# On the Analysis of Petri Nets and their Synthesis from Process Languages

RAIRO - Theoretical Informatics and Applications (2010)

- Volume: 37, Issue: 1, page 17-38
- ISSN: 0988-3754

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topCzaja, Ludwik. "On the Analysis of Petri Nets and their Synthesis from Process Languages." RAIRO - Theoretical Informatics and Applications 37.1 (2010): 17-38. <http://eudml.org/doc/92710>.

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abstract = {
Processes in Place/Transition (P/T) nets are defined
inductively by a peculiar numbering of place occurrences. Along
with an associative sequential composition called catenation and a neutral
process, a monoid of processes is obtained. The power algebra of this monoid
contains all process languages with appropriate operations on them. Hence
the problems of analysis and synthesis, analogous to those in the formal
languages and automata theory, arise. Here, the analysis problem is: for a
given P/T net with an initial marking find the set of all processes the net
may evoke. The synthesis problem is: given a process language L
decide if there exists a marked net whose evolutions (represented by
processes) are collected in L and, in the positive case, find such
net and its initial marking. The problems are posed and given a general
solution.
},

author = {Czaja, Ludwik},

journal = {RAIRO - Theoretical Informatics and Applications},

keywords = {Petri net; process language; analysis and
synthesis of nets.; analysis and synthesis of nets},

language = {eng},

month = {3},

number = {1},

pages = {17-38},

publisher = {EDP Sciences},

title = {On the Analysis of Petri Nets and their Synthesis from Process Languages},

url = {http://eudml.org/doc/92710},

volume = {37},

year = {2010},

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AB -
Processes in Place/Transition (P/T) nets are defined
inductively by a peculiar numbering of place occurrences. Along
with an associative sequential composition called catenation and a neutral
process, a monoid of processes is obtained. The power algebra of this monoid
contains all process languages with appropriate operations on them. Hence
the problems of analysis and synthesis, analogous to those in the formal
languages and automata theory, arise. Here, the analysis problem is: for a
given P/T net with an initial marking find the set of all processes the net
may evoke. The synthesis problem is: given a process language L
decide if there exists a marked net whose evolutions (represented by
processes) are collected in L and, in the positive case, find such
net and its initial marking. The problems are posed and given a general
solution.

LA - eng

KW - Petri net; process language; analysis and
synthesis of nets.; analysis and synthesis of nets

UR - http://eudml.org/doc/92710

ER -

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