Operations Design

This chapter discusses operations design as an integral part of the software design experience. The chapter proceeds under the following captions:

  • Introduction
  • Categorization of Operations
  • Essentials of Operations Design
  • Informal Methods for Specifying Operation Requirements
  • Formal Specification
  • Summary and Concluding Remarks

12.1 Introduction

Whether the functional approach or the object-oriented approach is employed, ultimately, software systems will necessarily have operations. An important aspect of software engineering is the preparation of operation specifications for the operations of a system. Hence, operations ...

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