Deciding Bisimilarity of Full BPA Processes Locally

  • Lingyun Luo
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 5311)


We propose a tableau algorithm to decide bisimilarity of guarded normed and unnormed BPA processes, which is very intuitive and direct. It also has the advantage of helping us to show that the equational theory proposed by Hüttel and Stirling for normed BPA systems is also complete for arbitrary guarded BPA systems. As a result, the first equational theory for full BPA processes is found.


Basic Step Equational Theory Operational Semantic Label Transition System Fresh Variable 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Lingyun Luo
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  1. 1.Laboratory of Computer Science, Institute of SoftwareChinese Academy of SciencesBeijingChina
  2. 2.Graduate School of the Chinese Academy of SciencesChina

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