A core ontology for requirements

  title={A core ontology for requirements},
  author={Ivan Jureta and John Mylopoulos and St{\'e}phane Faulkner},
  journal={Applied Ontology},
In their seminal paper (ACM T. Softw. Eng. Methodol., 6(1) (1997), 1–30), Zave and Jackson established a core ontology for Requirements Engineering (RE) and used it to formulate the “requirements problem”, thereby defining what it means to successfully complete RE. Starting from the premise that the stakeholders of the system-to-be communicate to the software engineer the information needed to perform RE, Zave and Jackson’s ontology is shown to be incomplete, in that it does not cover all… CONTINUE READING
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