Metaclass

Known as: Meta class, Metaclasses 
In object-oriented programming, a metaclass is a class whose instances are classes. Just as an ordinary class defines the behavior of certain objects… (More)
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2005
2005
In pure object-oriented languages, classes are objects, instances of other classes called metaclasses. In the same way as classes… (More)
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2004
2004
In the context of meta-programming and reflective languages, classes are treated as full fledged objects which are instances of… (More)
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2004
Review
2004
The role generic relationship for conceptual modeling relates a class of objects (e.g., persons) and classes of roles (e.g… (More)
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2002
2002
Materialization is a powerful and ubiquitous abstraction pattern for conceptual modeling that relates a class of categories (e.g… (More)
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2000
Highly Cited
2000
Knowledge-based systems have become ubiquitous in recent years. The World-Wide Web consortium is developing the Resource… (More)
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1998
1998
In a system where classes are treated as first class objects, classes are defined as instances of other classes called <i… (More)
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1996
1996
The deenition of a class library is an iterative process involving both the designer who provides basic function-ality, and the… (More)
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1994
1994
We present a novel approach to deal with the modeling and operational aspects of the interdatabase existence dependency problem… (More)
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1994
1994
This paper reports on the evolution of metaclass programming in SOM (the IBM System Object Model). Initially, SOM's use of… (More)
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1989
1989
Metaclasses provide control of object description, method compilation and more generally class behaviour. Consequently, they have… (More)
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