Professor Pete Sawyer


Research Overview

My primary research interests are centred around software and systems engineering, particulalrly: system requirements, knowledge elicitation and management, self-adaptive systems, high-integrity systems engineering and mental health informatics.

Selected Publications Show all 96 publications

RELAX: A Language to Address Uncertainty in Self-Adaptive Systems Requirements
Whittle, J., Sawyer, P., Bencomo, N., Cheng, B.H.C. 2010 In: Requirements Engineering . 15, 2, p. 177-196. 20 p.
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Relaxing Claims: Coping With Uncertainty While Evaluating Assumptions at Run Time
Ramirez, A., H.C. Cheng, B., Bencomo, N., Sawyer, P. 1/09/2012 In: Model Driven Engineering Languages and Systems 15th International Conference, MODELS 2012, Innsbruck, Austria, September 30–October 5, 2012. Proceedings. Berlin : Springer p. 53-69. 17 p.

Requirements-Aware Systems: A Research Agenda for RE for Self-adaptive Systems
Sawyer, P., Bencomo, N., Whittle, J., Letier, E., Finkelstein, A. 2010 In: Proceedings of the 18th IEEE International Requirements Engineering Conference (RE '10). Washington, DC, USA : IEEE Computer Society p. 95-103. 9 p.

Relevance-based abstraction identification: technique and evaluation
Gacitua, R., Sawyer, P., Gervasi, V. 09/2011 In: Requirements Engineering . 16, 3, p. 251-265. 15 p.
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Using Constraint Programming to Manage Configurations in Self-Adaptive Systems
Sawyer, P., Mazo, R., Diaz, D., Salinesi, C., Hughes, D. 10/2012 In: Computer. 45, 10, p. 56-63. 8 p.
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