Sciweavers

Share
ER
2008
Springer

Automating the Extraction of Rights and Obligations for Regulatory Compliance

11 years 8 months ago
Automating the Extraction of Rights and Obligations for Regulatory Compliance
Abstract. Government regulations are increasingly affecting the security, privacy and governance of information systems in the United States, Europe and elsewhere. Consequently, companies and software developers are required to ensure that their software systems comply with relevant regulations, either through design or re-engineering. We previously proposed a methodology for extracting stakeholder requirements, called rights and obligations, from regulations. In this paper, we examine the challenges to developing tool support for this methodology using the Cerno framework for textual semantic annotation. We present the results from two empirical evaluations of a tool called "Gaius T" that is implemented using the Cerno framework and that extracts a conceptual model from regulatory texts. The evaluation, carried out on the U.S. HIPAA Privacy Rule and the Italian accessibility law, measures the quality of the produced models and the tool's effectiveness in reducing the hu...
Nadzeya Kiyavitskaya, Nicola Zeni, Travis D. Breau
Added 19 Oct 2010
Updated 19 Oct 2010
Type Conference
Year 2008
Where ER
Authors Nadzeya Kiyavitskaya, Nicola Zeni, Travis D. Breaux, Annie I. Antón, James R. Cordy, Luisa Mich, John Mylopoulos
Comments (0)
books