Requirements Engineering: Foundation for Software Quality

23rd International Working Conference, REFSQ 2017, Essen, Germany, February 27 – March 2, 2017, Proceedings

  • Paul Grünbacher
  • Anna Perini
Conference proceedings REFSQ 2017

Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 10153)

Also part of the Programming and Software Engineering book sub series (LNPSE, volume 10153)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XIX
  2. Use Case Models

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Ines Hajri, Arda Goknil, Lionel C. Briand, Thierry Stephany
      Pages 3-21
  3. Ecosystems and Innovation

  4. Human Factors in Requirements Engineering

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 59-59
    2. Wenhua Hu, Jeffrey C. Carver, Vaibhav Anu, Gursimran Walia, Gary Bradshaw
      Pages 61-76
    3. Michael Unterkalmsteiner, Tony Gorschek
      Pages 77-84
  5. Goal-Orientation in Requirements Engineering

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 93-93
    2. Shoichiro Ito, Shinpei Hayashi, Motoshi Saeki
      Pages 95-111
    3. Claudio Menghi, Paola Spoletini, Carlo Ghezzi
      Pages 112-128
  6. Communication and Collaboration

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 129-129
    2. Irum Inayat, Sabrina Marczak, Siti Salwah Salim, Daniela Damian
      Pages 131-147
    3. Beatrice Donati, Alessio Ferrari, Paola Spoletini, Stefania Gnesi
      Pages 148-164
  7. Process and Tool Integration

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 165-165
    2. Liliana Guzmán, Marc Oriol, Pilar Rodríguez, Xavier Franch, Andreas Jedlitschka, Markku Oivo
      Pages 167-173
    3. Michael Vierhauser, Rick Rabiser, Jane Cleland-Huang
      Pages 181-187
  8. Visualization and Representation of Requirements

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 189-189
    2. Katsiaryna Labunets, Fabio Massacci, Federica Paci
      Pages 191-208
    3. Diding Adi Parwoto, Takayuki Omori, Hiroya Itoga, Atsushi Ohnishi
      Pages 209-215
  9. Agile Requirements Engineering

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 217-217
    2. Garm Lucassen, Fabiano Dalpiaz, Jan Martijn E. M. van der Werf, Sjaak Brinkkemper
      Pages 235-252
  10. Natural Language Processing, Information Retrieval and Machine Learning

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 253-253
    2. Thomas Quirchmayr, Barbara Paech, Roland Kohl, Hannes Karey
      Pages 255-272
  11. Traceability

  12. Quality of Natural Language Requirements

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 325-325
    2. Benedetta Rosadini, Alessio Ferrari, Gloria Gori, Alessandro Fantechi, Stefania Gnesi, Iacopo Trotta et al.
      Pages 344-360
  13. Research Methodology in Requirements Engineering

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 361-361
    2. Vaibhav Anu, Gursimran Walia, Gary Bradshaw, Wenhua Hu, Jeffrey C. Carver
      Pages 370-377
  14. Back Matter
    Pages 379-380

About these proceedings


This book constitutes the proceedings of the 23rd International Working Conference on Requirements Engineering - Foundation for Software Quality, REFSQ 2017, held in Essen, Germany, in February/March 2017.

The 16 full papers and 10 short papers presented in this volume were carefully reviewed and selected from 77 submissions. The papers were organized in topical sections named: use case models; ecosystems and innovation; human factors in requirements engineering; goal-orientation in requirements engineering; communication and collaboration; process and tool integration; visualization and representation of requirements; agile requirements engineering; natural language processing, information retrieval and machine learning traceability; quality of natural language requirements; research methodology in requirements engineering.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Paul Grünbacher
    • 1
  • Anna Perini
    • 2
  1. 1.Johannes Kepler UniversityLinzAustria
  2. 2.Fondazione Bruno KesslerTrentoItaly

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