Partial Evaluation of Communicating Processes with Temporal Formulas and Its Application

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Part of the Advances in Intelligent and Soft Computing book series (AINSC, volume 166)

Abstract

This paper presents a framework that extends a partial evaluation method for transformational programs to a method for reactive CSP processes. Temporal logic formulas are used to represent constraints on the sets of the sequences of communication actions executed by the processes. We present a set of simple rules for specializing processes with temporal formulas which contain X(next)-operators and/or G (invariant)-operators. We present an example of an application of our partial evaluation method to improve the security of concurrent systems.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Computer Science, Graduate School of Natural Science and TechnologyOkayama UniversityOkayamaJapan

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