Andrea Buda

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Recent advancement in web technology enabled the development of new Business-to-Business (B2B) infrastructures, e.g. based on the concept of Service Oriented Architecture (SOA). These infrastructures enable seamless information exchange among different stakeholders and complex business procedures. However, there is still a lack of sufficiently generic and(More)
According to our original vision of the Internet of Things (IoT), it should be possible to create ad hoc and loosely coupled information flows between any kinds of products, devices, computers, users, and information systems in general when and as needed. However, this is still challenging to achieve in practice due to the lack of sufficiently generic and(More)
Internet of Things (IoT) is intended to provide a network where information flows could easily be set up between any kinds of products, devices, users and information systems in general. This vision is getting closer to become real due to the continuous development of new information system concepts and technologies. Nonetheless, this new reality requires(More)
The International Electrotechnical Commission has defined the IEC61499 Function Block model to address the challenges in the development of industrial automation systems. It is an attempt to exploit in this domain successful software engineering practices such as component and model driven development. However, for the development of this kind of systems,(More)
Businesses are increasingly using their enterprise data for strategic decision-making activities. In fact, information , derived from data, has become one of the most important tools for businesses to gain competitive edge. Data quality assessment has become a hot topic in numerous sectors and considerable research has been carried out in this respect,(More)
Nowadays, organizations make a point of protecting the confidentiality of their data and assets using firewalls, proxies and NATs, which goes against providing a high level of data usability and interoper-ability between distinct information systems, or " Things " in the so-called Internet of Things. Such security procedures often prevent two-way(More)
Building Information Management systems have started to leverage new kinds of digital information infrastructures that integrate activities related to design, budgeting, scheduling, analysis, material management, and human resources. Companies implementing such systems have no other option today than exchanging information among themselves in a proper and(More)
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