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COSY: Its relation to nets and to CSP

  • Eike Best
Section 8 Relationship To Other Models Of Concurrency
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 255)

Abstract

COSY is an abstract programming notation ‘between’ Petri nets and concurrent programs. It allows to analyse the interrelationship of atomic actions, abstracting away from their internal structure. This paper describes control programs, a dialect of COSY, and some of their theory. It exhibits their relationship to Petri nets and shows how a simplified version of CSP can be given a semantics in terms of control programs (and hence also in terms of nets). Amongst other things, this yields a ‘true concurrency’ semantics of CSP.

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Control Program Transition Sequence Concurrent Program Springer Lecture Note Sequential Component 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Eike Best
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  1. 1.Institut für methodische GrundlagenGesellschaft für Mathematik und DatenverarbeitungSt.Augustin

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