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Requirements Analysis: From Business Views to Architecture by David C. Hay

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Foreword

Once upon a time, my son was five years old. Like most five-year-old children, he was very curious about the world around him. As I was reading Dave's book, one of my son's curious moments came to mind. While our family was cruising in a small boat, he questioned how it was possible for the boat to float in the water, instead of sinking to the bottom of the bay.

To put this moment of childhood curiosity into proper context, it is important to know that my husband is a civil engineer by background. I am a mathematician by training. So, this is exactly the kind of question we enjoy pursuing with our children. In fact, our enthusiasm for my son's question led to our brilliantly delivered revelation of Archimedes Principle, complete with an ...

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