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Minus 1a5aa4f1c08b567c9107cba729de26bc87c17ab2b2f690eb45059193a1d6f587 Composable Semantic Models for Actor Theories
Talcott, C. L. - 1997

We define three semantic models for actor computation starting with a generalization to open systems of Clinger’s event diagram model, and forming two abstractions: interaction diagrams and interaction paths. An algebra is defined on each semantic domain with operations for parallel composition, hiding of internal actors, and renaming. We use these models to provide semantics for descriptions of actor components based on actor theories and show that the semantics is a component algebra homomorphism.

Keywords: actors, composable semantics, event diagrams, interaction diagrams interaction semantics, component algebra