Network Simulator

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network simulator for Internet systems

Network Simulator (ns) is a discrete event simulator targeted at networking research. It provides substantial support for simulation of TCP, routing, and multicast protocols over wired and wireless (local and satellite) networks. It includes an optional network animator (nam).


The ns-3 documentation is available in several forms, cf. online for more informations.

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Download version 3.20 (stable)
released on 17 June 2014

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GPLv2genium23 November 2013

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This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 19 June 2014.


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