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Integrating Requirements and Models

While requirements engineering in itself is already useful, integrating it with other elements from the system development process can increase its value significantly.  We already hinted at this in our scientific work with respect to traceability, or our thoughts of an integration with Topcased.  Our latest ideas

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Anforderungs-Templates mit ProR

English-Readers: Please excuse that the following article is written in German. Im HOOD-Blog wurde vor kurzem gezeigt, wie man mit Anforderungs-Templates besser im Projekt arbeiten kann.  Seit dem letzten Release sind in ProR alle Features vorhanden, um mit solchen Templates umgehen zu können.  Das Ergebnis ist im

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Well Worth the Wait: New ProR Integration Release (0.2.0)

The RMF team is proud to announce the i12.03 Integration build, which brings significant improvements both in the core and the ProR user interface.  Please download it at the RMF download site. In this iteration, we were focusing on the GUI and on the integration of a

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ProB Logic Calculator

A first prototype of a ProB Logic Calculator is now available online. With it you can evaluate arbitrary expressions and predicates (using B Syntax). It is a great way to learn about B, predicate logic and set theory or even just to solve arithmetic constraints and puzzles.

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Next ProR snapshot coming up soon – please help us prioritize!

The presentation of ProR and RMF at the ReConf in Munich this week was well received.  We got plenty of constructive feedback both from real and potential users, as well as from contributors. We pledged to create a snapshot build every two months, and we will now

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Science meets Industry (20.03.2012)

(Apologies to English speakers: This is an announcement in German for a German-language event) Innovationen vorstellen, Wissen austauschen und Kooperationen anregen – das ist das Motto der Veranstaltungsreihe Science meets Industry an der Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf (HHU).  Beim nächsten Treffen am 20. März 2012 werden die Projekte aus

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ProR, RMF and Formal Mind at ReConf 2012

ReConf is one of the biggest requirements conferences in Europe, and Michael Jastram has been a regular speaker since 2007.  This year, he will give two talks: Structuring of Requirements for a tight integration with Models: requirements management and modeling are related and complementary, but how tightly

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ProR Snapshot Build available

Good news to everyone interested in ProR – we finally have a snapshot build available on the RMF website.  If you are interested in ProR, ReqIF, etc., please give it a spin. The last release took place in August 2011 – an eternity ago, as far as

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Requirements + UML = SysML

What happens if you start with UML, take a little away, add something new and tweak it a bit?  Depending on what exactly you add, you may end up with SysML.  SysML created some excitement in the requirements engineering (RE) community, as it provides some rudimentary tools

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ProB 1.3.4 released

ProB 1.3.4 is available. The highlights of this release are: an “Evaluation View” to inspect formulas and values, an interactive “Eval” window to evaluate expressions and predicates, support for CSP assertion checking, an improved editor, e.g., with on-the-fly syntax highlighting, 64-bit versions for Mac and Linux are now

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