Clarifications on the definitions of elementary siphons in Petri nets

Zhi Wu Li, Meng Chu Zhou

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Abstract

The concept of elementary siphons of Petri nets is first proposed in our previous work. However, their definitions can cause confusion when there exist weakly independent siphons in a net. In this correspondence, we redefine elementary siphons and show the significance of this improvement.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1227-1229
Number of pages3
JournalIEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics Part A:Systems and Humans
Volume36
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - Nov 2006

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Software
  • Control and Systems Engineering
  • Human-Computer Interaction
  • Computer Science Applications
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Keywords

  • Elementary siphon
  • Independent siphon
  • Petri net

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