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Journal of Zhejiang University SCIENCE A 2009 Vol.10 No.2 P.165-171


Stochastic individual predicate/transition nets

Author(s):  Yao YUE, Chun-ming ZHANG, Hai-xin WANG, Guo-qiang BAI, Hong-yi CHEN

Affiliation(s):  Institute of Microelectronics, Tsinghua University, Beijing 100084, China

Corresponding email(s):   yue-y05@mails.tsinghua.edu.cn, baigq@tsinghua.edu.cn

Key Words:  Formal model, Parallel system, Performance analysis, Simulation, Stochastic Petri nets

Yao YUE, Chun-ming ZHANG, Hai-xin WANG, Guo-qiang BAI, Hong-yi CHEN. Stochastic individual predicate/transition nets[J]. Journal of Zhejiang University Science A, 2009, 10(2): 165-171.

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We analyze the drawbacks of generally distributed time transition stochastic Petri nets (GDTT_SPN) in evaluating the performance of parallel systems, and propose a more general model, stochastic individual predicate/transition nets (SIPTN). SIPTN has higher modeling power and could provide more realistic models compared to GDTT_SPN, because in SIPTN the sojourn time distribution is determined not only by the transition, but also by the individuals. It is further proved that GDTT_SPN is a subset of SIPTN. As SIPTN introduces folding techniques from predicate/transition nets, SIPTN models have simpler and more intuitive graphic notations and accordingly higher usability, and thus are suitable for constructing simulation models for parallel systems.

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