# Source code for pm4py.algo.analysis.woflan.place_invariants.place_invariants

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'''
import numpy as np
import sympy
[docs]def compute_place_invariants(net):
"""
We compute the NUllspace of the incidence matrix and obtain the place-invariants.
:param net: Petri Net of which we want to know the place invariants.
:return: Set of place invariants of the given Petri Net.
"""
def compute_incidence_matrix(net):
"""
Given a Petri Net, the incidence matrix is computed. An incidence matrix has n rows (places) and m columns
(transitions).
:param net: Petri Net object
:return: Incidence matrix
"""
n = len(net.transitions)
m = len(net.places)
C = np.zeros((m, n))
i = 0
transition_list = list(net.transitions)
place_list = list(net.places)
while i < n:
t = transition_list[i]
for in_arc in t.in_arcs:
# arcs that go to transition
C[place_list.index(in_arc.source), i] -= 1
for out_arc in t.out_arcs:
# arcs that lead away from transition
C[place_list.index(out_arc.target), i] += 1
i += 1
return C
def extract_basis_vectors(incidence_matrix):
"""
The name of the method describes what we want t achieve. We calculate the nullspace of the transposed identity matrix.
:param incidence_matrix: Numpy Array
:return: a collection of numpy arrays that form a base of transposed A
"""
# To have the same dimension as described as in https://www7.in.tum.de/~esparza/fcbook-middle.pdf and to get the correct nullspace, we have to transpose
A = np.transpose(incidence_matrix)
# exp from book https://www7.in.tum.de/~esparza/fcbook-middle.pdf
x = sympy.Matrix(A).nullspace()
# TODO: Question here: Will x be always rational? Depends on sympy implementation. Normaly, yes, we we will have rational results
x = np.array(x).astype(np.float64)
return x
A = compute_incidence_matrix(net)
return extract_basis_vectors(A)
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