A Framework for Kleene Algebra with an Embedded Structure

  • Hitoshi Furusawa
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3929)


This paper proposes a framework for Kleene algebras with embedded structures that enables different kinds of Kleene algebras such as a Kleene algebra with tests and a Kleene algebra with relations to be handled uniformly. This framework guarantees the existence of free algebra if the embedded structures satisfy certain conditions.


Boolean Algebra Full Subcategory Regular Language Relation Algebra Free Algebra 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hitoshi Furusawa
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  1. 1.Research Center for Verification and SemanticsAISTHyogoJapan

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