Abstract: A good overview of many different types of diagrams which analysts and programmers user in describing computer programs and systems, including data flow, HIPO, Warnier-Orr, Action Diagrams, Decision Trees, Decision Tables, State Transition Diagrams, Entity-Relationship Diagrams, and more.
Keywords: book review, software, consulting, data flow charts, HIPO, Warnier-Orr, Action Diagrams, Decision Trees, Decision Tables, State Transition Diagrams, Entity-Relationship Diagrams, Hierarchy Plus Input/Output, system analysis, computer programming.

Title: Diagramming Techniques for Analysts and Programmers
Author: James Martin, Carma L. McClure
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Date Published: March 1985
ISBN: 0132087944
LOCN: T57.6.M3484 1985
Dewey: 001.64/23 19
Pages: 396
Bibliography: 40
Figures: many
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Part I: Introduction

Chapter 1: Diagrams and Clear Thinking

Chapter 2: Types of Diagrams Needed

Chapter 3: Forms of Structured Diagrams

Chapter 4: A Consistent Diagramming Notation

Part II: Diagramming Techniques

Chapter 5: Decomposition Diagrams

Chapter 6: Dependency Diagrams

Chapter 7: Data Flow Diagrams

Chapter 8: Three Species of Functional Decomposition

Chapter 9: Structure Charts

Chapter 10: HIPO Diagrams

Chapter 11: Warnier-Orr Diagrams

Chapter 12: Michael Jackson Diagrams

Chapter 13: Flowcharts

Chapter 14: Structured English and Pseudocode

Chapter 15: Nassi-Shneiderman Charts

Chapter 16: Action Diagrams

Chapter 17: Decision Trees and Decision Tables

Chapter 18: State-Transition Diagrams

Chapter 19: Data Structure Diagrams

Chapter 20: Entity-Relationship Diagrams

Chapter 21: Data Navigation Diagrams

Chapter 22: Compound Data Accesses

Chapter 23: A Consumer's Guide to Diagramming Techniques

Part III: Conclusion

Chapter 24: A Recommended Set of Diagramming Standards


Author:        Martin, James, 1933-
Title:         Diagramming techniques for analysts and
                  programmers / James Martin, Carma McClure.
Published:     Englewood Cliffs, N.J. : Prentice-Hall, c1985.
Description:   xvi, 396 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
LC Call No.:   T57.6.M3484 1985
Dewey No.:     001.64/23 19
ISBN:          0132087944 : $40.00
Notes:         Includes bibliographies and index.
Subjects:      System analysis.
               Computer programming.
               Flow charts.
Other authors: McClure, Carma L.
Control No.:   84017262 


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