Studying the role of humans in the traceability loop

Alex Dekhtyar, Jane Huffman Hayes

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3 Scopus citations


This chapter focuses on semi-automated tracing and the challenges and opportunities that it presents to traceability researchers and practitioners The chapter compares three tracing scenarios: manual, fully automated, and semi-automated. Related work in the area of semi-automated tracing is examined. In addition, the chapter presents a discussion of research questions that must be addressed in order to enhance our understanding of what constitutes the best automated tracing methods.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationSoftware and Systems Traceability
Number of pages21
ISBN (Electronic)9781447122395
StatePublished - Oct 1 2013

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Computer Science (all)


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