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Session-Based Communication Optimisation for Higher-Order Mobile Processes

  • Dimitris Mostrous
  • Nobuko Yoshida
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5608)

Abstract

In this paper we solve an open problem posed in our previous work on asynchronous subtyping [12], extending the method to higher-order session communication and functions. Our system provides two complementary methods for communication code optimisation, mobile code and asynchronous permutation of session actions, within processes that utilise structured, typed communications. In order to prove transitivity of our coinductive subtyping relation, we uniformly deal with type-manifested asynchrony, linear functional types, and contravariant components in higher-order communications. For the runtime system we propose a new compact formulation that takes into account stored higher-order values with open sessions, as well as asynchronous commutativity. In spite of the enriched type structures, we construct an algorithmic subtyping system, which is sound and complete with respect to the coinductive subtyping relation. The paper also demonstrates the expressiveness of our typing system with an e-commerce example, where optimised processes can interact respecting the expected sessions.

Keywords

Communication Safety Type Simulation Type Soundness Typing Judgement Session Type 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Dimitris Mostrous
    • 1
  • Nobuko Yoshida
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of ComputingImperial College LondonUK

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