Software Requirements Engineering Methodology (Development)
Final technical rept. Aug 1978-Mar 1979
TRW DEFENSE AND SPACE SYSTEMS GROUP HUNTSVILLE AL
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This report documents the results of a one-year study of the front- end problems involved in the development of complex weapon systems and their embedded real-time software. Means to alleviate those problems through an integrated requirements engineering system supported by automated tools are proposed. The body of this report is organized into three parts. Part I is an Executive Summary which briefly outlines the purposes and accomplishments of the study. Part II explores the nature of weapon systems, requirements, front-end problem, characteristic activities and problems of front-end development phases, as well as candidate tools for addressing those problems. Part III presents formal mathematical foundations for front-end requirements engineering and design, and outlines a methodology that can be supported by a fully integrated set of tools.
- Computer Programming and Software
- Computer Hardware