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  • Bases de datos interoperables: la problemática del acceso integrado 

    Castellanos Vázquez Gil, M. Guadalupe; García Solaco, Manuel Alberto; Saltor, Félix; Urpí Tubella, Antoni (1989)
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    La búsqueda de mecanismos que permitan alcanzar la interoperabilidad de sistemas de información heterogéneos a través del intercambio de datos de manera cooperativa y respetando siempre la autonomía de los participantes ...
  • D'ingres a postgres: evolució de la implementació d'un SGBD relacional 

    Urpí Tubella, Antoni (1988)
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    This work describes the implementation of INGRES, one of the first relational data base management systems. The initial release of INGRES, created in Berkeley around 1976, developed to the actual POSTGRES. We study in ...
  • Restriccions d'integritat en bases de dades deductives 

    Costal Costa, Dolors (1988)
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    This work describes the theory and implementation of a general theorem-proving technique for checking integrity of deductive databases called "Consistency Method", and presents examples in order to study the aplicability, ...
  • Building and using quality models for complex software domains 

    Carvallo Vega, Juan Pablo; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Quer, Carme (2003)
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    The use of quality models in software package procurement provides a framework for the description of the domain which the package belongs to. Package descriptions and user quality requirements may be translated into the ...
  • iStar 2.0 language guide 

    Dalpiaz, Fabiano; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Horkoff, Jennifer (2016)
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    The i* modeling language was introduced to fill the gap in the spectrum of conceptual modeling languages, focusing on the intentional (why?), social (who?), and strategic (how? how else?) dimensions. i* has been applied ...
  • Kopernik : modeling business processes for digital customers 

    Estañol Lamarca, Montserrat; Castro, Manuel; Díaz-Montenegro, Sylvia; Teniente López, Ernest (2016-07-31)
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    This paper presents the Kopernik methodology for modeling business processes for digital customers. These processes require a high degree of flexibility in the execution of their tasks or actions. We achieve this by using ...
  • Towards the definition of a taxonomy for the COTS product's market 

    Ayala Martínez, Claudia Patricia (2004-01-22)
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    The core of this research is aimed at improving the building taxonomies issues in the context of the GESSI proposal, through the start of a new line of research for analyzing in depth those aspects concerned with ...
  • COSTUME: a method for building quality models for composite COTS-based software systems 

    Carvallo Vega, Juan Pablo; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Grau Colom, Gemma; Quer, Carme (2004-02)
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    The use of quality models during the selection of Commercial, Off-The-Shelf (COTS) products provides a framework for the description of the domains which the COTS products belong to. Descriptions of COTS products and ...
  • DesCOTS: A software system for selecting COTS components 

    Grau Colom, Gemma; Carvallo Vega, Juan Pablo; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Quer, Carme (2004-03)
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    Selection of commercial-off-the-shelf software components (COTS Components) has a growing importance in software engineering. Unfortunately, selection projects have a high risk of ending up into abandonment or yielding ...
  • A framework for the definition of metrics for actor-dependency models 

    Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Grau Colom, Gemma; Quer, Carme (2004-02)
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    Actor-dependency models are a formalism aimed at providing intentional descriptions of processes as a network of dependency relationships among actors. This kind of models is currently widely used in the early phase ...
  • On the semantics of operation contracts in conceptual modeling 

    Queralt Calafat, Anna; Teniente López, Ernest (2004-04)
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    This paper describes two different ways of understanding operation contracts in the context of conceptual modeling. These two points of view are based in the total and partial correctness approaches from axiomatic programming, ...
  • Adding efficient and reliable access paths to the JCF 

    Marco Gómez, Jordi; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier (2004-04)
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    The Java Collections Framework (JCF) is the standard Java library for representing and manipulating collections (i.e., objects that represent a group of objects, such as sets, lists, etc.). Although JCF provides adequate ...

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