Formality and Informality in Requirements Engineering


This paper is an overview of a new ap proach to requirements the exposition takes formality and informality as its theme The approach considers that requirements are information and that informa tion is social Ethnomethodology and semiotics are used to explore the nature of information and require ments Some limits of formalization and the impor tance of tacit knowledge and evolution motivate new methods for acquiring and tracing requirements

DOI: 10.1109/ICRE.1996.10005

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@inproceedings{Goguen1996FormalityAI, title={Formality and Informality in Requirements Engineering}, author={Joseph A. Goguen}, booktitle={ICRE}, year={1996} }