A Fully Abstract Game Semantics for Finite Nondeterminism

@inproceedings{Harmer1999AFA,
  title={A Fully Abstract Game Semantics for Finite Nondeterminism},
  author={Russell Harmer and Guy McCusker},
  booktitle={LICS},
  year={1999}
}
A game semantics of finite nondeterminism is proposed. In this model, a strategy may make a choice between different moves in a given situation; moreover, strategies carry extra information about their possible divergent behaviou r. A Cartesian closed category is built and a model of a simple, higher-order nondeterministic imperative language i s given. This model is shown to be fully abstract, with respect to an equivalence based on both safety and liveness properties, by means of a… CONTINUE READING
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