Modeling and analysis of a mail processing plant using Petri nets

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dc.contributor.author Sawhney, A
dc.contributor.author Abudayyeh, O
dc.contributor.author Monga, A
dc.date.accessioned 2011-02-07T06:21:55Z
dc.date.issued 1999-01
dc.identifier.citation Advances In Engineering Software, 1999, 30 (8), pp. 543 - 549
dc.identifier.issn 0965-9978
dc.identifier.other C1UNSUBMIT en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10453/13458
dc.description.abstract This article outlines the utilization of Petri nets as a computerized process modeling and analysis tool for the study of the Edmonton Mail Processing Plant (MPP). Development of new systems or designing improvement in existing system-such as the MPP-are some of the challenges faced by decision makers and managers on a regular basis in the industry. In order to make prudent decisions, modeling and analysis of the underlying processes that constitute new or existing systems has become essential. Usually process modeling and analysis is performed by initially developing a graphical portrayal of the process and then by dynamically studying the response of the process to external and internal factors. In this article an overview of Petri net based process modeling and analysis is provided. Petri net is a formal graphical modeling tool that can be efficiently utilized as a process modeling and analysis tool because it can graphically portray and dynamically simulate a process in an integrated manner. The objective of this article is to highlight the symbolic graphic format and dynamic simulation capabilities of Petri nets. The article contributes significantly in the area of computer based decision making and provides value to practicing engineers and project managers who manage complex tasks. (C) 1999 Elsevier Science Ltd. All rights reserved.
dc.format Yes
dc.publisher Elsevier Sci Ltd
dc.relation.isbasedon 10.1016/S0965-9978(99)00011-3
dc.title Modeling and analysis of a mail processing plant using Petri nets
dc.type Journal Article
dc.parent Advances In Engineering Software
dc.journal.volume 8
dc.journal.volume 30
dc.journal.number 8 en_US
dc.publocation Oxford en_US
dc.identifier.startpage 543 en_US
dc.identifier.endpage 549 en_US
dc.cauo.name DAB.School of Built Environment en_US
dc.conference Verified OK en_US
dc.for 08 Information and Computing Sciences
dc.personcode 109510
dc.percentage 100 en_US
dc.classification.name Information And Computing Sciences en_US
dc.classification.type FOR-08 en_US
dc.edition en_US
dc.custom en_US
dc.date.activity en_US
dc.location.activity ISI:000080626800003 en_US
dc.description.keywords NA en_US
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pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney/Faculty of Design, Architecture and Building
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney/Faculty of Design, Architecture and Building/School of Built Environment
utslib.copyright.status Closed Access
utslib.copyright.date 2015-04-15 12:17:09.805752+10
utslib.collection.history School of Built Environment (ID: 332)
utslib.collection.history Closed (ID: 3)


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