Testing Undecidability of the Reachability in Petri Nets with the Help of 10th Hilbert Problem

  • Piotr Chrząstowski-Wachtel
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Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 1639)


The 10th Hilbert problem is used as a test for undecidability of reachability problem in some classes of Petri Nets, such as self-modifying nets, nets with priorities and nets with inhibitor arcs. Common method is proposed in which implementing in a weak sense the multiplication in a given class of Petri nets including PT-nets is sufficient for such undecidability.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Piotr Chrząstowski-Wachtel
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  1. 1.Institute of InformaticsWarsaw UniversityWarszawaPoland

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