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Choosing an environment data model

  • Andres Rudmik
Software Engineering Databases
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 244)

Abstract

The semantic data model provides most of the capabilities needed to support software engineering projects. There are some aspects of supporting projects that are not adequately addressed by this model. This paper recommends several extensions to address these inadequacies. First, extensions are described to support the specification and enforcement of project data integrity. Second, extensions are described that support some of the behaviorial aspects of projects, such as methods. Third, extensions are described to control the scope of names and to control the visibility of operations and objects in a project. Software project examples are used to illustrate these extensions.

Keywords

Object Type Dynamic Constraint Cardinality Constraint Object Instance Type Package 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1987

Authors and Affiliations

  • Andres Rudmik
    • 1
  1. 1.GTE Communication SystemsPhoenix

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