Towards Meta-Reasoning in the Concurrent Logical Framework CLF

Iliano Cervesato
(Carnegie Mellon University)
Jorge Luis Sacchini
(Carnegie Mellon University)

The concurrent logical framework CLF is an extension of the logical framework LF designed to specify concurrent and distributed languages. While it can be used to define a variety of formalisms, reasoning about such languages within CLF has proved elusive. In this paper, we propose an extension of LF that allows us to express properties of CLF specifications. We illustrate the approach with a proof of safety for a small language with a parallel semantics.

In Johannes Borgström and Bas Luttik: Proceedings Combined 20th International Workshop on Expressiveness in Concurrency and 10th Workshop on Structural Operational Semantics (EXPRESS/SOS 2013), Buenos Aires, Argentina, 26th August, 2013, Electronic Proceedings in Theoretical Computer Science 120, pp. 2–16.
Published: 26th July 2013.

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