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User-Centred Requirements Engineering

Authors: Sutcliffe, Alistair

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About this Textbook

If you have picked up this book and are browsing the Preface, you may well be asking yourself"What makes this book different from the large number I can find on amazon. com?". Well, the answer is a blend of the academic and the practical, and views of the subject you won't get from anybody else: how psychology and linguistics influence the field of requirements engineering (RE). The title might seem to be a bit of a conundrum; after all, surely requirements come from people so all requirements should be user-centred. Sadly, that is not always so; many system disasters have been caused simply because requirements engineering was not user-centred or, worse still, was not practised at all. So this book is about putting the people back into com­ puting, although not simply from the HCI (human-computer interaction) sense; instead, the focus is on how to understand what people want and then build appropriate computer systems.

Table of contents (8 chapters)

  • Introduction

    Sutcliffe, Alistair, MA, PhD

    Pages 1-18

  • Understanding People

    Sutcliffe, Alistair, MA, PhD

    Pages 19-43

  • RE Tasks and Processes

    Sutcliffe, Alistair, MA, PhD

    Pages 45-77

  • Understanding Requirements Conversations

    Sutcliffe, Alistair, MA, PhD

    Pages 79-102

  • Representing the Problem

    Sutcliffe, Alistair, MA, PhD

    Pages 103-125

Buy this book

eBook $79.99
price for USA in USD (gross)
  • ISBN 978-1-4471-0217-5
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Softcover $99.99
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-1-85233-517-5
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
User-Centred Requirements Engineering
Authors
Copyright
2002
Publisher
Springer-Verlag London
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag London
eBook ISBN
978-1-4471-0217-5
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4471-0217-5
Softcover ISBN
978-1-85233-517-5
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XII, 215
Number of Illustrations
239 b/w illustrations
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