Stepwise Refinement

Technology / Programming / Stepwise Refinement: The 'divide and conquer' strategy to computer programming. Start with the main goal, and break it down into subparts. Then, break each subpart down into smaller parts. Once you have broken it down into small enough parts, each part is programmed as ither a class or a function. This is considered 'top-down' design, since the main goal is the 'high level' goal, and then the designer works her way down to the details.

Other Words for Refinement

Refinement Noun Synonyms: improvement, betterment, bettering, enhancement, development, perfection
Refinement Adjective Synonyms: culture, polish, elegance, sophistication, urbanity, urbaneness, breeding, cultivation, gentility, propriety, courtliness, civility, politeness, politesse, delicacy, tact, diplomacy, finesse, suavity, suaveness, taste, tastefulness, discrimination, discer
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Query Refinement

Business / Search Engine Optimization (SEO) / Query Refinement: Some searchers may refine their search query if they deemed the results as being irrelevant. Some search engines may aim to promote certain verticals or suggest other search queries if they deem other MORE

Stepwise Refinement

Technology / Programming / Stepwise Refinement: The 'divide and conquer' strategy to computer programming. Start with the main goal, and break it down into subparts. Then, break each subpart down into smaller parts. Once you have broken it down int MORE

Refinement

Technology / Programming / Refinement: Refinement is a hierarchical relationship between two concepts. If b refines a, then the requirements of b are a superset of the requirements of a. Thus, the set of abstractions that model b are a sub MORE

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