structure chart

What is structure chart?

structure chart meaning (IEEE) A diagram that identifies modules, activities, or other entities in a system or computer program and shows how larger or more general entities break down into smaller, more specific entries. Note: The result is not necessarily the same as that shown in a call graph. Syn: hierarchy chart, program structure chart. Contrast with call graph.


reference: U.S . Food & Drug – Glossary of Computer System Software Development Terminology (8/95)