Proof-Carrying Code in a Session-Typed Process Calculus

<p>Dependent session types allow us to describe not only properties of the I/O behavior of processes but also of the exchanged data. In this paper we show how to exploit dependent session types to express proof-carrying communication. We further introduce two modal operators into the type theory to provide detailed control about how much information is communicated: one based on traditional proof irrelevance and one integrating digital signatures.</p>