Issue No.02 - March/April (2006 vol.23)
Rebecca J. Wirfs-Brock , Wirfs-Brock Associates
DOI Bookmark: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/MS.2006.43
The author introduces several characteristics she ascribes to classes when trying to understand their nature and purpose. Class characterization is a key step of object design. It clarifies at a glance some important aspects of a class?s expected behavior and communicates its design intent to others.
Class, aptronym, role stereotype
Rebecca J. Wirfs-Brock, "Characterizing Classes", IEEE Software, vol.23, no. 2, pp. 9-11, March/April 2006, doi:10.1109/MS.2006.43