2. A Tour of Some Module Styles

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In this chapter, we look at six important module styles:

• The decomposition style, used to show the structure of modules and submodules (that is, containment relations among modules)

• The uses style, used to indicate functional dependency relations among modules

• The generalization style, used to indicate specialization relations among modules

• The layered style, used to describe the allowed-to-use relation in a restricted fashion between groups of modules called layers

• The aspects style, used to describe particular modules called aspects that are responsible for crosscutting concerns

• The data model style ...

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