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Requirements Engineering: Foundation for Software Quality

26th International Working Conference, REFSQ 2020, Pisa, Italy, March 24–27, 2020, Proceedings

  • Nazim Madhavji
  • Liliana Pasquale
  • Alessio Ferrari
  • Stefania Gnesi
Conference proceedings REFSQ 2020

Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 12045)

Also part of the Programming and Software Engineering book sub series (LNPSE, volume 12045)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xv
  2. Requirements Specification

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Katharina Winter, Henning Femmer, Andreas Vogelsang
      Pages 3-18
    3. Dimitra Giannakopoulou, Thomas Pressburger, Anastasia Mavridou, Johann Schumann
      Pages 19-35
  3. Requirements Documentation

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 53-53
    2. Nicolli Rios, Leonardo Mendes, Cristina Cerdeiral, Ana Patrícia F. Magalhães, Boris Perez, Darío Correal et al.
      Pages 55-70
    3. Xavier Franch, Cristina Palomares, Carme Quer
      Pages 78-94
  4. Privacy and Legal Requirements

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 95-95
    2. Mitra Bokaei Hosseini, Rocky Slavin, Travis Breaux, Xiaoyin Wang, Jianwei Niu
      Pages 97-115
    3. Mariana Peixoto, Dayse Ferreira, Mateus Cavalcanti, Carla Silva, Jéssyka Vilela, João Araújo et al.
      Pages 116-123
    4. Amin Rabinia, Sepideh Ghanavati, Llio Humphreys, Torsten Hahmann
      Pages 124-131
  5. Stakeholders Feedback and Training

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 133-133
    2. Xavier Franch, Norbert Seyff, Marc Oriol, Samuel Fricker, Iris Groher, Michael Vierhauser et al.
      Pages 135-142
    3. Martijn van Vliet, Eduard C. Groen, Fabiano Dalpiaz, Sjaak Brinkkemper
      Pages 143-159
    4. Sourav Debnath, Paola Spoletini
      Pages 160-166
  6. Agile Methods and Requirements Comprehension

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 167-167
    2. Sabine Molenaar, Tjerk Spijkman, Fabiano Dalpiaz, Sjaak Brinkkemper
      Pages 169-185
    3. Jim Buchan, Didar Zowghi, Muneera Bano
      Pages 186-202

About these proceedings


This book constitutes the proceedings of the 26th International Working Conference on Requirements Engineering - Foundation for Software Quality, REFSQ 2020, which was due to be held in Pisa, Italy, in March 2020. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic the conference was held virtually in June 2020.

The 14 full papers and 7 short papers in this volume were carefully reviewed and selected from 84 submissions. The papers are organized in the following topical sections: requirements specification; requirements documentation; privacy and legal requirements; stakeholders feedback and training; agile methods and requirements comprehension; requirements modelling; requirements visualization.


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Editors and affiliations

  1. 1.Computer Science, Middlesex CollegeWestern UniversityLondonCanada
  2. 2.School of Computer ScienceUniversity College DublinDublinIreland
  3. 3.Area della Ricerca CNR di PisaIstituto di Scienza e Tecnologie dell'Informazione “Alessandro Faedo”PisaItaly
  4. 4.Area della Ricerca CNR di PisaIstituto di Scienza e Tecnologie dell'Informazione “Alessandro Faedo”PisaItaly

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