structured analysis


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structured analysis

[′strək·chərd ə′nal·ə·səs]
(systems engineering)
A method of breaking a large problem or process into smaller components to aid in understanding, and then identifying the components and their interrelationships and reassembling them.

structured analysis

One of a number of requirements analysis methods used in software engineering.

structured analysis

Techniques developed in the late 1970s by Yourdon, DeMarco, Gane and Sarson for applying a systematic approach to systems analysis. It included the use of data flow diagrams and data modeling and fostered the use of implementation-independent graphical notation for documentation.
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