This chapter describes the second step in a unified design methodology. This step is “system analysis”. This unified methodology employs the unified representation for conceptual modelling developed in Chaps. 3 and 4. The system analysis step makes extensive use of the i-schema format for describing items (Sect. 5.2), and the o-schema format for describing objects (Sect. 5.5). The first step in the unified design methodology is requirements specification discussed in Chap. 7.
KeywordsConceptual Model Data Item Terminal Node Object Operator Information Item
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