Domain Analysis

<systems analysis>

1. Determining the operations, data objects, properties and abstractions appropriate for designing solutions to problems in a given domain.

2. The domain engineering activity in which domain knowledge is studied and formalised as a domain definition and a domain specification. A software reuse approach that involves combining software components, subsystems, etc., into a single application system.

3. The process of identifying, collecting organising, analysing and representing a domain model and software architecture from the study of existing systems, underlying theory, emerging technology and development histories within the domain of interest.

4. The analysis of systems within a domain to discover commonalities and differences among them.

Last updated: 1997-12-26

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domain addressDomain Analysisdomain architectureDomain Architecture Model

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