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Fusing quantitative requirements analysis with model-based systems engineering

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dc.contributor.author Cornford, Steven L.
dc.contributor.author Feather, Martin S.
dc.contributor.author Heron, Vance A.
dc.contributor.author Jenkins, J. Steven
dc.date.accessioned 2006-11-06T22:55:49Z
dc.date.available 2006-11-06T22:55:49Z
dc.date.issued 2006-09-11
dc.identifier.citation 14th IEEE International Requirements Engineering Conference, Minneapolis/St.Paul, Minnesota, September 11-15, 2006. en
dc.identifier.clearanceno 06-1792
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2014/39905
dc.description.abstract A vision is presented for fusing quantitative requirements analysis with model-based systems engineering. This vision draws upon and combines emergent themes in the engineering milieu. “Requirements engineering” provides means to explicitly represent requirements (both functional and non-functional) as constraints and preferences on acceptable solutions, and emphasizes early-lifecycle review, analysis and verification of design and development plans. “Design by shopping” emphasizes revealing the space of options available from which to choose (without presuming that all selection criteria have previously been elicited), and provides means to make understandable the range of choices and their ramifications. “Model-based engineering” emphasizes the goal of utilizing a formal representation of all aspects of system design, from development through operations, and provides powerful tool suites that support the practical application of these principles. A first step prototype towards this vision is described, embodying the key capabilities. Illustrations, implications, further challenges and opportunities are outlined. en
dc.description.sponsorship NASA/JPL en
dc.format.extent 346940 bytes
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf
dc.language.iso en_US en
dc.publisher Pasadena, CA : Jet Propulsion Laboratory, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 2006. en
dc.subject systems engineering en
dc.subject optimization en
dc.subject requirements en
dc.title Fusing quantitative requirements analysis with model-based systems engineering en
dc.type Preprint en


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