Axiomatizing Weak Ready Simulation Semantics over BCCSP

  • Luca Aceto
  • David de Frutos Escrig
  • Carlos Gregorio-Rodríguez
  • Anna Ingolfsdottir
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 6916)


Ready simulation has proven to be one of the most significant semantics in process theory. It is at the heart of a number of general results that pave the way to a comprehensive understanding of the spectrum of process semantics. Since its original definition by Bloom, Istrail and Meyer in 1995, several authors have proposed generalizations of ready simulation to deal with internal actions. However, a thorough study of the (non-)existence of finite (in)equational bases for weak ready simulation semantics is still missing in the literature. This paper presents a complete account of positive and negative results on the axiomatizability of weak ready simulation semantics over the language BCCSP. In addition, this study offers a thorough analysis of the axiomatizability properties of weak simulation semantics.


Equational Theory Process Semantic Operational Semantic Axiom System Process Algebra 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Luca Aceto
    • 1
    • 3
  • David de Frutos Escrig
    • 2
    • 3
  • Carlos Gregorio-Rodríguez
    • 2
    • 3
  • Anna Ingolfsdottir
    • 1
    • 3
  1. 1.ICE-TCS, School of Computer ScienceReykjavik UniversityIceland
  2. 2.Departamento de Sistemas Informáticos y ComputaciónUniversidad Complutense de MadridSpain
  3. 3.Abel Extraordinary ChairUniversidad Complutense-Reykjavik UniversitySpain

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