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Multimodal logic as a base of algorithmic logic. (English) Zbl 0533.03004
This paper considers propositional modal logics with a bundle of modalities. Each modality is intended intuitively to be the input-output relationship of a program, yielding a binary relation of the so-called Kripke sort formally. After claiming the completeness theorem, the author considers within this framework how we should characterize program connectives of algorithmic logic such as ”either \(\alpha\) or \(\beta\) ” syntactially, only to leave the characterization of the elusive connective ”while P do \(\alpha\) ” open.
Reviewer: H.Nishimura
MSC:
03B45 Modal logic (including the logic of norms)
68Q65 Abstract data types; algebraic specification
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