Ludics is a Model for the Finitary Linear Pi-Calculus

  • Claudia Faggian
  • Mauro Piccolo
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4583)


We analyze in game-semantical terms the finitary fragment of the linear π-calculus. This calculus was introduced by Yoshida, Honda, and Berger [NYB01], and then refined by Honda and Laurent [LH06].

The features of this calculus - asynchrony and locality in particular - have a precise correspondence in Game Semantics. Building on work by Varacca and Yoshida [VY06], we interpret π-processes in linear strategies, that is the strategies introduced by Girard within the setting of Ludics [Gir01]. We prove that the model is fully complete and fully abstract w.r.t. the calculus.


Normal Form Linear Logic Parallel Composition Reduction Rule Typing Rule 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Claudia Faggian
    • 1
  • Mauro Piccolo
    • 2
  1. 1.PPS, CNRS-Paris 7 
  2. 2.Universitá di Torino - PPS 

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