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And over the past decade, the OMG Model Driven Architecture (MDA™) has emerged as a new model-based approach to software design and development. 1 The Collaborative Visualization Environment (CoVE). Logical and Scientific Approach  11 Therefore, as with the comparison to mathematics, science, and the academic disciplines of engineering made earlier, we see that software engineering indeed does have formal languages, methods, and tools. Specifically: ◾◾ Software engineering uses −− The Unified Modeling Language (UML) −− Computer-aided software engineering (CASE) tools ◾◾ The OMG Model Driven Architecture (MDA) uses −− UML to create models independent of technology −− Model transformations for design and development Efforts to apply UML to systems engineering have been ongoing over the past decade.

Key to conceptual integrity are modeling and modeling languages, architecture frameworks, and systems engineering standards. The practice of systems architecture requires communication skills, tools, experience, and knowledge of case studies. Sc. D. level. However, there is sufficient material to support two semesters of study, one being more focused on systems architecture but with an exposure to software engineering and the other being more focused on aerospace and defense systems engineering.

Unlike professional societies such as the IEEE or INCOSE that raise operating funds through fees for the distribution of journals and standards, the OMG raises operating funds by other mechanisms. The relationship between the systems engineering standards of the ISO, IEC, IEEE, and EIA can be understood by considering the level of detail provided and the breadth of scope across the system life cycle considered. The ISO/IEC 15288 standard has the greatest breadth of scope but at a lesser level of detail.

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