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STEP/EXPRESS to object-oriented database translator
Author(s): Angela Goh; Siu-Cheung Hui; B. Song
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Paper Abstract

The ISO STEP specifications aim to provide an effective means by which product information can be shared and exchanged between applications and enterprises. EXPRESS is a modeling language within the STEP specifications. It is used to describe product data. An EXPRESS model can be implemented on a database repository, queried upon and manipulated. This paper examines the suitability of object-oriented database systems as the repository for EXPRESS models. It then discusses the design and implementation of a translator which converts the EXPRESS language into constructs suited to object-oriented database systems.

Paper Details

Date Published: 22 March 1996
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 2644, Fourth International Conference on Computer-Aided Design and Computer Graphics, (22 March 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.235571
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Angela Goh, Nanyang Technological Univ. (Singapore)
Siu-Cheung Hui, Nanyang Technological Univ. (Singapore)
B. Song, Nanyang Technological Univ. (Singapore)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2644:
Fourth International Conference on Computer-Aided Design and Computer Graphics
Shuzi Yang; Ji Zhou; Cheng-Gang Li, Editor(s)

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