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Software Engineering by Ashok Mohanty, Jibitesh Mishra

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Chapter 5

Structured Analysis

The function-oriented approach uses a structured methodology called “Structured Analysis and Structured Design (SASD)” to produce any commercial software. Structured analysis is a part of SASD methodology. Its purpose is to analyze users' requirement, carry out functional decomposition of a system and represent the same through some standard graphical tools. This chapter describes different tools and techniques used in structured analysis.

Quality of software is determined by three main parameters:

  • Performance: Extent to which the software meets the requirements of users
  • Control: How secure is the software against human error, machine mal-function and intentional sabotage
  • Modifiability: Ease with which the software ...

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