A Pattern Language of Transport Systems (Point and Route)

By: L. Zhao, T. Foster
Published in: PLoPD3
Pages: 409-430
Category: Networks, Transportation

Summary: Point and Route are part of a pattern language for building transport systems.

Pattern: Point

Pages: 411-416

A point is a node in a transportation network. A point's role in the network is changeable. Represent a point as a domain-specific application of State [Gamma+95], where the different roles or states can be used in different applications.

Pattern: Route

Pages: 417-429

A route is a path through a transport network. A route can be represented as a domain-specific application of Composite [Gamma+95]