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Cambridge Tracts in Theoretical Computer Science : Applications of Process Algebra Series Number 17 - J. C. M. Baeten

Cambridge Tracts in Theoretical Computer Science

Applications of Process Algebra Series Number 17

By: J. C. M. Baeten (Editor)

Paperback Published: 3rd March 2005
ISBN: 9780521607506
Number Of Pages: 332

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This book gives applications of the theory of process algebra, or Algebra of Communicating Processes (ACP), that is the study of concurrent or communicating processes studied using an algebraic framework. The approach is axiomatic; the authors consider structures that are some set of mostly equational axioms, which are equipped with several operators. Thus the term 'algebra' is used in the model-theoretic sense. The axiomatic approach enables one to organize the field of process theories. The theory is applied systematically to a number of situations, including systolic algorithms, semantics of an object-oriented language, and protocols. It will be welcomed by computer scientists working in parallel programming.

'A useful and interesting addition to a computer science library.' International Mathematical News

An introduction to process algebra
Two simple protocols F. W. Vaandrager
Proving mutual exclusion with process algebra E. R. Nieuwland
Process algebra as a tool for the specification and verification of CIM-architectures
A process creation mechanism in process algebra
Correctness proofs for systolic algorithms: palindromes and sorting
Verification of an algorithm for log-time sorting by square comparison
On the Amoeba protocol
Process algebra semantics of Popl
Some observations of redundancy in a context
A modular approach to protocol verification using process algebra
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ISBN: 9780521607506
ISBN-10: 0521607507
Series: Cambridge Tracts in Theoretical Computer Science
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 332
Published: 3rd March 2005
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.6 x 18.9  x 1.8
Weight (kg): 0.6