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Characterizing Classes
March/April 2006 (vol. 23 no. 2)
pp. 9-11
Rebecca J. Wirfs-Brock, Wirfs-Brock Associates
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.
Index Terms:
Class, aptronym, role stereotype
Citation:
Rebecca J. Wirfs-Brock, "Characterizing Classes," IEEE Software, vol. 23, no. 2, pp. 9-11, March-April 2006, doi:10.1109/MS.2006.43
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