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Abstraction in Modeling and Programming with Associations: Instantiation, Composition and Inheritance

  • Bent Bruun KristensenEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 924)

Abstract

The association concept abstracts over collaboration between concurrent autonomous entities. Associations describe collaborations, i.e., requests and coordination of contributions from the entities. And the association concept also supports abstraction in the form of instantiation, composition and inheritance. Simple and expressive abstraction with associations is demonstrated by illustrative examples, schematic language presentations, brief characterizations of qualities and implementation experiments.

Keywords

Language design Abstraction with associations Instantiation, composition and inheritance Concurrent autonomous entities Qualities 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of Southern DenmarkOdenseDenmark

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