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  • GraphQL schema generation for data-intensive web APIs 

    Farré Tost, Carles; Varga, Jovan; Almar Graupera, Robert (Springer, 2019)
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    Sharing data as a (non-)commercial asset on the web is typically performed using an Application Programming Interface (API). Although Linked Data technologies such as RDF and SPARQL enable publishing and accessing data ...
  • GDPR security and confidentiality compliance in LMS' a problem analysis and engineering proposal 

    Amo Filvá, Daniel; Alier Forment, Marc; García Peñalvo, Francisco José; Fonseca Escudero, David; Casany Guerrero, María José (Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), 2019)
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    We have studied the main Learning Management Systems (LMSs) to comprehend how personal data is processed and stored. We found that all the users' personal information, activity, and logs are stored unencrypted on the server ...
  • Integrating the goal and business process perspectives in information system analysis 

    Ruiz, Marcela A. G.; Costal Costa, Dolors; España, Sergio; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Pastor Lopez, Oscar (Springer, 2014)
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    There are several motivations to promote investment and scientific effort in the integration of intentional and operational perspectives: organisational reengineering, continuous improvement of business processes, alignment ...
  • Sustainability in software engineering: a systematic literature review 

    Penzenstadler, Brigit; Calero Muñoz, Coral; Bauer, Veronika; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier (The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), 2012)
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    Background: Supporting sustainability in software engineering is becoming an active area of research. We want to contribute the first Systematic Literature Review(SLR) in this field to aid researchers who are motivated to ...
  • Un marco para la definición de métricas sobre modelos de dependencias de actores 

    Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Grau Colom, Gemma; Quer, Carme (2005)
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    Los modelos de dependencias entre actores son un formalismo que describe los procesos como una red de relaciones de dependencias entre actores. En la actualidad, este tipo de modelos se usa, entre otros, en las fases ...
  • A goal-based round-trip method for system development 

    Grau, Gemma; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Maiden, Neil A. M. (2005)
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    In most cases information system development can be seen as an exercise of business process reengineering, either because it automates some human-based processes or because a legacy system is going to be replaced. From ...
  • Quality-aware Rapid Software Development Project: The Q-Rapids Project 

    Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; López Cuesta, Lidia; Martinez Fernandez, Silverio; Oriol Hilari, Marc; Rodríguez, Pilar; Trendowicz, Adam (Springer, 2019)
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    Software quality poses continuously new challenges in software development, including aspects related to both software development and system usage, which significantly impact the success of software systems. The Q-Rapids ...
  • Massively distributed authorship of academic papers 

    Tomlison, Bill; Ross, Joel; Andre, Paul; Baumer, Eric; Paterson, Donald; Corneli, Joseph; Mahaux, Martin; Nobarany, Syavash; Lazzari, Marco; Penzenstadler, Brigit; Torrance, Andrew; Callele, David; Olson, Gary; Silberman, M. Six; Stünder, Marcus; Romancini, Fabio; Salah, Albert A.; Morrill, Eric; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Mueller, Florian F.; Kaye, Joseph; Black, Rebecca W.; Cohn, Marisa L.; Brewer, Johanna; Shih, Patrick C.; Goyal, Nitesh; Näkki, Pirjo; Huang, Jeff; Baghaei, Nilufar; Saper, Craig (Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), 2012)
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    Wiki-like or crowdsourcing models of collaboration can provide a number of benefits to academic work. These techniques may engage expertise from different disciplines, and potentially increase productivity. This paper ...
  • Integrated monitoring approach for seamless service provisioning in federated clouds 

    Kertesz, Attila; Kecskemeti, Gabor; Marosi, Attila; Oriol Hilari, Marc; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Marco Gómez, Jordi (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2012)
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    Cloud Computing offers simple and cost effective outsourcing in dynamic service environments, and allows the construction of service-based applications using virtualization. By aggregating the capabilities of various IaaS ...
  • Collaborative resolution of requirements mismatches when adopting open source components 

    Anh, Nguyen Duc; Cruzes, Daniela S.; Conradi, Reidar; Höst, Martin; Franch Gutiérrez, Javier; Ayala Martínez, Claudia Patricia (Springer, 2012)
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    [Context and motivation] There is considerable flexibility in requirements specifications (both functional and non-functional), as well as in the features of available OSS components. This allows a collaborative matching ...
  • 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)
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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)
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    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 ...

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