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Abstract interface behavior of object-oriented languages with monitors. (English) Zbl 1162.68475
Summary: We characterize the observable behavior of multi-threaded, object-oriented components with re-entrant monitors. We show that a compositional approach leads to observable uncertainty wrt. monitor operations at the interface which we capture by may- and must-approximations for potential, resp. necessary lock ownership. The concepts are formalized in an object calculus. We show the soundness of the abstractions.

68Q55 Semantics in the theory of computing
Java Jr; Z
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