Issue No. 06 - Nov.-Dec. (2011 vol. 28)
DOI Bookmark: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/MS.2011.148
There is complexity, and then there is organized complexity. Pure complexity is chaotic; organized complexity is full of patterns. Naming these patterns and respecting their intention is the essence of architecture.
architecture, software-intensive system, pattern, cell structure, mind/brain
G. Booch, "The Architecture of Small Things," in IEEE Software, vol. 28, no. , pp. 18-19, 2011.