A Case Study on a GQM-Based Quality Model for a Domain-Specific Reference Model Catalogue to Support Requirements Analysis within Information Systems Development in the German Energy Market

  • José M. González
  • Peter Fettke
  • H. -Jürgen Appelrath
  • Peter Loos
Part of the Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing book series (LNBIP, volume 81)


Within this contribution, an approach on a goal-question-metric (GQM) based quality model for a domain-specific reference model catalogue is introduced. First of all, we motivate and present an ontology-based reference model catalogue to support requirements analysis within information systems development in the German energy market. For this purpose, we describe requirements for creating such a catalogue. Based on these requirements, quality metrics, to continuously measure the quality of the catalogue during its development and extension, are presented. In addition, the application of these metrics is shown.


Reference Model Quality Model Domain Expert Source Function Product Manager 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • José M. González
    • 1
  • Peter Fettke
    • 2
  • H. -Jürgen Appelrath
    • 1
  • Peter Loos
    • 2
  1. 1.R&D Division EnergyOFFIS Institute for Information TechnologyOldenburgGermany
  2. 2.Institute for Information Systems at the German Research Center for Artificial IntelligenceDFKI GmbHSaarbrückenGermany

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