Towards Integrated Tool Support for the User Requirements Notation

  • Jean-François Roy
  • Jason Kealey
  • Daniel Amyot
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4320)


The User Requirements Notation (URN) combines the Goal-oriented Requirement Language (GRL) with the Use Case Map (UCM) scenario notation. Although tools exist in isolation for both views, they are currently not meant to work together, hence preventing one to exploit URN to its fullest extent. This paper presents jUCMNav, a new Eclipse-based tool that supports both UCM and GRL in an integrated way. jUCMNav supports links between the two languages that can be exploited during analysis. An overview of the current editing and analysis capabilities is given, with a particular emphasis on the new concept of GRL strategies, which simplify the evaluation of GRL models. The extensibility of the tool is also discussed.


Concrete Syntax Eclipse Modeling Framework Extension Point Intentional Element Path Node 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jean-François Roy
    • 1
  • Jason Kealey
    • 1
  • Daniel Amyot
    • 1
  1. 1.SITEUniversity of OttawaCanada

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