International Journal of Information Technology and Computer Science(IJITCS)
ISSN: 2074-9007 (Print), ISSN: 2074-9015 (Online)
Published By: MECS Press
IJITCS Vol.6, No.4, Mar. 2014
A Formal Description of Problem Frames
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Michael Jackson defines a Problem Frame as a mean to describe and classify software development problems. The initial description of problem Frames is essentially graphical. A weakness of this proposal is the lack of formal specification allowing efficient reasoning tools. This paper deals with Problem Frames’ formal specification with Description Logics. We first propose a formal terminology of Problem Frames leading to the specification of a Problem Frames’ TBOX and a specific problem’s ABOX. The Description Logics inference tools can then be used to decompose multi frame problems or to fix a particular problem into a Problem Frame.
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Souleymane KOUSSOUBE, Roger NOUSSI, Balira O. KONFE,"A Formal Description of Problem Frames", International Journal of Information Technology and Computer Science(IJITCS), vol.6, no.4, pp.56-65, 2014. DOI: 10.5815/ijitcs.2014.04.07
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