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Jeeg: Temporal Constraints for the Synchronization of Concurrent Objects

Milicia, G. and Sassone, V. (2005) Jeeg: Temporal Constraints for the Synchronization of Concurrent Objects Concurrency and Computation: Practice & Experience, 17, (5-6), pp. 539-572.

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Abstract

We introduce Jeeg, a dialect of Java based on a declarative replacement of the synchronization mechanisms of Java that results in a complete decoupling of the 'business' and the 'synchronization' code of classes. Synchronization constraints in Jeeg are expressed in a linear temporal logic which allows to effectively limit the occurrence of the inheritance anomaly that commonly affects concurrent object oriented languages. Jeeg is inspired by the current trend in aspect oriented languages. In a Jeeg program the sequential and concurrent aspects of object behaviors are decoupled: specified separately by the programmer these are then weaved together by the Jeeg compiler.

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Published date: 2005
Keywords: Jeeg, Java, synchronisation constraint, temporal logics, inheritance anomaly, online model-checking
Organisations: Web & Internet Science

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Local EPrints ID: 261841
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/261841
ISSN: 1532-0628
PURE UUID: 67f8ddeb-d299-40f3-b5d9-8e3638d5cc77

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Date deposited: 27 Jan 2006
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 08:58

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Author: G. Milicia
Author: V. Sassone

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