Computer Sciene of Udayana State University

February 19, 2009

Definition of System (1st Quiz)

Filed under: Computer Science — ignaga @ 1:30 PM

There are many definitions about system such as:

  1. aggregation of things so combined to form an integral or complex whole [Encyclopedia Americana]
  2. interdependent group of items forming a unified whole [Webster]
  3. combination of components that act together to perform a function not possible with any of the individual parts [IEEE:Electronic Terms]

But generally the definition of system can be divide into 2 approaches :

1.  Procedure Approach

System is a working network of procedures that interact together to perform an act or to
serve a certain purpose

2.  Element/Component Approach

A System is a set of components that interact with one another and serve for a common purpose
or goal


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