Class and Object
Published Online: 16 MAR 2009
Copyright © 2007 by John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Wiley Encyclopedia of Computer Science and Engineering
How to Cite
Dong, J. and Han, J. 2009. Class and Object. Wiley Encyclopedia of Computer Science and Engineering. 403–409.
- Published Online: 16 MAR 2009
Class and object are the fundamental concepts of object-oriented technologies. All other concepts are based on them. In this article, the concepts of class and object are defined. Their relationships are also discussed. Class and object diagrams are presented for modeling static and dynamic structures of object-oriented software systems.
- static structure;
- class diagram;
- object diagram;
- run time;
- dynamical structure