The T&M Object Metamodel
Work on object-oriented development projects requires all developers to share a common understanding of the basic terms relating to object orientation. In this respect, the authors of this book have a different conception from those of method books.1 In addition, relying on an object-oriented programming language won’t help either since various languages implement the concepts more or less cleanly. For this reason, we begin this section with a definition of our so-called object metamodel.
A metamodel essentially provides the elements and relations that can be used to build models. In the context of our work it means that an object metamodel helps us to understand the concepts ...