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The representation of communication and concurrency

Milne, George J. (1980) The representation of communication and concurrency. California Institute of Technology , Pasadena, CA. http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechCSTR:1980.4088-tr-80

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Abstract

A formal system is described within which we may represent the communication and concurrency features found in systems of interacting computer agents. This formal system may be used both as a model in which to represent the behaviour of existing systems of computing agents or as a language in which to program desired systems. The notion of acceptance semantics is introduced and it is in terms of this that we give meaning to programs constructed in our framework.


Item Type:Report or Paper (Technical Report)
Additional Information:This research has been supported by the Science Research Council of the United Kingdom, the National Science Foundation under grant MCS-8011925 and the Air Force Office of Scientific Research under grant AFOSR-80-0274
Group:Computer Science Technical Reports
Record Number:CaltechCSTR:1980.4088-tr-80
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ID Code:27089
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Deposited On:29 May 2008
Last Modified:26 Dec 2012 14:14

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