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Towards a new model of abstraction for the engineering o f software

  title={Towards a new model of abstraction for the engineering o f software},
  author={G. Kiczales},
  • G. Kiczales
  • Published 1992
  • Computer Science
  • ion In Action I want to start by talking about the current view of abstraction in software engineering: how we use it, what the principles are, what the terminology is and what it does for us. Rather than attempting any sort of formal definition, I will just use an example. I will talk about the implementation of a familiar system, using familiar terms of abstraction, with the goal of getting the terminology I am going to use out on the table. Consider the display portion of a spreadsheet… CONTINUE READING
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