Understanding Where Requirements are Implemented The Relationship between Requirements Traces and Method Calls in Code

  • Benedikt Burgstaller Johannes Kepler, benedikt. burgstaller, Alexander Egyed Johannes Kepler
  • Published 2010


Trace links between requirements and code reveal where requirements are implemented. Such trace links are essential for code understanding and change management. The lack thereof is often cited as a key reason for software engineering failure. Unfortunately, the creation and maintenance of requirements-to-code traces remains a largely manual and error prone… (More)

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