Cart (Loading....) | Create Account
Close category search window
 

Performance optimization of discrete event systems with failures using fluid Petri nets

Sign In

Cookies must be enabled to login.After enabling cookies , please use refresh or reload or ctrl+f5 on the browser for the login options.

Formats Non-Member Member
$31 $13
Learn how you can qualify for the best price for this item!
Become an IEEE Member or Subscribe to
IEEE Xplore for exclusive pricing!
close button

puzzle piece

IEEE membership options for an individual and IEEE Xplore subscriptions for an organization offer the most affordable access to essential journal articles, conference papers, standards, eBooks, and eLearning courses.

Learn more about:

IEEE membership

IEEE Xplore subscriptions

1 Author(s)
Xiaolan Xie ; INRIA & LGIPM, Metz, France

Performance evaluation and optimization of failure-prone discrete event systems are addressed. Our analysis is based on a fluid stochastic event graph model that is a decision-free Petri net. In fluid Petri nets, each place holds a continuous flow instead of discrete tokens of conventional Petri nets. A transition can be in operating state or in failure state. A transition in operating state can fire at its maximal speed and a transition in failure state cannot fire. Jumps between failure and operating states are independent of the firing conditions and the sojourn time in each state is a random variable of general distribution. For performance evaluation, a set of evolution equations that determines continuous state variables at epochs of discrete events is established. Based on the evolution equations, we prove that the cumulative firing of transitions are Lipschitz continuous, non-decreasing and concave functions of system parameters including maximal firing rates and the initial marking. Gradient estimators are derived and their properties established. Finally, an optimization problem that maximizes a concave function of throughput rate and the system parameters is addressed

Published in:

Decision and Control, 2000. Proceedings of the 39th IEEE Conference on  (Volume:1 )

Date of Conference:

2000

Need Help?


IEEE Advancing Technology for Humanity About IEEE Xplore | Contact | Help | Terms of Use | Nondiscrimination Policy | Site Map | Privacy & Opting Out of Cookies

A not-for-profit organization, IEEE is the world's largest professional association for the advancement of technology.
© Copyright 2014 IEEE - All rights reserved. Use of this web site signifies your agreement to the terms and conditions.