A Requirements Capture Method and Its Use in an Air Traffic Control Application

McCluskey, T.L. and Porteous, J.M. and Naik, Yogesh and Taylor, C. and Jones, S. (1995) A Requirements Capture Method and Its Use in an Air Traffic Control Application. Software Practice and Experience, 25 . pp. 47-71. (Full text available)

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This paper describes our experience in capturing, using a formal specification language, a model of the knowledge-intensive domain of oceanic air traffic control. This model is intended to form part of the requirements specification for a decision support system for air traffic controllers. We give an overview of the methods we used in analysing the scope of the domain, choosing an appropriate formalism, developing a domain model, and validating the model in various ways. Central to the method was the development of a formal requirements engineering environment which provided automated tools for model validation and maintenance.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled keywords: Formal methods, Prolog
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics (inc Computing science) > QA 76 Software, computer programming,
Divisions: Faculties > Sciences > School of Computing
Depositing User: Mark Wheadon
Date Deposited: 24 Aug 2009 18:43 UTC
Last Modified: 15 Jul 2014 13:38 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/21297 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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