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The case for dumb requirements engineering tools. / Berry, Daniel; Gacitua, Ricardo; Sawyer, Peter; Tjong, Sri Fatimah.

Requirements Engineering: Foundation for Software Quality 18th International Working Conference, REFSQ 2012, Essen, Germany, March 19-22, 2012. Proceedings. ed. / Björn Regnell ; Daniela Damian. Berlin : Springer, 2012. p. 211-217 (Lecture Notes in Computer Science; Vol. 7195).

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Berry, D, Gacitua, R, Sawyer, P & Tjong, SF 2012, The case for dumb requirements engineering tools. in B Regnell & D Damian (eds), Requirements Engineering: Foundation for Software Quality 18th International Working Conference, REFSQ 2012, Essen, Germany, March 19-22, 2012. Proceedings. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol. 7195, Springer, Berlin, pp. 211-217. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-28714-5_18

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Berry, D., Gacitua, R., Sawyer, P., & Tjong, S. F. (2012). The case for dumb requirements engineering tools. In B. Regnell , & D. Damian (Eds.), Requirements Engineering: Foundation for Software Quality 18th International Working Conference, REFSQ 2012, Essen, Germany, March 19-22, 2012. Proceedings (pp. 211-217). (Lecture Notes in Computer Science; Vol. 7195). Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-28714-5_18

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Berry D, Gacitua R, Sawyer P, Tjong SF. The case for dumb requirements engineering tools. In Regnell B, Damian D, editors, Requirements Engineering: Foundation for Software Quality 18th International Working Conference, REFSQ 2012, Essen, Germany, March 19-22, 2012. Proceedings. Berlin: Springer. 2012. p. 211-217. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-28714-5_18

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Berry, Daniel ; Gacitua, Ricardo ; Sawyer, Peter ; Tjong, Sri Fatimah. / The case for dumb requirements engineering tools. Requirements Engineering: Foundation for Software Quality 18th International Working Conference, REFSQ 2012, Essen, Germany, March 19-22, 2012. Proceedings. editor / Björn Regnell ; Daniela Damian. Berlin : Springer, 2012. pp. 211-217 (Lecture Notes in Computer Science).

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