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What is the "Object" in Object-oriented Programming?

ContributorsNierstrasz, Oscar
Published inObjects and things = Objets et machins, Editors Tsichritzis, Dionysios, p. 1-13
PublisherGenève : Centre universitaire d'informatique
Publication date1987

Object-oriented programming has become quite widespread in recent years, although there are few guidelines to help us distinguish when a system is "truly" object-oriented or not. In this paper we discuss what have emerged as the main concepts in the object-oriented approach, and we attempt to motivate these concepts in terms of how they aid in software development.

NoteThis paper has previously appeared in the Proceldings of the CERN School of Computing, Renesse , The Netherlands, Aug. 31-Sept. 13, 1986
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NIERSTRASZ, Oscar. What is the ‘Object’ in Object-oriented Programming? In: Objects and things = Objets et machins. Genève : Centre universitaire d’informatique, 1987. p. 1–13.
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