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  • Software engineering for AI-based systems: A survey 

    Martínez Fernández, Silverio Juan; Bogner, Justus; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Oriol Hilari, Marc; Siebert, Julien; Trendowicz, Adam; Vollmer, Anna Maria; Wagner, Stefan (2022-04-01)
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    Open Access
    AI-based systems are software systems with functionalities enabled by at least one AI component (e.g., for image-, speech-recognition, and autonomous driving). AI-based systems are becoming pervasive in society due to ...
  • On the requirements engineer role 

    Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Palomares Bonache, Cristina; Gorschek, Tony (2021-06)
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    Open Access
    The requirements engineer role is defined differently within most organizations.
  • Strategies to manage quality requirements in agile software development: a multiple case study 

    Karhapää, Pertti; Behutiye, Woubshet; Rodríguez González, Pilar; Oivo, Markku; Costal Costa, Dolors; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Aaramaa, Sanja; Choras, Michal; Partanen, Jari; Abherve, Antonin (Springer, 2021-03)
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    Open Access
    Agile methods can deliver software that fulfills customer needs rapidly and continuously. Quality requirements (QRs) are important in this regard; however, detailed studies on how companies applying agile methods to manage ...
  • Use and misuse of the term experiment in mining software repositories research 

    Ayala Martínez, Claudia Patricia; Turhan, Burak; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Juristo Juzgado, Natalia (2021)
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    Open Access
    The significant momentum and importance of Mining Software Repositories (MSR) in Software Engineering (SE) has fostered new opportunities and challenges for extensive empirical research. However, MSR researchers seem to ...
  • Data pre-processing pipeline generation for AutoETL 

    Giovanelli, Joseph; Bilalli, Besim; Abelló Gamazo, Alberto (Elsevier, 2022-09)
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    Data pre-processing plays a key role in a data analytics process (e.g., applying a classification algorithm on a predictive task). It encompasses a broad range of activities that span from correcting errors to selecting ...
  • Privacy and e-learning: a pending task 

    Alier Forment, Marc; Casany Guerrero, María José; Amo Filvá, Daniel; Severance, Charles; Fonseca Escudero, David (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2021-08-17)
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    Open Access
    Most educational software programs use and gather personal information and metadata from students. Additionally, most of the educational software programs are no longer operated by the learning institutions but are run by ...
  • Quality measurement in agile and rapid software development: A systematic mapping 

    López Cuesta, Lidia; Burgués Illa, Xavier; Martínez Fernández, Silverio Juan; Vollmer, Anna Maria; Behutiye, Woubshet; Karhapää, Pertti; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Rodríguez, Pilar; Oivo, Markku (2022-04)
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    Open Access
    Context: In despite of agile and rapid software development (ARSD) being researched and applied extensively, managing quality requirements (QRs) are still challenging. As ARSD processes produce a large amount of data, ...
  • Clustering projects for eLearning interoperability 

    Alier Forment, Marc; Mayol Sarroca, Enric; Casany Guerrero, María José; Piguillem Poch, Jordi; Merriman, Jeffrey; Conde García, Miguel Ángel; García Peñalvo, Francisco Javier; Tebben, Wouter; Severance, Charles (2012-01)
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    Open Access
    Since the beginning of the discipline, eLearning has been about innovation. New software, systems, contents and tools are being created and experimented with and in constant evolution. But when systems, contents and tools ...
  • An alternative view on data processing pipelines from the DOLAP 2019 perspective 

    Romero Moral, Óscar; Wrembel, Robert; Song, Il-Yeol (Elsevier, 2020-09)
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    Open Access
    Data science requires constructing data processing pipelines (DPPs), which span diverse phases such as data integration, cleaning, pre-processing, and analysis. However, current solutions lack a strong data engineering ...
  • High-level ETL for semantic data warehouses 

    Deb Nath, Rudra Pratap; Romero Moral, Óscar; Pedersen, Torben Bach; Hose, Katja (2022)
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    Open Access
    The popularity of the Semantic Web (SW) encourages organizations to organize and publish semantic data using the RDF model. This growth poses new requirements to Business Intelligence (BI) technologies to enable On-Line ...
  • Local technology to enhance data privacy and security in educational technology 

    Amo Filvá, Daniel; Prinsloo, Paul; Alier Forment, Marc; Fonseca Escudero, David; Torres Kompen, Ricardo; Canaleta Llampallas, Xavier; Herrero Martín, Javier (2021)
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    Open Access
    In educational environments, technological adoption in the last 10 years has enabled a data-driven and decisionmaking paradigm in organizations. The integration of cloud services in schools and universities is a positive ...
  • A study about the knowledge and use of requirements engineering standards in industry 

    Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Glinz, Martin; Méndez Fernández, Daniel; Seyff, Norbert (2021-06-09)
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    Open Access
    Context. The use of standards is considered a vital part of any engineering discipline. So one could expect that standards play an important role in Requirements Engineering (RE) as well. However, little is known about the ...

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