‘Concurrency’ as a phenomenon in systems consisting of parallel and possibly mutually dependent processes. Petri nets are used to formally model and analyse systems with concurrency. Both structure and behaviour of (concurrent systems modelled as) Petri nets are investigated.
Assumed prior knowledge: Foundations of Computer Science
To make the student familiar with fundamental notions underlying concurrent systems and with ways to formalise and analyse these notions. Thus the student acquires insight into basic techniques for working with concurrent systems.
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Mode of instruction
Self study with consultation hours to discuss the course material and exercises.
A final (written) exam.
The teacher will inform the students how the inspection of and follow-up discussion of the exams will take place.
W. Reisig: Understanding Petri Nets – Modeling Techniques, Analysis Methods, Case Studies;
Springer 2013; ISBN 978-3-642-33277-7; 978-3-642-33278-4 (eBook).
Reprint: Springer 2016; 3662523078, 9783662523070.
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