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2014 IEEE 22nd International Requirements Engineering Conference (RE), August 25-29, 2014, Karlskrona, Sweden

RE 2014 – Proceedings

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Startups and Requirements (Keynote)
Anthony I. Wasserman
(Carnegie Mellon University, USA)
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Now More Than Ever: Privacy and Security Are Required (Keynote)
Annie I. Antón
(Georgia Tech, USA)
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Research Track

Empirical Studies in Elicitation

How Practitioners Approach Gameplay Requirements? An Exploration into the Context of Massive Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Games
Maya Daneva
(University of Twente, Netherlands)
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Therapist-Centered Requirements: A Multi-method Approach of Requirement Gathering to Support Rehabilitation Gaming
Cynthia Putnam and Jinghui Cheng
(DePaul University, USA)
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Towards a Situation Awareness Design to Improve Visually Impaired Orientation in Unfamiliar Buildings: Requirements Elicitation Study
Abdulrhman Alkhanifer and Stephanie Ludi
(Rochester Institute of Technology, USA)
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Formal Modeling and Analysis

Supporting Early Decision-Making in the Presence of Uncertainty
Jennifer Horkoff, Rick Salay, Marsha Chechik, and Alessio Di Sandro
(University of Trento, Italy; University of Toronto, Canada)
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Integrating Exception Handling in Goal Models
Antoine Cailliau and Axel van Lamsweerde
(Université Catholique de Louvain, Belgium)
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Protos: Foundations for Engineering Innovative Sociotechnical Systems
Amit K. Chopra, Fabiano Dalpiaz, F. Başak Aydemir, Paolo Giorgini, John Mylopoulos, and Munindar P. Singh
(Lancaster University, UK; Utrecht University, Netherlands; University of Trento, Italy; North Carolina State University, USA)
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Legal and Regulatory Requirements

Automated Detection and Resolution of Legal Cross References: Approach and a Study of Luxembourg's Legislation
Morayo Adedjouma, Mehrdad Sabetzadeh, and Lionel C. Briand
(University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg)
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Goal-Oriented Compliance with Multiple Regulations
Sepideh Ghanavati, André Rifaut, Eric Dubois, and Daniel Amyot
(CRP Henri Tudor, Luxembourg; University of Ottawa, Canada)
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Identifying and Classifying Ambiguity for Regulatory Requirements
Aaron K. Massey, Richard L. Rutledge, Annie I. Antón, and Peter P. Swire
(Georgia Tech, USA)
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Handling Change and Evolution

An Approach for Decision Support on the Uncertainty in Feature Model Evolution
Le Minh Sang Tran and Fabio Massacci
(University of Trento, Italy)
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Maintaining Requirements for Long-Living Software Systems by Incorporating Security Knowledge
Stefan Gärtner, Thomas Ruhroth, Jens Bürger, Kurt Schneider, and Jan Jürjens
(Leibniz Universität Hannover, Germany; TU Dortmund, Germany)
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Rationalism with a Dose of Empiricism: Case-Based Reasoning for Requirements-Driven Self-Adaptation
Wenyi Qian, Xin Peng, Bihuan Chen, John Mylopoulos, Huanhuan Wang, and Wenyun Zhao
(Fudan University, China; University of Trento, Italy)
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TiQi: Towards Natural Language Trace Queries
Piotr Pruski, Sugandha Lohar, Rundale Aquanette, Greg Ott, Sorawit Amornborvornwong, Alexander Rasin, and Jane Cleland-Huang
(DePaul University, USA)
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Traceability-Enabled Refactoring for Managing Just-In-Time Requirements
Nan Niu, Tanmay Bhowmik, Hui Liu, and Zhendong Niu
(University of Cincinnati, USA; Mississippi State University, USA; Beijing Institute of Technology, China)
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Supporting Traceability through Affinity Mining
Vincenzo Gervasi and Didar Zowghi
(University of Pisa, Italy; University of Technology Sydney, Australia)
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Discovering Requirements

How Do Users Like This Feature? A Fine Grained Sentiment Analysis of App Reviews
Emitza Guzman and Walid Maalej
(TU München, Germany; University of Hamburg, Germany)
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Scaling Requirements Extraction to the Crowd: Experiments with Privacy Policies
Travis D. Breaux and Florian Schaub
(Carnegie Mellon University, USA)
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Discovering Affect-Laden Requirements to Achieve System Acceptance
Alistair Sutcliffe, Paul Rayson, Christopher N. Bull, and Pete Sawyer
(Lancaster University, UK)
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Security and Privacy Requirements

Hidden in Plain Sight: Automatically Identifying Security Requirements from Natural Language Artifacts
Maria Riaz, Jason King, John Slankas, and Laurie Williams
(North Carolina State University, USA)
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Managing Security Requirements Patterns using Feature Diagram Hierarchies
Rocky Slavin, Jean-Michel Lehker, Jianwei Niu, and Travis D. Breaux
(University of Texas at San Antonio, USA; Carnegie Mellon University, USA)
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Engineering Topology Aware Adaptive Security: Preventing Requirements Violations at Runtime
Christos Tsigkanos, Liliana Pasquale, Claudio Menghi, Carlo Ghezzi, and Bashar Nuseibeh
(Politecnico di Milano, Italy; Lero, Ireland; Open University, UK)
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Communicating Requirements

Openness and Requirements: Opportunities and Tradeoffs in Software Ecosystems
Eric Knauss, Daniela Damian, Alessia Knauss, and Arber Borici
(Chalmers, Sweden; University of Gothenburg, Sweden; University of Victoria, Canada)
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RISDM: A Requirements Inspection Systems Design Methodology: Perspective-Based Design of the Pragmatic Quality Model and Question Set to SRS
Shinobu Saito, Mutsuki Takeuchi, Setsuo Yamada, and Mikio Aoyama
(NTT DATA, Japan; NTT, Japan; Nanzan University, Japan)
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Tackling the Requirements Jigsaw Puzzle
Maria Pinto-Albuquerque and Awais Rashid
(Lisbon University Institute, Portugal; Lancaster University, UK)
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Automated Support for Eliciting Requirements

Automated Support for Combinational Creativity in Requirements Engineering
Tanmay Bhowmik, Nan Niu, Anas Mahmoud, and Juha Savolainen
(Mississippi State University, USA; University of Cincinnati, USA; Danfoss, Denmark)
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Automated Extraction and Visualization of Quality Concerns from Requirements Specifications
Mona Rahimi, Mehdi Mirakhorli, and Jane Cleland-Huang
(DePaul University, USA)
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Requirements Management Concerns

Language Extended Lexicon Points: Estimating the Size of an Application using Its Language
Leandro Antonelli, Gustavo Rossi, Julio Cesar Sampaio do Prado Leite, and Alejandro Oliveros
(Universidad Nacional de La Plata, Argentina; PUC-Rio, Brazil; Universidad Argentina de la Empresa, Argentina)
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The Role of Legal Expertise in Interpretation of Legal Requirements and Definitions
David G. Gordon and Travis D. Breaux
(Carnegie Mellon University, USA)
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Evaluating the Business Value of Information Technology: Case Study on Game Management System
Harri Töhönen, Marjo Kauppinen, and Tomi Männistö
(Aalto University, Finland; University of Helsinki, Finland)
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Quality Goals

Non-functional Requirements as Qualities, with a Spice of Ontology
Feng-Lin Li, Jennifer Horkoff, John Mylopoulos, Alexander Borgida, Renata S. S. Guizzardi, Giancarlo Guizzardi, and Lin Liu
(University of Trento, Italy; Rutgers University, USA; Federal University of Espírito Santo, Brazil; Tsinghua University, China)
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Quality Requirements Elicitation Based on Inquiry of Quality-Impact Relationships
Farnaz Fotrousi, Samuel A. Fricker, and Markus Fiedler
(Blekinge Institute of Technology, Sweden)
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Tool Demonstrations and Posters

Nòmos 3: Reasoning about Regulatory Compliance of Requirements
Silvia Ingolfo, Alberto Siena, and John Mylopoulos
(University of Trento, Italy)
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GUITAR: An Ontology-based Automated Requirements Analysis Tool
Tuong Huan Nguyen, John Grundy, and Mohamed Almorsy
(Swinburne University of Technology, Australia)
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Simulation-Based Requirements Discovery for Smart Driver Assistive Technologies
Andreas Gregoriades, Maria Pampaka, and Alistair Sutcliffe
(European University Cyprus, Cyprus; University of Manchester, UK)
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EAM: Ecosystemability Assessment Method
Eric Knauss and Imed Hammouda
(Chalmers, Sweden; University of Gothenburg, Sweden)
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Combined Goal and Feature Model Reasoning with the User Requirements Notation and jUCMNav
Yanji Liu, Yukun Su, Xinshang Yin, and Gunter Mussbacher
(McGill University, Canada)
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Decisively: Application of Quantitative Analysis and Decision Science in Agile Requirements Engineering
Sanjaya Kumar Saxena and Rachna Chakraborty
(GrayPE Systems, India)
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VARED: Verification and Analysis of Requirements and Early Designs
Julia Badger, David Throop, and Charles Claunch
(NASA, USA; Boeing, USA)
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Structured Multi-view Modeling by Tabular Notation
Xiuna Zhu, Dongyue Mou, and Daniel Ratiu
(TU München, Germany; fortiss, Germany)
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Efficient Visual Notations for Efficient Stakeholder Communication
Ralf Laue, Frank Hogrebe, Boris Böttcher, and Markus Nüttgens
(University of Applied Sciences Zwickau, Germany; Hessische Hochschule für Polizei und Verwaltung Wiesbaden, Germany; University of Hamburg, Germany)
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Symbolic Verification of Requirements in VRS System
Oleksandr Letychevskyi and Thomas Weigert
(Glushkov Institute of Cybernetics, Ukraine; Uniquesoft LLC, USA)
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Business Application Modeler: A Process Model Validation and Verification Tool
Sören Witt, Sven Feja, Andreas Speck, and Christian Hadler
(Kiel University, Germany)
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Industry Track

Lightweight RE Methods

Handling Design-Level Requirements across Distributed Teams: Developing a New Feature for 12 Danish Mobile Banking Apps
Lars Bruun, Mikkel Bovbjerg Hansen, Jørgen Bøndergaard Iversen, Jens Bæk Jørgensen, and Bjarne Knudsen
(Bankdata, Denmark; Mjølner Informatics, Denmark)
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Experience of Pragmatically Combining RE Methods for Performance Requirements in Industry
Rebekka Wohlrab, Thijmen de Gooijer, Anne Koziolek, and Steffen Becker
(ABB Research, Sweden; KIT, Germany; University of Paderborn, Germany)
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Lightweight Requirements Engineering Assessments in Software Projects
Daniel Rapp, Anne Hess, Norbert Seyff, Peter Spörri, Emmerich Fuchs, and Martin Glinz
(Zühlke Management Consultants, Switzerland; Fraunhofer IESE, Germany; University of Zurich, Switzerland)
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Stakeholder Collaboration

Capturing and Sharing Domain Knowledge with Business Rules: Lessons Learned from a Global Software Vendor
Walid Maalej and Smita Ghaisas
(University of Hamburg, Germany; Tata Consultancy Services, India)
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Building a National E-Service using Sentire: Experience Report on the Use of Sentire: A Volere-Based Requirements Framework Driven by Calibrated Personas and Simulated User Feedback
Chris Porter, Emmanuel Letier, and M. Angela Sasse
(University College London, UK)
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Competition and Collaboration in Requirements Engineering: A Case Study of an Emerging Software Ecosystem
George Valença, Carina Alves, Virgínia Heimann, Slinger Jansen, and Sjaak Brinkkemper
(Federal Rural University of Pernambuco, Brazil; Federal University of Pernambuco, Brazil; Utrecht University, Netherlands)
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The Effect of Variability Modeling on Requirements Satisfaction for the Configuration and Implementation of Off-The-Shelf Software Packages
Amanda Rubython and Neil Maiden
(City&Guilds Kineo, UK; City University London, UK)
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RE in Practice: Experiences from the Field I

Modelling Sustainability in a Procurement System: An Experience Report
Camilla Bomfim, Wesley Nunes, Leticia Duboc, and Marcelo Schots
(State University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
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A Case Study using a Protocol to Derive Safety Functional Requirements from Fault Tree Analysis
Luiz Eduardo Galvão Martins and Tiago de Oliveira
(Federal University of São Paulo, Brazil)
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The DODT Tool Applied to Sub-Sea Software
Tor Stålhane and Tormod Wien
(Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway; ABB Research, Norway)
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RE in Practice: Experiences from the Field II

Towards Feature-Oriented Requirements Validation for Automotive Systems
Jiale Zhou, Yue Lu, Kristina Lundqvist, Henrik Lönn, Daniel Karlsson, and Bo Liwång
(Mälardalen University, Sweden; Volvo, Sweden; Swedish Radiation Safety Authority, Sweden)
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Product Knowledge Configurator for Requirements Gap Analysis and Customizations
Preethu Rose Anish and Smita Ghaisas
(Tata Consultancy Services, India)
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Reassessing the Pattern-Based Approach for Formalizing Requirements in the Automotive Domain
Predrag Filipovikj, Mattias Nyberg, and Guillermo Rodriguez-Navas
(Mälardalen University, Sweden; Scania, Sweden)
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Doctoral Symposium

From Architecture to Requirements: Relating Requirements and Architecture for Better Requirements Engineering
Feng Chen
(University of Limerick, Ireland; Lero, Ireland)
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Quantification of Social Sustainability in Software
Maryam Al Hinai
(University of Leicester, UK)
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Improving Collaborative and Post-WIMP Systems through Requirements Specification
Miguel A. Teruel
(University of Castile–La Mancha, Spain)
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Stakeholders' Social Interaction in Requirements Engineering of Open Source Software
Tanmay Bhowmik
(Mississippi State University, USA)
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Aligning Services and Requirements with User Feedback
Muneera Bano
(University of Technology Sydney, Australia)
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Requirements Development and Management of Embedded Real-Time Systems
Jiale Zhou
(Mälardalen University, Sweden)
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Context-Sensitive Information Security Risk Identification and Evaluation Techniques
Dan Ionita
(University of Twente, Netherlands)
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Business Processes and Regulations Compliance Management Technology
Ilze Buksa
(Riga Technical University, Latvia)
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Creative Strategic Scenarios for Preparation to Requirements Evolution
Marília Guterres Ferreira
(PUC-Rio, Brazil)
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Ready-Set-Transfer! Technology Transfer in the Requirements Engineering Domain (Panel)
Jane Huffman Hayes and Didar Zowghi
(University of Kentucky, USA; University of Technology Sydney, Australia)
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