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  • 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 ...
  • Abdominal distension after eating lettuce: the role of intestinal gas evaluated in vitro and by abdominal CT imaging 

    Barba, Elisabeth; Sánchez García, Borja; Burri, Emanuel; Accarino Garaventa, Anna María; Monclús Lahoya, Eva; Navazo Álvaro, Isabel; Guarner Aguilar, Francisco; Margolles Barros, Abelardo; Azpiroz Vidaur, Fernando (John Wiley and Sons Ltd., 2019-08-11)
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    Background: Some patients complain that eating lettuce, gives them gas and abdominal distention. Our aim was to determine to what extent the patients' assertion is sustained by evidence. Methods: An in vitro study measured ...
  • Image-based tree variations 

    Argudo Medrano, Óscar; Andújar Gran, Carlos Antonio; Chica Calaf, Antonio (2019-07-09)
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    The automatic generation of realistic vegetation closely reproducing the appearance of specific plant species is still a challenging topic in computer graphics. In this paper, we present a new approach to generate new tree ...
  • On the efficacy of stop-loss rules in the presence of overnight gaps 

    Arratia Quesada, Argimiro Alejandro; Dorador Chalar, Albert (2019-04-30)
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    A stop-loss rule is a risk management tool whereby the investor predefines some condition that, upon being triggered by market dynamics, implies the liquidation of her outstanding position. Such a tool is widely used by ...
  • The neighborhood role in the linear threshold rank on social networks 

    Riquelme Csori, Fabián; Gonzalez Cantergiani, Pablo; Molinero Albareda, Xavier; Serna Iglesias, María José (2019-08-15)
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    Centrality and influence spread are two of the most studied concepts in social network analysis. Several centrality measures, most of them, based on topological criteria, have been proposed and studied. In recent years new ...
  • The importance of interpretability and visualization in machine learning for applications in medicine and health care 

    Vellido Alcacena, Alfredo (2019-02-04)
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    In a short period of time, many areas of science have made a sharp transition towards data-dependent methods. In some cases, this process has been enabled by simultaneous advances in data acquisition and the development ...
  • Satellites in the prokaryote world 

    Subirana Torrent, Juan A.; Messeguer Peypoch, Xavier (2019-09-18)
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    Background Satellites or tandem repeats are very abundant in many eukaryotic genomes. Occasionally they have been reported to be present in some prokaryotes, but to our knowledge there is no general comparative study ...

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