Location of Repository

Optimal Selection of Operationalizations for Non-Functional Requirements

By Amy Affleck, Aneesh Krishna and Narasimaha R Achuthan

Abstract

Several long-standing problems in software engineer-ing are concerned with inadequate requirements elic-itation, analysis, specification, validation, and man-agement. This deficit is a major cause of project fail-ure and as such several techniques and frameworks have been developed to assist developers in handling requirements. Methods for handling functional re-quirements have been in existence for many decades, however methods for handling non-functional re-quirements are a more recent development. The Non-Functional Requirements (NFR) Frame-work is one such method that models non-functional requirements and associated implementation meth-ods. This paper extends the previous quantitative reasoning extension into a single objective optimisa-tion model. The model aims to selectively choose op-erationalizations in order to increase the overall sat-isfaction of non-functional requirements. Addition-ally, the optimisation model will be able to handle larger and more complicated graphs than the origi-nal framework

Topics: Requirements Engineering, Non- Functional Requirements, NFR Framework, Optimi- sation, Simulation
Year: 2015
OAI identifier: oai:CiteSeerX.psu:10.1.1.664.2571
Provided by: CiteSeerX
Download PDF:
Sorry, we are unable to provide the full text but you may find it at the following location(s):
  • http://crpit.com/confpapers/CR... (external link)
  • http://crpit.com/confpapers/CR... (external link)
  • http://citeseerx.ist.psu.edu/v... (external link)
  • Suggested articles


    To submit an update or takedown request for this paper, please submit an Update/Correction/Removal Request.