Applying the concept of patterns to systems architecture

@article{Cloutier2007ApplyingTC,
  title={Applying the concept of patterns to systems architecture},
  author={Robert J. Cloutier and Dinesh Verma},
  journal={Systems Engineering},
  year={2007},
  volume={10}
}
While much has been written about patterns in software engineering, little has been written about their application to systems architecting. This paper provides a discussion of patterns and their potential applicability to complex system architecting. A historical introduction to the concept of patterns is provided along with their evolution from the domain of civil architecture to other engineering disciplines and domains. The relevance and applicability of patterns to systems architecting is… 

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