Definition: An algebraic theory to formalize the notion of concurrent computation, best exemplified in CSP and CCS.
See also formal verification, formal methods.
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Sandeep Kumar Shukla, "process algebra", in Dictionary of Algorithms and Data Structures [online], Vreda Pieterse and Paul E. Black, eds. 17 December 2004. (accessed TODAY) Available from: http://www.nist.gov/dads/HTML/processalgbr.html