CPN Tools 4: Multi-formalism and Extensibility

  • Michael Westergaard
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 7927)


CPN Tools is an advanced tool for editing, simulating, and analyzing colored Petri nets. This paper discusses the fourth major release of the tool, which makes it simple to use the tool for ordinary Petri nets, including adding inhibitor and reset arcs, and PNML export. This version also supports declarative modeling using constraints, and adds an extension framework making it easy for third parties to extend CPN Tools using Java.


Graphical User Interface Simulator Extension Graphical Element Extension Manager Remote Procedure Call 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Michael Westergaard
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  1. 1.Department of Mathematics and Computer ScienceEindhoven University of TechnologyThe Netherlands
  2. 2.Higher School of EconomicsNational Research UniversityMoscowRussia

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