Towards a Consistent Semantics for Unsafe Time Petri Nets

  • Abdelkrim Abdelli
Conference paper
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 59)


We discuss in this paper the consistency of time Petri net semantics when assuming a monoserver hypothesis. This hypothesis assumes that for a given marking of the net, only one instance of an enabled transition should be considered. We show that for unsafe nets, the standard semantics is not sound and may induce false behaviors in presence of conflicting transitions. To fix this problem, we propose a new semantics that removes these incoherences by managing accurately after each firing the status of enabled transitions. We prove that our semantics is sound when assuming a monoserver hypothesis.


Formal Semantic Discrete Event System Accessible State Reachability Graph Standard Semantic 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Abdelkrim Abdelli
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  1. 1.LSI Laboratory- Computer science DepartmentUSTHB UniversityAlgiersAlgeria

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