Association aspects

Kouhei Sakurai, Hidehiko Masuhara, Naoyasu Ubayashi, Saeko Matsuura, Seiichi Komiya

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Abstract

We propose a linguistic mechanism for AspectJ-like languages that concisely associates aspect instances to object groups. The mechanism, which supports association aspects, extends the per-object aspects in AspectJ by allowing an aspect instance to be associated to a group of objects, and by providing a new pointcut primitive to specify aspect instances as execution contexts of advice. With association aspects, we can straightforwardly implement crosscutting concerns that have stateful behavior related to a particular group of objects. The new pointcut primitive can more flexibly specify aspect instances when compared against previous implicit mechanisms. The comparison of execution times between the programs with association aspects and the ones with regular AspectJ aspects revealed that the association aspects exhibited almost equivalent for the medium-sized configurations.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationAOSD 2004: 3rd International Conference on Aspect-Oriented Software Development - Conference Proceedings
EditorsK. Lieberherr
Pages16-25
Number of pages10
Publication statusPublished - 2004
EventAOSD 2004: 3rd International Conference on Aspect-Oriented Software Development - Conference Proceedings - Lancaster
Duration: 2004 Mar 222004 Mar 26

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OtherAOSD 2004: 3rd International Conference on Aspect-Oriented Software Development - Conference Proceedings
CityLancaster
Period04/3/2204/3/26

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Sakurai, K., Masuhara, H., Ubayashi, N., Matsuura, S., & Komiya, S. (2004). Association aspects. In K. Lieberherr (Ed.), AOSD 2004: 3rd International Conference on Aspect-Oriented Software Development - Conference Proceedings (pp. 16-25)

Association aspects. / Sakurai, Kouhei; Masuhara, Hidehiko; Ubayashi, Naoyasu; Matsuura, Saeko; Komiya, Seiichi.

AOSD 2004: 3rd International Conference on Aspect-Oriented Software Development - Conference Proceedings. ed. / K. Lieberherr. 2004. p. 16-25.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Sakurai, K, Masuhara, H, Ubayashi, N, Matsuura, S & Komiya, S 2004, Association aspects. in K Lieberherr (ed.), AOSD 2004: 3rd International Conference on Aspect-Oriented Software Development - Conference Proceedings. pp. 16-25, AOSD 2004: 3rd International Conference on Aspect-Oriented Software Development - Conference Proceedings, Lancaster, 04/3/22.
Sakurai K, Masuhara H, Ubayashi N, Matsuura S, Komiya S. Association aspects. In Lieberherr K, editor, AOSD 2004: 3rd International Conference on Aspect-Oriented Software Development - Conference Proceedings. 2004. p. 16-25
Sakurai, Kouhei ; Masuhara, Hidehiko ; Ubayashi, Naoyasu ; Matsuura, Saeko ; Komiya, Seiichi. / Association aspects. AOSD 2004: 3rd International Conference on Aspect-Oriented Software Development - Conference Proceedings. editor / K. Lieberherr. 2004. pp. 16-25
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