Materialization and Its Metaclass Implementation


Materialization is a powerful and ubiquitous abstraction pattern for conceptual modeling that relates a class of categories (e.g., models of cars) and a class of more concrete objects (e.g., individual cars). This paper presents materialization as a generic relationship between two classes of objects and describes an abstract implementation of it. The… (More)
DOI: 10.1109/TKDE.2002.1033775


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