Evaluation of the E3 Process Modelling Language and Tool for the Purpose of Model Creation

  • M. Letizia Jaccheri
  • Tor Stålhane
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2188)


In this paper, we report from an experiment which compared the E3 PML with respect to the standard modelling language IDEF0 for the purpose of model construction. The experiment has been run as part of a software process improvement course in which forty students participated.

Our hypothesis was that E3 will lead to less problems than IDEF0 when constructing software process models. Here, we show how our experiment has validated the hypothesis.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Letizia Jaccheri
    • 1
  • Tor Stålhane
    • 1
  1. 1.IDI/NTNU 7491 TrondheimNorwegian University of Science and TechnologyNorway

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