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2009 17th IEEE International Requirements Engineering Conference (2009)
Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Aug. 31, 2009 to Sept. 4, 2009
ISSN: 1090-705X
ISBN: 978-0-7695-3761-0
pp: 57-66
ABSTRACT
A requirements engineering artifact is valid relative to the stakeholders of the system-to-be if they agree on the content of that artifact. Checking relative validity involves a discussion between the stakeholders and the requirements engineer. This paper proposes (I) a language for the representation of information exchanged in a discussion about the relative validity of an artifact; (ii) the acceptability condition, which, when it verifies in a discussion captured in the proposed language, signals that the relative validity holds for the discussed artifact and for the participants in the discussion; and (iii) reasoning procedures to automatically check the acceptability condition in a discussions captured by the proposed language.
INDEX TERMS
requirements validation, relative validity
CITATION

S. Faulkner, I. Jureta and J. Mylopoulos, "Analysis of Multi-Party Agreement in Requirements Validation," 2009 17th IEEE International Requirements Engineering Conference(RE), Atlanta, Georgia, USA, 2009, pp. 57-66.
doi:10.1109/RE.2009.8
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