Analysis of source code metrics from ns-2 and ns-3 network simulators

@article{Font2011AnalysisOS,
  title={Analysis of source code metrics from ns-2 and ns-3 network simulators},
  author={Juan Luis Font and Pablo I{\~n}igo and Manuel Dom{\'i}nguez and Jos{\'e} Luis Sevillano and Claudio Amaya},
  journal={Simulation Modelling Practice and Theory},
  year={2011},
  volume={19},
  pages={1330-1346}
}
Ns-2 and its successor ns-3 are discrete-event simulators which are closely related to each other as they share common background, concepts and similar aims. Ns-3 is still under development, but it offers some interesting characteristics for developers while ns-2 still has a large user base. While other studies have compared different network simulators, focusing on performance measurements, in this paper we adopted a different approach by focusing on technical characteristics and using… CONTINUE READING
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