By Giorgio Bacci, Vincent Danos, Ohad Kammar (auth.), Andrea Corradini, Bartek Klin, Corina Cîrstea (eds.)

This e-book constitutes the refereed court cases of the 4th overseas convention on Algebra and Coalgebra in machine technological know-how, CALCO 2011, held in Winchester, united kingdom, in August/September 2011. The 21 complete papers offered including four invited talks have been rigorously reviewed and chosen from forty-one submissions. The papers file result of theoretical paintings at the arithmetic of algebras and coalgebras, the way in which those effects can help tools and strategies for software program improvement, in addition to adventure with the move of the ensuing applied sciences into business perform. They hide issues within the fields of summary versions and logics, really good types and calculi, algebraic and coalgebraic semantics, and method specification and verification. The e-book additionally comprises 6 papers from the CALCO-tools Workshop, colocated with CALCO 2011 and devoted to instruments in response to algebraic and/or coalgebraic principles.

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This booklet constitutes the refereed lawsuits of the 4th foreign convention on Algebra and Coalgebra in machine technological know-how, CALCO 2011, held in Winchester, united kingdom, in August/September 2011. The 21 complete papers awarded including four invited talks have been conscientiously reviewed and chosen from forty-one submissions.

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This connection allows us to approximate the least solution of a system by computing the values of “approximations” to the grammar. Loosely speaking, a grammar G1 approximates G2 if every derivation tree of G1 is a derivation tree of G2 up to irrelevant details. We show that Kleene’s theorem, which not only proves the existence of the least solution, but also provides an algorithm for approximating it, corresponds to approximating G by grammars G[1] , G[1] , . . where G[h] generates the derivation trees of G of height h.

Loosely speaking, the function fi describes the next state of the i-th component as a function of the current states of all components, and so the solutions of the system describe the equilibrium states. In computer science, a prominent example of fixed-point equations are dataflow equations. g. [NNH99]). Without further assumptions on the functions f1 , . . , fn and the domain S, little can be said about the existence and computability of a solution. In the last years we have studied polynomial systems (systems in which the fi ’s are multivariate polynomials) in which S is an ω-continuous semiring, a well-known algebraic structure [Kui97].

In order to satisfy condition (ii), it suffices to pick any subtree derived from X of dimension 2 and replace the edge to its father by the missing dotted subtree as shown below, on the right. It can be shown that this reallocation of subtrees is also possible in the multivariate case and allows to generate the required number of distinct derivations trees, although additional care is needed in order to satisfy the two conditions. X a X X c a X a X X c c X c X a X X c a XX c c 5 Derivation Tree Analysis for Idempotent Semirings In the previous section, we have seen how to relocate subtrees of a derivation tree in order to reduce its dimension.