Usefulness of a Human Error Identification Tool for Requirements Inspection: An Experience Report

@inproceedings{Anu2017UsefulnessOA,
  title={Usefulness of a Human Error Identification Tool for Requirements Inspection: An Experience Report},
  author={Vaibhav Anu and Gursimran Singh Walia and Gary L. Bradshaw and Wenhua Hu and Jeffrey C. Carver},
  booktitle={REFSQ},
  year={2017}
}
Context and Motivation: Our recent work leverages Cognitive Psychology research on human errors to improve the standard fault-based requirements inspections. Question: The empirical study presented in this paper investigates the effectiveness of a newly developed Human Error Abstraction Assist (HEAA) tool in helping inspectors identify human errors to guide the fault detection during the requirements inspection. Results: The results showed that the HEAA tool, though effective, presented… Expand
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