A brief history of process algebra

J.C.M. Baeten

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This note addresses the history of process algebra as an area of research in concurrency theory, the theory of parallel and distributed systems in computer science. Origins are traced back to the early seventies of the twentieth century, and developments since that time are sketched. The author gives his personal views on these matters. He also considers the present situation, and states some challenges for the future.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)131-146
JournalTheoretical Computer Science
Issue number2-3
Publication statusPublished - 2005


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