Subobject transformation systems

Corradini, Andrea, Hermann, Frank and Sobocinski, Pawel (2008) Subobject transformation systems Applied Categorical Structures, 16, (3), pp. 389-419. (doi:10.1007/s10485-008-9127-6).


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Subobject transformation systems (STS) are proposed as a novel formal framework for the analysis of derivations of transformation systems based on the algebraic, double-pushout (DPO) approach. They can be considered as a simplified variant of DPO rewriting, acting in the distributive lattice of subobjects of a given object of an adhesive category. This setting allows a direct analysis of all possible notions of dependency between any two productions without requiring an explicit match. In particular, several equivalent characterizations of independence of productions are proposed, as well as a local Church-Rosser theorem in the setting of STS. Finally, we show how any derivation tree in an ordinary DPO grammar leads to an STS via a suitable construction and show that relational reasoning in the resulting STS is sound and complete with respect to the independence in the original derivation tree.

Item Type: Article
Digital Object Identifier (DOI): doi:10.1007/s10485-008-9127-6
Additional Information: Imported from ISI Web of Science
ISSNs: 0927-2852 (print)
Keywords: graph transformation systems, adhesive categories, occurrence grammars
Organisations: Electronic & Software Systems
ePrint ID: 268962
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20 February 2008e-pub ahead of print
Date Deposited: 21 Apr 2010 07:46
Last Modified: 17 Apr 2017 18:29
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