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Spatial Logics for Bigraphs

Conforti, G., Macedonio, D. and Sassone, V. (2005) Spatial Logics for Bigraphs At 32th International Colloquium on Automata, Languages and Programming, ICALP 2005.. , pp. 766-778.

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Bigraphs are emerging as an interesting model for concurrent calculi, like CCS, pi-calculus, and Petri nets. Bigraphs are built orthogonally on two structures: a hierarchical place graph for locations and a link (hyper-)graph for connections. With the aim of describing bigraphical structures, we introduce a general framework for logics whose terms represent arrows in monoidal categories. We then instantiate the framework to bigraphical structures and obtain a logic that is a natural composition of a place graph logic and a link graph logic. We explore the concepts of separation and sharing in these logics and we prove that they generalise some known spatial logics for trees, graphs and tree contexts.

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Published date: 2005
Venue - Dates: 32th International Colloquium on Automata, Languages and Programming, ICALP 2005., 2005-01-01
Keywords: bigraph logic, spatial logics, separation logic, bigraphs, context tree logic, context graph logic, monoidal categories
Organisations: Web & Internet Science


Local EPrints ID: 262304
ISBN: 3-540-27580-0
PURE UUID: 1e505b21-2a02-448c-90c7-db0043755ea8

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Date deposited: 11 Apr 2006
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 08:52

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Author: G. Conforti
Author: D. Macedonio
Author: V. Sassone

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