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A synchronous calculus of relative frequency

  • Chris Tofts
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Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 458)

Abstract

We present a weighted synchronous calculus that can be interpreted as reasoning over probabilistic processes [LS89,SST89,GSST90]. The abstraction from absolute weight to relative frequency is obtained semantically. We also add a notion of dominance which can be interpreted as priority. This notion is shown to be dual to that of “zero probability” [SST89,GSST90] and can be used to construct arbitrary priority structures. Finally, an equational system for reasoning about the weighted processes is presented.

Keywords

Relative Frequency Operational Semantic Markov Chain Model Axiom System Operational Rule 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Chris Tofts
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  1. 1.Laboratory for the Foundations of Computer Science Department of Computer ScienceEdinburgh UniversityUK

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