Control of distributed discrete event systems modeled as Petri nets

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This paper develops a distributed control for forbidden state avoidance for discrete event systems which are modeled as Petri nets. We consider a class of Petri nets controlled by multiple local controllers, each of which has partial observation of the system states and limited control to the system. The local controllers interact through a communication channel to achieve a control that ensures the system will not reach any state satisfying a forbidden condition on the marking of a set of places. The maximally permissive control is obtained in a class of controlled Petri nets in the distributed case.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2342-2347
Number of pages6
JournalProceedings of the American Control Conference
StatePublished - 1997
EventProceedings of the 1997 American Control Conference. Part 3 (of 6) - Albuquerque, NM, USA
Duration: Jun 4 1997Jun 6 1997

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  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering


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