Music Analysis and Modeling Through Petri Nets

  • Adriano Baratè
  • Goffredo Haus
  • Luca A. Ludovico
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 3902)


Petri Nets are a formal tool for studying systems that are concurrent, asynchronous, distributed, parallel, nondeterministic, and/or stochastic. They were used in a number of real-world simulations and scientific problems, but seldom considered an effective means to describe and/or generate music. The purpose of this paper is demonstrating that Petri Nets (enriched with some peculiar extensions) can well represent the results of a musicological analysis process.


Probabilistic Weight Music Operator Music Piece Music Work Music Object 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Adriano Baratè
    • 1
  • Goffredo Haus
    • 1
  • Luca A. Ludovico
    • 1
  1. 1.LIM-DICO University of MilanMilanoItaly

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