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Title: Deriving information requirements from responsibility models
Authors: Sommerville, Ian
Lock, Russell
Storer, Tim
Dobson, John
Issue Date: 2009
Publisher: © Springer, Part of Springer Science+Business Media
Citation: SOMMERVILLE, I. et al., 2009. Deriving information requirements from responsibility models. IN: van Eck, P., Gordijn, J. and Wieringa, R. (eds.) Advanced Information Systems Engineering. 21st International Conference, CAiSE 2009 Proceedings, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, June 8-12, 2009. Lecture Notes in Computer Science series, 5565, pp.515-529.
Abstract: This paper describes research in understanding the require- ments for complex information systems that are constructed from one or more generic COTS systems. We argue that, in these cases, behavioural requirements are largely de ned by the underlying system and that the goal of the requirements engineering process is to understand the in- formation requirements of system stakeholders. We discuss this notion of information requirements and propose that an understanding of how a socio-technical system is structured in terms of responsibilities is an e ective way of discovering this type of requirement. We introduce the idea of responsibility modelling and show, using an example drawn from the domain of emergency planning, how a responsibility model can be used to derive information requirements for a system that coordinates the multiple agencies dealing with an emergency.
Description: This is a conference paper from CAiSE 2009: http://www.lirmm.fr/caise/ . CAiSE Proceedings are published in the Lecture Notes in Computer Science Series by Springer. This paper was published in Advanced Information Systems Engineering, 21st International Conference, CAiSE 2009, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, June 8-12, 2009, edited by Pascal van Eck, Jaap Gordijn and Roel Wieringa Volume 5565, 2009, DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-02144-2 http://www.springerlink.com/content/978-3-642-02143-5/#section=72414&page=1&locus=0
Version: Accepted for publication
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-642-02144-2
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/8742
Publisher Link: http://www.springerlink.com/content/978-3-642-02143-5/#section=72414&page=1&locus=29
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