Context View

Learn about the context view in the 4+1 architectural model.

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The context for our application that classifies iris species involves these two classes of actors:

  • A “Botanist” who provides the properly classified training data and a properly classified set of test data. The Botanist also runs the test cases to establish the proper parameters for the classification. In the simple case of kk-NN, they can decide which kk value should be used.
  • A “User” who needs to do the classification of unknown data. The User has made careful measurements and makes a request with the measurement data to get a classification from this classifier system.

UML representation

This UML context diagram illustrates the two actors and the three scenarios we will explore:

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