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Examples of program composition illustrating the use of universal properties

Charpentier, Michel and Chandy, K. Mani (1999) Examples of program composition illustrating the use of universal properties. In: Parallel and Distributed Processing. Lecture Notes in Computer Science. No.1586. Springer , Berlin, pp. 1215-1227. ISBN 978-3-540-65831-3.

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This paper uses a theory of composition based on existential and universal properties. Universal properties are useful to describe components interactions through shared variables. However, some universal properties do not appear directly in components specifications and they must be constructed to prove the composed system. Coming up with such universal properties often requires creativity. The paper shows through two examples how this construction can be achieved. The principle used is first presented with a toy example and then applied to a more substantial problem.

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Subject Keywords:Local Property; Shared Variable; System Property; Universal Property; Liveness Property
Series Name:Lecture Notes in Computer Science
Issue or Number:1586
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Deposited By: Tony Diaz
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