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An Object Behavior Modeling Method

  • Hirotaka Sakai

Abstract

The behavior modeling of objects is a critical task in the object oriented approach to database design. The behavior that describes dynamic characteristics of objects is analyzed based on the aggregation concept.

The behavior of objects is formally defined as a set of states and events representing the script of object life cycles. The simplified formalization of the behavior makes it easy to analyze and model the behavior in complex environments where many objects interact with each other. This helps a great deal to establish the integrity constraints concerning control structures of object activities.

Keywords

Integrity Constraint Aggregate Event Cluster Hierarchy Primitive Event High Level Object 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hirotaka Sakai
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  1. 1.Faculty of Science and EngineeringChuo UniversityBunkyo-Ku, Tokyo 112Japan

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