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Sensors 2016, 16(8), 1307; doi:10.3390/s16081307

Virtual Control Policy for Binary Ordered Resources Petri Net Class

Computer Systems Engineering Department, Technological University of Panama, 0819-07289, El Dorado, Panama City, Republic of Panama
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Academic Editors: Vladimir Villarreal and Carmelo R. García
Received: 20 May 2016 / Revised: 21 July 2016 / Accepted: 22 July 2016 / Published: 18 August 2016
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Selected Papers from UCAmI, IWAAL and AmIHEALTH 2015)
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Prevention and avoidance of deadlocks in sensor networks that use the wormhole routing algorithm is an active research domain. There are diverse control policies that will address this problem being our approach a new method. In this paper we present a virtual control policy for the new specialized Petri net subclass called Binary Ordered Resources Petri Net (BORPN). Essentially, it is an ordinary class constructed from various state machines that share unitary resources in a complex form, which allows branching and joining of processes. The reduced structure of this new class gives advantages that allow analysis of the entire system’s behavior, which is a prohibitive task for large systems because of the complexity and routing algorithms. View Full-Text
Keywords: BORPN class; deadlock; Petri nets; resource allocation systems; siphons BORPN class; deadlock; Petri nets; resource allocation systems; siphons
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Rovetto, C.A.; Concepción, T.J.; Cano, E.E. Virtual Control Policy for Binary Ordered Resources Petri Net Class. Sensors 2016, 16, 1307.

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