CAN ONTOLOGIES BE SUFFICIENT SOLUTION TO REQUIREMENT ENGINEERING PROBLEM?

Richa Sharma, K. K. Biswas

Abstract

The growing interest in Ontology has resulted in an increasing interest in Ontology based Requirement Engineering over last few years and a lot has been talked about ontological approach towards the core problem of requirement engineering, i.e. requirements representation and analysis. However, it is important to understand the Requirement Engineering problem and to what extent Ontology can serve as solution to this problem. There are two aspects to the problem – first establishing and evolving Requirement Engineering ontology and second aspect pertains to the Ontology of the business domain in question. In this paper, we discuss the second aspect in detail as requirement engineering is all about capturing, validating and maintaining the requirements for the system in question. We argue that though ontology provides the building blocks for the solution to the requirements problem but the blocks need to be integrated into a process-flow satisfying the quality needs and environmental constraints.

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Sharma R. and Biswas K. (2011). CAN ONTOLOGIES BE SUFFICIENT SOLUTION TO REQUIREMENT ENGINEERING PROBLEM? . In Proceedings of the International Conference on Knowledge Engineering and Ontology Development - Volume 1: KEOD, (IC3K 2011) ISBN 978-989-8425-80-5, pages 461-465. DOI: 10.5220/0003667204610465


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@conference{keod11,
author={Richa Sharma and K. K. Biswas},
title={CAN ONTOLOGIES BE SUFFICIENT SOLUTION TO REQUIREMENT ENGINEERING PROBLEM?},
booktitle={Proceedings of the International Conference on Knowledge Engineering and Ontology Development - Volume 1: KEOD, (IC3K 2011)},
year={2011},
pages={461-465},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0003667204610465},
isbn={978-989-8425-80-5},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the International Conference on Knowledge Engineering and Ontology Development - Volume 1: KEOD, (IC3K 2011)
TI - CAN ONTOLOGIES BE SUFFICIENT SOLUTION TO REQUIREMENT ENGINEERING PROBLEM?
SN - 978-989-8425-80-5
AU - Sharma R.
AU - Biswas K.
PY - 2011
SP - 461
EP - 465
DO - 10.5220/0003667204610465