reqT.org – Towards a Semi-Formal, Open and Scalable Requirements Modeling Tool

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Abstract

[Context and motivation] This research preview presents ongoing work on a free software requirements modeling tool called reqT that is developed in an educational context. [Question/problem] The work aims to engage computer science students in Requirements Engineering (RE) through a tool that captures essential RE concepts in executable code. [Principal ideas] Requirements are modeled using an internal DSL in the Scala programming language that blends natural language strings with a graph-oriented formalism. [Contribution] The metamodel of reqT and its main features are presented and modeling examples are provided together with a discussion on initial experiences from student projects, limitations and directions of further research.

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  • Computer Science

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  • requirements engineering, requirements modeling, software engineering, CASE tool, requirements metamodel, requirements engineering education, internal DSL, embedded DSL, Scala programming language
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationLecture Notes in Computer Science
EditorsJoerg Doerr, Andreas L. Opdahl
PublisherSpringer
Pages112-118
Number of pages7
Volume7830
ISBN (Print)978-3-642-37421-0, 978-3-642-37422-7
Publication statusPublished - 2013
Publication categoryResearch
Peer-reviewedYes
EventInternational Workshop on Requirements Engineering: Foundation for Software Quality, 2013 - Essen, Germany
Duration: 2013 Apr 82013 Apr 11
Conference number: 19

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Volume7830

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WorkshopInternational Workshop on Requirements Engineering: Foundation for Software Quality, 2013
Abbreviated titleREFSQ 2013
CountryGermany
CityEssen
Period2013/04/082013/04/11

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