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  • Software engineering for AI-based systems: A survey 

    Martínez Fernández, Silverio Juan; Bogner, Justus; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Oriol Hilari, Marc; Siebert, Julien; Trendowicz, Adam; Vollmer, Anna Maria; Wagner, Stefan (2022-04-01)
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    AI-based systems are software systems with functionalities enabled by at least one AI component (e.g., for image-, speech-recognition, and autonomous driving). AI-based systems are becoming pervasive in society due to ...
  • Leveraging contextual embeddings and self-attention neural networks with bi-attention for sentiment analysis 

    Biesialska, Magdalena Marta; Biesialska, Katarzyna; Rybinski, Henryk (Springer Nature, 2021-12-01)
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    People express their opinions and views in different and often ambiguous ways, hence the meaning of their words is often not explicitly stated and frequently depends on the context. Therefore, it is difficult for machines ...
  • On the requirements engineer role 

    Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Palomares Bonache, Cristina; Gorschek, Tony (2021-06)
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    The requirements engineer role is defined differently within most organizations.
  • Strategies to manage quality requirements in agile software development: a multiple case study 

    Karhapää, Pertti; Behutiye, Woubshet; Rodríguez González, Pilar; Oivo, Markku; Costal Costa, Dolors; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Aaramaa, Sanja; Choras, Michal; Partanen, Jari; Abherve, Antonin (Springer, 2021-03)
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    Agile methods can deliver software that fulfills customer needs rapidly and continuously. Quality requirements (QRs) are important in this regard; however, detailed studies on how companies applying agile methods to manage ...
  • Use and misuse of the term experiment in mining software repositories research 

    Ayala Martínez, Claudia Patricia; Turhan, Burak; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Juristo Juzgado, Natalia (2021)
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    The significant momentum and importance of Mining Software Repositories (MSR) in Software Engineering (SE) has fostered new opportunities and challenges for extensive empirical research. However, MSR researchers seem to ...
  • Data pre-processing pipeline generation for AutoETL 

    Giovanelli, Joseph; Bilalli, Besim; Abelló Gamazo, Alberto (Elsevier, 2021-12-03)
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    Data pre-processing plays a key role in a data analytics process (e.g., applying a classification algorithm on a predictive task). It encompasses a broad range of activities that span from correcting errors to selecting ...
  • Quality measurement in agile and rapid software development: A systematic mapping 

    López Cuesta, Lidia; Burgués Illa, Xavier; Martínez Fernández, Silverio Juan; Vollmer, Anna Maria; Behutiye, Woubshet; Karhapää, Pertti; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Rodríguez, Pilar; Oivo, Markku (2022-04)
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    Context: In despite of agile and rapid software development (ARSD) being researched and applied extensively, managing quality requirements (QRs) are still challenging. As ARSD processes produce a large amount of data, ...
  • An alternative view on data processing pipelines from the DOLAP 2019 perspective 

    Romero Moral, Óscar; Wrembel, Robert; Song, Il-Yeol (Elsevier, 2020-09)
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    Data science requires constructing data processing pipelines (DPPs), which span diverse phases such as data integration, cleaning, pre-processing, and analysis. However, current solutions lack a strong data engineering ...
  • High-level ETL for semantic data warehouses 

    Deb Nath, Rudra Pratap; Romero Moral, Óscar; Pedersen, Torben Bach; Hose, Katja (2022)
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    The popularity of the Semantic Web (SW) encourages organizations to organize and publish semantic data using the RDF model. This growth poses new requirements to Business Intelligence (BI) technologies to enable On-Line ...
  • A study about the knowledge and use of requirements engineering standards in industry 

    Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Glinz, Martin; Méndez Fernández, Daniel; Seyff, Norbert (2021-06-09)
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    Context. The use of standards is considered a vital part of any engineering discipline. So one could expect that standards play an important role in Requirements Engineering (RE) as well. However, little is known about the ...
  • Revisiting active object stores: Bringing data locality to the limit with NVM 

    Barceló Cuerda, Alex; Queralt Calafat, Anna; Cortés, Toni (Elsevier, 2022-04)
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    Object stores are widely used software stacks that achieve excellent scale-out with a well-defined interface and robust performance. However, their traditional get/put interface is unable to exploit data locality at its ...
  • A context-aware monitoring architecture for supporting system adaptation and reconfiguration 

    Cabrera, Oscar; Oriol Hilari, Marc; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Marco Gómez, Jordi (2021-03-01)
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    Modern services and applications need to react to changes in their context (e.g. location, memory consumption, number of users) to improve the user’s experience. To obtain this context, a monitoring infrastructure with ...

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