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Grady Booch

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Grady Booch is recognized internationally for his innovative work on software architecture, modeling, and software engineering.

Grady is one of the original developers of the Unified Modeling Language (UML) that has had a great influence on designing OOP applications.



He has served as Chief Scientist at Rational Software Corporation since its founding in 1980. Grady is one of the original developers of the Unified Modeling Language (UML) and was also an original developer of several of Rational's products. He has served as architect and architectural mentor for numerous complex software systems around the world. Grady authored six best-selling books including the UML User Guide and the seminal Object-oriented Analysis and Design with Applications. He has published several hundred technical articles on software engineering, including some in the early '80 that originated the term and practice of object-oriented design. Grady is a member of the Association for Computing Machinery, the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, the American Association for the Advancement of Science, and Computer Profes!
sionals for Social Responsibility.




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