CommunityMember Class Hierarchy

Let’s develop a simple inheritance hierarchy with five levels (represented by the UML class diagram in Fig. 11.2). A university community has thousands of CommunityMembers.

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Fig. 11.2. Inheritance hierarchy for university CommunityMembers.

These CommunityMembers consist of Employees, Students and alumni (each of class Alumnus). Employees are either Faculty or Staff. Faculty are either Administrators or Teachers. Some Administrators, however, are also Teachers. We’ve used multiple inheritance to form class AdministratorTeacher. With single inheritance, a class is derived from one base class. With multiple inheritance ...

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