By: L. Zhao, T. Foster
Published in: PLoPD3
Category: Networks, Transportation
Summary: Point and Route are part of a pattern language for building transport systems.
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.
A route is a path through a transport network. A route can be represented as a domain-specific application of Composite [Gamma+95]