A Fully Complete PER Model for ML Polymorphic Types

  • Samson Abramsky
  • Marina Lenisa
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 1862)


We present a linear realizability technique for building Partial Equivalence Relations (PER) categories over Linear Combinatory Algebras. These PER categories turn out to be linear categories and to form an adjoint model with their co-Kleisli categories. We show that a special linear combinatory algebra of partial involutions, arising from Geometry of Interaction constructions, gives rise to a fully and faithfully complete model for ML polymorphic types of system F.


ML-polymorphic types linear logic PER models Geometry of Interaction full completeness 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Samson Abramsky
    • 1
  • Marina Lenisa
    • 2
  1. 1.LFCS, Division of InformaticsUniversity of EdinburghUK
  2. 2.Dipartimento di Matematica e InformaticaUniversità di UdineUdineItaly

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