IA041 Concurrency Theory

Faculty of Informatics
Spring 2004
Extent and Intensity
0/2. 2 credit(s) (plus extra credits for completion). Recommended Type of Completion: zk (examination). Other types of completion: k (colloquium), z (credit).
prof. RNDr. Mojmír Křetínský, CSc. (lecturer), prof. RNDr. Antonín Kučera, Ph.D. (deputy)
Guaranteed by
prof. RNDr. Mojmír Křetínský, CSc.
Department of Computer Science - Faculty of Informatics
Contact Person: prof. RNDr. Mojmír Křetínský, CSc.
Thu 16:00–17:50 B411
Prerequisites (in Czech)
! I041 Concurrency Theory && IA006 Automata
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
This seminar is open to active participants only. Every participant is expected to study and give a talk on one or two journal/conference papers or subchapter of a book/monograph. These will be specified by a person in charge of running seminar. The number of participants is limited.
  • Processes, labelled transition systems and their (finite) specifications. Operational semantics. Caucal a Mayr hierarchies.
  • Selected sematic equivalencies (and preorders) for processes and their relationships (linear time - branching time spectrum).
  • Boundaries of algorithmic verification (equivalence checking) -- undecidability, decidability and complexity of some semantic equivalencies on selected classes of infinite state processes.
  • BAETEN, J.C.M. and W.P. WEIJLAND. Process Algebra. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1990. 248pp. Cambridge Tracts in Theoret.Computer Science. ISBN 0-521-40043-0. info
  • Handbook of process algebra. Edited by J. A. Bergstra - A. Ponse - Scott A. Smolka. Amsterdam: Elsevier, 2001. xiv, 1342. ISBN 0444828303. info
  • BURKART, Olaf. Automatic verification of sequential infinite-state processes. Berlin: Springer, 1997. 163 s. ISBN 3540639829. info
  • Články z časopisů a sborníků konferencí, dle specifikace vyučujícího
Assessment methods (in Czech)
viz anotace
Language of instruction
Further Comments
The course is taught once in two years.
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2006, Spring 2010, Spring 2012, Spring 2014, Spring 2016, Spring 2018, Spring 2020.
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