## Algebra and Logic for Resource-based Systems Modelling (2009)

Venue: | UNDER CONSIDERATION FOR PUBLICATION IN MATH. STRUCT. IN COMP. SCIENCE |

Citations: | 17 - 10 self |

### BibTeX

@MISC{Collinson09algebraand,

author = {Matthew Collinson and David Pym},

title = { Algebra and Logic for Resource-based Systems Modelling},

year = {2009}

}

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### Abstract

... often, models are required to be executable, as a simulation, on a computer. In this paper, we present some contributions to the process-theoretic and logical foundations of discrete-event modelling with resources and processes. We present a process calculus with an explicit representation of resources in which processes and resources co-evolve. The calculus is closely connected to a logic that may be used as a specification language for properties of models. The logic is strong enough to allow requirements that a system has certain structure; for example, that it is a parallel composite of subsystems. This work consolidates, extends, and improves upon aspects of earlier work of ours in this area. An extended example, consisting of a semantics for a simple parallel programming language, indicates a connection with separating logics for concurrency.