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Basic Model Theory for Memory Logics

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Logic, Language, Information and Computation (WoLLIC 2011)

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Memory logics is a family of modal logics whose semantics is specified in terms of relational models enriched with additional data structure to represent a memory. The logical language includes a collection of operations to access and modify the data structure. In this paper we study basic model properties of memory logics, and prove results concerning characterization, definability and interpolation. While the first two properties hold for all memory logics introduced in this article, interpolation fails in most cases.

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Areces, C., Carreiro, F., Figueira, S., Mera, S. (2011). Basic Model Theory for Memory Logics. In: Beklemishev, L.D., de Queiroz, R. (eds) Logic, Language, Information and Computation. WoLLIC 2011. Lecture Notes in Computer Science(), vol 6642. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg.

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