Object Oriented Systems Analysis and Design: Pearson New International Edition

Series
Pearson
Author
Noushin Ashrafi / Hessam Ashrafi  
Publisher
Pearson
Cover
Softcover
Edition
1
Language
English
Total pages
635
Pub.-date
November 2013
ISBN13
9781292039602
ISBN
1292039604
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For courses in object-oriented systems analysis and design.

This text teaches students object-oriented systems analysis and design in a highly practical and accessible way.

Features

For courses in object-oriented systems analysis and design.

This text teaches students object-oriented systems analysis and design in a highly practical and accessible way.

Continuing Case Study: The Walden Medical Center

Besides examples that clarify and illustrate each concept or tools, the book follows one case, the Walden Medical Center, from gathering requirements to architecture and implementation. The first three chapters lay the theoretical groundwork for what the rest of the book aims at: a pragmatic roadmap to system analysis and design so that students can see how each concept is related to the others.

MIS Concepts in the Real World

In order to assist students in applying the concepts learned in class to the real world, four other continuing cases include:

•    Marketing and subscriptions to sports magazines
•    A car dealership
•    A pizza shop
•    A real estate agency

Unique Chapters

A major goal of this book is to close the gaps between concepts that are vital to the real development process, but are partially or totally missing from textbooks on system analysis and design. Among them are the following chapters:

•    Domain Analysis, or the “missing link” in system development
•    Patterns. Increasingly important to the industry but, perhaps, perceived as too difficult to teach in an introductory course—the authors will illustrate that this is not the case
•    Reuse & Components. Components, the most important vehicles for reuse, are now an established presence in the industry
•    Architecture. The construction of a house cannot start without some sort of an architectural plan and yet many — including practitioners — behave as though an information system can be built without one

OTHER TOPICS OF DISTINCTION

Companion Website

The Web site for this book provides students and teachers with added topics of discussion, reference materials and examples, ideas for teaching and studying each chapter, and updates on material from the book when appropriate.  Additional features include:

•    Answers to review questions, or examples when the question asks for examples.
•    PowerPoint slides for each chapter.
•    Solutions — text and diagrams — for case studies.
•    Test banks, with enough variety for the teacher to design tests that do not repeat themselves easily.

Illustrations

The illustrations in this book are not decorative. They were designed to narrate a topic or a chapter visually. Often, they serve as visual index or overview of the whole chapter. Each diagram must:

•    Be understandable.
•    Serve a purpose.

Table of Contents

I.    THE FOUNDATIONS.
1.    Information Systems.
2.    The Concept of Object Orientation.
3.    Methodology.
II.    OBJECT-ORIENTED ANALYSIS.
4.    Gathering Requirements
5.    Domain Analysis
6.    Behavioral Modeling I — Use Cases: The Basics
7.    Behavioral Modeling II — Developing Use Cases
8.    Structural Modeling
9.    Dynamic Modeling
III.    OBJECT-ORIENTED DESIGN.
10.    The Design Challenge
11.    Application Design I — Flow & Control
12.    Application Design II — The User Interface
13.    Application Design III — Database & Persistence
14.    Patterns
15.    Components & Reuse
16.    Architecture
17.    Implementation