Algebraic operational semantics and Occam

  • Yuri Gurevich
  • Lawrence S. Moss
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 440)


We generalize algebraic operational semantics from sequential languages to distributed, concurrent languages using Occam as an example. Elsewhere, we will discuss applications to the study of verification and transformation of programs.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yuri Gurevich
    • 1
  • Lawrence S. Moss
    • 2
  1. 1.Electrical Engineering and Computer Science DepartmentUniversity of MichiganAnn Arbor
  2. 2.Mathematical Sciences DepartmentIBM T. J. Watson Research CenterYorktown Heights

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