Architecture for a generic requirements engineering tool

J. Forster, A.P. Fothergill, M. Cartmell

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Requirements engineering is a part of the design process. Tools to aid in the initial design stage are discussed. A common solution is to develop an in-house fix for text processing systems to support design brief expansion (DBE), which means that the expansion methodology is hard-wired into the system. The computer implementation discussed uses a hypertext system as an interface between the designer and the DBE process. The system provides tools for exploring the expansion process, building documents, and contains a natural language processing component to help the designer in isolating relevant bits in the brief.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages1
Publication statusPublished - 1993
Event9th Conference on Artificial Intelligence for Applications - Orlando, FL., United States
Duration: 1 Mar 19935 Mar 1993


Conference9th Conference on Artificial Intelligence for Applications
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CityOrlando, FL.


  • artificial intelligence
  • computer aided design
  • computer architecture

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