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  • An ontology-based framework for describing discoverable data services 

    Oriol Hilari, Xavier; Teniente López, Ernest (Springer, 2018)
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    Data-services are applications in charge of retrieving certain data when they are called. They are found in different communities such as the Internet Of Things, Cloud Computing, Big Data, etc. So, there is a real need to ...
  • An integration-oriented ontology to govern evolution in big data ecosystems 

    Nadal Francesch, Sergi; Romero Moral, Óscar; Abelló Gamazo, Alberto; Vassiliadis, Panos; Vansummeren, Stijn (2018-02-02)
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    Big Data architectures allow to flexibly store and process heterogeneous data, from multiple sources, in their original format. The structure of those data, commonly supplied by means of REST APIs, is continuously evolving. ...
  • DS-Prox : dataset proximity mining for governing the data lake 

    Al-serafi, Ayman Mounir Mohamed; Calders, Toon; Abelló Gamazo, Alberto; Romero Moral, Óscar (Springer, 2017)
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    With the arrival of Data Lakes (DL) there is an increasing need for efficient dataset classification to support data analysis and information retrieval. Our goal is to use meta-features describing datasets to detect whether ...
  • Agile quality requirements management best practices portfolio : a situational method engineering approach 

    López Cuesta, Lidia; Behutiye, Woubshet; Karhapää, Pertti; Ralyté, Jolita; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Oivo, Markku (Springer, 2017)
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    Management of Quality Requirements (QRs) is determinant for the success of software projects. However, this management is currently under-considered in software projects and in particular, in agile methods. Although agile ...
  • Towards continuous software release planning 

    Ameller, David; Farré Tost, Carles; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Valerio, Danilo; Cassarino, Antonino (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2017)
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    Continuous software engineering is a new trend that is gaining increasing attention of the research community in the last years. The main idea behind this trend is to tighten the connection between the software engineering ...
  • Requirements engineering and continuous deployment 

    Niu, Nan; Brinkkemper, Sjaak; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Partanen, Jari; Savolainen, Juha (2018-03-01)
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    This article summarizes the RE in the Age of Continuous Deployment panel at the 25th IEEE International Requirements Engineering Conference. It highlights two synergistic points (user stories and linguistic tooling) and ...
  • A universal ontology-based approach to data integration 

    Olivé Ramon, Antoni (2018-02-27)
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    One of the main problems in building data integration systems is that of semantic integration. It has been acknowledged that the problem would not exist if all systems were developed using the same global schema, but so ...
  • COSTUME: a method for building quality models for composite COTS-based software systems 

    Carvallo Vega, Juan Pablo; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Grau Colom, Gemma; Quer Bosor, Maria Carme (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2004)
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    The use of quality models during the selection of commercial, off-the-shelf (COTS) products provides a framework for the description of the domains which the COTS products belong to. Descriptions of COTS products and user ...
  • 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; ...
  • Supporting software maintenance with non-functional information 

    Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Botella López, Pere (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 1997)
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    The paper highlights the role of non functional information (about efficiency, reliability and other software attributes) of software components in software maintenance, focusing in the component programming framework. Non ...
  • SACRE: Supporting contextual requirements’ adaptation in modern self-adaptive systems in the presence of uncertainty at runtime 

    Zavala, Edith; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Marco Gómez, Jordi; Knauss, Alessia; Damian, Daniela (2018-05-15)
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    Runtime uncertainty such as unpredictable resource unavailability, changing environmental conditions and user needs, as well as system intrusions or faults represents one of the main current challenges of self-adaptive ...
  • Reconciliando modularidad y eficiencia mediante atajos 

    Marco Gómez, Jordi; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier (Asociación Española de Informática y Automática (AEIA), 1997)
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    Se presenta en este artículo una propuesta para el desarrollo de programas eficientes en el marco de la programación con tipos abstractos de datos (TAD), con el objetivo de respetar la estructura modular de los programas ...

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