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Submodule construction as equation solving in CCS

  • Joachim Parrow
Session 3 Distributed Computing
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 287)

Abstract

A method for solving CCS equations of type (A|X)\L≈B, where X is unknown, is presented. The method is useful in a top-down design methodology: if a system (B) and some of its submodules (A) are specified, solving such an equation amounts to constructing the missing submodules. The method works by successively transforming equations into simpler equations, in parallel with generation of a solution. It has been implemented as a semi-automatic program, which has been applied to the generation of receivers of two alternating-bit protocols.

Keywords

Equivalence Transformation Parallel Composition Choice Point Preservation Property Congruence Property 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1987

Authors and Affiliations

  • Joachim Parrow
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  1. 1.Laboratory for Foundations of Computer ScienceUniversity of EdinburghUK

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