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Constraint Diagrams: Visualizing Assertions in OO Modelling

Kent, Stuart (1997) Constraint Diagrams: Visualizing Assertions in OO Modelling. Technical report. University of Brighton (KAR id:21501)


Describes a notation, constraint diagrams, which allows pre/post conditions and invariants to be expressed visually, rather than in the notation of mathematical logic. The notation is explored through a small case study (a library system). Some conclusions are drawn about the use of the notation in modelling, and its possible impact on tools and semantics. This report has been split into two and considerable revised and updated: Kent (1997b), Kent (1997c).

Item Type: Monograph (Technical report)
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics (inc Computing science) > QA 76 Software, computer programming,
Divisions: Faculties > Sciences > School of Computing > Systems Architecture Group
Depositing User: Mark Wheadon
Date Deposited: 26 Jul 2009 15:59 UTC
Last Modified: 28 May 2019 14:00 UTC
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