Deriving Domain Functional Requirements from Conceptual Model Represented in OntoUML

Joselaine Valaski, Sheila Reinehr, Andreia Malucelli

Abstract

A conceptual model is an artifact that helps to understand a domain and therefore, may contribute with the elicitation of related functional requirements. However, the expressiveness of this model depends on the expressiveness of the language used. Considering that OntoUML is a language that proposes elements that allow more semantics, it is possible to build models with better expressiveness which are more complete than, for instance, models represented in UML language. For evaluating the possibility of deriving domain functional requirements (DFR) from models represented in OntoUML, a heuristic was proposed. This heuristic was obtained by reading and interpreting nine conceptual models represented in OntoUML. Once the heuristic was obtained, it was applied in a systematized manner to six models. According to the results obtained, using a conceptual model represented in OntoUML as a source to derive DFR is possible. In addition to the identification of the DFR, the heuristic can identify possible faults in the model design, or even the incompleteness of the model.

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Valaski J., Reinehr S. and Malucelli A. (2017). Deriving Domain Functional Requirements from Conceptual Model Represented in OntoUML . In Proceedings of the 19th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 2: ICEIS, ISBN 978-989-758-248-6, pages 263-270. DOI: 10.5220/0006290302630270


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@conference{iceis17,
author={Joselaine Valaski and Sheila Reinehr and Andreia Malucelli},
title={Deriving Domain Functional Requirements from Conceptual Model Represented in OntoUML},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 19th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 2: ICEIS,},
year={2017},
pages={263-270},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0006290302630270},
isbn={978-989-758-248-6},
}


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TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 19th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 2: ICEIS,
TI - Deriving Domain Functional Requirements from Conceptual Model Represented in OntoUML
SN - 978-989-758-248-6
AU - Valaski J.
AU - Reinehr S.
AU - Malucelli A.
PY - 2017
SP - 263
EP - 270
DO - 10.5220/0006290302630270