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dc.contributor.authorGuizzardi, Renata
dc.contributor.authorFranch Gutiérrez, Javier
dc.contributor.authorGuizzardi, Giancarlo
dc.contributor.authorWieringa, Roel
dc.contributor.otherUniversitat Politècnica de Catalunya. Departament d'Enginyeria de Serveis i Sistemes d'Informació
dc.identifier.citationGuizzardi, R. [et al.]. Ontological distinctions between means-end and contribution links in the i* framework. A: International Conference on Conceptual Modeling. "Conceptual Modeling: 32th International Conference, ER 2013, Hong-Kong, China, November 11-13, 2013: proceedings". Hong Kong: Springer, 2013, p. 463-470.
dc.description.abstractThe i* framework is a renowned Requirements Engineering approach. This work is part of an ongoing effort to provide ontological interpretations for the i* core concepts. With this, we aim at proposing a more uniform use of the language, in a way that it can be more easily learned by newcomers and more efficiently transferred to industry. Our approach is based on the application of a foundational ontology named UFO, which is used as a semantically coherent reference model to which the language should be isomorphic. In this paper, we focus on the Means-end and the Contribution links. We aim at presenting the community with some possible ontological interpretations of these links, aiming at promoting constructive debate and receiving feedback about the validity of our assumptions.
dc.format.extent8 p.
dc.subjectÀrees temàtiques de la UPC::Informàtica::Enginyeria del software
dc.subject.lcshModeling languages (Computer Science)
dc.subject.lcshOntologies (Information retrieval)
dc.titleOntological distinctions between means-end and contribution links in the i* framework
dc.typeConference report
dc.subject.lemacOntologies (Informàtica)
dc.contributor.groupUniversitat Politècnica de Catalunya. GESSI - Grup d'Enginyeria del Software i dels Serveis
dc.description.peerreviewedPeer Reviewed
dc.rights.accessRestricted access - publisher's policy
dc.description.versionPostprint (published version)
upcommons.citation.authorGuizzardi, R.; Franch, X.; Guizzardi, G.; Wieringa, R.
upcommons.citation.contributorInternational Conference on Conceptual Modeling
upcommons.citation.pubplaceHong Kong
upcommons.citation.publicationNameConceptual Modeling: 32th International Conference, ER 2013, Hong-Kong, China, November 11-13, 2013: proceedings

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