Formal Methods in System Design

, Volume 7, Issue 3, pp 243–259 | Cite as

PAM: A process algebra manipulator

  • Huimin Lin


PAM is a general proof tool for process algebras. It allows users to define their own calculi and then perform algebraic style proofs in these calculi by directly manipulating process terms. The logic thatPAM implements is equational logic plus recursion, with some features tailored to the particular requirements of process algebras. Equational reasoning is implemented by rewriting, while recursion is dealt with by induction. Proofs are constructed interactively, giving users the freedom to control the proof processes.

Key Words

Process Algebra Verification Tool 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Huimin Lin
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  1. 1.Computer Science School of Cognitive and Computing SciencesUniversity of SussexBrigtonEngland

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