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A fingerprint generating system generates a fingerprint value for an object in an object-oriented programming arrangement. The object comprises a digital information stream and the fingerprint generating system generates a fixed-length fingerprint value from the digital information stream. The fingerprint generating system receives the digital information stream comprising the object and processes the digital information stream in accordance with a selected hash value generating algorithm to generate a hash value which comprises the fingerprint value. The hash value generating algorithm is selected from a class of hash value generating algorithms characterized in that:

Title
System and method for generating identifiers for uniquely identifying object types for objects used in processing of object-oriented programs and the like
Application Number
8/636707
Publication Number
5815709
Application Date
April 23, 1996
Publication Date
September 29, 1998
Inventor
Roger Riggs
Burlington
MA, US
Krishna Bharat
Atlanta
GA, US
James H Waldo
Dracut
MA, US
Agent
Richard A Jordan
Assignee
San Microsystems
CA, US
IPC
G06F 7/00
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