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Jeeg: A Programming Language for Concurrent Objects Synchronization

Jeeg: A Programming Language for Concurrent Objects Synchronization
Jeeg: A Programming Language for Concurrent Objects Synchronization
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.
synchronisation constraints, concurrent object oriented programming, linear time temporal logics
1-58113-599-8
212-221
Milicia, G.
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Sassone, V.
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Milicia, G.
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Sassone, V.
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Milicia, G. and Sassone, V. (2002) Jeeg: A Programming Language for Concurrent Objects Synchronization At Joint ACM-ISCOPE Conference on Java Grande, JGI'02.. , pp. 212-221.

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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: 2002
Venue - Dates: Joint ACM-ISCOPE Conference on Java Grande, JGI'02., 2002-01-01
Keywords: synchronisation constraints, concurrent object oriented programming, linear time temporal logics
Organisations: Web & Internet Science

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Local EPrints ID: 262289
URI: http://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/262289
ISBN: 1-58113-599-8
PURE UUID: 87777b55-225d-45ab-bff9-7a93e8f03bc4

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Date deposited: 11 Apr 2006
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 08:52

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Author: G. Milicia
Author: V. Sassone

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