Object-oriented Systems Analysis: Modeling the World in Data
This practical, how-to book lays the groundwork for an object-oriented approach to systems development through information modeling, a powerful technique for systems analysis. The approach focuses on identification, formalization, and verification of expert knowledge from diverse business, engineering, and technical disciplines as a means of determining the intrinsic information requirements of the system. The technique is appropriate for rich and complex problem environments (real-time control systems, decision support systems, or knowledge-based systems), as well as for straightforward applications with minimal processing requirements (database problems, for example).
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