Mechanizing a Process Algebra for Network Protocols

  title={Mechanizing a Process Algebra for Network Protocols},
  author={Timothy Bourke and Rob J. van Glabbeek and Peter H{\"o}fner},
  journal={Journal of Automated Reasoning},
This paper presents the mechanization of a process algebra for Mobile Ad hoc Networks and Wireless Mesh Networks, and the development of a compositional framework for proving invariant properties. Mechanizing the core process algebra in Isabelle/HOL is relatively standard, but its layered structure necessitates special treatment. The control states of reactive processes, such as nodes in a network, are modelled by terms of the process algebra. We propose a technique based on these terms to… Expand
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  • 2014
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