A Pi-Calculus with Explicit Substitutions: the Late Semantics

@inproceedings{Ferrari1994APW,
  title={A Pi-Calculus with Explicit Substitutions: the Late Semantics},
  author={Gian Luigi Ferrari and Ugo Montanari and Paola Quaglia},
  booktitle={MFCS},
  year={1994}
}
A new formulation of the π-calculus, where name instantiation is handled explicitly, is presented. The explicit handling of name instantiation allows us to reduce the π-calculus transitional semantics to a standard SOS framework. Hence, π-calculus bisimulation models can take fully advantage of the SOS metatheory developed for ‘static’ process calculi. For instance, complete axiomatic characterizations of π-calculus bisimulation equivalences can be automatically derived by turning SOS rules… 
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