Evaluation Framework of Requirements Engineering Tools for Verification and Validation

  • Raimundas Matulevičius
  • Darijus Strašunskas
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Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2784)


This paper presents an evaluation framework for requirements engineering tools (RETs). We provide a list of qualitative requirements to guide the cus-tomer in evaluating the appropriateness and features functionality of RET. Verification and validation (V&V) activities should be an on-going process throughout life cycle of system development. The paper discusses the framework for evaluating the requirements engineering tools capability for V&V. We tested our proposed evaluation framework on eight different com-mercial requirements engineering tools. Proposed framework guides the participants (developers and end-users) in evaluating the RET features for assess-ing the accuracy of RE process.


Requirement Engineering Evaluation Framework Semantic Quality Requirement Engineer Requirement Management 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Raimundas Matulevičius
    • 1
  • Darijus Strašunskas
    • 1
  1. 1.Dept. of Computer and Information ScienceNorwegian Univ. of Science and TechnologyTrondheimNorway

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