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Essentials of Software Engineering, 4th Edition by Tsui

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Glossary

Architectural design phase

The period during which the high-level overview of the system is developed. (7.1)

Black-box testing

A testing methodology where the test cases are mostly derived from the requirements statements without consideration of the actual code content. (10.3)

Cloud Application Service

Services useful to applications (like databases or email) are provided in the cloud. (9.10)

Cohesion

An attribute of a unit of high- or detail-level design that identifies the degree to which the elements within that unit belong or are related together. (8.3.1)

Complex-object database

Database that directly stores complex objects, that is, objects that contain other objects and/or arrays of values and other objects. ...

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