Petri Net Based Modelling of a Career Syllabus

Ruben Carvajal-Schiaffino, Luis Firinguetti-Limone

Abstract


A syllabus is a set of courses, their prerequisites and a set of rules defining
the continuance of a student in an academic program. The manual verification of the
possible contradictions between prerequisites and the set of rules is a difficult task
due to the large number of possible cases. In this article we present the different
stages in the verification of a syllabus, its modelling and analysis using Petri nets,
and suggested ways in which this may be used by the university administration in the
decision making process.


Keywords


Decision support systems, system modelling, system verification, educational planning, Petri nets

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.15837/ijccc.2014.4.559



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