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A recommended practice for describing software designs: IEEE standards project 1016
Feb. 1986 (vol. 12 no. 2)
pp. 258-263
H. Jack Barnard, AT&T Information Systems, Denver, CO 80234
Robert F. Metz, AT&T Information Systems, Denver, CO 80234
Arthur L. Price, AT&T Information Systems, Denver, CO 80234
A method for describing software designs, developed by IEEE Standards Project 1016, is presented. The method presumes that a design is completely described when the information needs of each design user are satisfied. The minimum set of design users and their specific information requirements are discussed. An information model is used to describe the needed design information through a set of 15 standard design entity attributes. To simplify the access and assimilation of design information, an organization of the entity attributes into four distinct design views is proposed.
Index Terms:
Software design,IEEE standards,Software systems,Organizations,Algorithm design and analysis,software design,Design documentation,IEEE Standards
Citation:
H. Jack Barnard, Robert F. Metz, Arthur L. Price, "A recommended practice for describing software designs: IEEE standards project 1016," IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering, vol. 12, no. 2, pp. 258-263, Feb. 1986, doi:10.1109/TSE.1986.6312941
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