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Adding Runtime Net Manipulation Features to MulanViewer.

Conference: 15th German Workshop on Algorithms and Tools for Petri Nets, Algorithmen und Werkzeuge für Petrinetze, AWPN 2008, Rostock, Germany, September 26-27, 2008. Proceedings
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ABSTRACT MulanViewer, a Mulan inspection tool, is focused on gathering information from a Petri net-based multi-agent system and greatly helps finding bugs, but fixing them is overly time-intensive. We overcome this limitation by extending MulanViewer with runtime net manipulation features. To do so, we analyze a typical debugging cy- cle, point out bottlenecks and implement the most promising additions. The new features considerably accelerate the identification and fixing of bugs frequently encountered in Mulan applications. Overall the en- hancements complement MulanViewer's features to navigate large and complex Petri net implementations by adding manipulation capabilities.

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