This page provides information on some of the resources available for students in Com S 362. The page is organized as follows:

  1. Miscellaneous Resources: about the course, Object-Oriented Analysis and Design, Object-Orientation (in general), Java, and formal methods.
  2. Reserve List: A list of materials on reserve at the Parks library

Miscellaneous Resources

The following are some links to various resources you may find useful about the course, Object-Oriented Analysis and Design, Object-Orientation (in general), Java, and formal methods in general.

Course Resources

Object-Oriented Analysis and Design

Object-Orientation (in general) and OO Languages

Java Resources

Formal Methods Resources

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Reserve List

To check out one of these (for a few hours or days), go to the Parks library reserve desk. Take along the call number and title, or look up Com S 362 there.

Reserved Texts


Author Larman, Craig
Title Applying UML and Patterns: An Introduction to Object-Oriented Analysis and Design and the Unified Process
Publisher Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall PTR, c2001.
Call Number QA76.9 O35 L37 2001
Author Arnold, Ken, James Gosling, and David Holmes
Title The Java programming Langauge (3rd ed.)
Publisher Upper Saddle River, NJ: Addison-Wesley, c2000.
Call Number QA76.73 J38 A76 2000


Author Fowler, Martin, with Kendall Scott
Title UML Distilled Second Edition: A Brief Guide to the Standard Object Modeling Language
Publisher Reading, MA : Addison-Wesley, c2000.
Call Number QA76.9 O35 F694 2000
Author Gamma, Erich, Richard Helm, Ralph Johnson, John Vlissides
Title Design Patterns: Elements of Reusable Object-Oriented Software
Publisher Reading, MA : Addison-Wesley, c1995.
Call Number QA76.64 D47 1995
Author Reil, Arthur J.
Title Object-Oriented Design Heuristics
Publisher Reading, MA : Addison-Wesley, c1996.
Call Number QA76.64 R54 1996

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Last modified Tuesday, August 19, 2003.

This web page is for the Fall 2003 offering of Com S 362 at Iowa State University. The details of this course are subject to change as experience dictates. You will be informed of any changes. Please direct any comments or questions to Gary T. Leavens at leavens@cs-DOT-iastate-DOT-edu (after replacing -DOT- with `.').