We present a natural generalization of Girard's (first order) phase semantics of linear logic (Theoret. Comput. Sci. 50 (1987)) to intuitionistic and higher-order phase semantics. Then we show that this semantic framework allows us to derive a uniform semantic proof of the (first order and) higher order cut-elimination theorem (as well as a (first order and) higher order phase-semantic completeness theorem) for various different logical systems at the same time. Our semantic proof works for various different logical systems uniformly in a strong sense (without any change of the argument of proof): it works for both first order and higher order versions and for linear, substructural, and standard logics uniformly, and for both their intuitionistic and classical versions uniformly.
|Number of pages||28|
|Journal||Theoretical Computer Science|
|Publication status||Published - 2002 Jun 3|
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- Theoretical Computer Science
- Computer Science(all)