[Modeling] Modeling an Agent Class- PIM vs. CIM

Wagner, G.R. G.R.Wagner@tm.tue.nl
Tue, 24 Jun 2003 23:53:23 +0200

> 1) What do you mean by analysis vs design.  I define analysis as 
> the mapping from some perception to an implementation-independent 
> model of the perception (PIM); 

Jim, there is not just a "perception", but a full-fledged
business/domain/analyis model; it's the CIM ("computation-
independent") modeling level in the MDA.

Don't identify the PIM with the CIM!