The Z Property

Bertram Felgenhauer, Julian Nagele, Vincent van Oostrom and Christian Sternagel 📧

June 30, 2016


We formalize the Z property introduced by Dehornoy and van Oostrom. First we show that for any abstract rewrite system, Z implies confluence. Then we give two examples of proofs using Z: confluence of lambda-calculus with respect to beta-reduction and confluence of combinatory logic.
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Theories of Rewriting_Z