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Network Bandwidth Estimation : A System Dynamics Approach

  title={Network Bandwidth Estimation : A System Dynamics Approach},
  author={A. Tawileh and Stephen McIntosh},
In this paper, we propose a new approach to network bandwidth estimation based on System Dynamics modelling. The paper discusses existing approaches to bandwidth estimation and network capacity planning. Limitations of these approaches are presented and the case for using System Dynamics is made. Applicability of the proposed approach is demonstrated through a real world network planning project for a distributed logistics application. A practical computer simulation model was developed to… 

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