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 during the spring term. You are invited to check it regularly. The page is dormant in the autumn term.


Luca Aceto, Department of Computer Science, Reykjavík University and Aalborg University.

Last modified: Monday, 2 January 2006.