Moreira, Ana and Araújo, João and Rashid, Awais (2005) A concern-oriented requirements engineering model. In: Advanced Information Systems Engineering 17th International Conference, CAiSE 2005, Porto, Portugal, June 13-17, 2005. Proceedings. Lecture Notes in Computer Science . Springer, Berlin, pp. 293-308. ISBN 978-3-540-26095-0Full text not available from this repository.
Traditional requirements engineering approaches suffer from the tyranny of the dominant decomposition, with functional requirements serving as the base decomposition and non-functional requirements cutting across them. In this paper, we propose a model that decomposes requirements in a uniform fashion regardless of their functional or non-functional nature. This makes it possible to project any particular set of requirements on a range of other requirements, hence supporting a multi-dimensional separation. The projections are achieved through composition rules employing informal, often concern-specific, actions and operators. The approach supports establishment of early trade-offs among crosscutting and overlapping requirements. This, in turn, facilitates negotiation and decision-making among stakeholders.
|Item Type:||Contribution in Book/Report/Proceedings|
|Subjects:||Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science|
|Departments:||Faculty of Science and Technology > School of Computing & Communications|
|Deposited On:||12 Oct 2012 16:01|
|Last Modified:||12 Oct 2012 16:01|
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