Object-Oriented Design Knowledge: Principles, Heuristics and Best Practices

Object-Oriented Design Knowledge: Principles, Heuristics and Best Practices

Javier Garzás (Oficina de Cooperación Universitaria (OCU) S.A., Spain) and Mario Piattini (Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha, Spain)
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Release Date: July, 2006|Copyright: © 2007 |Pages: 376
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-59140-896-3
ISBN13: 9781591408963|ISBN10: 1591408962|EISBN13: 9781591408987|ISBN13 Softcover: 9781591408970
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In order to properly understand a field, a researcher has to first understand the accumulated knowledge of that field. Micro-architectural design has accumulated knowledge elements that are clearly defined. These elements, such as design patterns, are properly differentiated and generally understood, but other elements – such as heuristics, best practices, and others – are just vague concepts.

Object-Oriented Design Knowledge: Principles, Heuristics and Best Practices provides a unified and global vision about the lesser-defined areas of micro-architectural design knowledge, exposing the main techniques, experiences, and methods in order to help researchers apply these concepts. Understanding the experiences presented in this book will help readers correctly apply design knowledge.

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Editor Biographies
Javier Garzás is the chief technology officer at Oficina de Cooperación Universitaria (OCU) in Madrid, Spain. He is also a lecturer at the University of Castilla – La Mancha, Spain. He had experience in software-related fields through several companies, and obtained his MSc and Ph.D. in computer science at the University of Castilla – La Mancha.
Mario Piattini has an MSc and a PhD in computer science (Politechnical University of Madrid) and a MSc in Psychology (UNED). He is also a certified information system auditor and a certified information system manager by ISACA (Information System Audit and Control Association) as well as a full professor in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Castilla-La Mancha (Ciudad Real, Spain). Furthermore, he is the author of several books and papers on databases, software engineering, and information systems. He is a co-editor of several international books including Advanced Databases Technology and Design (2000, Artech House, UK), Information and database quality (2002, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Norwell, USA), Component-based software quality: methods and techniques (2004, Springer, Germany), and Conceptual Software Metrics (Imperial College Press, UK, 2005). He leads the ALARCOS research group of the Department of Computer Science at the University of Castilla-La Mancha (Ciudad Real, Spain). His research interests include advanced databases, database quality, software metrics, security and audit, and software maintenance.
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