Yourdon and Coad Diagram Example: Level 1 DFD Example

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History of DFD

The DFD notation draws on graph theory, originally used in operational research to model workflow in organizations. DFD originated from the Activity Diagram used in the SADT (Structured Analysis and Design Technique) methodology at the end of the 1970s. DFD popularizers include Edward Yourdon, Larry Constantine, Tom DeMarco, Chris Gane and Trish Sarson.

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