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Title: Polymorphism, persistence and software re-use in a strongly typed object-oriented environment
Author(s): Morrison, Ronald
Brown, Alfred L
Carrick, Raymund
Connor, Richard C H
Dearle, Alan
Atkinson, Malcolm P
Contact Email: richard.connor@stir.ac.uk
Keywords: Data structures
programming environments
software engineering
Issue Date: 30-Nov-1987
Citation: Morrison R, Brown A, Carrick R, Connor R, Dearle A & Atkinson M (1987) Polymorphism, persistence and software re-use in a strongly typed object-oriented environment. Software Engineering Journal, 2 (6), pp. 199-204. https://doi.org/10.1049/sej.1987.0026.
Abstract: The major requirements of a system for software re-use are that it must provide an abstraction mechanism for adequately describing the components, a mechanism for naming and storing the components, and a mechanism for composing new objects out of existing components. This paper describes a polymorphic type system that may be used to describe generic components and a persistence mechanism that may be used to name, store and compose components. By integrating the two, a strongly typed persistent environment that is an ideal base as a system for software re-use is obtained.
DOI Link: 10.1049/sej.1987.0026
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