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Specialization of Object Lifecycles

  • André Le Grand
Conference paper


Object lifecycle is now a standard concept of object-oriented modeling methods. Current works about lifecycle specialization do not regard the structure of the specialized class: This may lead to some inheritance problems highlighted in this paper. A new notion we introduce here, top-down conformity, provides a sound and useful approach to validate the behavior inheritance in relation with the class specialization, keywords: concepts and methodologies, specialization, behavioral conformity


Destination State Base Class State Semantic Member Club State Deletion 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • André Le Grand
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  1. 1.Information Sytem DepartmentUniversity of GenevaGenève 4Switzerland

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