object-oriented analysis


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object-oriented analysis

object-oriented analysis

The examination of a problem by modeling it as a group of interacting objects. An object is defined by its class, data elements and behavior. For example; in an order processing system, an invoice is a class, and printing, viewing and totalling are examples of its behavior. Objects (individual invoices) inherit this behavior and combine it with their own data elements. See CRC cards and object-oriented programming.
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Compared with pixel-based information extraction techniques, object-oriented analysis techniques can make gully classification under different segmentation scales based on spectral, geometry, and texture characteristics.
Object-oriented analysis considers the systems behavior and data by looking for system entities that combine them.
Neustadt (2002), UML and the Unified Process : Practical Object-Oriented Analysis and Design, Addison-Wesley.
* software development, including object-oriented analysis and design using the unified modeling language (UML) and object-oriented programming such as Java, Visual Basic and C++;
OMG's PTC works on standards that affect the CORBA infrastructure, and on object-oriented analysis and design.
Fichman and Kemerer [1992] compare three structured with three object-oriented analysis methods along 11 modeling dimensions.
A key issue in object-oriented analysis is the choice of a good set of classes in order to split the problem while keeping sufficient generality.
But be aware that to achieve benefits of this magnitude, you must be willing to invest in retraining your programming staff and supporting this transition to object-oriented analysis, design, and development for at least two to three years.
OT also encompasses object-oriented database management systems (ODBMS), object-oriented user interfaces, object-oriented telephone switching systems, object-oriented drawing programs, and object-oriented analysis and design functions.
IDEF spans many uses including: functional modeling, data simulation, object-oriented analysis, and knowledge acquisition.
After reviewing a sample of available SAD textbooks (Shelly and Rosenblatt, 2012; Valacich, George, and Hoffer, 2009; Whitten and Bentley, 2008), we found that one or two chapters are devoted exclusively to the teaching of object-oriented analysis and design (e.g., analysis of use-case models, system sequence diagrams, class diagrams), with approximately four to five chapters focusing on traditional structured analysis and design methodologies and techniques (e.g., entity-relationship diagrams, data flow diagrams, decomposition diagrams, activity-dependency diagrams, fact-finding techniques).

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