A concept of hierarchical Petri nets with building blocks

  • Rainer Fehling
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 674)


This paper introduces a formal concept of hierarchical Petri nets with building blocks. The hierarchy concept allows to handle the refinement of places and transitions even if they are adjacent. The building blocks are introduced as slightly restricted hierarchical Petri nets with hierarchically structured interfaces. The main purpose of the concept is to facilitate the modeling of large real-world systems, rather than using them for theoretical considerations. This will form the foundation of an editor-simulator-tool with a direct manipulation interface for this type of nets.


Computer tools for nets system design using nets 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.LS Informatik 1Universität DortmundDortmund 50

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