4th Workshop on Natural Language Processing for Requirements Engineering

REFSQ2021 Workshop, April 12, 2021

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April 12th, 2021 - Online

Overview. The morning program features paper presentations as well as an activity for community building. The following sessions continues with long and short presentations. The keynote and a following activity concludes the day.

Session 1

Chair: Fatma Başak Aydemir

10:00 - 10:10 Welcome

10:10 - 10:40 Continuous Rationale Identification in Issue Tracking and Version Control Systems Anja Kleebaum, Barbara Paech, Jan Ole Johanssen and Bernd Bruegge

10:40 - 11:10 A Vision of Understanding the Users’ View on Software Hendrik Schrieber, Michael Anders, Barbara Paech, and Kurt Schneider

11:10 - 11:25 An NLP-based Chatbot to Facilitate RE Activities: An Experience Paper on Human Resources Application Pedram Khatamino, Mustafa Baris Camli, Bilgehan Oztekin, Umutcan Gozumoglu, Emre Tortumlu, and Huseyin Murat Gezer

11:25 - 11:30 Activity

11:30 - 11:45 Break

Session 2

Chair: Alessio Ferrari

11:45 - 12:00 CiRA: A Tool for the Automatic Detection of Causal Relationships in Requirements Artifacts Jannik Fischbach, Julian Frattini, and Andreas Vogelsang

12:00 - 12:30 Concept Extraction in Requirements Elicitation Session Recordings: Prototype and Experimentation Tjerk Spijkman, Boris Winter, Sid Bansidhar, and Sjaak Brinkkemper

12:30 - 13:00 Semantic Frames for Classifying Temporal Requirements: An Exploratory Study Aurek Chattopadhyay, Nan Niu, Zedong Peng, and Jianzhang Zhang

13:00 - 13:45 Lunch Break

Session 3

Chair: Sallam Abualhaija

13:45 - 14:00 Using Recurrent Neural Networks for Classification of Natural Language-based Non-functional Requirements Rajesh Kumar Gnanasekaran, Suranjan Chakraborty, Josh Dehlinger, and Lin Deng

14:00 - 14:30 Case study: How well can IBM’s “Requirements Quality Assistant” review automotive requirements? Amalinda Post and Thomas Fuhr

14:30 - 15:00 SRXCRM: Discovering Association Rules Between System Requirements and Product Specifications Vasco Leitão and Ibéria Medeiros

15:00 - 15:15 From Legal Contracts to Formal Specifications: A Progress Report Michele Soavi, Nicola Zeni, John Mylopoulos and Luisa Mich

15:15 - 15:30 Break

Session 4

Chair: Jin Guo

15:30 - 16:30 Keynote by Sarah Gregory: Codeswitching, RE@Industry, and how NLP just might Save Us All!

16:30 - 16:35 Activity

16:35 - 17:00 Discussion and Wrap-up

Important dates
Paper submission: February 8 15, 2021
Author notification: March 1, 2021
Camera Ready: TBA
Workshop: April 12, 2021
Workshop organizers
Sallam Abualhaija University of Luxembourg (Luxembourg)
Fatma Başak Aydemir Boğaziçi University (Turkey)
Alessio Ferrari CNR-ISTI (Italy)
Jin Guo McGill University (Canada)
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