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The ROSE Data Manager: Using Object Technology to Support Interactive Engineering Applications
June 1989 (vol. 1 no. 2)
pp. 285-289

The relational object system for engineering (ROSE) is an experimental database system for interactive engineering applications. The ROSE system and the way it uses object technology are described. The system has an open architecture which allows new tools to be added easily. Several tools are described, including an inheritance manager, version control system, and user interface manager. These tools enhance the ROSE system and broaden its application to other types of data-management problems.

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Index Terms:
ROSE data manager; object technology; interactive engineering applications; relational object system for engineering; experimental database system; open architecture; tools; inheritance manager; version control system; user interface manager; data-management problems; object-oriented programming; relational databases; software tools; user interfaces
Citation:
M. Hardwick, D.L. Spooner, "The ROSE Data Manager: Using Object Technology to Support Interactive Engineering Applications," IEEE Transactions on Knowledge and Data Engineering, vol. 1, no. 2, pp. 285-289, June 1989, doi:10.1109/69.87967
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