The Development of Concrete Data Types

Computer Graphics Group
Department of Computer Science
University of California, Davis

One of the goals of good software development in C++ is to construct each class so that it appears to the applications programmer to be equivalent to a built-in type for the language. A C++ class written in this way has been addressed by a number of authors and termed a ``concrete data type''. The best method by which these types can be described is by looking at a detailed example.

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