M2D1 - Systems Modeling-Generalization and Specialization.docx

M2D1 - Systems Modeling-Generalization and Specialization.docx

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Generalization and Specialization are methods that can be used to define relationships in a software design or relational databases. Generalization is the process of extracting common characteristics from two or more classes and grouping them together in a superclass (Sourcemaking, 2017). In a nutshell, generalizations classify items based on their similarities. An example would be electronics. There are many types of electronics that have similar features: silicon mother boards, circuits,
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