Mardare, Radu (2007) Dynamic-Epistemic reasoning on distributed systems. UNSPECIFIED.
We propose a new logic designed for modelling and reasoning about information flow and information exchange between spatially located (but potentially mobile), interconnected agents witnessing a distributed computation. This is a major problem in the field of distributed systems, covering many different issues, with potential applications from Computer Science and Economy to Chemistry and Systems Biology. Underpinning on the dual algebraical-coalgebraical characteristics of process calculi, we design a decidable and completely axiomatizad logic that combines the processalgebraical/ equational and the modal/coequational features and is developed for process-algebraical semantics. The construction is done by mixing operators from dynamic and epistemic logics with operators from spatial logics for distributed and mobile systems. This is the preliminary version of a paper that will appear in Proceedings of the second Conference on Algebra and Coalgebra in Computer Science (CALCO2007), LNCS 4624, Springer, 2007. The original publication is available at www.springerlink.com
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