Recent Submissions

  • Applying a foundational ontology to analyze means-end links in the i* framework 

    Guizzardi, Renata Silva Sousa; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Guizzardi, Giancarlo (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2012)
    Conference report
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    The i* community has raised several main dialects and dozens of variations in the definition of the i* language. Differences may be found related not just to the representation of new concepts but to the very core of the ...
  • Characterization of a taxonomy for business applications and the relationships among them 

    Carvallo Vega, Juan Pablo; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Quer, Carme; Torchiano, Marco (Springer, 2004)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    In this paper we propose a taxonomy for classifying COTS business applications, i.e. products that are used in the daily functioning of all types of organizations worldwide, such as ERP systems and document management ...
  • COSTUME: un método para la combinación de modelos de calidad 

    Carvallo Vega, Juan Pablo; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Quer, Carme; Burgués Illa, Xavier; Grau Colom, Gemma (Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro, 2003)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    El uso de modelos de calidad durante la selección de componentes COTS (Comercial Off-The-Shelf) proporciona un entorno adecuado para la descripción de los dominios a los que éstos pertenecen. En este artículo tratamos la ...
  • A quality model for the Ada standard container library 

    Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Marco Gómez, Jordi (Springer, 2003)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    The existence of a standard container library has been largely recognized as a key feature for improving the quality and effectiveness of Ada programming. In this paper, we aim at providing a quality model for making ...
  • Using quality models for assessing COTS selection 

    Botella López, Pere; Burgués Illa, Xavier; Carvallo Vega, Juan Pablo; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Quer, Carme (2002)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    We present in this paper a framework embracing different aspects involved in COTS component selection that influence the success of this activity. Playing a crucial role in this framework appears the concept of quality ...
  • Una metodología para el diseño de estructuras de datos complejas 

    Burgués Illa, Xavier; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier (Escuela Universitaria Politécnica La Almunia, 1999)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    Se propone una metodología para el diseño e implementación de estructuras de datos complejas, con el objetivo de paliar la ausencia de propuestas en este campo. La metodología está compuesta por cuatro etapas: análisis del ...
  • Reengineering the booch component library 

    Marco Gómez, Jordi; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier (Springer, 2000)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    Component-based software development heavily relies on the ability of reusing components from a library with as little effort as possible. Among others, valuable features for reusing from a component library are: adaptability ...
  • Using UML for modelling the static part of a software process 

    Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Ribó Balust, Josep Maria (Springer, 1999)
    Conference lecture
    Open Access
    We study in this paper the use of UML as a tool for modelling the process of software construction. As a case study, we deal with the process of building a library of software components. UML is used in order to define the ...
  • Browsing a component library using non-functional information 

    Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Pinyol, Josep; Vancells, Joan (Springer, 1999)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    This paper highlights the role of non-functional information when reusing from a component library. We describe a method for selecting appropriate implementations of Ada packages taking non-functional constraints into ...
  • Including non-functional issues in Anna/Ada programs for automatic implementation selection 

    Franch Gutiérrez, Javier (Springer, 1997)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    We present an enrichment of the Anna specification language for Ada aimed at dealing not only with functional specification of packages but also with non-functional information about them. By non-functional information we ...
  • Development and enhancement of inclusion services at higher education level 

    Josa i Culleré, Irene; Farré Tost, Carles; Gálvez Carrillo, Maria Immaculada; Ferrer Balas, Dídac; Vilalta Porta, Montserrat; Montero Mercadé, Lídia (International Association of Technology, Education and Development (IATED), 2019)
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    Everyone is unique in their own way and it is necessary to embrace this diversity and make positive use of it. At all levels of education, differences between students can provide a good learning opportunity since every ...
  • Definition and uses of the i* metamodel 

    Cares Gallardo, Carlos; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; López Cuesta, Lidia; Marco Gómez, Jordi (CEUR-WS.org, 2010)
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    Open Access
    The clear definition of a metamodel can be considered helpful for any conceptual modeling approach, and the i* framework is not an exception. Agreeing on a metamodel for i* can be considered even more convenient than ever ...

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