Flow Robustness of Multilevel Networks
The Internet topology can be viewed at the physical-, router-, PoP-, and AS-level. Intuitively, a richly connected lower level can improve the resilience of a service at higher levels. Understanding the structure of the Internet from a multilevel point of view is more realistic than examining its properties at individual levels. We have developed a framework to analyse the robustness of multilevel and multiprovider networks. We show that multilevel graphs exhibit different performance from single level graphs. Moreover, our framework validates the robustness of the Internet core due to its rich connectivity.
E. K. Çetinkaya et al., "Flow Robustness of Multilevel Networks," Proceedings of the 2013 9th International Conference on the Design of Reliable Communication Networks (2013, Budapest, Hungary), pp. 274-281, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), Jan 2013.
2013 9th International Conference on the Design of Reliable Communication Networks, DRCN 2013 (2013: Mar. 4-7, Budapest, Hungary)
Electrical and Computer Engineering
National Science Foundation (U.S.)
Battelle Memorial Institute
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Individual Levels; Internet Core; Internet Topologies; Multi-Level Networks; Point of Views; Resilience; Single Level; Topology; Internet
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01 Jan 2013