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LePUS3: An Object-Oriented Design Description Language

  • Epameinondas Gasparis
  • Jonathan Nicholson
  • Amnon H. Eden
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5223)

Abstract

LePUS3 [1] (lepus.org.uk) is a logic, visual, object-oriented Design Description Language: a formal specification language designed to capture and convey the building-blocks of object-oriented design. LePUS3 minimal vocabulary constitutes of abstraction mechanisms that can specify effectively and precisely design patterns and the design of JavaTM (C++, Smalltalk, etc.) programs at any level of abstraction.

Keywords

Design Pattern Java Program Visual Language Sign Navigation Program Visualization 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2008

Authors and Affiliations

  • Epameinondas Gasparis
    • 1
  • Jonathan Nicholson
    • 1
  • Amnon H. Eden
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.The Two-Tier Programming Project, Department of Computing & Electronic SystemsUniversity of EssexUnited Kingdom
  2. 2.Centre for Inquiry, AmherstNYUSA

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