Fernanda Alencar, Carla Silva, Márcia Lucena, Jaelson Castro, Emanuel Santos, Ricardo Ramos



Requirements engineering (RE) has been considered a key activity in almost all software engineering process. i* is a goal-oriented approach widely adopted in the earlier phases of RE, as it offers a modelling language that describes the system and its environment in terms of actors and dependencies among them. However, often the models become cluttered even for small applications, compromising their understanding, evolution and scalability. In large and complex applications, this problem increases significantly. In this paper we investigate the use of structuring mechanisms to deal with the complexity which may arise when i* is used to model complex domains.


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Paper Citation

in Harvard Style

Alencar F., Silva C., Lucena M., Castro J., Santos E. and Ramos R. (2008). IMPROVING THE UNDERSTANDABILITY OF I* MODELS . In Proceedings of the Tenth International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 3: ICEIS, ISBN 978-989-8111-38-8, pages 129-136. DOI: 10.5220/0001709001290136

in Bibtex Style

author={Fernanda Alencar and Carla Silva and Márcia Lucena and Jaelson Castro and Emanuel Santos and Ricardo Ramos},
booktitle={Proceedings of the Tenth International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 3: ICEIS,},

in EndNote Style

JO - Proceedings of the Tenth International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 3: ICEIS,
SN - 978-989-8111-38-8
AU - Alencar F.
AU - Silva C.
AU - Lucena M.
AU - Castro J.
AU - Santos E.
AU - Ramos R.
PY - 2008
SP - 129
EP - 136
DO - 10.5220/0001709001290136