INEN625G Homework 1 2010 Solution

INEN625G Homework 1 2010 Solution - INEN625 Graduate...

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INEN625 Graduate Homework 1 Due 2/1/10 Answer the following questions using your own words . Submit one typed copy for your project group. All members who contribute should sign the cover page. 1. You are in a meeting discussing the information system used to maintain student records. In your own words, describe what might be meant if you heard the following statements: “as we improve the new system, we need to minimize the amount of coupling” typically as a system is improved or as it matures, the level of interconnection between system components grows – we called this complexification in class. One should only consider connecting components, or “coupling” when there is a very strong advantage to do so. When you make a system more complex, then it is more difficult to troubleshoot or upgrade in the future. “the system is not cohesive, it needs to be more modular” A system is cohesive when it is clear which component should perform a particular function. The prevalent technique to ensure cohesiveness is to separate the system into smaller, more manageable “modules” making it easier to match function with single component. “it is difficult to decompose the system, it is just too complex” A complex system has such an intensity of interconnections that separation into smaller subsystems is very difficult. This means is it difficult to try to improve one
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This note was uploaded on 02/21/2012 for the course INEN 620 taught by Professor Black during the Spring '12 term at UNC Asheville.

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