The object-oriented paradigm and automata theory

E. Mulder, S. H. Von Solms

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The concepts in the object-oriented paradigm are examined using automata theory. A dynamic model is proposed which serves as a frame within which these concepts are explored. Central to the model is the class automaton which represents the object-oriented class.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)75-96
Number of pages22
JournalInternational Journal of Computer Mathematics
Issue number1-4
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 1989


  • Object-oriented
  • classes
  • delegation
  • inheritance
  • objects

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Computer Science Applications
  • Computational Theory and Mathematics
  • Applied Mathematics


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