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How to construct an automated warehouse based on colored timed Petri nets. (English) Zbl 1205.68240
Sobh, Tarek (ed.) et al., Innovations in computing sciences and software engineering. Proceedings of the 2009 second international conference on systems, computing sciences and software engineering (SCSS), December 4–12, 2009. Dordrecht: Springer (ISBN 978-90-481-9111-6/hbk; 978-90-481-9112-3/ebook). 227-233 (2010).
Summary: The automated warehouse considered here consists of a number of rack locations with three cranes, a narrow aisle shuttle, and several buffer stations with the roller. Based on analyzing of the behaviors of the active resources in the system, a modular and computerized model is presented via a colored timed Petri net approach, in which places are multicolored to simplify model and characterize control flow of the resources, and token colors are defined as the routes of storage/retrieval operations. In addition, an approach for realization of model via visual c++ is briefly given. These facts allow us to render an emulate system to simulate a discrete control application for online monitoring, dynamic dispatching control and off-line revising scheduler policies.
For the entire collection see [Zbl 1197.68018].
MSC:
68Q85 Models and methods for concurrent and distributed computing (process algebras, bisimulation, transition nets, etc.)
Software:
Visual C++
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