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dc.contributor.authorLetichevsky, AA-
dc.contributor.authorGilbert, D-
dc.identifier.citationCybernetics and System Analysis. 1: 16-37en
dc.description.abstractWe present a general theory of action-based languages as a paradigm, for the description, of those computational systems which include elements of concurrency and networking, and extend this approach to describe dist.ributed systems and also t,o describe the interaction of a system, with an environment. As part of this approach we introduce the Action Language as a common model for the class of nondeterministic concurrent programming languages and define its intensional and interaction semantics in terrors of continuous transformation of environment behavior. This semantics i.s specialized for programs with stores, and extended to describe distributed computations.en
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dc.publisherPlenum Publishing Corporationen
dc.subjectInteraction - semantics - behavior - environments - distributionen
dc.titleA general theory of action languagesen
dc.typeResearch Paperen
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