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The Systems Engineering Process Activities (SEPA) - supporting early requirements analysis and integration prior to implementation design

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4 Author(s)
K. S. Barber ; Lab. for Intelligent Processes & Syst., Texas Univ., Austin, TX, USA ; T. J. Graser ; S. R. Jernigan ; J. Silva

The SEPA methodology and its supporting tool suite address critical issues for software development practices: traceability between requirements, design and implementation; requirements reuse and code reuse; and systems integration. SEPA focuses on requirements analysis and integration prior to implementation design by supporting the capture of a spectrum of user inputs/requirements that are narrowed, refined and structured into a system design. User inputs require refinement for a number of reasons, including the need to (1) merge inputs from multiple sources, (2) discard irrelevant information, and (3) distinguish between general domain requirements and those relating to a specific implementation. Tools currently under development support (i) synthesizing requirements into a functional domain model, (ii) deriving object-oriented classes from the domain model, and (iii) producing a system design specification satisfying functional, performance and infrastructure requirements

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Software Technology and Engineering Practice, 1999. STEP '99. Proceedings

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