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User Oriented Requirements Engineering for Agent Oriented Systems

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International Journal of Computer Applications
Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA
Year of Publication: 2017
Authors:
Anuja Soni
10.5120/ijca2017914879

Anuja Soni. User Oriented Requirements Engineering for Agent Oriented Systems. International Journal of Computer Applications 169(9):22-28, July 2017. BibTeX

@article{10.5120/ijca2017914879,
	author = {Anuja Soni},
	title = {User Oriented Requirements Engineering for Agent Oriented Systems},
	journal = {International Journal of Computer Applications},
	issue_date = {July 2017},
	volume = {169},
	number = {9},
	month = {Jul},
	year = {2017},
	issn = {0975-8887},
	pages = {22-28},
	numpages = {7},
	url = {http://www.ijcaonline.org/archives/volume169/number9/28014-2017914879},
	doi = {10.5120/ijca2017914879},
	publisher = {Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA},
	address = {New York, USA}
}

Abstract

Poor requirements are one of the principal reasons for failures of projects. A casual attitude to the user-requirements at the requirements stage leaves little room for improvement at the final stage of software development. This study is aimed to act as a bridge between the real world needs of users alleged as requirements and potential of developer to intensively investigate their needs for Agent Oriented Systems. This work employs the notion of the User Story Card (USC) for requirements elicitation that acts as a powerful tool to reflect the true requirements of users in the final artifact. In addition, this work presents Agent Cards(ACs) to define as well as validate the requirements to ensure that the requirements truly represent users’ expectations so that the system based on these requirements eventually would lead to their satisfaction.

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Keywords

User Story Card (USC); Agent Card (AC); Multi-Agent System (MAS), Requirements Engineering, Validation