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Use of a discrete event simulator (SLAM) for LAN modelization
Author(s): Nacer Abouchi; Richard Grisel
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Paper Abstract

Performance evaluation of access methods for Local Area Networks (LAN), can only be partially studied by the mean of classical mathematical methods. Random simulation, based on discrete events, can take into account all the specifications without simplifying them. A study of the simulation language SLAM has demonstrated that this tool can be easily studied for this kind of problem. The first part of the paper will deal with a short description of SLAM facilities. In the second part, we will discuss of the modelling of the most common used methods for access control for LAN, token-passing and CSMA/CD. The third part will give examples of protocol analysis and model validations.

Paper Details

Date Published: 17 February 1995
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 2450, Broadband Networks: Strategies and Technologies, (17 February 1995); doi: 10.1117/12.201254
Show Author Affiliations
Nacer Abouchi, CPE/ICPI (France)
Richard Grisel, CPE/ICPI (France)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2450:
Broadband Networks: Strategies and Technologies
Robert A. Cryan; P. Nalinaj Fernando; Pierpaolo Ghiggino; John M. Senior, Editor(s)

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