
    Modern data analysis applications, require the ability to provide on-demand integration of data sources while offering a flexible and user-friendly query interface. Traditional techniques for answering queries using views, ...
  • Three decades of software reference architectures: A systematic mapping study 

    Garcés, Lina; Martínez Fernández, Silverio Juan; Oliveira, Lucas; Dias Valle, Pedro Henrique; Ayala Martínez, Claudia Patricia; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Nakagawa, Elisa Yumi (2021-05-14)
    Article
    Restricted access - publisher's policy
    Software reference architectures have played an essential role in software systems development due to the possibility of knowledge reuse. Although increasingly adopted by industry, these architectures are not yet completely ...
  • QFL: Data-driven feedback loop to manage quality in agile development 

    López Cuesta, Lidia; Bagnato, Alessandra; Ahbervé, Antonin; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2021)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    Background: Quality requirements (QRs) describe desired system qualities, playing an important role in the success of software projects. In the context of agile software development (ASD), where the main objective is the ...

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