Interpreting a Finitary Pi-calculus in Differential Interaction Nets

  • Thomas Ehrhard
  • Olivier Laurent
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4703)


We propose and study a translation of a pi-calculus without sums nor replication/recursion into an untyped and essentially promotion-free version of differential interaction nets. We define a transition system of labeled processes and a transition system of labeled differential interaction nets. We prove that our translation from processes to nets is a bisimulation between these two transition systems. This shows that differential interaction nets are sufficiently expressive for representing concurrency and mobility, as formalized by the pi-calculus.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Thomas Ehrhard
    • 1
  • Olivier Laurent
    • 1
  1. 1.Preuves, Programmes & Systèmes, Université Denis Diderot and CNRS 

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