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Characterizing Behavioural Congruences for Petri Nets

Nielsen, M., Priese, L. and Sassone, V. (1995) Characterizing Behavioural Congruences for Petri Nets At 6th International Conference on Concurrency Theory, CONCUR '95.. , pp. 175-189.

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We exploit a notion of interface for Petri nets in order to design a set of net combinators. For such a calculus of nets, we focus on the behavioural congruences arising from four simple notions of behaviour, viz., traces, maximal traces, step, and maximal step traces, and from the corresponding four notions of bisimulation, viz., weak and weak step bisimulation and their maximal versions. We characterize such congruences via universal contexts and via games, providing in such a way an understanding of their discerning powers.

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Published date: 1995
Venue - Dates: 6th International Conference on Concurrency Theory, CONCUR '95., 1995-01-01
Keywords: petri nets algebras, petri nets calculi, equivalences of petri nets, petri nets compositionality, petri nets semantics
Organisations: Web & Internet Science


Local EPrints ID: 261953
ISBN: 3-540-60218-6
PURE UUID: 14ee98c8-e679-4b9b-8f70-f2027a2fae05

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

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Author: M. Nielsen
Author: L. Priese
Author: V. Sassone

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