A Concurrent Object-Oriented Paradigm for Attribute Grammars

  • L. Thomas
  • S. Cruz-Lara

Abstract

The GEPI system is a programming environment generator. GEPI generates fully Ante grated programming environments in which sharing and synchronization between tools, such as language-based editors, static-semantic analyzers, etc., are defined by using attribute grammars. This paper proposes a concurrent object-oriented paradigm for describing and evaluating attribute grammars: an attribute grammar is represented by objects whose persistent memory represents attribute values. Attribute evaluation is performed through asynchronous message passing.

Keywords

Programming Environments Attribute Grammars Object-Oriented Programming Concurrency 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • L. Thomas
    • 1
  • S. Cruz-Lara
    • 1
  1. 1.Centre de Recherche en Informatique de Nancy (CRIN)Campus ScientifiqueFrance

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