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An Axiomatization of the Algebra of Petri Net Concatenable Processes

Sassone, V. (1996) An Axiomatization of the Algebra of Petri Net Concatenable Processes Theoretical Computer Science, 170, (1-2), pp. 277-296.

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The concatenable processes of a Petri net $N$ can be characterized abstractly as the arrows of a symmetric monoidal category $Pn(N)$. However, this is only a partial axiomatization, since it is based on a concrete, ad hoc chosen, category of symmetries $Sym_N$. In this paper we give a completely abstract characterization of the category of concatenable processes of $N$, thus yielding an axiomatic theory of the noninterleaving behaviour of Petri nets.

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Published date: 1996
Keywords: petri nets, petri nets processes, categorical semantics, symmetric monoidal categories
Organisations: Web & Internet Science


Local EPrints ID: 261820
ISSN: 0304-3975
PURE UUID: 5cea478f-fdd8-4ae1-9c1c-63fc7328b2c4

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Date deposited: 26 Jan 2006
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 08:58

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Author: V. Sassone

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