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Correlation of multiple path-properties simultaneously measured on the Internet
Author(s): Masato Tsuru; Nobuo Ryoki; Yuji Oie
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Paper Abstract

We have started a long-term experiment of end-to-end active measurements along a number of Internet paths, while such kinds of distributed measurement infrastructures have been developed on the Internet and a number of experiments on them have already been reported. Our objective is to explore correlations among various properties of an individual path measured within a period in which the path state does not change, which have not yet been clearly covered. A PC-based measurement system has been developed to measure a set of path properties in sequence or in parallel for this purpose. In our preliminary experiment over several Internet paths in Japan, loss (rate and pattern) and delay (RTT and queuing delay) statistics; bottleneck bandwidths (the capacity and available bandwidth); and TCP throughput as well as the end-to-end route (to validate no changes of itself) are measured. Some interesting correlations (and no-correlation) among those properties are shown, which indicate the potential of efficient and/or reliable measurement of some path property utilizing the multiple properties measured on the path.

Paper Details

Date Published: 8 August 2003
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 5244, Performance and Control of Next-Generation Communications Networks, (8 August 2003); doi: 10.1117/12.509452
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Masato Tsuru, Kyushu Institute of Technology (Japan)
Nobuo Ryoki, Kyushu Institute of Technology (Japan)
Yuji Oie, Kyushu Institute of Technology (Japan)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5244:
Performance and Control of Next-Generation Communications Networks
Robert D. van der Mei; Frank Huebner, Editor(s)

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