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Introducing formal requirements into industry

  • J. Hagelstein
  • F. Ponsaert
Part II Requirements And Design
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Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 490)

Abstract

We draw some lessons from our attempt to introduce the formal requirements engineering language ERAE in an industrial context. We review the various experiments and comment on such issues as the typical deficiencies of current practices, misconceptions about the nature of requirements, our approach to technology transfer, the importance of methodological guidance, and the role of tools. One of the applications, a complete television set, is analysed in more detail.

Keywords

Requirement Engineering Program Selection Requirement Engineer Industrial Partner Informal Requirement 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1991

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. Hagelstein
    • 1
  • F. Ponsaert
    • 2
  1. 1.Philips Research LaboratoryLouvain-la-NeuveBelgium
  2. 2.Philips Centre for Software TechnologyLouvain-la-NeuveBelgium

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