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Issue No.06 - November/December (2003 vol.20)
pp: 40-45
Colin J. Neill , Penn State University
ABSTRACT
<p>Little contemporary data exists on the actual practices of software professionals for software requirements elicitation, requirements specification document development, and specification validation. The authors conducted an exploratory survey of several hundred software and systems practitioners and obtained results from 194 respondents. This article reports quantitative results for the purposes of further interpretation and comparison with other available data.</p>
INDEX TERMS
Requirements, Specification
CITATION
Colin J. Neill, "Requirements Engineering: The State of the Practice", IEEE Software, vol.20, no. 6, pp. 40-45, November/December 2003, doi:10.1109/MS.2003.1241365