Abstract: Object-oriented approach to domain analysis and modeling the dynamic characteristics of the system in terms of states and processes. Describes the Shlaer/Mellor method for object oriented analysis and design.
Keywords: book review, software, consulting, robotics, object-oriented design programming, domain analysis and modeling, systems analysis, information modeling.
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Title: Object Life Cycles: Modeling the World in States
Author: Stephen Mellor, Sally Shalaer
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Date Published: October 1991
ISBN: 0136299407
LOCN: QA76.64.S474 1992
Dewey: 005.1 20
Pages: 251
Bibliography: 28
Figures: 145
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Chapter 1: Overview of Object-Oriented Analysis

Chapter 2: Information Modeling Concepts

Chapter 3: Lifecycles of Objects

Chapter 4: Dynamics of Relationships

Chapter 5: System Dynamics

Chapter 6: Process Models

Chapter 7: Domains

Chapter 8: Managing a Large Domain

Chapter 9: Transforming Object-Oriented Analysis into Object-Oriented Design

Appendix A: OODLE: A Language-Independent Notation for Object-Oriented Design

Appendix B: Using Object-Oriented Analysis with DOD-STD-2167A


Author:        Shlaer, Sally.
Title:         Object lifecycles : modeling the world in states
                  / Sally Shlaer, Stephen J. Mellor.
Published:     Englewood Cliffs, N.J. : Yourdon Press, c1992.
Description:   xiii, 251 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Series:        Yourdon Press computing series
LC Call No.:   QA76.64.S474 1992
Dewey No.:     005.1 20
ISBN:          0136299407
Notes:         Includes bibliographical references and index.
Subjects:      Object-oriented programming.
               System analysis.
Other titles:  Object life cycles.
Control No.:   91013591 


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