System design - informal walk-through

Kari Tiensyrjä

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This chapter introduces the reader to main system design concepts and gives a generic outline of phases and steps performed in system design. First, the scope of system design is discussed. Next, the phases called System Design - Refinement and System Design - Partitioning are addressed. Finally, considerations about reuse of system design know-how are expressed.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationSystem level design model with reuse of system IP
EditorsPatrizia Cavalloro, Christophe Gendarme, Klaus Kronlöf, Jean Mermet, Jos Sas, Kari Tiensyrjä, Nikolaos S. Voros
Place of PublicationBoston
PublisherKluwer Academic Publishers
ISBN (Electronic)978-0-306-48733-0
ISBN (Print)978-1-4020-7594-0, 978-1-4419-5393-3
Publication statusPublished - 2003
MoE publication typeD2 Article in professional manuals or guides or professional information systems or text book material


  • System design
  • functionality
  • System Design - refinement
  • functional architecture
  • system design - partitioning
  • architecture template
  • specification
  • system design process
  • system under design
  • pattern
  • idiom
  • reuse
  • platform
  • system design know-how


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