# Algebra and coalgebra in computer science : 4th international conference, CALCO 2011, Winchester, UK, August 30 - September 2, 2011 : proceedings / Andrea Corradini, Bartek Klin, Corina Cîrstea (eds.).

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##### Contributor(s): Corradini, Andrea | Klin, Bartek | Cîrstea, Corina

Material type: TextSeries: SerienbezeichnungLecture notes in computer science: 6859.; LNCS sublibrary: Publisher: Heidelberg : Springer, 2011Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 419 pages) : illustrationsContent type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9783642229442; 3642229441Other title: CALCO 2011Subject(s): Computer science -- Mathematics -- Congresses | Algebra -- Congresses | Informatique | Algebra | Computer science -- Mathematics | Engineering & Applied Sciences | Computer ScienceGenre/Form: Electronic books. | Conference papers and proceedings. Additional physical formats: Print version:: Algebra and Coalgebra in Computer Science.DDC classification: 004.01/51 LOC classification: QA76.9.M35Online resources: Click here to access onlineItem type | Current location | Collection | Call number | Status | Date due | Barcode | Item holds |
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Annotation This volume constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 4th International Conference on Algebra and Coalgebra in Computer Science, CALCO 2011, held in Winchester, UK, in August/September 2011. The 21 full papers presented together with 4 invited talks were carefully reviewed and selected from 41 submissions.

Intro; Titlepage; Preface; Organization; Table of Contents; Invited Talks; On the Statistical Thermodynamics of Reversible Communicating Processes; Introduction; Energy Landscaping; Related Work; Outline; Probabilistic Reminders; Timers and Chains; Equilibrium; Potentials; Qualitative Semantics; Memories and Transitions; Near Acyclicity and Simplicity; An Aside on Degenerate Sums; Which Potential to Look for?; Concurrent Potentials; Total Stack Size Potential; Total Synch Potential; V1 vs. V0; Explosive Growth; Main Statement; Lower Bound on the Potential; Upper Bound on the Number of Traces

ConvergenceDiscussion; Conclusion; References; Solving Fixed-Point Equations by Derivation Tree Analysis; Introduction; Polynomial Equations Over Semirings; From Equations to Grammars; Newton's Approximation; Convergence of Newton's Method in Commutative Semirings; Derivation Tree Analysis for Idempotent Semirings; 1-bounded Semirings; Star-distributive Semirings; Conclusions; References; Abstract Local Reasoning for Program Modules; References; Infinite Computation, Co-induction and Computational Logic; Introduction; Coinduction and Logic Programming; Model Checking with Co-LP

Examples of Inductive-Inductive DefinitionsPreliminaries and Notation; Inductive-Inductive Definitions as Dialgebras; A Category for Inductive-Inductive Definitions; How to Exploit Initiality: An Example; Relationship to Induction-Induction as Axiomatised in nordvallforsbergSetzer2010indind; The Elimination Principle; Warm-Up: A Generic Eliminator for an Inductive Definition; The Generic Eliminator for an Inductive-Inductive Definition; The Equivalence between Having an Eliminator and Being Initial; Conclusions and Future Work; References; Finitary Functors: From Set to Preord and Poset

IntroductionPreliminaries; From Set to Preord; Extension and Lifting; First Construction: Order on the Variables; Second Construction: Order on the Operations; Lifting T to T̂ Using Relators; Preorder on the Final Coalgebra; Third Construction: Order the Variables and Operations; From Preord to Poset; Conclusion; References; Model Constructions for Moss' Coalgebraic Logic; Introduction; Preliminaries; Moss' Logic and Its Axiomatization; Moss' Logic; The Derivation System M; One-Step Soundness and Completeness; A Finite Model Construction; Strong Completeness; References

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