What object-oriented programming may be - and what it does not have to be

  • Ole Lehrmann Madsen
  • Birger Møller-Pedersen
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Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 322)


A conceptual framework for object-oriented programming is presented. The framework is independent of specific programming language constructs. It is illustrated how this framework is reflected in an object-oriented language and the language mechanisms are compared with the corresponding elements of other object-oriented languages. Main issues of object-oriented programming are considered on the basis of the framework presented here.


Action Sequence Message Passing Program Execution Part Object Pattern Attribute 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ole Lehrmann Madsen
    • 1
  • Birger Møller-Pedersen
    • 2
  1. 1.Dept. of Computer ScienceAarhus UniversityAarhus CDenmark
  2. 2.Norwegian Computing CenterOslo 3Norway

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