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Automated Method Induction: Functional Goes Object Oriented

  • Thomas Hieber
  • Martin Hofmann
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5812)

Abstract

The development of software engineering has had a great deal of benefits for the development of software. Along with it came a whole new paradigm of the way software is designed and implemented - object orientation. Today it is a standard to have UML diagrams translated into program code wherever possible. However, as few tools really go beyond this we demonstrate a simple functional representation for objects, methods and object-properties. In addition we show how our inductive programming system IgorII cannot only understand those basic notions like referencing methods within objects or using a simple protocol called message-passing, but how it can even learn them by a given specification - which is the major feature of this paper.

Keywords

Normal Form Functional Program Object Orientation Object Orient Initial Rule 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Thomas Hieber
    • 1
  • Martin Hofmann
    • 1
  1. 1.University Bamberg - Cognitive Systems GroupBambergGermany

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