IEEE Std 830-1998
IEEE Std 830-1993)
IEEE Recommended Practice for
Software Engineering Standards Committee
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 outlinesare presented. 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
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