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Thomas A. Alspaugh

Ph.D. Computer Science · Washington, DC area

Research

Focuses on requirements methods and tools for getting the appropriate software solution to the right human problem. Prominent themes within this work are FOSS licenses and heterogeneously-licensed systems, the interactions between law and requirements, privacy, effective use of scenarios and narrative requirements, bidirectional connection between stakeholder requirements and later development phases, empirical studies and requirements research, and how stakeholders understand requirements (or fail to).

Background

Professional activity

Erdős number: 4.

Personal summary

Active runner, change ringer, former ballroom dance competitor. Married to a charming lawyer. Lived two years in St-Jeannet, France. Raised elder daughter from 6 months to 6 years, and raising younger daughter now.

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