The Seal Calculus Revisited: Contextual Equivalence and Bisimilarity

  • Giuseppe Castagna
  • Francesco Zappa Nardelli
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2556)

Abstract

We present a new version of the Seal Calculus, a calculus of mobile computation. We study observational congruence and bisimulation theory, and show how they are related.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Giuseppe Castagna
    • 1
  • Francesco Zappa Nardelli
    • 1
  1. 1.LIENS (CNRS)ParisFrance

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