Corpus ID: 16587553

Understanding Human Errors In Software Requirements: An Online Survey

  title={Understanding Human Errors In Software Requirements: An Online Survey},
  author={Wenhua Hu and Jeffrey C. Carver and Gursimran Singh Walia and Vaibhav Anu and Gary L. Bradshaw},
  booktitle={REFSQ Workshops},
The elicitation and documentation of software requirements is a human-based activity. Therefore, it is not surprising that most failures can be traced back to defects related to human factors [3]. Cognitive Psychologists have long studied the topic of Human Error which focuses on how human mental processes fail when carrying out various tasks. In software engineering, the term error is overloaded. It can mean either a human error or a program error (i.e. an incorrect program state). In our work… 
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