“Network simulation is a major step in network planning. Various commercial packages provide useful predictions about the network performance and allow designers to obtain optimal performance by evaluating different modifications.
COMNET III is a graphical, off-the shelf simulation tool which is used to analyze the performance of a computer network. In this study, COMNET III will be tested by comparing the results it produces with actual results obtained using a test network in the lab.
A network analysis package, Observer 7.1 ®, will be used for gathering statistics about the test network. Observer produces reports about network performance by capturing the packets flowing throughout the network. Bandwidth utilization of the segment, error statistics, and information about stations with the largest traffic are some examples of Observer reports.
The goal of this study is to verify that the simulation package produces results that are relatively close to the actual results”--Abstract, page iii.
Miller, Ann K.
Stanley, R. Joe
Subramanya, S. R.
Electrical and Computer Engineering
M.S. in Computer Engineering
University of Missouri--Rolla
xi, 43 pages
© 2002 Eyad Salah Taqieddin, All rights reserved.
Thesis - Restricted Access
Network performance (Telecommunication)
Print OCLC #
Link to Catalog Record
Electronic access to the full-text of this document is restricted to Missouri S&T users. Otherwise, request this publication directly from Missouri S&T Library or contact your local library.http://merlin.lib.umsystem.edu/record=b4967890~S5
Taqieddin, Eyad, "Network performance comparison: Simulated and actual results" (2002). Masters Theses. 2221.
Share My Thesis If you are the author of this work and would like to grant permission to make it openly accessible to all, please click the button above.