Ambiguous Requirements

The systems engineering team also must look for requirements that are unclear or ambiguous. Such ambiguities sometimes are revealed when comparing different sections of a requirements document that may have been prepared by different people and the overall review of the integrity of the requirements has not brought forth these types of problems. As an example, in a requirements specification for a radar system, one section may refer to the target size as one square meter and another part of the spec may call out a target size of up to two square meters. Similarly, the range to target may be sixty miles, but if the level of detection at that range is not specified (as, for example, the probability of detection at that range), the requirement remains ambiguous. Essentially, any requirement that leaves doubt as to its precise meaning must be classified as ambiguous until the ambiguity or lack of clarity is resolved.

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