Petri Net Models of Purposeful Complex Dynamic Systems

  • Felipe Lara-RosanoEmail author
Part of the Emergence, Complexity and Computation book series (ECC, volume 14)


In this paper a Petri nets modeling approach for purposeful complex dynamic systems is proposed. This approach is based on considering a hierarchy of interrelated systemic goals/functions and emergent outcomes. The system model is a Petri net with two types of elements: goals/functions whose accomplishment is desirable and emergent outcomes that represent systemic properties.


Purposeful complex dynamic systems Petri Net Models Goals and emergent outcomes modeling Synthetic micro-analysis of purposeful complex systems 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Centro de Ciencias Aplicadas y Desarrollo TecnologicoUniversidad Nacional Autonoma de MexicoMexico-CityMexico

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