The Network Simulator ns-2: Documentation

Funding

Ns is currently funded by DARPA through the VINT project at LBL under DARPA grant DABT63-96-C-0105, at USC/ISI under DARPA grant ABT63-96-C-0054, at Xerox PARC under DARPA grant DABT63-96-C-0105.

People

Arnaud Legout (Eurecom)
PLM

Elan Amir (UCB)
RTP; ns architecture

Hari Balakrishnan (UCB, Daedalus)
LANs and wireless networks; TCP over asymmetric networks, integrated TCP congestion control and loss recovery (tcp-int) across concurrent connections.

Sandeep Bajaj (PARC)
priority dropping and effect on application utility; interaction of multiple service priorities and application adaptivity; using multicast to support consistency protocols in web caching

Lee Breslau (PARC, VINT)
priority dropping and effect on application utility; interaction of multiple service priorities and application adaptivity; using multicast to support consistency protocols in web caching

Lars Eggert (USC/ISI, LSAM)
TCP Control Block Sharing across multiple concurrent connections

Deborah Estrin (USC/ISI, VINT, Routing Arbiter)
Reliable multicast; scalable protocol design issues

Kevin Fall (LBL, VINT)
Router Mechanisms; emulation and ns architecture; documentation editor

Sally Floyd (LBL, VINT)
Router mechanisms; ECN.

Marc Greis (U. Bonn)
Introductory tutorial.

Ramesh Govindan (USC/ISI, Routing Arbiter)
exploring other useful design points in the SRM parameter/timer management space, eg, when you havevery large updates with looser repair time requirements

Padma Haldar (USC/ISI, VINT)
Hierarchical routing.

Mark Handley (USC/ISI, VINT)
nam; visualisation

Ahmed Helmy (USC/ISI, VINT)
Systematic Testing of Multi-Party and Multicast Routing Protocol Robustness

Tom Henderson (UCB, Daedalus)
API, TCP, satellite networks

John Heidemann (USC/ISI, VINT, LSAM)
TCP Control Block Sharing across multiple concurrent connections, Rate-based pacing for TCP; ns memory usage analysis

Polly Huang (USC/ISI, VINT)
large-scale web traffic simulations; simulation abstraction techniques; ns memory usage analysis

Chalermek Intanagonwiwat (USC/ISI, SCADDS)
Wireless sensor network simulations; directed diffusion; flooding; omnicient multicast; energy consumption

Satish Kumar (USC/ISI, VINT)
Multicast Routing

Steven McCanne (UCB, VINT, MASH)
ns Architecture; emulation; RLM

Giao Nguyen (UCB, Daedalus)
LANs and wireless networks; TCP over asymmetric networks

Venkat Padmanabhan (UCB, Daedalus)
LANs and wireless networks; TCP over asymmetric networks (tcp-asym); TCP fast start (tcp-fs); Integrated congestion control and loss recovery for TCP

Yuri Pryadkin (USC/ISI, VINT)
Multicast, Wired LANs, Scheduling

Reza Rejaie (USC/ISI, VINT)
congestion control for real time data streams

Nader Salehi
Bidirectional PIM; 32-bit addressing

Puneet Sharma (USC/ISI, VINT)
Scalable Session Messages in SRM: Distribution of Session Messages in SRM using a self-configured hierarchy

Scott Shenker (PARC, VINT)
Integrated Services

Teck-Lee Tung (UCB)
Windows 95 port of ns; reliable multicast experiments

Kannan Varadhan (USC/ISI, VINT)
documentation editor

Vikran Visweswariah (USC/ISI, LSAM)
Rate-based pacing for TCP: when restarting an idle TCP connection, pace packets to avoid bursting or slow-start delay

Haobo Yu (USC/ISI, VINT)
exploring other useful design points in the SRM parameter/timer management space, eg, when you havevery large updates with looser repair time requirements

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