Reversible Barbed Congruence on Configuration Structures

Clément Aubert
(INRIA — Univ. Paris-Est, LACL)
Ioana Cristescu
(Univ. Paris Diderot, P.P.S.)

A standard contextual equivalence for process algebras is strong barbed congruence. Configuration structures are a denotational semantics for processes in which one can define equivalences that are more discriminating, i.e. that distinguish the denotation of terms equated by barbed congruence. Hereditary history preserving bisimulation (HHPB) is such a relation. We define a strong back and forth barbed congruence using a reversible process algebra and show that the relation induced by the back and forth congruence is equivalent to HHPB, providing a contextual characterization of HHPB.

In Sophia Knight, Ivan Lanese, Alberto Lluch Lafuente and Hugo Torres Vieira: Proceedings 8th Interaction and Concurrency Experience (ICE 2015), Grenoble, France, 4-5th June 2015, Electronic Proceedings in Theoretical Computer Science 189, pp. 68–85.
Published: 19th August 2015.

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