INLS 582_001, Systems Analysis
Locations of other class readings.
- Textbook: Beyer, H. & Holtzblatt, K. (1998).
Contextual Design: Defining Customer-Centered Systems. San Francisco:
I expect there are used copies available, if you don't want to purchase
a new one.
- UML books: We'll be using the Miles & Hamilton as
the main text for UML, but the syllabus also includes
optional readings from Pilone & Pitman, which I have
used for the past few semesters.
- Miles, R. & Hamilton, K. (2006).
Learning UML 2.0. Sebastopol, CA: O'Reilly Media, Inc.
Available on the web (through UNC's License at
Safari, or you may purchase it.
- Pilone, D. & Pitman, N. (2005).
UML 2.0 in a Nutshell. Sebastopol, CA: O'Reilly Media, Inc. Available
on the web (through UNC's license) at
(safari.oreilly.com), or you may purchase it.
SILS lab staff have been busy updating software resources this summer,
so information in this section may change. If you know about other
software that would be helpful for this class, please let me know!
You will need a graphics tool for drawing models.
Microsoft Visio provides
templates for the UML models we'll be drawing, as well as many other
useful features. It is available through the
SILS lab for all students registered for the class.
If you are unfamiliar with Visio, you may find the
Microsoft Office Online Training for Visio helpful.
As long as they have
the required elements for each model, you may use other drawing tools, such as:
If you do
use a tool other than Visio or Powerpoint, please hand in your models as pdf
them into Word documents.
Be sure you
acquire the tool in plenty of time for your homework assignments!
Guidelines for homework containing models
SILS IT services
Microsoft Office Online Training
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