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  • A proposal to develop and assess professional skills in Engineering Final Year Projects 

    Sánchez Carracedo, Fermín; Climent Vilaró, Joan; Corbalán González, Julita; Fonseca Casas, Pau; García Almiñana, Jordi; Herrero Zaragoza, José Ramón; Rodríguez Hontoria, Horacio; Sancho Samsó, María Ribera (Tempus Publications, 2018-03)
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    In this paper we discuss the result of piloting a methodology for Engineering Final Year Projects (FYP) assessment that takes into consideration professional skills acquisition. The FYP is structured around three milestones; ...
  • A heuristic method for a congested capacitated transit assignment model with strategies 

    Codina Sancho, Esteve; Rosell Camps, Francisca (2017-12)
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    This paper addresses the problem of solving the congested transit assignment problem with strict capacities. The model under consideration is the extension made by Cominetti and Correa (2001), for which the only solution ...
  • Using specification and description language for life cycle assesment in buildings 

    Fonseca Casas, Pau; Fonseca Casas, Antoni (2017-06-10)
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    The definition of a Life Cycle Assesment (LCA) for a building or an urban area is a complex task due to the inherent complexity of all the elements that must be considered. Furthermore, a multidisciplinary approach is ...
  • SETL: A programmable semantic extract-transform-load framework for semantic data warehouses 

    Deb Nath, Rudra Pratap; Hose, Katja; Bach Pedersen, Torben; Romero Moral, Óscar (2017-08-01)
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    In order to create better decisions for business analytics, organizations increasingly use external structured, semi-structured, and unstructured data in addition to the (mostly structured) internal data. Current ...
  • Integrated approach to network design and frequency setting problem in railway rapid transit systems 

    López Ramos, Francesc; Codina Sancho, Esteve; Marín Gracia, Ángel; Guarnaschelli, Armando (2017-04)
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    This work presents an optimization-based approach to simultaneously solve the Network Design and the Frequency Setting phases on the context of railway rapid transit networks. The Network Design phase allows expanding ...
  • Problemàtica del disseny lògic de sistemes d'informació 

    Olivé Ramon, Antoni (Asociación de Técnicos de Informática, 1977-05)
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  • Siete interrogantes de la informática de gestión 

    Costa Romero de Tejada, Manuel; Olivé Ramon, Antoni (Asociación de Técnicos de Informática, 1974-11)
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  • Frequent patterns in ETL workflows: An empirical approach 

    Theodorou, Vasileios; Abelló Gamazo, Alberto; Thiele, Maik; Lehner, Wolfgang (Elsevier, 2017-09-05)
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    The complexity of Business Intelligence activities has driven the proposal of several approaches for the effective modeling of Extract-Transform-Load (ETL) processes, based on the conceptual abstraction of their operations. ...
  • Ensuring the semantic correctness of a BAUML artifact-centric BPM 

    Estañol Lamarca, Montserrat; Sancho Samsó, María Ribera; Teniente López, Ernest (2017-09-06)
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    Context: Using models to represent business processes provides several advantages, such as facilitating the communication between the stakeholders or being able to check the correctness of the processes before their ...
  • A software reference architecture for semantic-aware big data systems 

    Nadal Francesch, Sergi; Herrero Otal, Víctor; Romero Moral, Óscar; Abelló Gamazo, Alberto; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Vansummeren, Stijn; Valerio, Danilo (2016-06-13)
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    Context: Big Data systems are a class of software systems that ingest, store, process and serve massive amounts of heterogeneous data, from multiple sources. Despite their undisputed impact in current society, their ...
  • The malaria system microApp: A new, mobile device-based tool for malaria diagnosis 

    Oliveira, Alisson Dantas; Prats Soler, Clara; Espasa, Mateu; Zarzuela, Francesc; Montañola Sales, Cristina; Silgado, Aroa; López Codina, Daniel; Arruda, Mercia Eliane; Gómez, Jordi; Albuquerque, Jones O. (2017-04-25)
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    Background: Malaria is a public health problem that affects remote areas worldwide. Climate change has contributed to the problem by allowing for the survival of Anopheles in previously uninhabited areas. As such, several ...
  • Load-sharing policies in parallel simulation of agent-based demographic models 

    Pellegrini, Alessandro; Montañola Sales, Cristina; Quaglia, Francesco; Casanovas Garcia, Josep (2017)
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    Execution parallelism in agent-Based Simulation (ABS) allows to deal with complex/large-scale models. This raises the need for runtime environments able to fully exploit hardware parallelism, while jointly offering ABS-suited ...

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