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  • Effective and scalable data discovery with NextiaJD 

    Flores Herrera, Javier de Jesús; Nadal Francesch, Sergi; Romero Moral, Óscar (OpenProceedings, 2021)
    Conference lecture
    Open Access
    We present NextiaJD, a data discovery system with high predictive performance and computational efficiency. NextiaJD aids data scientists in the discovery of datasets that can be crossed. To that end, it proposes a ranking ...
  • DocDesign 2.0: Automated database design for document stores with multi-criteria optimization 

    Hewasinghage, Moditha Lakshan Dharmasir; Nadal Francesch, Sergi; Abelló Gamazo, Alberto (OpenProceedings, 2021)
    Conference lecture
    Open Access
    We present DocDesign 2.0, a novel system that supports database design for document stores. DocDesign 2.0 automatically generates a document store design driven by a query workload and a set of optimization objectives. In ...
  • Towards scalable data discovery 

    Flores Herrera, Javier de Jesús; Nadal Francesch, Sergi; Romero Moral, Óscar (OpenProceedings, 2021)
    Conference lecture
    Open Access
    We study the problem of discovering joinable datasets at scale. We approach the problem from a learning perspective relying on profiles. These are succinct representations that capture the underlying characteristics of the ...
  • Atenea exams, an IMS LTI application to solve scalability problems: A study case 

    Alier Forment, Marc; Casany Guerrero, María José; Llorens García, Ariadna; Alcober Segura, Jesús Ángel; Prat Farran, Joana d'Arc (2021-01-01)
    Article
    Open Access
    In 2004, the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya decided to change one of its critical and strategic information services: the online teaching support platform. An Open Source software, Moodle, was adopted and the previous ...
  • Towards suitable description of reference architectures 

    Dias Valle, Pedro Henrique; Garcés, Lina; Volpato, Tiago; Martínez Fernández, Silverio Juan; Nakagawa, Elisa Yumi (2021-03-09)
    Article
    Open Access
    Due to the increasing size and complexity of many current software systems, the architectural design of these systems has become a considerately complicated task. In this scenario, reference architectures have already ...
  • Re-thinking, connecting, sharing and starting synergies: Using a collaborative AGORA session for new educational and research connections 

    Fonseca Escudero, David; Alier Forment, Marc; Sánchez Holgado, Patricia (Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), 2020)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    The objective of the session is to establish a collaborative dynamic that allow the participant to work in a CO-THINKING and CO-CREATION dynamics. We want to share and develop ideas, concepts, keywords, projects (finished, ...
  • Learner privacy, a pending assignment 

    Alier Forment, Marc; Casany Guerrero, María José; Severance, Charles; Amo Filvá, Daniel (Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), 2020)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    In 2020 the data about learners is escaping the premises of the learning institutions. The personal information about students and their activity while they interact with Learning Management Systems and Online Learning ...
  • A data-driven approach to measure the usability of Web APIs 

    Koçi, Rediana; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Jovanovic, Petar; Abelló Gamazo, Alberto (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2020)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) are means of communication between applications, hence they can be seen as user interfaces, just with different kind of users, i.e., software or computers. However, the very first ...
  • Tychonis: a model-based approach to define and search for geometric events in space 

    Llopis, Marcel; Soria Guerrero, Manel; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier (2021-02-24)
    Article
    Restricted access - publisher's policy
    Space missions need software in order to be aware of the occurrence of geometric events in different phases of their project lifecycle. However, current software packages that provide capabilities to search for geometric ...
  • How do practitioners perceive the relevance of Requirements Engineering research? 

    Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Méndez Fernández, Daniel; Vogelsang, Andreas; Heldal, Rogardt; Knauss, Eric; Oriol Hilari, Marc; Travassos, Guilherme H.; Carver, Jeffrey C.; Zimmermann, Thomas (2020-12-04)
    Article
    Open Access
    Context: The relevance of Requirements Engineering (RE) research to practitioners is vital for a long-term dissemination of research results to everyday practice. Some authors have speculated about a mismatch between ...
  • Data engineering for data science: two sides of the same coin 

    Romero Moral, Óscar; Wrembel, Robert (Springer, 2020)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    A de facto technological standard of data science is based on notebooks (e.g., Jupyter), which provide an integrated environment to execute data workflows in different languages. However, from a data engineering point of ...
  • Big data analytics in Agile software development: A systematic mapping study 

    Biesialska, Katarzyna; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Muntés Mulero, Víctor (Elsevier, 2021-04)
    Article
    Restricted access - publisher's policy
    Context: Over the last decade, Agile methods have changed the software development process in an unparalleled way and with the increasing popularity of Big Data, optimizing development cycles through data analytics is ...

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