An Overview of OOPS+, an Object-Oriented Database Programming Language

  • Els Laenens
  • Dirk Vermeir
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 322)

Abstract

This paper provides a brief introduction to the OOPS+ knowledge-representation language. While basically object-oriented, OOPS+ integrates database concepts as well as classical knowledge-representation techniques such as rule-based inference and demons. In addition, the language supports types as first-class objects, inheritance, imperative function definition, and query facilities based on logic programming.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Els Laenens
    • 1
    • 2
  • Dirk Vermeir
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Philips International B.V. Corp. ISA / AITEindhovenThe Netherlands
  2. 2.Dept. of Math. and Computer ScienceUniversity of Antwerp, U.I.A.WilrijkBelgium

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