We study type-directed encodings of the simply-typedλ-calculus in a session-typed π-calculus. The translations proceed in two steps: standard embeddings of simply-typed λ-calculus in a linear λ-calculus, followed by a standard translation of linear natural deduction to linear sequent calculus. We have shown in prior work how to give a Curry-Howard interpretation of the proofs in the linear sequent calculus as π-calculus processes subject to a session type discipline. We show that the resulting translations induce sharing and copying parallel evaluation strategies for the original λ-terms, thereby providing a new logically motivated explanation for these strategies.
|Title of host publication||Lecture Notes in Computer Science|
|Publication status||Published - 1 Jan 2012|
|Event||FoSSaCS 2012 - 15th International Conference on Foundations of Software Science and Computation Structures - |
Duration: 1 Jan 2012 → …
|Conference||FoSSaCS 2012 - 15th International Conference on Foundations of Software Science and Computation Structures|
|Period||1/01/12 → …|