Application of an Object-Oriented Metasystem in University Information System Development

Application of an Object-Oriented Metasystem in University Information System Development

Petr C. Smolik (Brno University of Technology, Czech Republic) and Thomas Hruska (Brno University of Technology, Czech Republic)
Copyright: © 2003 |Pages: 13
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-59140-061-5.ch035

Abstract

This case presents experience from design and implementation of a university information system at the Brno University of Technology. The newly built system is expected to provide the students and staff with better tools for communication within the universitys independent faculties, departments, and central administration. An object-oriented metasystem approach was used by the IT department to describe the services offered by the university information system and to generate needed program code for run-time operation of the system. This approach so far produced good results over the period of two years when the pilot project started, nevertheless there are some shortcomings that still have to be resolved.

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