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A Requirements-based Framework for the Analysis of Socio-technical System Behaviour

Hall, Jon and Silva, Andrés (2003). A Requirements-based Framework for the Analysis of Socio-technical System Behaviour. In: Proceedings of the 9th International Workshop on Requirements Engineering- Foundation of Software Quality (REFSQ'03), 16-17 Jun 2003, Klagenfurt/Velden, Austria,.

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Requirements Engineering's theoretical and practical developments typically look forward to the future (i.e. a system to be built). Under certain conditions, however, they can also be used for the analysis of problems related to actual systems in operation. Building on the Jackson/Zave reference model [2] for requirements and specifications, this paper presents a framework useful for the prevention, analysis and communication of designer and operator errors and, importantly, their subtle interactions, so typical in complex socio-technical systems.

Item Type: Conference Item
Academic Unit/Department: Mathematics, Computing and Technology > Computing & Communications
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Centre for Research in Computing (CRC)
Item ID: 3352
Depositing User: Jon Hall
Date Deposited: 27 Jun 2006
Last Modified: 05 Dec 2010 05:39
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