View TRAK:TRAK Consistency Rules


Consistent architecture is a big goal in architectural modelling.

It applies in different ways:

  • consistency of meaning (the semantics - using the same elements to mean the same things)
  • consistency of representation (consistent modelling) - using sets of elements in the same way to represent a real world situation (modelling is creative and there are often several ways of representing a situation). There will always be house styles.
  • consistent model organisation - if model elements are in unexpected places it makes it harder to share externally
  • consistent presentation - if views are to be presented to a wide audience this can be important

TRAK adopts the recommendations of ISO/IEC 42010 which has 2 main mechanisms through the use of Architecture Viewpoint and the idea of correspondence rules.

Consistency Mechanisms in TRAK

TRAK has the following consistency mechanisms:


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