How to Manage Evolution in OODB?

  • Dalila Tamzalit
  • Mourad Oussalah
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 1884)


We propose to face unpredicted requirements within OODB evolution problematic. We point to a designer having to cope with important and bulky OODB. We propose a simulation tool to help him to express new changes not directly on classes but on involved instances. The idea is to help him by proposing best ways of evolution, by provoking emergence of new adapted abstractions according to structural evolution of instances, and by analyzing these emergent abstractions by using metrics.


Semantic Distance Object Evolution Exploitation Phase Global Emergence Temporary Scheme 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Dalila Tamzalit
    • 1
  • Mourad Oussalah
    • 1
  1. 1.IRINNantes cedex 03France

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