Comparing Process Behaviors with Finite Chu Spaces

Xutao DU  Chunxiao XING  Lizhu ZHOU  

Publication
IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Information and Systems   Vol.E94-D   No.6   pp.1321-1324
Publication Date: 2011/06/01
Online ISSN: 1745-1361
DOI: 10.1587/transinf.E94.D.1321
Print ISSN: 0916-8532
Type of Manuscript: LETTER
Category: Fundamentals of Information Systems
Keyword: 
Chu spaces,  processes,  distance function,  triangle inequality,  

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Summary: 
We develop a distance function for finite Chu spaces based on their behavior. Typical examples are given to show the coincidence between the distance function and intuition. We show by example that the triangle inequality should not be satisfied when it comes to comparing two processes.