Object-oriented constraint analysis in complex applications

  • Flavio Bonfatti
  • Paola Daniela Monari
  • Paolo Paganelli
Conceptual Modelling
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 856)


It is the aim of this paper to propose an approach to constraint analysis and representation that makes conceptual modelling of real world applications more complete and effective. The need for this effort arises from the strong incidence that dynamics and constraints have within the knowledge captured while observing the application domain, expecially in the cases of complex applications. Constraint analysis is based on an object-oriented conceptual model that adopts the primitives of complex object and law to express, respectively, relationships among objects and interdipendencies of the relative states.


conceptual modelling object-oriented analysis constraint representation 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Flavio Bonfatti
    • 1
  • Paola Daniela Monari
    • 1
  • Paolo Paganelli
    • 2
  1. 1.Faculty of EngineeringUniversity of ModenaItaly
  2. 2.Democenter scrlItaly

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