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Scenario-driven search finds more exceptions

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Requirements elicitation tends to focus on stakeholders' primary goals, whether these are modelled as processes or use cases. However, exception cases often outnumber `normal' cases and can drive project cost. This paper describes an experiment to see whether scenarios could effectively drive the search for exceptions. Experienced engineers asked to specify a small system which found three times as many exceptions by searching all scenario steps as by examining draft requirements

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Database and Expert Systems Applications, 2000. Proceedings. 11th International Workshop on

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