A Synthetic Approach to Object Oriented Analysis

  • Viviana L. Rubinstein
  • Jorge L. Boria


According to the Software Engineering Institute (SEI) Capability Maturity Model (CMM), Software Product Engineering is a Key Process Area in Level 3 Organizations. Those companies already doing Software Product Engineering are the ones that could most benefit from Object Oriented techniques. However, few are using it, having invested in development techniques supported in structured analysis and design. Many are reluctant to change because they feel this investment in structured techniques would be lost. This paper shows that it is possible and desirable to use many of the tools in a traditional event-driven approach in analysis to build an object-oriented model of a system under study. Moreover, this approach is fully traceable, and it has the added benefit of allowing the use of CASE tools that are available in today’s organizations.


Structure Technique Case Tool State Transition Diagram Object Oriented Approach Capability Maturity Model 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Viviana L. Rubinstein
    • 2
  • Jorge L. Boria
    • 1
  1. 1.Schlumberger’s Laboratory for Computer ScienceUNICENArgentina
  2. 2.UNICEN, LivewareArgentina

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