Chapter 8. System Architecture: Satellite-Based Navigation

The object-oriented analysis and design principles and process presented earlier in this book, as well as the UML 2.0 notation discussed in Chapter 5, apply just as well to the development of the highest-level system architecture as to the development of software. With system architecture, though, rather than developing the structure and design of classes, we are concerned with understanding the system requirements and using that knowledge to partition the larger system into its constituent segments. However, we must remember that the concerns at this level typically are quite abstract, huge in scope and impact, and uninvolved with implementation or technology details. If we understand ...

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