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On the Category of Petri Net Computations

Sassone, V. (1995) On the Category of Petri Net Computations At 6}th International Conference on Theory and Practice of Software Development, TAPSOFT '95.. , pp. 334-348.

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We introduce the notion of strongly concatenable process as a refinement of concatenable processes [DMM89] which can be expressed axiomatically via a functor $Q[-]$ from the category of Petri nets to an appropriate category of symmetric strict monoidal categories, in the precise sense that, for each net $N$, the strongly concatenable processes of $N$ are isomorphic to the arrows of $Q[-]$. In addition, we identify a coreflection right adjoint to $Q[-]$ and characterize its replete image, thus yielding an axiomatization of the category of net computations.

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Published date: 1995
Venue - Dates: 6}th International Conference on Theory and Practice of Software Development, TAPSOFT '95., 1995-01-01
Keywords: petri nets processes, petri nets semantics, symmetric monoidal categories
Organisations: Web & Internet Science


Local EPrints ID: 261951
ISBN: 3-540-59293-8
PURE UUID: 8d3629da-8a8d-4a00-9292-f7c91efc41fd

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Date deposited: 12 Feb 2006
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 08:57

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Author: V. Sassone

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