What is this Theory Good for?

This is the typical question we get from the students, and some of our colleagues. Rather than answering it ourselves, we refer you to the words of some of our most distinguished colleagues. You are strongly encouraged to browse through the following papers and links to relevant material. After reading some of it, we hope that you will agree with us that this theory is not only beautiful, but also useful and usable.


This page will be actively modified over the next couple of months. You are invited to check it regularly.


Luca Aceto, School of Computer Science, Reykjavík University.

Last modified: 2 October 2008.