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Programming Languages and Systems

Volume 1782 of the series Lecture Notes in Computer Science pp 1-25

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Functional Nets

  • Martin OderskyAffiliated withÉcole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne

Abstract

Functional nets combine key ideas of functional programming and Petri nets to yield a simple and general programming notation. They have their theoretical foundation in Join calculus. This paper presents functional nets, reviews Join calculus, and shows how the two relate.