Modeling and simulation of computer networks and systems : methodologies and applications /

Modeling and Simulation of Computer Networks and Systems: Methodologies and Applications introduces you to a broad array of modeling and simulation issues related to computer networks and systems. It focuses on the theories, tools, applications and uses of modeling and simulation in order to effecti...

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Other Authors: Obaidat, Mohammad S. 1952- (Editor), Nicopolitidis, P. (Editor), Zarai, Faouzi (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: Waltham, MA : Morgan Kaufmann, [2015]
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • Front Cover; Modeling and Simulation of Computer Networks and Systems; Copyright Page; Contents; List of Contributors; Preface; Overview and Goals; Features of the Book; Organization and Scanning of Chapters; Target Audience; Acknowledgements; 1 Protocols and services in computer networks and systems; 1 Wireless and mobile technologies and protocols and their performance evaluation; 1 Introduction; 2 Wireless and mobile technologies; 2.1 2G and 2.5G technologies; 2.1.1 GSM; 2.1.2 2.5G technology: general packet radio service; 2.1.3 EDGE; 2.2 3G mobile technologies; 2.2.1 UMTS.
  • 2.2.2 High speed downlink packet access2.2.3 High speed uplink packet access; 2.2.4 HSPA; 2.2.5 HSPA+; 2.2.6 LTE and LTE-A technologies; 3 LTE; 3.1 E-UTRAN; 3.2 Evolved packet core; 3.2.1 Serving gateway; 3.2.2 Packet data network gateway; 3.2.3 Mobility management entity; 3.2.4 Home subscriber server; 3.2.5 Policy and charging rules function; 3.3 LTE radio protocol architecture; 3.3.1 Physical layer; 3.3.2 Medium access layer (MAC); 3.3.3 Radio link control (RLC); 3.3.4 Packet data convergence control (PDCP); 3.3.5 Radio resource control (RRC); 3.3.6 Non-access stratum protocols.
  • 4 LTE-advanced4.1 LTE-A key technologies; 4.1.1 Carrier aggregation; 4.1.2 Enhanced MIMO; 4.1.3 Relays; 4.1.4 Coordinated multiple point transmission and reception; 4.2 LTE-A radio protocol architecture; 4.3 Comparison of LTE and LTE-A; 5 Wireless local area network; 6 Simulation of wireless networks; 6.1 Wireless network simulation tools; 6.1.1 Network simulator 2; 6.1.2 Optimized network engineering tool; 6.1.3 OMNeT++; 6.1.4 GloMoSim; 6.1.5 LTE-Sim; 6.2 Mobility models; 6.2.1 Random walk mobility model; 6.2.2 Random waypoint mobility model; 6.2.3 Other mobility models.
  • 6.3 Metrics of mobility models6.4 Case studies and simulation results; 7 Conclusion; References; 2 Network planning and designing; 1 Introduction; 2 TCP in MANET; 2.1 Problems of TCP in MANET; 3 MANET Routing Protocols; 4 Related work; 5 Presentation of CL-TCP-OLSR; 6 Evaluation of CL-TCP-OLSR; 6.1 Evaluation environment; 6.2 Evaluation parameters; 6.2.1 Effect of mobility; Effect of network density (number of nodes); Energy consumption; 7 Conclusion and future work; Acknowledgements; References.
  • 3 Rate adaptation algorithms for reliable multicast transmissions in wireless LANs1 Introduction; 1.1 Modulation schemes and theoretical throughput; 2 Related work; 3 The 802.11aa group address transmission service; 3.1 The 802.11aa group addressed transmission service; 3.1.1 Directed multicast service; 3.1.2 GCR unsolicited retries; 3.1.3 GCR with immediate block acknowledgment; 3.2 Implementation of GATS: a real case; 4 NS-2: Rate adaptation library and GATS extensions; 4.1 Rate adaptation library; 4.2 Architecture of the rate adaptation library; 4.2.1 MAC layer.