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Modeling and Simulation of a University LAN in OPNET Modeller Environment

Atayero, A. A. and Alatishe, A. S. and Iruemi, J. O. (2012) Modeling and Simulation of a University LAN in OPNET Modeller Environment. International Journal of Emerging Technology and Advanced Engineering, 2 (1). pp. 1-4. ISSN 2250–2459

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Abstract

Academia has peculiar networking needs that must be satisfied for effective dissemination of knowledge. The main purpose of a campus network is efficient resource sharing and access to information among its users. A key issue with designing and implementing such Local Area Networks (LAN) is its performance under ever increasing network traffic, and how this is affected by various network metrics such as latency and end-to-end delay. Implementation of network systems is a complex and expensive task; hence network simulation has become essential and has proven to be cost effective and highly useful for modeling the desired characteristics and analyzing performance under different scenarios. As well as providing useful prognosis of future network performance based on current expansion dynamics. We present in this paper the simulation and analysis of the Covenant University campus LAN in the OPNET Modeler environment.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
Divisions: Faculty of Engineering, Science and Mathematics > School of Electronics and Computer Science
Depositing User: Mr. Adeyemi S. Alatishe
Date Deposited: 14 Apr 2012 18:15
Last Modified: 14 Apr 2012 18:15
URI: http://eprints.covenantuniversity.edu.ng/id/eprint/716

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