(Revision of IEEE Std 830-1993)
IEEE Recommended Practice for Software Requirements SpeciÞcations
Software Engineering Standards Committee of the IEEE Computer Society
Approved 25 June 1998
IEEE-SA Standards Board
Abstract: The content and qualities of a good software requirements specification (SRS) are described and several sample SRS outlines arepresented. This recommended practice is aimed at specifying requirements of software to be developed but also can be applied to assist in the selection of in-house and commercial software products. Guidelines for compliance with IEEE/EIA 12207.1-1997 are also provided. Keywords: contract, customer, prototyping, software requirements specification, supplier, system requirements specifications
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