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Engineering Pervasive Services for Legacy Software
Found in: International Conference on Pervasive Services
By Silvia Gordillo, Gustavo Rossi, Andres Fortier
Issue Date:July 2007
pp. 284-289
In this paper we present a novel architectural approach to engineer applications that provide location-aware services; in particular, we explain how to extend existing software systems with location-aware services. We show how a clear separation of design ...
 
Model Refactoring in Web Applications
Found in: Web Site Evolution, IEEE International Workshop on
By Alejandra Garrido, Gustavo Rossi, Damiano Distante
Issue Date:October 2007
pp. 89-96
Refactoring has been growing in importance with recent software engineering approaches, particularly agile methodologies, which promote continuous improvement of an application's code and design. Web applications are especially suitable for refactoring bec...
 
Managing volatile requirements in web applications
Found in: 2013 IEEE 15th International Symposium on Web Systems Evolution (WSE)
By Matias Urbieta,Gustavo Rossi,Damiano Distante,Wieland Schwinger
Issue Date:September 2013
pp. 77-82
Web applications allow business to offer services or products to numerous users with different culture, context, and needs. There are situations where applications must adapt to unforeseen and temporary business requirements, such as a one-off market campa...
 
Web Modeling Languages Strike Back
Found in: IEEE Internet Computing
By Gustavo Rossi
Issue Date:July 2013
pp. 4-6
The Object Management Group has adopted a new standard for interactive applications development, the Interaction Flow Modeling Language (IFML). The author briefly analyzes this new standard's importance and its relationship with other Web modeling approach...
 
Personalized Web Accessibility using Client-Side Refactoring
Found in: IEEE Internet Computing
By Alejandra Garrido,Sergio Firmenich,Gustavo Rossi,Julian Grigera,Nuria Medina-Medina,Ivana Harari
Issue Date:July 2013
pp. 58-66
According to W3C accessibility standards, most Web applications are neither accessible nor usable for people with disabilities. Developers often solve this problem by building separate accessible applications, but these applications are seldom usable and t...
 
IT in Emerging Markets
Found in: IT Professional
By Gustavo Rossi,San Murugesan,Nina Godbole
Issue Date:July 2012
pp. 2-3
Emerging markets represent two-thirds of the world's population, generate over 20 percent of the world's gross domestic product, and are restructuring themselves to foster further growth and socioeconomic development. Realizing that IT puts them on a progr...
 
IT in Emerging Markets
Found in: IT Professional
By Gustavo Rossi,San Murugesan,Nina Godbole
Issue Date:July 2012
pp. 2-3
Emerging markets represent two-thirds of the world's population, generate over 20 percent of the world's gross domestic product, and are restructuring themselves to foster further growth and socioeconomic development. Realizing that IT puts them on a progr...
 
IT in Emerging Markets
Found in: IT Professional
By Gustavo Rossi,San Murugesan,Nina Godbole
Issue Date:July 2012
pp. 2-3
Emerging markets represent two-thirds of the world's population, generate over 20 percent of the world's gross domestic product, and are restructuring themselves to foster further growth and socioeconomic development. Realizing that IT puts them on a progr...
 
The Future of Web Apps
Found in: IT Professional
By San Murugesan,Gustavo Rossi,Linda Wilbanks,Reza Djavanshir
Issue Date:September 2011
pp. 12-14
Several trends are shaping the current and future Web and its apps, and the emerging landscape is exciting. However, we'll need to address numerous technical, developmental, operational, organizational, and societal challenges. The new discipline of Web sc...
 
Improving the Quality of Web-GIS Modularity Using Aspects
Found in: Quality of Information and Communications Technology, International Conference on the
By Ana Oliveira, Matias Urbieta, João Araújo, Armanda Rodrigues, Ana Moreira, Sílvia Gordillo, Gustavo Rossi
Issue Date:October 2010
pp. 132-141
Spatial concerns of Web Geographical Information Systems (Web-GIS) are inherently crosscutting and volatile: crosscutting because they affect multiple functionalities of Web-GIS systems, such as visualization of a route in a map, volatile because their sta...
 
Refactoring for Usability in Web Applications
Found in: IEEE Software
By Alejandra Garrido, Gustavo Rossi, Damiano Distante
Issue Date:May 2011
pp. 60-67
Refactoring was originally conceived as a technique for enhancing the design of an existing code base by applying small behavior-preserving transformations to the code. Later research extended scope of refactoring to other software artifacts, such as desig...
 
Rich Internet Applications
Found in: IEEE Internet Computing
By Piero Fraternali, Gustavo Rossi, Fernando Sánchez-Figueroa
Issue Date:May 2010
pp. 9-12
Modern Web solutions resemble desktop applications, enabling sophisticated user interactions, client-side processing, asynchronous communications, and multimedia. A pure HTTP/HTML architecture fails to support these required capabilities in several respect...
 
A Survey of Web Research in Argentina
Found in: Web Congress, Latin American
By Gustavo Rossi
Issue Date:October 2008
pp. 151-155
In this paper we survey current research on Web issues in Argentina. We first describe briefly the current situation in computer science research and next we outline which are the most outstanding achievements in this area. Using the research areas in W3C ...
 
Refactoring to Rich Internet Applications. A Model-Driven Approach
Found in: Web Engineering, International Conference on
By Gustavo Rossi, Matias Urbieta, Jeronimo Ginzburg, Damiano Distante, Alejandra Garrido
Issue Date:July 2008
pp. 1-12
Rich Internet Applications (RIAs) combine the simplicity of the hypertext paradigm with the flexibility of desktop interfaces. The quick emergence of these applications is driving a new (r)evolution in the Webfield. Building RIAs from scratch is often unfe...
 
A Three-Layered Approach to Model Web Accessibility for Blind Users
Found in: Web Congress, Latin American
By Adriana Martín, Alejandra Cechich, Silvia Gordillo, Gustavo Rossi
Issue Date:November 2007
pp. 76-83
The lack of adequate Accessibility of Web sites remains a problem for blind users and other people with disabilities. The process of engineering accessible Web applications involves several issues, which include content, presentation and pragmatic issues t...
 
Designing the Interface of Rich Internet Applications
Found in: Web Congress, Latin American
By Matias Urbieta, Gustavo Rossi, Jeronimo Ginzburg, Daniel Schwabe
Issue Date:November 2007
pp. 144-153
In this paper we present a novel approach for designing the interface of rich internet applications. Our approach uses the Abstract Data Views (ADV) design model which allows to express at a high level of abstraction the structure and behaviors of the user...
 
A Flexible Architecture for Context-Aware Physical Hypermedia
Found in: Database and Expert Systems Applications, International Workshop on
By Cecilia Challiol, Andres Fortier, Silvia Gordillo, Gustavo Rossi
Issue Date:September 2007
pp. 590-594
In this paper we present the rationale and the main components for a modular and extensible architecture for building and deploying physical hypermedia software. We show that this kind of software systems poses strong requirements on supporting software (s...
 
A Modular Architecture for Context Sensing
Found in: Advanced Information Networking and Applications Workshops, International Conference on
By Julian Grigera, Andres Fortier, Gustavo Rossi, Silvia Gordillo
Issue Date:May 2007
pp. 147-152
Due to the technological evolution, context-aware computing is slowly moving from dream to reality. These applications heavily rely in sensing the user?s environment and abstracting this information to perform high-level adaptation. While technological iss...
 
Modeling and Composing Navigational Concerns in Web Applications. Requirements and Design Issues.
Found in: Web Congress, Latin American
By Silvia Gordillo, Gustavo Rossi, Ana Moreira, Joao Araujo, Carla Vairetti, Matias Urbieta
Issue Date:October 2006
pp. 25-31
Complex applications, in particular Web applications, deal with a myriad of different concerns and some of them affect several others. The result is that these crosscutting concerns are scattered throughout different software artifacts and tangled with oth...
 
Model-Based Design of Volatile Functionality in Web Applications
Found in: Web Congress, Latin American
By Gustavo Rossi, Andres Nieto, Luciano Mengoni, Nahuel Lofeudo, Liliana Nuño Silva, Damiano Distante
Issue Date:October 2006
pp. 179-188
In this paper we present a model-based approach to integrate dynamic and volatile functionality in Web Applications. Our approach comprises an extension to the OOHDM design method and a software framework which supports the injection of volatile functional...
 
Decoupling Geographic from Conceptual Information in Physical Hypermedia Models
Found in: Database and Expert Systems Applications, International Workshop on
By Silvia Gordillo, Gustavo Rossi, Robert Laurini, Daniel Schwabe
Issue Date:August 2005
pp. 443-447
In this paper we address how to manage geographical information in physical hypermedia applications, i.e. those mobile applications in which real and digital objects are linked using the hypermedia paradigm. We briefly introduce the problem domain (physica...
 
Modeling Physical Hypermedia Applications
Found in: Applications and the Internet Workshops, IEEE/IPSJ International Symposium on
By Silvia Gordillo, Gustavo Rossi, Fernando Lyardet
Issue Date:February 2005
pp. 410-413
In this paper we present a modeling approach for building physical hypermedia (PH) applications, i.e. those applications in which real and digital objects are navigated using the hypertext paradigm. We first survey the state of the art in this kind of ubiq...
 
Design Patterns for Context-Aware Adaptation
Found in: Applications and the Internet Workshops, IEEE/IPSJ International Symposium on
By Gustavo Rossi, Silvia Gordillo, Fernando Lyardet
Issue Date:February 2005
pp. 170-173
In this paper we show how the judicious use of design patterns can improve the design of context-awareness in software systems. We first review well-known problems in the development of context-aware applications. Next, we present our view on the design pr...
 
Modeling and Designing Processes in E-Commerce Applications
Found in: IEEE Internet Computing
By Hans Albrecht Schmid, Gustavo Rossi
Issue Date:January 2004
pp. 19-27
<p>State-of-the-art Web applications embody hypermedia-based navigation as well as business processes. However, all mature Web application design methods focus on hypermedia-based navigation and neglect business processes treating them as a kind of n...
 
Designing Adaptable Geographic Objects for Mobile Applications
Found in: Web Information Systems Engineering Workshops, International Conference on
By Robert Laurini, Javier Bazzocco, Silvia Gordillo, Gustavo Rossi, Catalina Mostaccio
Issue Date:December 2003
pp. 217-224
In this position paper we discuss the evolution of an object-oriented framework for GIS applications into a platform for dealing with mobile users and geographic objects. We first motivate our research by discussing the state of the art of mobile GIS appli...
 
Cohesive Design of Personalized Web Applications
Found in: IEEE Internet Computing
By Daniel Schwabe, Robson Mattos Guimarães, Gustavo Rossi
Issue Date:March 2002
pp. 34-43
<p>Good software engineering practices, such as separating concerns and identifying patterns, simplify the critical design decisions in building personalized Web applications.</p>
 
Web Engineering
Found in: Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences
By Martin Gaedke, Daniel Schwabe, Gustavo Rossi
Issue Date:January 2001
pp. 7072
The Web, or the WWW architecture, has become, undisputedly, the premier delivery platform for the majority of applications today. Applications range from small, simple static sites to large applications, involving distributed, heterogeneous databases, scat...
   
Web Engineering: Introduction to Minitrack
Found in: Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences
By Martin Gaedke, Gustavo Rossi, Daniel Schwabe, Hans-W. Gellersen
Issue Date:January 2000
pp. 6065
The Web has evolved into a global environment addressing all kinds of application delivery, ranging from small-scale and short-lived services to large-scale, enterprise workflow systems distributed over many servers. The design, implementation, maintenance...
   
Welcome from the chairs
Found in: 2012 IEEE 14th International Symposium on Web Systems Evolution (WSE)
By Scott Tilley,Damiano Distante,Gustavo Rossi
Issue Date:September 2012
pp. iii
It is our great pleasure to welcome you to Riva del Garda (Trento), Italy for the 14 th IEEE International Symposium on Web Systems Evolution (WSE 2012). Since its inception in 1999, the Web Systems Evolution series of events have provided a forum for rese...
 
A flexible tool suite for change-aware test-driven development of web applications
Found in: Software Engineering, International Conference on
By Esteban Robles Luna,Juan Burella,Julián Grigera,Gustavo Rossi
Issue Date:May 2010
pp. 297-298
Though Web Applications development fits well with Test-Driven Development, there are some problems that hinder its success. In this demo we present a tool suite to improve TDD; the suite supports the representation of web requirements using a domain-speci...
 
Engineering Web Applications for Reuse
Found in: IEEE Multimedia
By Daniel Schwabe, Luiselena Esmeraldo, Gustavo Rossi, Fernando Lyardet
Issue Date:January 2001
pp. 20-31
<p>Web design frameworks combine generic conceptual, navigational, and context schemas. Such frameworks offer developers a conceptual approach to maximize design reuse, rather than code reuse, in Web applications. The authors apply the object-oriente...
 
IT Education in Argentina
Found in: IT Professional
By Santiago Ceria,Gustavo Rossi
Issue Date:May 2014
pp. 6-9
Argentina's IT sector has shown remarkable growth, placing stress on the education system, which has struggled to meet the software industry's growing demand for employees. Here, the authors review higher-level IT education in Argentina, including related ...
 
Enhancing a Requirements Baseline with Scenarios
Found in: Requirements Engineering, IEEE International Conference on
By Julio Cesar Sampaio do Prado Leite, Gustavo Rossi, Federico Balaguer, Vanesa Maiorana, Gladys Kaplan, Graciela Hadad, Alejandro Oliveros
Issue Date:January 1997
pp. 44
Scenarios are well recognized as an important strategy towards understanding the interface between the environment and the system as well as a means to elicit and specify software behavior. We have a broader understanding of scenarios. For us a scenario is...
 
Making workflows situation aware: an ontology-driven framework for dynamic spatial systems
Found in: Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Information Integration and Web-based Applications and Services (iiWAS '11)
By Birgit Proll, Franz Hermann Pommer, Gustavo Rossi, Norbert Baumgartner, Robert Hutter, Stefan Mitsch, Werner Retschitzegger, Wieland Schwinger, Wolfgang Gottesheim
Issue Date:December 2011
pp. 182-188
Business processes face constantly changing context factors like varying customer behavior or market conditions that force to adapt the underlying workflows to these evolving situations. Information overload induced by the diversity of context factors, how...
     
Modeling business processes in web applications: an analysis framework
Found in: Proceedings of the 2007 ACM symposium on Applied computing (SAC '07)
By Demiano Distante, Gerardo Canfora, Gustavo Rossi
Issue Date:March 2007
pp. 1677-1682
The addition of business processes to modern web applications entails new challenges to be faced when developing them, hence the need for suitable methodologies to be adopted in the design phase. In response to this need, most of the design methodologies f...
     
Preface to MDWE'06
Found in: Workshop proceedings of the sixth international conference on Web engineering (ICWE '06)
By Antonio Vallecillo, Geert-Jan Houben, Gustavo Rossi
Issue Date:July 2006
pp. 1-es
In this paper we describe the aim, rationale and main objectives of the third edition of the Workshop on Model-Driven Web Engineering (MDWE2006), that was held in conjunction with ICWE 2006, in Palo Alto, California, on July 11, 2006. We also describe the ...
     
Generation of location-aware services for mobile applications
Found in: Proceedings of the 1st French-speaking conference on Mobility and ubiquity computing
By Gustavo Rossi, Robert Laurini, Silvia Gordillo
Issue Date:June 2004
pp. 44-47
This paper deals with the problem of generating context-aware services for mobile applications. First, we present a discussion about designing problems during the development of software product based on location, by means of a simple scenario, namely a ca...
     
User interface patterns for hypermedia applications
Found in: Proceedings of the Working Conference on Advanced Visual Interfaces (AVI '00)
By Daniel Schwabe, Fernando Lyardet, Gustavo Rossi
Issue Date:May 2000
pp. 136-142
Designing high quality visual interfaces for hypermedia applications is difficult; it involves organizing different kinds of interface objects (for example those triggering navigation), prevent lhe user from cognitive overhead, etc. Unfortunately, interfac...
     
Design reuse in hypermedia applications development
Found in: Proceedings of the eighth ACM conference on Hypertext (HYPERTEXT '97)
By Alejandra Garrido, Daniel Schwabe, Gustavo Rossi
Issue Date:April 1997
pp. 57-66
This paper discusses a semantic database approach to museum hypermedia systems based upon binary relations, with a restricted set of abstraction relationships. We describe examples of schema, queries and naviagaion aids for a prototype system designed as a...
     
Systematic hypermedia application design with OOHDM
Found in: Proceedings of the the seventh ACM conference on Hypertext (HYPERTEXT '96)
By Daniel Schwabe, Gustavo Rossi, Simone D. J. Barbosa
Issue Date:March 1996
pp. 116-128
This paper discusses a semantic database approach to museum hypermedia systems based upon binary relations, with a restricted set of abstraction relationships. We describe examples of schema, queries and naviagaion aids for a prototype system designed as a...
     
A metaphor for the visually impaired: browsing information in a 3D auditory environment
Found in: Conference companion on Human factors in computing systems (CHI '95)
By Gustavo Rossi, Mauricio Lumbreras
Issue Date:May 1995
pp. 216-217
We present an approach to control information flow in object-oriented systems. The decision of whether an informatin flow is permitted or denied depends on both the authorizations specified on the objects and the process by which information is obtained an...
     
Navigating between objects. Lessons from an object-oriented framework perspective
Found in: ACM Computing Surveys (CSUR)
By Alejandra Garrido, Daniel Schwabe, Gustavo Rossi
Issue Date:March 1988
pp. 30-es
Cellular automata are simple models of computation which exhibit fascinatingly complex behavior. They have captured the attention of several generations of researchers, leading to an extensive body of work. Here we trace a history of cellular automata from...
     
Developing hypermedia applications with methods and patterns
Found in: ACM Computing Surveys (CSUR)
By Daniel Schwabe, Fernando Daniel Lyardet, Gustavo Rossi
Issue Date:March 1988
pp. 8-es
Static scheduling of a program represented by a directed task graph on a multiprocessor system to minimize the program completion time is a well-known problem in parallel processing. Since finding an optimal schedule is an NP-complete problem in general, r...
     
The object-oriented hypermedia design model
Found in: Communications of the ACM
By Daniel Schwabe, Gustavo Rossi
Issue Date:January 1988
pp. 45-46
The online Risks Forum has long been a hotbed for discussions of the relative merits of openness relating to the dissemination of knowledge about security vulnerabilities. The debate has now been rekindled, and is summarized here.
     
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