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  • A cost model for random access queries in document stores 

    Hewasinghage, Moditha Lakshan Dharmasir; Abelló Gamazo, Alberto; Varga, Jovan; Zimányi, Esteban (2021-07)
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    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)
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    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 ...
  • Graph-driven federated data management 

    Nadal Francesch, Sergi; Abelló Gamazo, Alberto; Romero Moral, Óscar; Vansummeren, Stijn; Vassiliadis, Panos (2021-05-03)
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    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)
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    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 ...
  • Towards suitable description of reference architectures 

    Dias Valle, Pedro Henrique; Garcés, Lina; Volpato, Tiago; Martínez Fernández, Silverio Juan; Nakagawa, Elisa Yumi (2021-03-09)
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    Due to the increasing size and complexity of many current software systems, the architectural design of these systems has become a considerately complicated task. In this scenario, reference architectures have already ...
  • Tychonis: a model-based approach to define and search for geometric events in space 

    Llopis, Marcel; Soria Guerrero, Manel; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier (2021-06)
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    Space missions need software in order to be aware of the occurrence of geometric events in different phases of their project lifecycle. However, current software packages that provide capabilities to search for geometric ...
  • How do practitioners perceive the relevance of Requirements Engineering research? 

    Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Méndez Fernández, Daniel; Vogelsang, Andreas; Heldal, Rogardt; Knauss, Eric; Oriol Hilari, Marc; Travassos, Guilherme H.; Carver, Jeffrey C.; Zimmermann, Thomas (2020-12-04)
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    Context: The relevance of Requirements Engineering (RE) research to practitioners is vital for a long-term dissemination of research results to everyday practice. Some authors have speculated about a mismatch between ...
  • Big data analytics in Agile software development: A systematic mapping study 

    Biesialska, Katarzyna; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Muntés Mulero, Víctor (Elsevier, 2021-04)
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    Context: Over the last decade, Agile methods have changed the software development process in an unparalleled way and with the increasing popularity of Big Data, optimizing development cycles through data analytics is ...
  • A framework for assessing the peer review duration of journals: case study in computer science 

    Bilalli, Besim; Munir, Rana Faisal; Abelló Gamazo, Alberto (Springer Nature, 2021-01)
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    In various fields, scientific article publication is a measure of productivity and in many occasions it is used as a critical factor for evaluating researchers. Therefore, a lot of time is dedicated to writing articles ...
  • The state-of-practice in requirements elicitation: an extended interview study at 12 companies 

    Palomares Bonache, Cristina; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Quer, Carme; Chatzipetrou, Panagiota; López Cuesta, Lidia; Gorschek, Tony (2021-06)
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    Requirements engineering remains a discipline that is faced with a large number of challenges, including the implementation of a requirements elicitation process in industry. Although several proposals have been suggested ...
  • Configuring parallelism for hybrid layouts using multi-objective optimization 

    Munir, Rana Faisal; Abelló Gamazo, Alberto; Romero Moral, Óscar; Thiele, Maik; Lehner, Wolfgang (2020-06-01)
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    Modern organizations typically store their data in a raw format in data lakes. These data are then processed and usually stored under hybrid layouts, because they allow projection and selection operations. Thus, they allow ...
  • Pulsed-temperature metal oxide gas sensors for microwatt power consumption 

    Palacio Bonet, Francisco; Fonollosa Magrinyà, Jordi; Burgués Illa, Xavier; Gómez Cama, José Mª; Marco Colás, Santiago (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2020-01-01)
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    Metal Oxide (MOX) gas sensors rely on chemical reactions that occur efficiently at high temperatures, resulting in too-demanding power requirements for certain applications. Operating the sensor under a Pulsed-Temperature ...

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