Chapter 16. Verifying the Software Requirements Specification

Verifying the Software Requirements Specification

Through verification of the Software Requirements Specification (SRS), the analyst ensures that the SRS meets the characteristics of good requirements described in Chapter 2. These characteristics apply either to a single requirement or to the set of requirements. A single requirement should be unambiguous, verifiable, deterministic, traceable, and correct. The set of requirements should be complete, consistent, and modifiable. Ensuring that requirements exhibit these characteristics requires a combination of activities. The process and the notation minimize the negative aspects of some ...

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