Requirements engineering: An integrated view of representation, process, and domain

  • Matthias Jarke
  • Klaus Pohl
  • Stephan Jacobs
  • Janis Bubenko
  • Petia Assenova
  • Peter Holm
  • Benkt Wangler
  • Colette Rolland
  • Veronique Plihon
  • Jean -Roch Schmitt
  • Alistair Sutcliffe
  • Sara Jones
  • Neil Maiden
  • David Till
  • Yannis Vassiliou
  • Panos Constantopoulos
  • Giorgios Spanoudakis
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 717)


Reuse, system integration, and interoperability create a growing need for capturing, representing, and using application-level information about software-intensive systems and their evolution. In ESPRIT Basic Research Project NATURE, we are developing an integrative approach to requirements management based on a three-dimensional framework which addresses formalism as well as cognitive and social aspects. This leads to a new requirements process model which integrates human freedoms through allowing relatively free decisions in given situations. Classes of situations and decisions are defined with respect to the three-dimensional framework through the integration of informal and formal representations, theories of domain modeling, and the explicit consideration of nonfunctional requirements in teamwork. Technical support is provided by a conceptual modeling environment with knowledge acquisition through interactive as well as reverse modeling, and with similarity-based querying.


Requirement Engineering Requirement Engineer Domain Theory Reverse Modeling Knowledge Representation Language 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Matthias Jarke
    • 1
  • Klaus Pohl
    • 1
  • Stephan Jacobs
    • 1
  • Janis Bubenko
    • 2
  • Petia Assenova
    • 2
  • Peter Holm
    • 2
  • Benkt Wangler
    • 2
  • Colette Rolland
    • 3
  • Veronique Plihon
    • 3
  • Jean -Roch Schmitt
    • 3
  • Alistair Sutcliffe
    • 4
  • Sara Jones
    • 4
  • Neil Maiden
    • 4
  • David Till
    • 4
  • Yannis Vassiliou
    • 5
  • Panos Constantopoulos
    • 5
  • Giorgios Spanoudakis
    • 5
  1. 1.Informatik VRWTH AachenAachenGermany
  2. 2.SISU-ISEKistaSweden
  3. 3.Universite Paris 1ParisFrance
  4. 4.Business Comp.City UniversityLondonUK
  5. 5.ICS-FORTHHeraclionGreece

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