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importance of requirements analysis & traceability to improve software quality and reduce cost and riskThe goal of this paper is to emphasize the importance of developing complete and unambiguous requirements early in the project cycle (prior to Preliminary Design Phase). Having a complete set of requirements early in the project cycle allows sufficient time to generate a traceability matrix. Requirements traceability and analysis are the key elements in improving verification and validation process, and thus overall software quality. Traceability can be most beneficial when the system changes. If changes are made to high-level requirements it implies that low-level requirements need to be modified. Traceability ensures that requirements are appropriately and efficiently verified at various levels whereas analysis ensures that a rightly interpreted set of requirements is produced.
Document ID
20150008471
Document Type
Conference Paper
External Source(s)
Authors
Kapoor, Manju M.
(Jet Propulsion Lab., California Inst. of Tech. Pasadena, CA, United States)
Mehta, Manju
(Jet Propulsion Lab., California Inst. of Tech. Pasadena, CA, United States)
Date Acquired
May 20, 2015
Publication Date
March 6, 2010
Subject Category
Administration and Management
Computer Systems
Meeting Information
IEEE Aerospace Conference(Big Sky, MT)
Distribution Limits
Public
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