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Abstract Datatypes

A datatype is a set of values with common properties. A datatype is a classification of data that reflects the intended use of the data in a program.

An abstract datatype is a data type together with a set of operations on the values of the type. The operations hide and protect the actual representation of the data.

A specification of the abstract datatype stack.
A specification of the abstract datatype natural numbers.
A specification of the abstract datatype boolean.
The sample specifications of abstract datatypes illustrate a high-level and a somewhat theoretical approach