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# Tag Archives: square

## Modelling with Classes: Square and Rectangle revisited

Classic problem in class-modelling: how to express that a square is a special kind of rectangle? In order to deepen understanding, let us scrutinize the situation a bit closer here, using logical/ structural foundations of modelling: Continue reading

## Craftsman or Engineer?

A lot has been written on the differences between Craftsman and Engineer. Recently I came across a simple example by Hofstadter & Sander, that nicely shows the basic difference in thinking: Continue reading

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Tagged abstraction, analogy, craft, craftsman, craftsmanship, Douglas Hofstadter, Emmanuel Sander, engineer, engineering, Hofstadter, marking, model, Modelling, parallelogram, rectangle, rhombus, software engineering, square, surfaces and essences
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## Abstraction makes the Engineer

From my own experience I may say, what separates the engineer from the craftsman is clearly the ability to abstract. Continue reading

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Tagged abstraction, analogy, Douglas Hofstadter, education, Emmanuel Sander, engineer, engineering, Hofstadter, marking, model, Modelling, parallelogram, rectangle, rhombus, software engineering, square, surfaces and essences, thinking
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