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Modelling session types using contracts

  • GIOVANNI BERNARDI (a1) and MATTHEW HENNESSY (a1)
Abstract

Session types and contracts are two formalisms used to study client–server protocols. In this paper, we study the relationship between them. The main result is the existence of a fully abstract model of session types; this model is based on a natural interpretation of these types into a subset of contracts.

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