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Can I Execute My Scenario in Your Net?.

Juhás, Gabriel; Lorenz, Robert; Desel, Jörg

In: Gianfranco Ciardo, Philippe Darondeau (Eds.): Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Vol. 3536: Applications and Theory of Petri Nets 2005: 26th International Conference, ICATPN 2005, Miami, USA, June 20-25, 2005., pages 289-308. Springer Verlag, June 2005.

Abstract: In this paper we present a polynomial algorithm to decide whether a scenario (given as a Labelled Partial Order) is executable in a given place/transition Petri net while preserving at least the given amount of concurrency (adding no causality). In the positive case the algorithm computes a process net that respects the concurrency formulated by the scenario. We moreover present a polynomial algorithm to decide whether the amount of concurrency given by a Labelled Partial Order is maximal, i.e. whether the Labelled Partial Order precisely matches a process net w.r.t. causality and concurrency of the events, if this process net represents a minimal causality of events among all process nets.

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