Appendix Other Viewpoint Sets

The set of viewpoints we present in this book is by no means the only one that could be or has been proposed. While we believe it does a good job of partitioning the AD into a manageable number of sections and ensuring a widespread coverage of concerns, we know of a number of other viewpoint sets that approach the problem somewhat differently. In order to allow you to compare and contrast our viewpoints with some of the other viewpoint sets that exist, we summarize five other approaches in this appendix. You can find more details of our experiences with these viewpoint sets in Woods [WOOD04].

Kruchten “4+1”

When we first started using architectural views, we began with Philippe Kruchten’s “4+1” set. The viewpoint ...

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