REFSQ 2023
Mon 17 - Thu 20 April 2023 Barcelona, Spain
Thu 20 Apr 2023 11:00 - 11:40 at Sitges - Session R7 - NLP and ML for RE II Chair(s): Nelly Condori-Fernández

[Context and motivation] Conversations around requirements, such as interviews and workshops, are a key activity of requirements elicitation, and play a significant role in the creation of requirements specifications. [Question / problem] While these conversations contain a wealth of knowledge, requirements engineers use them mainly through note-taking during the conversation and by recalling the information from their memory. There is potential for supporting practitioners by retrieving important information from the recordings of these conversations. [Principal ideas / results] Although transcriptions can be automatically generated with good accuracy, they often contain too much text to be efficiently used for processing requirements elicitation sessions. Thus, we observed a need to transform these data sets into a useful format for requirements engineers to analyze. [Contribution] We present ReConSum, a prototype that utilizes natural language processing (NLP) to summarize requirements conversations. ReConSum takes as input a transcribed conversation, and it filters the speaker turns by keeping only those that include a question and that are expected to contain, or to be answered with, requirements-relevant information. In addition to presenting ReConSum, we experiment with different algorithms to assess the most effective combination.

Thu 20 Apr

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11:00 - 12:30
Session R7 - NLP and ML for RE IIResearch Papers at Sitges
Chair(s): Nelly Condori-Fernández Universidad de Santiago de Compostela
Technical design
Summarization of Elicitation Conversations to Locate Requirements-Relevant Information
Research Papers
P: Xavier de Bondt fizor., A: Tjerk Spijkman Utrecht University, A: Fabiano Dalpiaz Utrecht University, A: Sjaak Brinkkemper Utrecht University, D: David Mosquera Zurich University of Applied Sciences
Technical design
Ontology-based Automatic Reasoning and NLP for Software Traceability with the OntoTrace Tool
Research Papers
P: David Mosquera Zurich University of Applied Sciences, A: Marcela Ruiz Zurich University of Applied Sciences (ZHAW), A: Oscar Pastor Universitat Politecnica de Valencia, A: Jürgen Spielberger ZHAW, D: Tjerk Spijkman
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