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Accounting Information Systems

11th Edition
Ulric J. Gelinas + 3 others
ISBN: 9781337552127

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Ulric J. Gelinas + 3 others
ISBN: 9781337552127
Textbook Problem

Describe each symbol used in constructing DFDs.

Summary Introduction

To define: The symbols used in constructing data flow diagram.

Introduction:

Accounting Information System (AIS) is said to be the specialized subsystem of the Information System (IS). AIS can be used in the business events for the purpose of collecting, processing, and reporting the financial information.

Explanation

Define the symbols used in constructing a data flow diagram (DFD):

DFD helps to portray the components of the system. A DFD includes storage of data, sources, and destinations. It would represent the data flows among the system components graphically. The following are the symbol used in constructing a data flow diagram:

Bubble symbol:

It would represent the process within which the incoming data flows will be converted into outgoing data flows.

Data flow symbol:

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