ASU : The Association of SIMULA Users

The ASU was formed in 1973 and has members in over 50 countries. It arranges conferences, workshops and schools and publishes a periodic Newsletter.

29th Conference of the ASU, Bystrice pod Hostýnem (Svatý Hostýn) Czech Republic on September 10 - 13, 2003
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Chairman : Alain TANGUY
Address : Laboratoire d'Informatique, LIMOS
Université Blaise Pascal, Clermont-Ferrand II
F63177 Aubière Cedex, France
E-Mail : asu@isima.fr
Phone : (+33)-0- 4 73 40 53 59
Fax :  (+33)-0- 4 73 40 50 01

Secretariat : Daniel EINARSON
Box 118
S - 221 00 LUND, Sweden
E-Mail : asu@cs.lth.se
Phone +46 46 222 47 46
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SIMULA "SIMulation LAnguage" as well as "SIMple Universal LAnguage"

Probably the most advanced object oriented language available today, and certainly one of the most stable and error free. Other object oriented languages such as C++, Smalltalk, Modula II, etc, are subsets of SIMULA.

The new language Beta is an exception. It has in certain respects more advanced concepts.

SIMULA Features :

Object orientation, coroutines (very lightweight processes with local variables in separate staks, local algorithms), inheritance, prefixed program blocks, built-in discrete event simulation facilities, quasi-parallel modelling, nested quasi-parallel modelling as well as classes local to subblocks, local to other classes and local to procedures.

SIMULA 1967 was the first standard.
SIMULA 1987 is the present standard.

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