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Dr Amer Saeed,
Dr Stephen RiddleORCiD
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Traceability is the common term for mechanisms to record and navigate relationships between development and assessment artifacts. While often seen as a way of reducing systematic development errors and despite being a requirement of industry standards, lack of tool integration can make it difficult to achieve traceability in practice. This paper proposes a framework enabling traceability links to be established across tool 'boundaries'. The framework is realised by exporting data from CASE tools - concentrating here on examples used to express requirements and program code - to meta-models represented in a common format; traceability links (represented in the same format) can then be established between elements of these models. In turn, safety cases - structured using an appropriate graphical technique and with computer-based support - can make direct appeal to sets of these links as evidence of meeting traceability goals.
Author(s): Mason PAJ, Saeed A, Riddle S
Editor(s): Anderson, S., Felici, M., Littlewood, B.
Publication type: Conference Proceedings (inc. Abstract)
Publication status: Published
Conference Name: Computer Safety, Reliability, and Security: 22nd International Conference (SAFECOMP)
Year of Conference: 2003
ISSN: 0302-9743 (print) 1611-3349 (online)
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Series Title: Lecture Notes in Computer Science