Tool-supported Regulatory Compliance in Requirements Engineering
The RegComp (Regulatory Compliance) project focuses on the development of a novel approach for semi-automated requirement analysis and conformance checks of requirements towards regulatory texts. fortiss will be utilizing natural language processing techniques for change impact analysis and analyzing the requirements that are derived from various regulatory texts such as laws, norms, standards, and contracts. Furthermore, fortiss is developing a compliance check approach that can verify the conformance of requirements with regulatory texts.
fortiss aims to create a solution that can significantly reduce the time and effort required for compliance checks while ensuring the accuracy and reliability of the results. One particular focus in our research and development is to support change impact analyses throughout the development lifecycle, i.e. automatically detect changes in requirements in response to changes in regulations (and vice-versa). In addition, fortiss is analyzing the practical implications of our approach to ensure the applicability and usefulness of our results to our industry partner.
The project aims to contribute to the field of regulatory compliance in software engineering by developing a tool-supported approach for addressing the identified challenges in the industry. This approach will enable developers to better understand how requirements that are from ever-changing regulatory sources can be integrated into software engineering, and how to ensure compliance with regulatory standards. In addition, the developed tool-supported approach by the scientist will be evaluated in the industry on real data.
01.01.2023. – 31.12.2025