A Survey Of Network Modeling And Simulation Tools: Devs Comparison

Çobanoğlu, Bülent and Zengin, Ahmet and Tüncel, Sinan and Ekiz, Hüseyin (2010) A Survey Of Network Modeling And Simulation Tools: Devs Comparison. In: 2nd International Symposium on Sustainable Development, June 8-9 2010, Sarajevo.


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Speed, hardware, cost, diversity of user demands and interoperability requirements of today’s network systems cause several difficulties in network research. In design phase, due to time and cost advantage of modeling and simulation science it is widely used by researchers working on network systems. In order to expedite and simplify the design process, to design and develop network simulation tools is an active research area. Today, many modeling and simulation tools are available in computer networks research and education. In this study, to assist researchers working on computer networks in the selection of modeling and simulation tools, several best-known simulators are selected and compared. Especially to examine the advantages and disadvantages of network simulators used for training purposes, an OSPF protocol implementation was devised to discuss strengths and weaknesses of simulators. At the same time, executing a general purpose DEVS based OSPF model in DEVS-Suite simulator; the advantages of the method are summarized.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Subjects: Q Science > Q Science (General)
Depositing User: Mr. Ibrahim Kinal
Date Deposited: 07 Feb 2012 13:57
Last Modified: 24 Feb 2012 14:07
URI: http://eprints.ibu.edu.ba/id/eprint/538

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