Using the UML for Architectural Description

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Using the UML for Architectural Description
Abstract. There is much interest in using the Unified Modeling Language (UML) for architectural description – those techniques by which architects sketch, capture, model, document and analyze architectural knowledge and decisions about software-intensive systems. IEEE P1471, the Recommended Practice for Architectural Description, represents an emerging consensus for specifying the content of an architectural description for a software-intensive system. Like the UML, IEEE P1471 does not prescribe a particular architectural method or life cycle, but may be used within a variety of such processes. In this paper, I provide an overview of IEEE P1471, describe its conceptual framework, and investigate the
Rich Hilliard
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Type Conference
Year 1999
Where UML
Authors Rich Hilliard
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