Stochastic concurrent constraint programming and differential equations.

*(English)*Zbl 1279.92031
Aldini, Alessandro (ed.) et al., Proceedings of the fifth workshop on quantitative aspects of programming languages (QAPL 2007), Braga, Portugal, March 24–25, 2007. Amsterdam: Elsevier. Electronic Notes in Theoretical Computer Science 190, No. 3, 27-42 (2007).

Summary: We tackle the problem of relating models of systems (mainly biological systems) based on stochastic process algebras (SPA) with models based on differential equations. We define a syntactic procedure that translates programs written in stochastic concurrent constraint programming (sCCP) into a set of ordinary differential equations (ODE), and also the inverse procedure translating ODEs into sCCP programs. For the class of biochemical reactions, we show that the translation is correct w.r.t. the intended rate semantics of the models. Finally, we show that the translation does not generally preserve the dynamical behavior, giving a list of open research problems in this direction.

For the entire collection see [Zbl 1275.68011].

For the entire collection see [Zbl 1275.68011].

##### MSC:

92C42 | Systems biology, networks |

68Q85 | Models and methods for concurrent and distributed computing (process algebras, bisimulation, transition nets, etc.) |

34A99 | General theory for ordinary differential equations |

##### Keywords:

stochastic concurrent constraint programming; stochastic modeling; ordinary differential equations; biological systems##### Software:

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\textit{L. Bortolussi} and \textit{A. Policriti}, Electron. Notes Theor. Comput. Sci. 190, No. 3, 27--42 (2007; Zbl 1279.92031)

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