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ABSTRACT TYPE [1 record]

Record 1 2019-10-30


Subject field(s)
  • Computer Programs and Programming

In programming languages, an abstract type is a type in a nominative type system that cannot be instantiated directly ...


Every instance of an abstract type is an instance of some concrete subtype. Abstract types are also known as existential types.


  • Programmes et programmation (Informatique)

Structure de données abstraite qui se contente de préciser quelles sont les données et les opérations qui agissent sur ces données.


Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Programas y programación (Informática)

En ingeniería de software, un tipo abstracto es un tipo en un sistema de tipo nominativo que es declarado por el programador, y que tiene la propiedad de no contener miembros que no sean miembros de algún subtipo declarado.

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