• 1926 July 12
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Developed concept of communicating automata in his Ph.D. thesis in 1962 (later referred to as Petri nets). Afterwards department head at GMD (Gesellschaft fuer Mathematik und Datenverarbeitung) in Birlinghofen; now part of Fraunhofer organization.
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    1926 July 12
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    German mathematician and computer scientist is best known by his designated for Petri nets for modeling of distributed systems.
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