Random Process Simulation Using Petri Nets

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This paper introduces a Petri net designed for the simulation of the ancient game called Rock-Paper-Scissors or Roshambo. The network enables us to simulate the behavior of machine players and allows us to design and evaluate strategies against weighted random machine opponents. The paper also presents a theoretical calculus on winning chances. Simulations carried out using the software package Pipe (version 4.3.0) fully confirm the theoretical considerations.

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Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Recent Achievements in Mechatronics, Automation, Computer Sciences and Robotics

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