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Encyclopedia > Software modeling

The term software modeling , see modeling, combines a range of software design methods and techniques, e.g. object modeling, model-driven architecture, object modeling languages, business process modeling, data modeling. Model may refer to more than one thing : For models in society, art, fashion, and cosmetics, see; role model model (person) supermodel figure drawing modeling section In science and technology, a model (abstract) is understood as an abstract or theoretical representation of a phenomenon,see; geologic modeling model (economics) model... Software engineering (SE) is the profession concerned with specifying, designing, developing and maintaining software applications by applying technologies and practices from computer science, project management, and other fields. ... In laymans terms, a method is a codified series of steps taken to complete a certain task or to reach a certain objective. ... A technique is a way of efficiently accomplishing a task in a manner that is not immediately obvious or straightforward. ... Model-driven architecture is a Software design methodology, proposed and sponsored by the OMG. The basic idea is that the system functionality is defined as a platform-independent model, using an appropriate specification language and then translated to one or more platform-specific models for the actual implementation. ... An Object Modeling Language is a standardized set of symbols and ways of arranging them to model (part of) an object oriented software design. ... Business Process Modeling (BPM) is an activity performed by business analysts within a company. ... A data model is a concrete representation of an information model. ...


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Unified Modeling Language - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (1551 words)
However, the use of UML is not restricted to model software.
It can be used for modeling hardware (engineering systems) and is commonly used for business process modeling, organizational structure, and systems engineering modeling.
It is important to distinguish between a UML model and a UML diagram, or set of diagrams.
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