Recent Submissions

  • ComProLab: A component programming laboratory 

    Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Botella López, Pere; Burgués Illa, Xavier; Ribó Balust, Josep Maria (Knowledge Systems Institute, 1997)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    We present here an approach to component programming which defines languages and tools at both the product and the process levels. At the product level, we allow the use of already existing languages to write functional ...
  • Using non-functional requirements in component-based software construction 

    Botella López, Pere; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Burgués Illa, Xavier (Universidad de Sevilla, 1996)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    The main concern of this paper is to present the author's approach to support software development in the component programming framework taking functional and non-functional requirements into account. Functional requirements ...
  • Building sound COTS products taxonomies 

    Carvallo Vega, Juan Pablo; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Quer, Carme; Torchiano, Marco (2004)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    The acquisition of process of COTS products requires the identification of the suitable products. The evaluation of COTS products varies from type to type, e.g. a DBMS has to be evaluated differently ...
  • QM: a tool for building software quality models 

    Carvallo Vega, Juan Pablo; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Grau Colom, Gemma; Quer, Carme (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2004)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    We present the QM tool used to support our IQMC method for the construction of quality models for COTS domains. This tool also supports the organization of quality models in a taxonomy of COTS domains for supporting the ...
  • Fusion of clinical data: A case study to predict the type of treatment of bone fractures 

    Haq, Anam; Wilk, Szymon; Abelló Gamazo, Alberto (2019-03-29)
    Article
    Open Access
    A prominent characteristic of clinical data is their heterogeneity—such data include structured examination records and laboratory results, unstructured clinical notes, raw and tagged images, and genomic data. This ...
  • Determining criteria for selecting software components: lessons learned 

    Carvallo Vega, Juan Pablo; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Quer, Carme (2007-05)
    Article
    Open Access
    Software component selection is growing in importance. Its success relies on correctly assessing the candidate components' quality. For a particular project, you can assess quality by identifying and analyzing the criteria ...
  • Identifying requirements in requests for proposal 

    Falkner, Andreas; Palomares Bonache, Cristina; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Schenner, Gottfried; Aznar Puyalto, Pablo; Schoerghuber, Alexander (2019)
    Conference report
    Restricted access - publisher's policy
    Abstract. [Context & motivation] Bidding processes are a usual requirement elicitation instrument for large IT or infrastructure projects. An organization or agency issues a Request for Proposal (RFP) and interested companies ...
  • First in-depth analysis of enterprise architectures and models for higher education institutions 

    Sánchez Puchol, Félix; Pastor Collado, Juan Antonio; Borrell, Baptista (2018)
    Article
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    Enterprise Reference Architectures (ERAs) and Reference Models (RMs) have emerged over the last years as relevant instruments for improving the quality and effectiveness of enterprise architecture (EA) practice. Whilst a ...
  • Non-functional requirements in model-driven development of service-oriented architectures 

    Ameller, David; Burgués Illa, Xavier; Costal Costa, Dolors; Farré Tost, Carles; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier (2018-12-15)
    Article
    Restricted access - publisher's policy
    Any software development process needs to consider non-functional requirements (NFR) in order to deliver a system that complies with its stakeholders' expectations. In a previous mapping study about model-driven development ...
  • Maturity models for improving the quality of digital teaching 

    Sánchez Puchol, Félix; Pastor Collado, Juan Antonio; Guardia Ortiz, Lourdes (European Distance and E-Learning Network (EDEN), 2018)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    In this paper we present a primer on the state-of the-art of existing maturity models (MMs) for eLearning. By means of a traditional qualitative literature review, 29 different models are identified. Next, ...
  • Exercising power in software ecosystems 

    Alves, Carina F.; Valença, George; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier (2019-05)
    Article
    Open Access
    Companies in a software ecosystem must understand which power capabilities drive cooperation or generate conflicts. In this article, we analyze how power influences the relationships among companies in ecosystems formed ...
  • Continuously assessing and improving software quality with software analytics tools: a case study 

    Martinez Fernandez, Silverio; Vollmer, Anna Maria; Jedlitschka, Andreas; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; López Cuesta, Lidia; Ram, Prabhat; Rodríguez, Pilar; Aaramaa, Sanja; Bagnato, Alessandra; Choras, Michal; Partanen, Jari (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2019-05-17)
    Article
    Open Access
    In the last decade, modern data analytics technologies have enabled the creation of software analytics tools offering real-time visualization of various aspects related to software development and usage. These tools seem ...

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