Towards an Object Calculus ∗

  title={Towards an Object Calculus ∗},
  author={Oscar Nierstrasz},
The development of concurrent object-based programming languages has suffered from the lack of any generally accepted formal foundations for defining their semantics. Furthermore, the delicate relationship between object-oriented features supporting reuse and operational features concerning interaction and state change is poorly understood in a concurrent setting. To address this problem, we propose the development of an object calculus, borrowing heavily from relevant work in the area of… CONTINUE READING
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