Detecting Conflicts and Inconsistencies in Web Application Requirements

  • Matias Urbieta
  • Maria Jose Escalona
  • Esteban Robles Luna
  • Gustavo Rossi
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 7059)


Web applications evolve fast. One of the main reasons for this evolution is that new requirements emerge and change constantly. These new requirements are posed either by customers or they are the consequence of users’ feedback about the application. One of the main problems when dealing with new requirements is their consistency in relationship with the current version of the application. In this paper we present an effective approach for detecting and solving inconsistencies and conflicts in web software requirements. We first characterize the kind of inconsistencies arising in web applications requirements and then show how to isolate them using a model-driven approach. With a set of examples we illustrate our approach.


Requirement Modeling Requirement Elicitation Semantic View Conflict Detection User Story 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Matias Urbieta
    • 1
    • 3
  • Maria Jose Escalona
    • 2
  • Esteban Robles Luna
    • 1
  • Gustavo Rossi
    • 1
    • 3
  1. 1.LIFIA, Facultad de InformáticaUNLPLa PlataArgentina
  2. 2.IWT2 Group.University of SevilleSpain
  3. 3.ConicetArgentina

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