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Ontology-Driven guidance for requirements elicitation

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dc.contributor.author Farfeleder, Stefan
dc.contributor.author Moser, Thomas
dc.contributor.author Krall, Andreas
dc.contributor.author Stalhane, Tor
dc.contributor.author Omoronyia, Inah
dc.contributor.author Zojer, Herbert
dc.date.accessioned 2012-01-05T12:16:03Z
dc.date.available 2012-01-05T12:16:03Z
dc.date.issued 2011
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10344/1769
dc.description non-peer-reviewed en_US
dc.description.abstract Requirements managers aim at keeping their sets of requirements well-defined, consistent and up to date throughout a project’s life cycle. Semantic web technologies have found many valuable applications in the field of requirements engineering, with most of them focusing on requirements analysis. However the usability of results originating from such requirements analyses strongly depends on the quality of the original requirements, which often are defined using natural language expressions without meaningful structures. In this work we present the prototypic implementation of a semantic guidance system used to assist requirements engineers with capturing requirements using a semi-formal representation. The semantic guidance system uses concepts, relations and axioms of a domain ontology to provide a list of suggestions the requirements engineer can build on to define requirements. The semantic guidance system is evaluated based on a domain ontology and a set of requirements from the aerospace domain. The evaluation results show that the semantic guidance system supports the requirements engineer in defining well-structured requirements. en_US
dc.language.iso eng en_US
dc.publisher Association for Computing Machinery en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries ESWC'11 Proceedings of the 8th extended semantic web conference on The semanic web: research and applications - Volume Part II;2011
dc.rights "© ACM, 2011. This is the author's version of the work. It is posted here by permission of ACM for your personal use. Not for redistribution. The definitive version was published in ESWC'11 Proceedings of the 8th extended semantic web conference on The semanic web: research and applications - Volume Part II.ISBN: 978-3-642-21063-1 en_US
dc.subject requirements elicitation en_US
dc.subject domain ontology en_US
dc.subject elicitation en_US
dc.subject guidance engineering en_US
dc.title Ontology-Driven guidance for requirements elicitation en_US
dc.type Conference item en_US
dc.type.supercollection all_ul_research en_US
dc.type.supercollection ul_published_reviewed en_US
dc.type.restriction none en
dc.contributor.sponsor ARTEMIS
dc.contributor.sponsor SFI
dc.relation.projectid No.100016
dc.internal.authorcontactother inah.omoronyia@lero.ie

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