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4A Frameworks for Prioritization Requirements

IJCA Proceedings on International Conference on Advanced Computer Technology and Development
© 2014 by IJCA Journal
ICACTD - Number 1
Year of Publication: 2014
Pogiri Ravi Kumar
P. V. G. K. Jagannadha Raju
S. Maruthu Perumal

Pogiri Ravi Kumar, Jagannadha P V G K Raju and Maruthu S Perumal. Article: 4A Frameworks for Prioritization Requirements. IJCA Proceedings on International Conference on Advanced Computer Technology and Development ICACTD(1):1-6, October 2014. Full text available. BibTeX

	author = {Pogiri Ravi Kumar and P. V. G. K. Jagannadha Raju and S. Maruthu Perumal},
	title = {Article: 4A Frameworks for Prioritization Requirements},
	journal = {IJCA Proceedings on International Conference on Advanced Computer Technology and Development},
	year = {2014},
	volume = {ICACTD},
	number = {1},
	pages = {1-6},
	month = {October},
	note = {Full text available}


Prioritization decisions in general aim at conducting assessment of several alternatives that are characterized by multiple conflicting attributes, which are intertwined by the competing preferences of multiple assessors. These assessments personifying various forms of ambiguity such as uncertainty, ignorance, vagueness and fuzziness have to be aggregated to generate reliable collective priorities. The objective of this paper is to introduce 4A prioritization frameworks with alternatives at the centre surrounded by the four facets: Attributes, Assessors, Ambiguity and Aggregation. Elements constituting the framework are discussed in a general context and then related to software requirements. The frameworks introduced have confronted a wide scope of further research.


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