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14 Cards in this Set

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An identifiable component of a computer program that performs a defined function
An executable entity made up of a set of modules
Computer Program
A diagram that describes the overall flow of control between computer programs in a system
System flowchart
Structured-programming-like statements that describe the logic of a model
A hierarchical diagram showing the relationships between the modules of a computer program
Structure Chart
The transfer of control from a module to a subordinate module to perform a requested service
Program Call
The individual data items that are passed between modules in a program call
Data couples
The development of a structure chart based on a DFD that describes the processing for several types of transactions
Transaction Analysis
The development of a structure chart based on a DFD that describes th input-process-output data flow
Transform Analysis
The incoming data flow from a sequential set of DFD processes
Afferent Data Flow
The outgoing data flow in a sequential set of DFD processes
Efferent Data Flow
Set of DFD processes that are located between the input and output processes
Central Transform
The manner in which modules relate to each other; the preferred method is data coupling
Module Coupling
A measure of the internal strength of a model
Module cohesion