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dc.contributor.author Vassev, Emil
dc.contributor.author Hinchey, Mike
dc.date.accessioned 2013-11-14T15:31:19Z
dc.date.available 2013-11-14T15:31:19Z
dc.date.issued 2013
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10344/3447
dc.description peer-reviewed en_US
dc.description.abstract Contemporary robotics relies on the most recent advances in automation and robotic technologies to promote autonomy and autonomic computing principles to robotized systems. However, it appears that the design and implementation of autonomous systems is an extremely challenging task. The problem is stemming from the very nature of such systems where features like environment monitoring and self-monitoring allow for awareness capabilities driving the system behavior. Moreover, changes in the operational environment may trigger self-adaptation. The first and one of the biggest challenges in the design and implementation of such systems is how to handle requirements specifically related to the autonomy of a system. Requirements engineering for autonomous systems appears to be a wide open research area with only a limited number of approaches yet considered. In this paper, we present an approach to Autonomy Requirements Engineering where goals models are merged with special generic autonomy requirements. The approach helps us identify and record the autonomy requirements of a system in the form of special self-* objectives and other assistive requirements, those capturing alternative objectives the system may pursue in the presence of factors threatening the achievement of the initial system goals. The paper presents a case study where autonomy requirements engineering is applied to the domain of space missions. en_US
dc.language.iso eng en_US
dc.publisher IEEE Computer Society en_US
dc.relation info:eu-repo/grantAgreement/EC/FP7/257414
dc.relation.ispartofseries Proceedings of the 14th IEEE International Conference on Information Reuse and Integration (IRI 2013);pp. 175-184
dc.relation.uri http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/IRI.2013.6642470
dc.rights “© 2013 IEEE. Personal use of this material is permitted. Permission from IEEE must be obtained for all other uses, in any current or future media, including reprinting/republishing this material for advertising or promotional purposes, creating new collective works, for resale or redistribution to servers or lists, or reuse of any copyrighted component of this work in other works.” en_US
dc.subject autonomy requirements en_US
dc.subject autonomic systems en_US
dc.subject robotics en_US
dc.subject requirements engineering en_US
dc.subject space missions en_US
dc.title Autonomy requirements engineering en_US
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/conferenceObject en_US
dc.type.supercollection all_ul_research en_US
dc.type.supercollection ul_published_reviewed en_US
dc.identifier.doi 10.1109/IRI.2013.6642470
dc.contributor.sponsor ESTEC ESA en_US
dc.contributor.sponsor ERC en_US
dc.contributor.sponsor SFI en_US
dc.relation.projectid No. 4000106016 en_US
dc.relation.projectid 03/CE2/I303_1 en_US
dc.rights.accessrights info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess en_US


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