Composing safely: a type system for aspects
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In this paper we present an approach towards safe software composition based on aspect-orientation. Aspects enable the systematic addition of code into existing programs but often they also introduce er- rors. In order to provide safe aspects for software composition we address the verification of the aspect-oriented language paradigm. We construct a basic calculus for aspects with types and prove formally type safety. More precisely, this paper presents the following contributions (a) a fully formalized type system for the Theory of Objects including the proof of type safety, (b) a theory of aspects based on the Theory of Objects including a type system for aspects, and (c) the definition of a notion of type safety for aspects including its proof. The entire theory and proofs are carried out in the theorem prover Isabelle/HOL.
Conference details: Software Composition, 7th International Symposium, SC 2008. Held at Budapest, Hungary, March 29-30, 2008.
|Research Areas:||School of Science and Technology > Science & Technology|
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|Deposited On:||18 Jan 2011 15:06|
|Last Modified:||07 Aug 2014 10:37|
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