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Title: Modal Logic and Process Algebra
Written By: Maarten De Rijke
Yde Venema
Alban Ponse

Labeled transition systems are mathematical models for dynamic behaviour, or processes, and thus form a research field of common interest to logicians and theoretical computer scientists. In computer science, this notion is a fundamental one in the formal analysis of programming languages, in particular in process theory. In modal logic, transition systems are the central object of study under the name of Kripke models. This volume collects a number of papers on modal logic and process theory. Its unifying theme is the notion of a bisimulation. Bisimulations are relations over transition systems, and provide a key tool in identifying the processes these structures represent.

Publication Year: 1996
Publisher: CSLI Publications
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Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 188152695X
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Pages: 326
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ISBN: 1881526968
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Pages: 326
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