Once the system's external environment is defined, the analyst must identify the key objects and classes and their relationships within the system itself. This chapter presents several strategies that have proven effective in real-time systems development for the identification of the key objects and classes. These strategies may be used alone or in combination. Relationships and associations among classes and objects enable higher-level behaviors. This chapter goes on to identify some rules for uncovering and testing these relationships.
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Object Identification Strategies
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