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    • ISSN: 2301-3559
    • Frequency: Quarterly
    • DOI: 10.18178/LNSE
    • Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Jemal Antidze
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Prof. Jemal Antidze
I. Vekua Scientific Institute of Applied Mathematics
Tbilisi State University, Georgia
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LNSE 2013 Vol.1(3): 267-269 ISSN: 2301-3559
DOI: 10.7763/LNSE.2013.V1.58

A New Metadata Language for Software Requirements

A. Chikh and F. Al-Qershi
Abstract—The main aim of this paper is to elucidate how we can provide a set of more powerful software requirements targeted to facilitate their retrieval. So a central challenge for this research work is to define a new concept of software requirement object as combining two kinds of knowledge: 1) requirements knowledge and 2) metadata knowledge. A new metadata language is proposed in order to qualify, retrieve and reuse requirements. This new language is organized as a hierarchy, including categories, aggregate data elements and simple data elements.

Index Terms—Metadata, semantic interoperability, software requirements.

The authors are with Information Systems Department, College of Computer & Information Sciences, King Saud University, Saudi Arabia (e-mail: az_chikh@ksu.edu.sa, falqershi@ksu.edu.sa).


Cite: A. Chikh and F. Al-Qershi, "A New Metadata Language for Software Requirements," Lecture Notes on Software Engineering vol. 1, no. 3, pp. 267-269, 2013.

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