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CPN Tools-Assisted Simulation and Verification of Nested Petri Nets

Automatic Control and Computer Sciences. 2013. Vol. 47. No. 7. P. 393-402.

Nested Petri nets (NP-nets) is an extension of Petri net formalism within the “nets-within-nets” approach, when tokens in a marking are Petri nets wich have autonomous behavior and synchronize with the system net. The formalism of NP-nets allows modeling multilevel multiagent systems with dynamic structure in a natural way. Currently there is no tool support for NP-nets simulation and analysis. The paper proposes translation of NP-nets into colored Petri nets and using CPN Tools as a virtual machine for NP-nets modeling, simulation and automatic verification.