# A Truly Concurrent Semantics for the K Framework Based on Graph Transformations

@inproceedings{Serbanuta2012ATC, title={A Truly Concurrent Semantics for the K Framework Based on Graph Transformations}, author={Traian-Florin Serbanuta and Grigore Rosu}, booktitle={ICGT}, year={2012} }

This paper gives a truly concurrent semantics with sharing of resources for the $\mathbb{K}$ semantic framework, an executable (term-)rewriting-based formalism for defining programming languages and calculi. Akin to graph rewriting rules, the $\mathbb{K}$ (rewrite) rules explicitly state what can be concurrently shared with other rules. The desired true concurrency is obtained by translating the $\mathbb{K}$ rules into a novel instance of term-graph rewriting with explicit sharing, and then…

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