calculus of communicating systems

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Calculus of Communicating Systems definition


(CCS) A mathematical model (a formal language) for describing processes, mostly used in the study of parallelism. A CCS program, written in behaviour expressions syntax denotes a process behaviour. Programs can be compared using the notion of observational equivalence.
["A Calculus of Communicating Systems", LNCS 92, Springer 1980].
["Communication and Concurrency", R. Milner, P-H 1989].
(1994-11-29)
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