Capturing Domain-Imposed Requirements Based on Basic Research Findings

  • Siaw Ming Wong
  • Jean-Yves Lafaye
  • Patrice Boursier
Part of the Studies in Computational Intelligence book series (SCI, volume 444)


The current means of obtaining domain-imposed requirements through users or domain experts are often suboptimal especially for the relatively new area of interest. This paper suggests the use of basic research findings as the more objective source and proposes an approach that translates research findings into a UML model based on which the domain-imposed requirements can be extracted. By using business project management as the domain of interest, it outlines the steps in the said approach and describes the use of the resulting domain model during the requirement specification for a Project Management Information System that caters specially to the needs of business projects. Theoretically, the same method can be applied to the other areas of management and an enterprise domain model could be developed in a similar way. Given equity access to all software developers, it is envisaged that meeting standard domain-imposed requirements would become a pre-requisite for competing enterprise systems in the future.


Domain modeling Knowledge specification Unified modelling language Requirement specifications 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Siaw Ming Wong
    • 1
  • Jean-Yves Lafaye
    • 2
  • Patrice Boursier
    • 3
  1. 1.Open University Malaysia / Université de La RochelleKuala LumpurMalaysia
  2. 2.Laboratoire d’Informatique, Image et InteractionUniversité de La RochelleLa RochelleFrance
  3. 3.College of Computer StudiesAMA International UniversitySalmabadBahrain

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