The Resource An introduction to bisimulation and coinduction, Davide Sangiorgi, (electronic resource)

An introduction to bisimulation and coinduction, Davide Sangiorgi, (electronic resource)

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An introduction to bisimulation and coinduction
Title
An introduction to bisimulation and coinduction
Statement of responsibility
Davide Sangiorgi
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Subject
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Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
"Induction is a pervasive tool in computer science and mathematics for defining objects and reasoning on them. Coinduction is the dual of induction and as such it brings in quite different tools. Today, it is widely used in computer science, but also in other fields, including artificial intelligence, cognitive science, mathematics, modal logics, philosophy and physics. The best known instance of coinduction is bisimulation, mainly employed to define and prove equalities among potentially infinite objects: processes, streams, non-well-founded sets, etc. This book presents bisimulation and coinduction: the fundamental concepts and techniques and the duality with induction. Each chapter contains exercises and selected solutions, enabling students to connect theory with practice. A special emphasis is placed on bisimulation as a behavioural equivalence for processes. Thus the book serves as an introduction to models for expressing processes (such as process calculi) and to the associated techniques of operational and algebraic analysis"--
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Sangiorgi, Davide
Dewey number
  • 004.01/5113
  • 004.151
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
QA76.9.A96
LC item number
S366 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Bisimulation
  • Coinduction (Mathematics)
  • Modality (Logic)
  • Induction (Mathematics)
  • Computer science
Label
An introduction to bisimulation and coinduction, Davide Sangiorgi, (electronic resource)
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Publication
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Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
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  • cr
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Contents
Machine generated contents note: Preface; 1. General introduction; 2. Towards bisimulation; 3. Coinduction and the duality with induction; 4. Algebraic properties of bisimilarity; 5. Processes with internal activities; 6. Other approaches to behavioural equivalences; 7. Refinements of simulation; 8. Basic observables; Appendix A. Solutions to selected exercises; List of notations; Bibliography; Index
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (262 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781107226975
Media category
computer
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
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  • (CKB)2550000000066224
  • (EBL)807192
  • (OCoLC)773040572
  • (SSID)ssj0000551528
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11357521
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000551528
  • (PQKBWorkID)10538470
  • (PQKB)11665385
  • (UkCbUP)CR9780511777110
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC807192
  • (EXLCZ)992550000000066224
Label
An introduction to bisimulation and coinduction, Davide Sangiorgi, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Contents
Machine generated contents note: Preface; 1. General introduction; 2. Towards bisimulation; 3. Coinduction and the duality with induction; 4. Algebraic properties of bisimilarity; 5. Processes with internal activities; 6. Other approaches to behavioural equivalences; 7. Refinements of simulation; 8. Basic observables; Appendix A. Solutions to selected exercises; List of notations; Bibliography; Index
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (262 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781107226975
Media category
computer
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2550000000066224
  • (EBL)807192
  • (OCoLC)773040572
  • (SSID)ssj0000551528
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11357521
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000551528
  • (PQKBWorkID)10538470
  • (PQKB)11665385
  • (UkCbUP)CR9780511777110
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC807192
  • (EXLCZ)992550000000066224

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