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Petri net concurrency

A petri net is a curious little graphical modeling language for control flow in concurrency. They came up in this talk a few weeks ago: Petri-nets as an Intermediate Representation for Heterogeneous Architectures, but what I found interesting was how I could describe some common concurrency structures using this modeling language. Here is, for example, […]

  • March 4, 2011