Solo Diagrams

  • Cosimo Laneve
  • Joachim Parrow
  • Björn Victor
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 2215)


We address the problems of implementing the replication operator efficiently in the solos calculus — a calculus of mobile processes without prefix. This calculus is expressive enough to admit an encoding of the whole fusion calculus and thus the π-calculus. We show that nested occurrences of replication can be avoided, that the size of replicated terms can be limited to three particles, and that the usual unfolding semantics of replication can be replaced by three simple reduction rules. To illustrate the results and show how the calculus can be efficiently implemented we present a graphic representation of agents in the solos calculus, adapting ideas from interaction diagrams and pi-nets.


Internal Node Linear Logic Reduction Rule Labelling Function Label Node 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Cosimo Laneve
    • 1
  • Joachim Parrow
    • 2
  • Björn Victor
    • 3
  1. 1.Dept. of Computer ScienceUniversity of BolognaItaly
  2. 2.Royal Institute of TechnologyKistaSweden
  3. 3.Dept. of Computer SystemsUppsala UniversitySweden

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