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A Wish List for Requirements Engineering for COTS-based Information Systems

Perrone, V; (2004) A Wish List for Requirements Engineering for COTS-based Information Systems. In: Kazman, R and Port, D, (eds.) COTS-Based Software Systems: Third International Conference, ICCBSS 2004, Redondo Beach, CA, USA, February 1-4, 2004: Proceedings. (pp. 146 - 158). Springer-Verlag: Berlin / Heidelberg, Germany.

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Abstract

This paper summarizes the main achievements of a research whose main goal was to investigate the current state-of-art in the field of requirements engineering for COTS-based systems. For this purpose, we have reviewed the most relevant contributions in this field over the last 10 years have been considered. After analyzing these research contributions, we defined a scenario composed by a number of punctual but relevant contributions and a number of methodological approaches coping with the requirements definitions for such systems. Finally, on the basis of this scenario, a Wish List of desirable features of a hypothetical approach has been defined and compared against the current situation. This list may act as an empirical means for evaluating new approaches addressing RE for COTS-based systems, and bases its foundations on the current needs pointed out by the major experts in this field.

Type:Proceedings paper
Title:A Wish List for Requirements Engineering for COTS-based Information Systems
ISBN:354021903X
DOI:10.1007/978-3-540-24645-9_26
Publisher version:http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-540-24645-9_26
UCL classification:UCL > School of BEAMS > Faculty of Engineering Science > Computer Science

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