Inductive Inference of Algebraic Processes Based on Hennessy-Milner Logic

Atsushi TOGASHI  Shigetomo KIMURA  

IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Fundamentals of Electronics, Communications and Computer Sciences   Vol.E77-A    No.10    pp.1594-1601
Publication Date: 1994/10/25
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Print ISSN: 0916-8508
Type of Manuscript: Special Section INVITED PAPER (Special Section on Net Theory and Its Applications)
inductive inference,  algebraic process,  CCS,  Hennessy-Milner logic,  bisimulation,  process calculus,  process algebra,  

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This paper considers algebraic basic processes, a subset of communicating processes in CCS by Milner, and presents a synthesis algorithm to infer a process that satisfies the properties of the process, represented as fomulae in Hennessy-Milner Logic. The validity of the proposed algorithm can be stated that it synthesizes a process in the limit, which cannot be distinguished from the target one with respect to the strong equivalence.