Cart (Loading....) | Create Account
Close category search window
 

Toward constraint-object-oriented development

Sign In

Cookies must be enabled to login.After enabling cookies , please use refresh or reload or ctrl+f5 on the browser for the login options.

Formats Non-Member Member
$31 $13
Learn how you can qualify for the best price for this item!
Become an IEEE Member or Subscribe to
IEEE Xplore for exclusive pricing!
close button

puzzle piece

IEEE membership options for an individual and IEEE Xplore subscriptions for an organization offer the most affordable access to essential journal articles, conference papers, standards, eBooks, and eLearning courses.

Learn more about:

IEEE membership

IEEE Xplore subscriptions

1 Author(s)
Bolognesi, T. ; Istituto di Elaborazione dell''Inf., CNR, Pisa, Italy

In this paper, we propose to conservatively extend object-oriented decomposition by letting it affect also operations (methods). Different objects may support different parts of the same operation. The responsibility of defining an operation, in terms of enabling conditions and effects on the state, is distributed over several interacting objects, which act as constraints and express different, partial views about the system behavior. Constraint-oriented reasoning has already been explored and applied in the context of formal specification languages for concurrent and reactive systems, and is sufficiently different from object-oriented reasoning to be considered as a paradigm in itself, with its own specific advantages. Nevertheless, the paper shows that the two approaches are sufficiently compatible to be profitably integrated. We introduce a constraint-oriented style for an object-oriented programming language (JAVA)

Published in:

Software Engineering, IEEE Transactions on  (Volume:26 ,  Issue: 7 )

Date of Publication:

Jul 2000

Need Help?


IEEE Advancing Technology for Humanity About IEEE Xplore | Contact | Help | Terms of Use | Nondiscrimination Policy | Site Map | Privacy & Opting Out of Cookies

A not-for-profit organization, IEEE is the world's largest professional association for the advancement of technology.
© Copyright 2014 IEEE - All rights reserved. Use of this web site signifies your agreement to the terms and conditions.