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Object oriented analysis and design ( 6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL)


Leader: K Styles S Teng

Not offered in 2005.

Synopsis: This unit covers the object-oriented approach to systems analysis and design. Topics include: object-oriented concepts, abstraction and modelling; object modelling - identification, classification, association, generalisation and aggregation, inheritance, meta-data and notation for object modelling; dynamic modelling - state transition diagrams and object lifecycles; object communication models; integration of object, dynamic and communication models; mapping the object model to relational databases; recognition of the variety of object-oriented development methodologies, such as those of Rumbaugh, and the Unified Modelling Language (UML).

Assessment: Assignments: 55% + Examination (3 hours): 45%

Contact Hours: 4 hours per week

Prerequisites: GCO2813

Prohibitions: SYS3090, SYS3094