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2013 21st IEEE International Requirements Engineering Conference (RE) (2006)
Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minnesota, USA
Sept. 11, 2006 to Sept. 15, 2006
ISSN: 1090-705X
ISBN: 0-7695-2555-5
pp: 273-278
Jaap Gordij , Free University Amsterdam VUA
Hans Akkermans , Free University Amsterdam VUA
ABSTRACT
This vision paper reflects on the nature and status of Requirements Engineering as a science, based on recent RE journal articles on methodological foundations and research classification such as [18]. We put this discussion into the wider perspective of ongoing debates in other areas, including social and natural sciences methodology, IS and design research. We propose a new categorization of the notions of validity and evaluation, and suggest a criterial framework inspired by work on the structure of scientific argument.
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CITATION
Jaap Gordij, Hans Akkermans, "What is This Science Called Requirements Engineering?", 2013 21st IEEE International Requirements Engineering Conference (RE), vol. 00, no. , pp. 273-278, 2006, doi:10.1109/RE.2006.73
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