Patent Number: 7,827,522

Title: Computer method and apparatus for implementing redefinition of model features

Abstract: Computer method and apparatus implements redefinition of features in a programming model. The invention method includes (i) providing a model element having a feature with a redefinition such that the feature is a redefined feature; (ii) storing indications of the redefinition; and (iii) interpreting the stored indications and generating therefrom a model that implements the redefined feature. Redefined features include redefined property names, redefined property type and redefined multiplicity of a property.

Inventors: Hussey; Kenneth Earle (Kanata, CA)

Assignee: International Business Machines Corporation

International Classification: G06F 9/44 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2019-11-02 0:00:00