Requirements Engineering: Foundation for Software Quality

24th International Working Conference, REFSQ 2018, Utrecht, The Netherlands, March 19-22, 2018, Proceedings

  • Erik Kamsties
  • Jennifer Horkoff
  • Fabiano Dalpiaz
Conference proceedings REFSQ 2018

Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 10753)

Also part of the Programming and Software Engineering book sub series (LNPSE, volume 10753)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XVII
  2. RE in Industrial Practice

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Johanna Bergman, Thomas Olsson, Isabelle Johansson, Kirsten Rassmus-Gröhn
      Pages 20-36
  3. NLP in Theory and Practice

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 37-37
    2. Mitra Bokaei Hosseini, Travis D. Breaux, Jianwei Niu
      Pages 39-56
  4. Empirical Insights into Traceability

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 73-73
    2. Bhushan Chitre, Jane Huffman Hayes, Alexander Dekhtyar
      Pages 92-98
  5. Taming Ambiguity

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 99-99
    2. Paola Spoletini, Alessio Ferrari, Muneera Bano, Didar Zowghi, Stefania Gnesi
      Pages 101-118
  6. Large-Scale RE

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 137-137
    2. Rebekka Wohlrab, Patrizio Pelliccione, Eric Knauss, Sarah C. Gregory
      Pages 155-170
  7. Quality Requirements

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 171-171
    2. Nelly Condori Fernandez, Patricia Lago
      Pages 189-205
  8. User and Job Stories

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 207-207
    2. Yves Wautelet, Mattijs Velghe, Samedi Heng, Stephan Poelmans, Manuel Kolp
      Pages 209-226
    3. Garm Lucassen, Maxim van de Keuken, Fabiano Dalpiaz, Sjaak Brinkkemper, Gijs Willem Sloof, Johan Schlingmann
      Pages 227-243
  9. Requirements Alignment

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 245-245
    2. Sofija Hotomski, Eya Ben Charrada, Martin Glinz
      Pages 247-264
    3. Martin Beckmann, Christian Reuter, Andreas Vogelsang
      Pages 265-280
  10. RE Previews and Visions

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 281-281
    2. Ana-Maria Ghiran, Robert Andrei Buchmann, Cristina-Claudia Osman
      Pages 283-289
    3. Cristina Palomares, Xavier Franch, Davide Fucci
      Pages 297-304
  11. Big Data

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 305-305
    2. Tong Li, Fan Zhang, Dan Wang
      Pages 324-331
  12. Mindmapping and Requirements Modeling

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 333-333
    2. Robert Andrei Buchmann, Ana-Maria Ghiran, Cristina-Claudia Osman, Dimitris Karagiannis
      Pages 335-351
    3. Genaína Nunes Rodrigues, Carlos Joel Tavares, Naiara Watanabe, Carina Alves, Raian Ali
      Pages 352-368
  13. Back Matter
    Pages 369-369

About these proceedings


This book constitutes the proceedings of the 24th International Working Conference on Requirements Engineering - Foundation for Software Quality, REFSQ 2018, held in Utrecht, The Netherlands, in March 2018.

The 23 full and 2 invited talks papers presented in this volume were carefully reviewed and selected from 57 submissions. The papers were organized in topical sections named: RE in Industrial Practice; NLP in Theory and Practice; Empirical Insights into Traceability; Taming Ambiguity; Large-Scale RE; Quality Requirements; User and Job Stories; Requirements Alignment; RE Previews and Visions; Big Data; Mindmapping and Requirements Modeling.


Artificial intelligence Collaboration in software development Designing software Human-computer interaction Information retrieval Requirements analysis Requirements engineering Semantics Software design Software development Software engineering Software notations and tools Specifications System description language User interfaces

Editors and affiliations

  1. 1.Dortmund University of Applied Sciences and ArtsDortmundGermany
  2. 2.Chalmers and University of GothenburgGothenburgSweden
  3. 3.Utrecht UniversityUtrechtThe Netherlands

Bibliographic information

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  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing AG, part of Springer Nature 2018
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Computer Science Computer Science (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-77242-4
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-77243-1
  • Series Print ISSN 0302-9743
  • Series Online ISSN 1611-3349
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