Yet Another java.lang.Class

  • Shigeru Chiba
  • Michiaki Tatsubori
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 1543)


This paper proposes an extension of Java’s reflection mechanism that uses compile-time reflection to enable comprehensive language customization without needing to modify the Java virtual machine.


Information System Operating System Communication Network Virtual Machine Database Management 
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    Kleinöder, J. and M. Golm, “MetaJava: An Efficient Run-Time Meta Architecture for Java,” in Proc. of the International Workshop on Object Orientation in Operating Systems (IWOOS’96), IEEE, 1996.Google Scholar

Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1998

Authors and Affiliations

  • Shigeru Chiba
    • 1
  • Michiaki Tatsubori
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Information Science and ElectronicsUniversity of TsukubaJapan

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