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  • The small-world of human language 

    Ferrer Cancho, Ramon; Vicente Solé, Ricardo (The Royal Society, 2001-11-07)
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    Words in human language interact in sentences in non–random ways, and allow humans to construct an astronomic variety of sentences from a limited number of discrete units. This construction process is extremely fast and ...
  • Topology of technology graphs: small world patterns in electronic circuits 

    Ferrer Cancho, Ramon; Janssen, Christiaan; Vicente Solé, Ricardo (2001-10)
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    Recent theoretical studies and extensive data analyses have revealed a common feature displayed by biological, social, and technological networks: the presence of small world patterns. Here we analyze this problem by using ...
  • Evaluation of IoT stream processing at edge computing layer for semantic data enrichment 

    Xhafa Xhafa, Fatos; Kilic, Burak; Krause, Paul (Elsevier, 2020-04)
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    The fast development of Internet of Things (IoT) computing and technologies has prompted a decentralization of Cloud-based systems. Indeed, sending all the information from IoT devices directly to the Cloud is not a feasible ...
  • Empowering citizens' cognition and decision making in smart sustainable cities 

    Beneicke, Julia; Juan, Angel Alejandro; Xhafa Xhafa, Fatos; López López, David; Freixes, Alfons (2020-01)
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    Advances in Internet technologies have made it possible to gather, store, and process large quantities of data, often in real time. When considering smart and sustainable cities, this big data generates useful information ...
  • Community structure in industrial SAT instances 

    Ansótegui Gil, Carlos; Bonet Carbonell, M. Luisa; Giráldez Crú, Jesús; Levy Díaz, Jordi; Simon, Laurent (2019-10-10)
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    Modern SAT solvers have experienced a remarkable progress on solving industrial instances. It is believed that most of these successful techniques exploit the underlying structure of industrial instances. Recently, there ...
  • Enhancing federated cloud management with an integrated service monitoring approach 

    Kertész, Attila; Kecskemeti, Gabor; Oriol Hilari, Marc; Kotcauer, Péter; Acs, Sandor; Rodríguez Navarro, Marc; Mercè Pont, Oscar; Marosi, Csaba Attila; Marco Gómez, Jordi; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier (2013-12)
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    Cloud Computing enables the construction and the provisioning of virtualized service-based applications in a simple and cost effective outsourcing to dynamic service environments. Cloud Federations envisage a distributed, ...
  • Control de calidad de las especificaciones de software escritas en lenguaje natural 

    Castell Ariño, Núria; Slavkova Hernández, Ólga; Tuells, Antoni; Toussaint, Yannick (Asociación de Técnicos de Informática, 1994-06)
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    La complejidad creciente de los sistemas informáti­cos. ligada a una evolución muy rápida del hardware, ha originado en la Ingeniería del Software dos problemas importantes: la calidad del software desarrollado y la ...
  • Uso de técnicas de aprendizaje para la validación de especificaciones 

    Álvarez Canal, Jordi; Castell Ariño, Núria; Torrents Mazzei, Ma. Clara (Asociación de Técnicos de Informática, 1995-11)
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    En este artículo abordamos el proceso de validación de especificaciones preliminares escritas en el lenguaje natural desde una nueva perspectiva: el uso de técnicas de aprendizaje automático. Describimos un sistema que a ...
  • Analysis of crater formation in buried NG pipelines: A survey based on past accidents and evaluation of domino effect 

    Ramírez Camacho, Jaime Giovanni; Pastor Ferrer, Elsa; Amaya Gómez, Rafael; Mata Miquel, Cristian; Muñoz Giraldo, Felipe; Casal Fàbrega, Joaquim (2019-03-01)
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    The formation of a crater by the abrupt and catastrophic rupture of a high-pressure pipeline can be highly relevant, especially when the crater uncovers other pipelines, which could undergo a domino effect with a significant ...
  • Specialization in the iStar2.0 language 

    López Cuesta, Lidia; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Marco Gómez, Jordi (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2019-09-09)
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    iStar2.0 has been proposed as a standard language for building goal- and agent-oriented models. It is an evolution of the former i* language, with the purpose of homogenising existing syntactical and semantic variations ...
  • A mechanism design framework for hiring experts in e-healthcare 

    Kumar Singh, Vikash; Mukhopadhyay, Sajal; Xhafa Xhafa, Fatos (2018-05-26)
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    We investigate the problem of hiring experts (motivated socially and monetarily) from outside of the hospital(s) in e-healthcare through the lens of mechanism design with and without money. This paper presents the mechanisms ...
  • Controlled secure social cloud data sharing based on a novel identity based proxy re-encryption plus scheme 

    Wang, Xu An; Xhafa Xhafa, Fatos; Ma, Jianfeng; Zheng, Zhiheng (Elsevier, 2019-08)
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    Currently we are witnessing a rapid integration of social networks and cloud computing, especially on storing social media contents on cloud storage due to its cheap management and easy accessing at any time and from any ...

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