Amina Arfi

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Building and maintaining the class hierarchy has been recognized as an important but one of the most difficult activities of object-oriented design. Concept (or Galois) lattices and related structures are presented as a framework for dealing with the design and maintenance of class hierarchies. Because the design of class hierarchies is inherently an(More)
A tool for generating the interface hierarchy of a set of classes for the Smalltalk-80 library is described. The tool can be useful for analyzing the class library or simply for reuse purposes by providing an alternative view that is closer to the client's perspective than the inheritance hierarchy. The interface of each class to consider is extracted(More)
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