Modularity (glossary)

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(1) Degree to which a system or computer program is composed of discrete components such that a change to one component has minimal impact on other components. (ISO/IEC 2011)
(2) Software attributes that provide a structure of highly independent components. (ISO/IEC/IEEE 2010)


(1) ISO/IEC. 2011. Systems and software engineering - Systems and software Quality Requirements and Evaluation (SQuaRE) - System and software quality models. Geneva, Switzerland: International Organization for Standardization (ISO)/International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC). ISO/ISO 25010:2011.

(2) ISO/IEC/IEEE. 2009. Systems and Software Engineering - System and Software Engineering Vocabulary (SEVocab). Geneva, Switzerland: International Organization for Standardization (ISO)/International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC)/ Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). ISO/IEC/IEEE 24765:2009.



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