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  • Personal data broker instead of blockchain for students’ data privacy assurance 

    Amo Filvá, Daniel; Fonseca Escudero, David; Alier Forment, Marc; García Peñalvo, Francisco José; Casany Guerrero, María José (Springer, 2019)
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    Open Access
    Data logs about learning activities are being recorded at a growing pace due to the adoption and evolution of educational technologies (Edtech). Data analytics has entered the field of education under the name of learning ...
  • Adding semantic modules to improve goal-oriented analysis of data warehouses using I-star 

    Mate, Alejandro; Trujillo Mondejar, Juan Carlos; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier (2014-02-01)
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    Open Access
    The success rate of data warehouse (DW) development is improved by performing a requirements elicitation stage in which the users' needs are modeled. Currently, among the different proposals for modeling requirements, there ...
  • Using quality models in software package selection 

    Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Carvallo Vega, Juan Pablo (2003-01)
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    Open Access
    The growing importance of commercial off-the-shelf software packages requires adapting some software engineering practices, such as requirements elicitation and testing, to this emergent framework. Also, some specific new ...
  • Implementando acceso directo y secuencial a colecciones de datos mediante aspectos 

    Marco Gómez, Jordi; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Álvarez Canal, Jordi (2005-03)
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    Open Access
    Las bibliotecas de colecciones de datos juegan un papel importante en el desarrollo de software basado en componentes. Las colecciones contenidas en las bibliotecas de este tipo (JCF, STL, LEDA, etc.) implementan un modelo ...
  • Construction of a taxonomy for requirements engineering commercial-off-the-shelf components 

    Ayala Martínez, Claudia Patricia; Botella López, Pere; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier (2005-07)
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    Open Access
    This article presents a procedure for constructing a taxonomy of COTS products in the field of Requirements Engineering (RE). The taxonomy and the obtained information reach transcendental benefits to the selection of ...
  • The use of UML activity diagrams and the i* language in the modeling of the balanced scorecard implantation process 

    Haya, Mariela; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Mayol Sarroca, Enric (2005)
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    Open Access
    Business management is a complex task that can be facilitated using different methodologies and models. One of their most relevant purposes is to align the organization strategy with the daily functioning of the organization. ...
  • A cost-based storage format selector for materialized results in big data frameworks 

    Munir, Rana Faisal; Abelló Gamazo, Alberto; Romero Moral, Óscar; Thiele, Maik; Lehner, Wolfgang (2019-05-08)
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    Modern big data frameworks (such as Hadoop and Spark) allow multiple users to do large-scale analysis simultaneously, by deploying data-intensive workflows (DIWs). These DIWs of different users share many common tasks (i.e, ...
  • 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)
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    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)
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    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 ...
  • First in-depth analysis of enterprise architectures and models for higher education institutions 

    Sánchez Puchol, Félix; Pastor Collado, Juan Antonio; Borrell, Baptista (2018)
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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)
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    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 ...
  • Exercising power in software ecosystems 

    Alves, Carina F.; Valença, George; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier (2019-05)
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    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 ...

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