A Fully Abstract View for Local Cause Semantics

  • Jianxin Xue
  • Xiaoju Dong
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 7296)


Recent technological trends have pushed concurrency and mobile computing to the mainstream. Too many semantics have been proposed to picture the behavior of concurrent systems, and their relationship has been a hot topic in concurrency. We aim in this paper to bridge two important concurrent semantics, the true concurrency semantics and the interleaving semantics, based on the local cause semantics, in the framework of mobile computing. We enrich the polyadic π-calculus with the local cause semantics, and present a fully abstract, finiteness-respecting encoding from the local cause polyadic π-calculus to the polyadic π-calculus. Therefore, the local cause bisimulation is reduced to the observation bisimulation. Moreover, a new decidable approach is proposed for the local cause bisimulation on finite processes.


Cloud Computing Mobile Computing Proof System Axiomatic System Semantic Rule 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jianxin Xue
    • 1
  • Xiaoju Dong
    • 1
  1. 1.BASICS Lab, Department of Computer Science MOE-MS Key Laboratory for Intelligent Computing and Intelligent SystemsShanghai Jiao Tong UniversityShanghaiChina

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