Results for query "my approach"

An approach to do something vs. an approach to doing something

What is the preferred way to express something like this:


An approach to design a software system


(here design is a verb)

or


An approach to design of a software system


(here design is a noun)

In other words, should word approach as a noun be used with an infinitive?An approach to designing a software system

or

An approach to the design of a software system

Is this approach to the combinatorics of knots well known?

I am teaching a course on knots for the first time, and this led me to play with an approach which I have not seen in the literature.I would be surprised if no one had used it before, so I am asking whether this approach has a name, and if there are any relevant references.