Relations as Semantic Constructs in an Object-Oriented Language


The relation as a semantic construct in an object-oriented language clearly expresses associations and constraints among objects which would otherwise be buried in implementation code. The externalization of references between objects permits a symmetric, non-redundant conceptual model which merits its own special notation and predefined operations. The… (More)
DOI: 10.1145/38765.38850


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@inproceedings{Rumbaugh1987RelationsAS, title={Relations as Semantic Constructs in an Object-Oriented Language}, author={James E. Rumbaugh}, booktitle={OOPSLA}, year={1987} }