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Issue No.01 - January/February (2009 vol.26)
pp: 80-87
Sarah Thew , University of Manchester
Alistair Sutcliffe , University of Manchester
Rob Procter , University of Manchester
Oscar de Bruijn , University of Manchester
John McNaught , University of Manchester
Colin C. Venters , University of Manchester
Iain Buchan , University of Manchester
ABSTRACT
The Advises (Adaptive Visualization of E-science) project is developing tools to support geographic visualization in epidemiology and public-health decision making. In this project, a user-centered requirements process focuses on the research questions epidemiologists ask, the language they use, and the tacit knowledge employed in reasoning about epidemiological data. Combining a range of requirements-gathering techniques provides considerable advantages.
INDEX TERMS
requirements analysis, epidemiology, maps, data-driven research, storyboards, scenarios, ethnography, tacit knowledge, ontology development, prototyping
CITATION
Sarah Thew, Alistair Sutcliffe, Rob Procter, Oscar de Bruijn, John McNaught, Colin C. Venters, Iain Buchan, "Requirements Engineering for E-science: Experiences in Epidemiology", IEEE Software, vol.26, no. 1, pp. 80-87, January/February 2009, doi:10.1109/MS.2009.19
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