The Doctoral Symposium brings together Ph.D. students and academics working in all areas of Requirements Engineering. Students present their research project and receive constructive feedback from a panel of senior internationally renowned researchers in Requirements Engineering. The RE’20 Doctoral Symposium is run in a highly interactive and collegial workshop-like format.


13:00-13:30 Welcome and Introduction, Team Building
13:30-14:30 Session 1: Requirements Modeling

Priority-Awareness of Non-Functional Requirements under Uncertainty
Huma Samin (Aston University, UK)

Security & Safety by Model-based Requirements Engineering
Sergej Japs (Fraunhofer Research Institute for Mechatronic Systems Design IEM, Germany)

14:30-15:00 Break
15:00-16:30 Session 2: Traceability and Elicitation

Blockchain-oriented Requirements Engineering: A Framework
Selina Demi (Østfold University College, Norway)

Towards Automatic Capturing of Traceability Links by Combining Eye Tracking and Interaction Data
Maike Ahrens (Leibniz Universität Hannover, Germany)

Reducing Ambiguity in Requirements Elicitation via Gamification
Hafsa Dar (Int. Islamic University Islamabad, Pakistan)

16:30-17:00 Break
17:00-18:00 Session 3: Requirements and Law in Socio-Technical Systems

Towards the Specification and Verification of Legal Contracts
Alireza Parvizimosaed (University of Ottawa, Canada)

Towards Socio-technical Requirements Engineering for Regulatory Compliance
Oleksandr Kosenkov (fortiss, Munich, Germany)

18:00-18:30 Panel/Reflection/Discussion