By Jane Hillston
This can be the 1st e-book featuring a stochastic extension of strategy algebra, PEPA; this is often proven to be compatible for specifying a Markov strategy, which may then be utilized to functionality modelling. the tactic, that's illustrated with case reviews taken from the realm of communique platforms, can comfortably be used to build various types that may be analysed utilizing common numerical concepts. one of many significant benefits of PEPA over the normal equipment for specifying stochastic functionality types is the inherent gear for reasoning in regards to the constitution and behavior of versions. within the later chapters this gear is exploited to outline 4 equivalence kinfolk over PEPA parts. every one of those notions of equivalence has intrinsic curiosity from a approach algebra standpoint. in spite of the fact that, also they are proven to be worthwhile in a functionality modelling context. To finish the booklet, a bit has been further surveying fresh ends up in the world and discussing open questions.
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